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Cranbourne West

Household type

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In Cranbourne West, 46% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 45% in the City of Casey.

Cranbourne West'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 West'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 West - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,21345.845.11,15940.444.4+1,054
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children98920.520.950917.721.8+480
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families65613.611.849417.212.6+162
Other families
511.11.1311.11.1+20
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1202.52.2963.32.1+24
map this data in atlas.idLone person61912.814.648316.815.3+136
Other not classifiable household
1673.53.9903.12.3+77
Visitor only households
120.20.490.30.4+3

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 West: 12.8% Group household, Cranbourne West: 2.5% Other families, Cranbourne West: 1.1% One parent families, Cranbourne West: 13.6% Couples without children, Cranbourne West: 20.5% Couples with children, Cranbourne West: 45.8%
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 West: +136 Group household, Cranbourne West: +24 Other families, Cranbourne West: +20 One parent families, Cranbourne West: +162 Couples without children, Cranbourne West: +480 Couples with children, Cranbourne West: +1,054
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 West 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 higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 45.8% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 13.6% 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 similar proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 12.8% compared to 14.6% in the City of Casey while the proportion of couples without children was 20.5% compared to 20.9% in the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Cranbourne West increased by 1,956 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Couples with children (+1,054 households)
  • Couples without children (+480 households)
  • One parent families (+162 households)
  • Lone person (+136 households)

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