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Narre Warren South

Households without children

In Narre Warren South, older couples without children account for 5% 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 South, 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 South'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 Warren South20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,61919.321.81,63221.221.5-13
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children5746.97.482310.77.6-249
Middle-aged couples without children
6617.98.05857.68.3+76
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children3844.66.42242.95.6+160
Lone person households
7408.815.36047.915.5+136
Young lone persons
3324.04.83384.45.6-6
Middle-aged lone persons
2713.25.51912.55.4+80
Older lone persons
1371.65.0751.04.5+62
Group households
1391.72.11101.42.2+29
Total households without children
2,49829.939.22,34630.539.2+152

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 South: 1.7% Older lone persons, Narre Warren South: 1.6% Middle-aged lone persons, Narre Warren South: 3.2% Young lone persons, Narre Warren South: 4.0% Older couples without children, Narre Warren South: 4.6% Middle-aged couples without children, Narre Warren South: 7.9% Young couples without children, Narre Warren South: 6.9%
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 South: +29 Older lone persons, Narre Warren South: +62 Middle-aged lone persons, Narre Warren South: +80 Young lone persons, Narre Warren South: -6 Older couples without children, Narre Warren South: +160 Middle-aged couples without children, Narre Warren South: +76 Young couples without children, Narre Warren South: -249
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 South 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 smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a smaller 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 152.

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

  • Young couples without children (-249 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+160 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+80 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+76 persons)