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Cranbourne East

Household type

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In Cranbourne East, 47% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 45% in the City of Casey.

Cranbourne East'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 East'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
Cranbourne East - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children3,36647.045.11,11841.344.4+2,248
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,69623.720.973527.221.8+961
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families71810.011.82559.512.6+462
Other families
580.81.1281.01.1+30
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1361.92.2652.42.1+70
map this data in atlas.idLone person93813.114.642915.915.3+509
Other not classifiable household
2383.33.9642.42.3+174
Visitor only households
140.20.480.30.4+6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, City of Casey: 14.6% Group household, City of Casey: 2.2% Other families, City of Casey: 1.1% One parent families, City of Casey: 11.8% Couples without children, City of Casey: 20.9% Couples with children, City of Casey: 45.1% Lone person, Cranbourne East: 13.1% Group household, Cranbourne East: 1.9% Other families, Cranbourne East: 0.8% One parent families, Cranbourne East: 10.0% Couples without children, Cranbourne East: 23.7% Couples with children, Cranbourne East: 47.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Cranbourne East: +509 Group household, Cranbourne East: +70 Other families, Cranbourne East: +30 One parent families, Cranbourne East: +462 Couples without children, Cranbourne East: +961 Couples with children, Cranbourne East: +2,248
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the household/family types in Cranbourne East in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 47.0% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 10.0% were one-parent families, compared with 45.1% and 11.8% respectively for the City of Casey.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 13.1% compared to 14.6% in the City of Casey while the proportion of couples without children was 23.7% compared to 20.9% in the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Cranbourne East increased by 4,459 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Cranbourne East between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (+2,248 households)
  • Couples without children (+961 households)
  • Lone person (+509 households)
  • One parent families (+462 households)

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