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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

Households without children

In Berwick Township - Beaconsfield, older couples without children account for 11% of total households in 2011.

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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield, 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, Berwick Township - Beaconsfield'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
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,93825.221.81,81525.121.5+123
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children4225.57.44646.47.6-42
Middle-aged couples without children
6528.58.06579.18.3-5
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children86411.26.46949.65.6+170
Lone person households
1,67721.815.31,49720.715.5+180
Young lone persons
3214.24.83384.75.6-17
Middle-aged lone persons
4696.15.53925.45.4+77
Older lone persons
88611.55.076710.64.5+119
Group households
1411.82.11692.32.2-28
Total households without children
3,75748.839.23,48248.239.2+275

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

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, City of Casey: 2.1% Older lone persons, City of Casey: 5.0% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Casey: 5.5% Young lone persons, City of Casey: 4.8% Older couples without children, City of Casey: 6.4% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Casey: 8.0% Young couples without children, City of Casey: 7.4% Group households, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.8% Older lone persons, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 11.5% Middle-aged lone persons, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 6.1% Young lone persons, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 4.2% Older couples without children, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 11.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 8.5% Young couples without children, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 5.5%
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 households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -28 Older lone persons, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +119 Middle-aged lone persons, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +77 Young lone persons, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -17 Older couples without children, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +170 Middle-aged couples without children, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -5 Young couples without children, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -42
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 households without children in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a similar proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger proportion of older couples without children.

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

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 275.

The largest changes in households without children in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older couples without children (+170 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+119 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+77 persons)