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In Cranbourne, 33% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 44% in the City of Casey.

Cranbourne's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Cranbourne's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, 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

Household type
Cranbourne20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,20532.544.41,72330.844.0+482
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,46321.621.81,19821.421.5+265
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1,05415.612.692616.512.4+128
Other families
1051.51.1601.10.9+45
map this data in atlas.idGroup household2013.02.11663.02.2+35
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,50822.315.31,32523.715.5+183
Other not classifiable household
2163.22.31763.13.2+40
Visitor only households
240.40.4250.40.4-1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Casey: 15.3% Group household, City of Casey: 2.1% Other families, City of Casey: 1.1% One parent families, City of Casey: 12.6% Couples without children, City of Casey: 21.8% Couples with children, City of Casey: 44.4% Lone person, Cranbourne: 22.3% Group household, Cranbourne: 3.0% Other families, Cranbourne: 1.5% One parent families, Cranbourne: 15.6% Couples without children, Cranbourne: 21.6% Couples with children, Cranbourne: 32.5%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Cranbourne: +183 Group household, Cranbourne: +35 Other families, Cranbourne: +45 One parent families, Cranbourne: +128 Couples without children, Cranbourne: +265 Couples with children, Cranbourne: +482
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 household/family types in Cranbourne in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 32.5% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 15.6% were one-parent families, compared with 44.4% and 12.6% respectively for the City of Casey.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a similar proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 22.3% compared to 15.3% in the City of Casey while the proportion of couples without children was 21.6% compared to 21.8% in the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Cranbourne increased by 1,177 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Cranbourne between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+482 households)
  • Couples without children (+265 households)
  • Lone person (+183 households)
  • One parent families (+128 households)