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City of Canterbury Bankstown

Household type

In City of Canterbury Bankstown, 39% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 35% in Greater Sydney.

City of Canterbury Bankstown's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, City of Canterbury Bankstown's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, Household Size, Age Structure and Dwelling Type.

Derived from the Census question:

‘What is the person’s relationship (to each other person in the household)?’

Households

Household type
City of Canterbury Bankstown - Total households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children42,46439.334.839,92038.334.1+2,544
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children20,56619.022.620,16619.322.0+400
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families14,58513.510.813,49812.910.6+1,087
Other families
1,6391.51.41,4911.41.4+148
map this data in atlas.idGroup household2,7092.54.12,5002.43.9+209
map this data in atlas.idLone person21,19819.621.521,46920.621.6-271
Other not classifiable household
4,3784.04.14,6974.55.6-319
Visitor only households
6060.60.96080.60.8-2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, Greater Sydney: 21.5% Group household, Greater Sydney: 4.1% Other families, Greater Sydney: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Sydney: 10.8% Couples without children, Greater Sydney: 22.6% Couples with children, Greater Sydney: 34.8% Lone person, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 19.6% Group household, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.5% Other families, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.5% One parent families, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 13.5% Couples without children, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 19.0% Couples with children, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 39.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -271 Group household, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +209 Other families, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +148 One parent families, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,087 Couples without children, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +400 Couples with children, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +2,544
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the household/family types in City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 39.3% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 13.5% were one-parent families, compared with 34.8% and 10.8% respectively for Greater Sydney.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 19.6% compared to 21.5% in Greater Sydney while the proportion of couples without children was 19.0% compared to 22.6% in Greater Sydney.

Emerging groups

The number of households in City of Canterbury Bankstown increased by 3,796 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in City of Canterbury Bankstown between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+2,544 households)
  • One parent families (+1,087 households)
  • Couples without children (+400 households)
  • Lone person (-271 households)

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