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Brompton and District

Households without children

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In Brompton and District, older couples without children account for 3% of total households in 2016.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in Brompton and District, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, Brompton and District's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with 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

Households without children by life stage
Brompton and District - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children54923.624.443622.824.7+113
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children35115.17.124112.66.6+110
Middle-aged couples without children
1195.16.71236.47.6-4
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children793.410.6723.810.6+7
map this data in atlas.idLone person households83335.828.766834.929.3+165
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons30413.16.719910.47.3+105
Middle-aged lone persons
32514.010.032917.29.9-4
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons2048.812.01407.312.1+64
map this data in atlas.idGroup households27912.04.020610.84.0+73
Total households without children
1,66171.457.11,31068.458.0+351

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households without children, 2016
Households without children, 2016 Group households, City of Charles Sturt: 4.0% Older lone persons, City of Charles Sturt: 12.0% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Charles Sturt: 10.0% Young lone persons, City of Charles Sturt: 6.7% Older couples without children, City of Charles Sturt: 10.6% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Charles Sturt: 6.7% Young couples without children, City of Charles Sturt: 7.1% Group households, Brompton and District: 12.0% Older lone persons, Brompton and District: 8.8% Middle-aged lone persons, Brompton and District: 14.0% Young lone persons, Brompton and District: 13.1% Older couples without children, Brompton and District: 3.4% Middle-aged couples without children, Brompton and District: 5.1% Young couples without children, Brompton and District: 15.1%
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 households without children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016 Group households, Brompton and District: +73 Older lone persons, Brompton and District: +64 Middle-aged lone persons, Brompton and District: -4 Young lone persons, Brompton and District: +105 Older couples without children, Brompton and District: +7 Middle-aged couples without children, Brompton and District: -4 Young couples without children, Brompton and District: +110
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 households without children in Brompton and District in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a larger proportion of young lone person households, a larger proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 351.

The largest changes in households without children in Brompton and District, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Young couples without children (+110 persons)
  • Young lone persons (+105 persons)
  • Group households (+73 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+64 persons)
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