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In the City of Casey, 44% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 34% in Greater Melbourne.

The City of Casey'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, the City of Casey'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 Casey20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children36,73544.433.631,45244.033.5+5,283
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children18,02621.823.515,37721.522.9+2,649
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families10,41512.610.48,83412.410.4+1,581
Other families
8811.11.46280.91.4+253
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1,7682.14.51,5662.24.2+202
map this data in atlas.idLone person12,65215.322.311,04415.522.5+1,608
Other not classifiable household
1,9402.33.42,3173.24.3-377
Visitor only households
2990.40.92560.40.7+43

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 Melbourne: 22.3% Group household, Greater Melbourne: 4.5% Other families, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Melbourne: 10.4% Couples without children, Greater Melbourne: 23.5% Couples with children, Greater Melbourne: 33.6% Lone person, City of Casey: 15.3% Group household, City of Casey: 2.1% Other families, City of Casey: 1.1% One parent families, City of Casey: 12.6% Couples without children, City of Casey: 21.8% Couples with children, City of Casey: 44.4%
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 Casey: +1,608 Group household, City of Casey: +202 Other families, City of Casey: +253 One parent families, City of Casey: +1,581 Couples without children, City of Casey: +2,649 Couples with children, City of Casey: +5,283
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 the City of Casey in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 44.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 12.6% were one-parent families, compared with 33.6% and 10.4% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

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 15.3% compared to 22.3% in Greater Melbourne while the proportion of couples without children was 21.8% compared to 23.5% in Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

The number of households in City of Casey increased by 11,242 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Couples with children (+5,283 households)
  • Couples without children (+2,649 households)
  • Lone person (+1,608 households)
  • One parent families (+1,581 households)