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Cranbourne West

Households without children

In Cranbourne West, older couples without children account for 3% 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 Cranbourne West, 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, Cranbourne West'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
Cranbourne West20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children50917.721.845118.121.5+58
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children2579.07.426510.67.6-8
Middle-aged couples without children
1585.58.01315.38.3+27
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children943.36.4552.25.6+39
Lone person households
48316.815.341816.815.5+65
Young lone persons
2298.04.82259.05.6+4
Middle-aged lone persons
1816.35.51506.05.4+31
Older lone persons
732.55.0431.74.5+30
Group households
963.32.1923.72.2+4
Total households without children
1,08837.939.296138.639.2+127

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, Cranbourne West: 3.3% Older lone persons, Cranbourne West: 2.5% Middle-aged lone persons, Cranbourne West: 6.3% Young lone persons, Cranbourne West: 8.0% Older couples without children, Cranbourne West: 3.3% Middle-aged couples without children, Cranbourne West: 5.5% Young couples without children, Cranbourne West: 9.0%
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, Cranbourne West: +4 Older lone persons, Cranbourne West: +30 Middle-aged lone persons, Cranbourne West: +31 Young lone persons, Cranbourne West: +4 Older couples without children, Cranbourne West: +39 Middle-aged couples without children, Cranbourne West: +27 Young couples without children, Cranbourne West: -8
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 Cranbourne West in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

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

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 127.

There were no major differences in Cranbourne West between 2006 and 2011.