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Endeavour Hills

Households with children

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There are 1,532 couples with young children in Endeavour Hills in 2016, comprising 19% of households.

Households with Children require different services and facilities than other household types, and their needs change as both adults and children age. When many families in an area are at the same stage in their individual lifecycles, it creates a suburb lifecycle. Knowing where a suburb is in a cycle of change helps planners make evidence-based decisions about the demand for services both now and in the future.

For Households with Children in Endeavour Hills, life stage is based on the age of children in the household. The age of the parent(s) is not taken into account.

  • Young children: Children aged under 15 only
  • Mixed age children: One or more children under 15 and one or more children over 15 (must have 2 or more children)
  • Older children: Children aged 15 and over only

To continue building the story, Endeavour Hills'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 with children by life stage
Endeavour Hills - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households with childrenNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children3,49443.945.13,75347.244.4-259
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children1,53219.324.41,54619.423.7-14
Couples with mixed-age children
4595.86.95506.97.4-91
Couples with older children
1,50318.913.91,65720.813.4-154
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children95712.011.81,01512.812.6-58
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children2633.33.93033.84.8-40
Single parents with mixed-age children
781.01.71311.61.9-53
Single parents with older children
6167.76.25817.35.9+35
Total households with children
4,45156.057.04,76859.957.0-317

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

Households with children, 2016
Households with children, 2016 Single parents with older children, City of Casey: 6.2% Single parents with mixed-age children, City of Casey: 1.7% Single parents with young children, City of Casey: 3.9% Couples with older children, City of Casey: 13.9% Couples with mixed-age children, City of Casey: 6.9% Couples with young children, City of Casey: 24.4% Single parents with older children, Endeavour Hills: 7.7% Single parents with mixed-age children, Endeavour Hills: 1.0% Single parents with young children, Endeavour Hills: 3.3% Couples with older children, Endeavour Hills: 18.9% Couples with mixed-age children, Endeavour Hills: 5.8% Couples with young children, Endeavour Hills: 19.3%
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 with children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households with children, 2011 to 2016 Single parents with older children, Endeavour Hills: +35 Single parents with mixed-age children, Endeavour Hills: -53 Single parents with young children, Endeavour Hills: -40 Couples with older children, Endeavour Hills: -154 Couples with mixed-age children, Endeavour Hills: -91 Couples with young children, Endeavour Hills: -14
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 families with children in Endeavour Hills in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a smaller proportion of couples with young children, and a larger proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 19.3% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 18.9% were couples with older children, compared with 24.4% and 13.9% respectively for the City of Casey.

There were a smaller proportion of single parent households with young children and a larger proportion of single parent households with older children. Overall, the proportion of single parent households with young children was 3.3% compared to 3.9% in the City of Casey while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 7.7% compared to 6.2% in the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households with children decreased by 317 households or 6.6%.

The largest changes in households with children in this area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with older children (-154 households)
  • Couples with mixed-age children (-91 households)
  • Single parents with mixed-age children (-53 households)
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