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Semaphore Park

Households without children

In Semaphore Park, older couples without children account for 9% of total households in 2011.

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 Semaphore Park, 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, Semaphore Park'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
Semaphore Park20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children44222.324.751026.024.8-68
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children964.86.6954.86.0+1
Middle-aged couples without children
1738.77.620610.58.0-33
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1738.710.620910.710.7-36
Lone person households
71436.029.367434.429.7+40
Young lone persons
1376.97.31467.58.4-9
Middle-aged lone persons
25813.09.923512.09.2+23
Older lone persons
31916.112.129315.012.1+26
Group households
572.94.0371.93.4+20
Total households without children
1,21361.158.01,22162.357.8-8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, City of Charles Sturt: 4.0% Older lone persons, City of Charles Sturt: 12.1% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Charles Sturt: 9.9% Young lone persons, City of Charles Sturt: 7.3% Older couples without children, City of Charles Sturt: 10.6% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Charles Sturt: 7.6% Young couples without children, City of Charles Sturt: 6.6% Group households, Semaphore Park: 2.9% Older lone persons, Semaphore Park: 16.1% Middle-aged lone persons, Semaphore Park: 13.0% Young lone persons, Semaphore Park: 6.9% Older couples without children, Semaphore Park: 8.7% Middle-aged couples without children, Semaphore Park: 8.7% Young couples without children, Semaphore Park: 4.8%
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 households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Semaphore Park: +20 Older lone persons, Semaphore Park: +26 Middle-aged lone persons, Semaphore Park: +23 Young lone persons, Semaphore Park: -9 Older couples without children, Semaphore Park: -36 Middle-aged couples without children, Semaphore Park: -33 Young couples without children, Semaphore Park: +1
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 households without children in Semaphore Park in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

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

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children decreased by 8.

There were no major differences in Semaphore Park between 2006 and 2011.