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Hindmarsh Ward

Households without children

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In Hindmarsh Ward, older couples without children account for 5% 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 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 Ward - 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 children1,33621.424.41,27622.224.7+61
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children64510.37.15599.76.6+86
Middle-aged couples without children
3665.96.73636.37.6+3
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children3245.210.63536.110.6-29
map this data in atlas.idLone person households1,86829.928.71,72630.029.3+142
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons5198.36.74708.27.3+48
Middle-aged lone persons
74211.910.071212.49.9+31
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons6069.712.05439.412.1+63
map this data in atlas.idGroup households5328.54.04387.64.0+94
Total households without children
3,73859.857.13,44059.858.0+297

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, Hindmarsh Ward: 8.5% Older lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.7% Middle-aged lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: 11.9% Young lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: 8.3% Older couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: 5.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: 5.9% Young couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: 10.3%
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, Hindmarsh Ward: +94 Older lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: +63 Middle-aged lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: +31 Young lone persons, Hindmarsh Ward: +48 Older couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: -29 Middle-aged couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: +3 Young couples without children, Hindmarsh Ward: +86
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 Hindmarsh Ward 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 298.

The largest changes in households without children in Hindmarsh Ward, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Group households (+94 persons)
  • Young couples without children (+86 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+63 persons)
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