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Berwick - Beaconsfield

Households without children

In Berwick - Beaconsfield, older couples without children account for 8% 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 - 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 - 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 - Beaconsfield20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children3,49023.121.81,90925.121.5+1,581
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1,1137.47.44726.27.6+641
Middle-aged couples without children
1,1797.88.07009.28.3+478
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1,1987.96.47369.75.6+461
Lone person households
2,44916.215.31,52620.115.5+922
Young lone persons
6294.24.83434.55.6+286
Middle-aged lone persons
7414.95.54045.35.4+337
Older lone persons
1,0787.15.077910.24.5+299
Group households
2891.92.11732.32.2+116
Total households without children
6,22741.239.23,60847.439.2+2,619

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 - Beaconsfield: 1.9% Older lone persons, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 7.1% Middle-aged lone persons, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 4.9% Young lone persons, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 4.2% Older couples without children, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 7.9% Middle-aged couples without children, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 7.8% Young couples without children, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 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, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +116 Older lone persons, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +299 Middle-aged lone persons, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +337 Young lone persons, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +286 Older couples without children, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +461 Middle-aged couples without children, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +478 Young couples without children, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +641
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 - Beaconsfield 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 larger 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 larger proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 2,619.

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

  • Young couples without children (+641 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+478 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+461 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+337 persons)