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In Cranbourne East, 41% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 44% 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 East20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,11941.344.455639.544.0+563
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children73627.221.842730.421.5+308
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families2569.512.61238.712.4+133
Other families
281.01.1151.10.9+13
map this data in atlas.idGroup household662.42.1211.52.2+45
map this data in atlas.idLone person43015.915.322015.615.5+210
Other not classifiable household
642.42.3382.73.2+26
Visitor only households
80.30.460.40.4+2

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 East: 15.9% Group household, Cranbourne East: 2.4% Other families, Cranbourne East: 1.0% One parent families, Cranbourne East: 9.5% Couples without children, Cranbourne East: 27.2% Couples with children, Cranbourne East: 41.3%
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 East: +210 Group household, Cranbourne East: +45 Other families, Cranbourne East: +13 One parent families, Cranbourne East: +133 Couples without children, Cranbourne East: +308 Couples with children, Cranbourne East: +563
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 East 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 lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 41.3% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.5% 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 higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 15.9% compared to 15.3% in the City of Casey while the proportion of couples without children was 27.2% compared to 21.8% in the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Cranbourne East increased by 1,300 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Couples with children (+563 households)
  • Couples without children (+308 households)
  • Lone person (+210 households)
  • One parent families (+133 households)