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In Lyndhurst, 50% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 44% in the City of Casey.

Lyndhurst'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, Lyndhurst'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
Lyndhurst20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children80550.144.47440.744.0+731
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children46729.121.86937.921.5+398
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1227.612.6116.012.4+111
Other families
171.11.100.00.9+17
map this data in atlas.idGroup household211.32.173.82.2+14
map this data in atlas.idLone person1428.815.3189.915.5+124
Other not classifiable household
301.92.331.63.2+27
Visitor only households
30.20.400.00.4+3

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, Lyndhurst: 8.8% Group household, Lyndhurst: 1.3% Other families, Lyndhurst: 1.1% One parent families, Lyndhurst: 7.6% Couples without children, Lyndhurst: 29.1% Couples with children, Lyndhurst: 50.1%
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, Lyndhurst: +124 Group household, Lyndhurst: +14 Other families, Lyndhurst: +17 One parent families, Lyndhurst: +111 Couples without children, Lyndhurst: +398 Couples with children, Lyndhurst: +731
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 Lyndhurst in 2011 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, 50.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 7.6% 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 8.8% compared to 15.3% in the City of Casey while the proportion of couples without children was 29.1% compared to 21.8% in the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Lyndhurst increased by 1,425 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Couples with children (+731 households)
  • Couples without children (+398 households)
  • Lone person (+124 households)
  • One parent families (+111 households)