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Households without children

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In City of Canterbury Bankstown, older couples without children account for 8% of total households in 2016.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in City of Canterbury Bankstown, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, City of Canterbury Bankstown's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with 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

Households without children by life stage
City of Canterbury Bankstown - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children21,02318.522.420,56619.022.6+457
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children7,0316.28.36,2555.88.1+776
Middle-aged couples without children
5,3034.76.05,7465.36.9-443
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children8,6897.68.18,5657.97.6+124
map this data in atlas.idLone person households21,17518.620.421,19819.621.5-23
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons4,5644.05.84,7104.46.5-146
Middle-aged lone persons
6,9516.16.57,1456.66.9-194
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons9,6608.58.19,3438.68.0+317
map this data in atlas.idGroup households3,5893.24.52,7092.54.1+880
Total households without children
45,78740.347.344,47341.148.1+1,314

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households without children, 2016
Households without children, 2016 Group households, Greater Sydney: 4.5% Older lone persons, Greater Sydney: 8.1% Middle-aged lone persons, Greater Sydney: 6.5% Young lone persons, Greater Sydney: 5.8% Older couples without children, Greater Sydney: 8.1% Middle-aged couples without children, Greater Sydney: 6.0% Young couples without children, Greater Sydney: 8.3% Group households, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 3.2% Older lone persons, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 8.5% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.1% Young lone persons, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.0% Older couples without children, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.6% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.7% Young couples without children, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016 Group households, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +880 Older lone persons, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +317 Middle-aged lone persons, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -194 Young lone persons, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -146 Older couples without children, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +124 Middle-aged couples without children, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -443 Young couples without children, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +776
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the households without children in City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2016 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a similar proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a similar proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a similar proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 1,314.

The largest changes in households without children in City of Canterbury Bankstown, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Group households (+880 persons)
  • Young couples without children (+776 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (-443 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+317 persons)
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