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Semaphore Park Ward

Households without children

In Semaphore Park Ward, older couples without children account for 15% 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 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, Semaphore Park 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
Semaphore Park Ward20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,60031.624.71,60231.824.8-2
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children2294.56.62014.06.0+28
Middle-aged couples without children
60812.07.669313.88.0-85
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children76315.110.670814.110.7+55
Lone person households
1,40927.829.31,35426.929.7+55
Young lone persons
2414.87.32314.68.4+10
Middle-aged lone persons
4358.69.94599.19.2-24
Older lone persons
73314.512.166413.212.1+69
Group households
1162.34.0761.53.4+40
Total households without children
3,12561.758.03,03260.257.8+93

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 Ward: 2.3% Older lone persons, Semaphore Park Ward: 14.5% Middle-aged lone persons, Semaphore Park Ward: 8.6% Young lone persons, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.8% Older couples without children, Semaphore Park Ward: 15.1% Middle-aged couples without children, Semaphore Park Ward: 12.0% Young couples without children, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.5%
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 Ward: +40 Older lone persons, Semaphore Park Ward: +69 Middle-aged lone persons, Semaphore Park Ward: -24 Young lone persons, Semaphore Park Ward: +10 Older couples without children, Semaphore Park Ward: +55 Middle-aged couples without children, Semaphore Park Ward: -85 Young couples without children, Semaphore Park Ward: +28
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 Ward 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 93.

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

  • Middle-aged couples without children (-85 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+69 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+55 persons)