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Hindmarsh Ward

Households without children

In Hindmarsh Ward, older couples without children account for 6% 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 Hindmarsh Ward, 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, Hindmarsh Ward'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
Hindmarsh Ward20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,27122.224.71,12420.724.8+147
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children5579.76.64538.36.0+104
Middle-aged couples without children
3626.37.63235.98.0+39
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children3536.210.63486.410.7+5
Lone person households
1,71630.029.31,73231.929.7-16
Young lone persons
4698.27.357710.68.4-109
Middle-aged lone persons
70812.49.964711.99.2+61
Older lone persons
5409.412.15089.312.1+32
Group households
4317.54.02895.33.4+142
Total households without children
3,41959.858.03,14557.957.8+274

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, Hindmarsh Ward: 7.5% Older lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.4% Middle-aged lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: 12.4% Young lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: 8.2% Older couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.3% Young couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.7%
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, Hindmarsh Ward: +142 Older lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: +32 Middle-aged lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: +61 Young lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: -109 Older couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: +5 Middle-aged couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: +39 Young couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: +104
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 Hindmarsh Ward in 2011 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 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 274.

The largest changes in households without children in Hindmarsh Ward, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Group households (+142 persons)
  • Young lone persons (-109 persons)
  • Young couples without children (+104 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+61 persons)