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Casey Growth Area

Households without children

In Casey Growth Area, 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 Casey Growth Area, 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, Casey Growth Area'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
Casey Growth Area20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children79130.721.825429.921.5+537
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children46117.97.4445.27.6+417
Middle-aged couples without children
1766.88.010412.28.3+72
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1546.06.410712.65.6+47
Lone person households
34613.415.317320.415.5+173
Young lone persons
1395.44.8344.05.6+105
Middle-aged lone persons
742.95.5556.55.4+19
Older lone persons
1335.25.0849.94.5+49
Group households
542.12.1131.52.2+41
Total households without children
1,19046.239.243951.839.2+751

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, Casey Growth Area: 2.1% Older lone persons, Casey Growth Area: 5.2% Middle-aged lone persons, Casey Growth Area: 2.9% Young lone persons, Casey Growth Area: 5.4% Older couples without children, Casey Growth Area: 6.0% Middle-aged couples without children, Casey Growth Area: 6.8% Young couples without children, Casey Growth Area: 17.9%
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, Casey Growth Area: +41 Older lone persons, Casey Growth Area: +49 Middle-aged lone persons, Casey Growth Area: +19 Young lone persons, Casey Growth Area: +105 Older couples without children, Casey Growth Area: +47 Middle-aged couples without children, Casey Growth Area: +72 Young couples without children, Casey Growth Area: +417
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 Casey Growth Area 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 similar proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a larger proportion of young lone person households, a smaller 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 751.

The largest changes in households without children in Casey Growth Area, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Young couples without children (+417 persons)
  • Young lone persons (+105 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+72 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+49 persons)