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In Cranbourne North, 43% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 44% in the City of Casey.

Cranbourne North'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 North'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 North20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,04942.744.41,35441.144.0+695
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,07922.521.868220.721.5+397
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families70414.712.653316.212.4+171
Other families
621.31.1240.70.9+38
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1252.62.1782.42.2+47
map this data in atlas.idLone person64313.415.355716.915.5+86
Other not classifiable household
1252.62.3591.83.2+66
Visitor only households
150.30.460.20.4+9

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 North: 13.4% Group household, Cranbourne North: 2.6% Other families, Cranbourne North: 1.3% One parent families, Cranbourne North: 14.7% Couples without children, Cranbourne North: 22.5% Couples with children, Cranbourne North: 42.7%
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 North: +86 Group household, Cranbourne North: +47 Other families, Cranbourne North: +38 One parent families, Cranbourne North: +171 Couples without children, Cranbourne North: +397 Couples with children, Cranbourne North: +695
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 North 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, 42.7% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 14.7% were one-parent families, compared with 44.4% and 12.6% 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 13.4% compared to 15.3% in the City of Casey while the proportion of couples without children was 22.5% compared to 21.8% in the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Cranbourne North increased by 1,510 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Couples with children (+695 households)
  • Couples without children (+397 households)
  • One parent families (+171 households)
  • Lone person (+86 households)