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Narre Warren

Households without children

In Narre Warren, older couples without children account for 6% 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 Narre Warren, 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, Narre Warren'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
Narre Warren20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,84220.921.81,73419.921.5+108
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children6507.47.46307.27.6+20
Middle-aged couples without children
6717.68.06297.28.3+42
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children5215.96.44765.55.6+45
Lone person households
1,58318.015.31,39516.015.5+188
Young lone persons
5466.24.85496.35.6-3
Middle-aged lone persons
5976.85.54915.65.4+106
Older lone persons
4405.05.03554.14.5+85
Group households
2002.32.11962.32.2+4
Total households without children
3,62541.139.23,32638.239.2+299

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, Narre Warren: 2.3% Older lone persons, Narre Warren: 5.0% Middle-aged lone persons, Narre Warren: 6.8% Young lone persons, Narre Warren: 6.2% Older couples without children, Narre Warren: 5.9% Middle-aged couples without children, Narre Warren: 7.6% Young couples without children, Narre Warren: 7.4%
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 households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Narre Warren: +4 Older lone persons, Narre Warren: +85 Middle-aged lone persons, Narre Warren: +106 Young lone persons, Narre Warren: -3 Older couples without children, Narre Warren: +45 Middle-aged couples without children, Narre Warren: +42 Young couples without children, Narre Warren: +20
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 Narre Warren in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a similar proportion of young couples without children, a similar proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a similar 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 similar proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 299.

The largest changes in households without children in Narre Warren, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Middle-aged lone persons (+106 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+85 persons)