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Household type

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In the City of Casey, 45% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 33% 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 Casey - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children43,42845.133.536,73544.433.6+6,693
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children20,07320.922.918,02621.823.5+2,047
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families11,40111.810.110,41512.610.4+986
Other families
1,0791.11.48811.11.4+198
map this data in atlas.idGroup household2,0922.24.71,7682.14.5+324
map this data in atlas.idLone person14,05614.622.012,65215.322.3+1,404
Other not classifiable household
3,7363.94.51,9402.33.4+1,796
Visitor only households
3570.40.92990.40.9+58

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

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, Greater Melbourne: 22.0% Group household, Greater Melbourne: 4.7% Other families, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Melbourne: 10.1% Couples without children, Greater Melbourne: 22.9% Couples with children, Greater Melbourne: 33.5% Lone person, City of Casey: 14.6% Group household, City of Casey: 2.2% Other families, City of Casey: 1.1% One parent families, City of Casey: 11.8% Couples without children, City of Casey: 20.9% Couples with children, City of Casey: 45.1%
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 household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, City of Casey: +1,404 Group household, City of Casey: +324 Other families, City of Casey: +198 One parent families, City of Casey: +986 Couples without children, City of Casey: +2,047 Couples with children, City of Casey: +6,693
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 household/family types in the City of Casey in 2016 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, 45.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.8% were one-parent families, compared with 33.5% and 10.1% 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 14.6% compared to 22.0% in Greater Melbourne while the proportion of couples without children was 20.9% compared to 22.9% in Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

The number of households in City of Casey increased by 13,506 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in the City of Casey between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (+6,693 households)
  • Couples without children (+2,047 households)
  • Lone person (+1,404 households)
  • One parent families (+986 households)

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