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Casey Growth Area

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In Casey Growth Area, 48% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 45% in the City of Casey.

Casey Growth Area'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, Casey Growth Area'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
Casey Growth Area - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children5,02548.445.11,06041.144.4+3,965
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,58824.920.979030.721.8+1,798
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families9098.811.82158.312.6+694
Other families
780.81.1321.31.1+46
map this data in atlas.idGroup household2082.02.2532.12.1+155
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,14411.014.634513.415.3+798
Other not classifiable household
3963.83.9722.82.3+324
Visitor only households
300.30.470.30.4+23

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, Casey Growth Area: 11.0% Group household, Casey Growth Area: 2.0% Other families, Casey Growth Area: 0.8% One parent families, Casey Growth Area: 8.8% Couples without children, Casey Growth Area: 24.9% Couples with children, Casey Growth Area: 48.4%
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, Casey Growth Area: +798 Group household, Casey Growth Area: +155 Other families, Casey Growth Area: +46 One parent families, Casey Growth Area: +694 Couples without children, Casey Growth Area: +1,798 Couples with children, Casey Growth Area: +3,965
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 Casey Growth Area 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 lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 48.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 8.8% 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 higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 11.0% compared to 14.6% in the City of Casey while the proportion of couples without children was 24.9% compared to 20.9% in the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Casey Growth Area increased by 7,804 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Casey Growth Area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (+3,965 households)
  • Couples without children (+1,798 households)
  • Lone person (+798 households)
  • One parent families (+694 households)

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