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Narre Warren South

Household type

In Narre Warren South, 57% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 44% in the City of Casey.

Narre Warren South'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, Narre Warren South'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
Narre Warren South20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children4,75156.844.44,25955.444.0+492
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,61919.321.81,63221.221.5-13
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families90610.812.66919.012.4+215
Other families
750.91.1500.70.9+25
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1391.72.11101.42.2+29
map this data in atlas.idLone person7408.815.36047.915.5+136
Other not classifiable household
1241.52.33084.03.2-184
Visitor only households
140.20.4330.40.4-19

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, Narre Warren South: 8.8% Group household, Narre Warren South: 1.7% Other families, Narre Warren South: 0.9% One parent families, Narre Warren South: 10.8% Couples without children, Narre Warren South: 19.3% Couples with children, Narre Warren South: 56.8%
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, Narre Warren South: +136 Group household, Narre Warren South: +29 Other families, Narre Warren South: +25 One parent families, Narre Warren South: +215 Couples without children, Narre Warren South: -13 Couples with children, Narre Warren South: +492
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 Narre Warren South 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, 56.8% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 10.8% 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 lower 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 19.3% compared to 21.8% in the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Narre Warren South increased by 682 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Narre Warren South between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+492 households)
  • One parent families (+215 households)
  • Lone person (+136 households)