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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Households without children

In West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson, older couples without children account for 18% 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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson, 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, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson'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
West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,50536.324.71,42635.324.8+79
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1904.66.61614.06.0+29
Middle-aged couples without children
57113.87.663315.78.0-62
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children74417.910.663215.610.7+112
Lone person households
1,02924.829.394123.329.7+88
Young lone persons
2014.87.31744.38.4+27
Middle-aged lone persons
2806.79.93137.79.2-33
Older lone persons
54813.212.145411.212.1+94
Group households
822.04.0761.93.4+6
Total households without children
2,61663.158.02,44360.457.8+173

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, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 2.0% Older lone persons, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 13.2% Middle-aged lone persons, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 6.7% Young lone persons, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.8% Older couples without children, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 17.9% Middle-aged couples without children, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 13.8% Young couples without children, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.6%
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, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +6 Older lone persons, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +94 Middle-aged lone persons, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -33 Young lone persons, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +27 Older couples without children, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +112 Middle-aged couples without children, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -62 Young couples without children, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +29
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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson 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 larger proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a smaller 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 increased by 173.

The largest changes in households without children in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older couples without children (+112 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+94 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (-62 persons)