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West Croydon and District

Household type

In West Croydon and District, 27% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 26% in the City of Charles Sturt.

West Croydon and District's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, West Croydon and District's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, 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

Household type
West Croydon and District20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,06926.626.41,02426.026.1+45
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children88121.924.783421.224.8+47
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families49212.210.947212.010.9+20
Other families
591.51.3541.41.3+5
map this data in atlas.idGroup household2496.24.01724.43.4+77
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,13928.329.31,17229.829.7-33
Other not classifiable household
962.42.41794.63.0-83
Visitor only households
380.90.9270.70.8+11

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

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Charles Sturt: 29.3% Group household, City of Charles Sturt: 4.0% Other families, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% One parent families, City of Charles Sturt: 10.9% Couples without children, City of Charles Sturt: 24.7% Couples with children, City of Charles Sturt: 26.4% Lone person, West Croydon and District: 28.3% Group household, West Croydon and District: 6.2% Other families, West Croydon and District: 1.5% One parent families, West Croydon and District: 12.2% Couples without children, West Croydon and District: 21.9% Couples with children, West Croydon and District: 26.6%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, West Croydon and District: -33 Group household, West Croydon and District: +77 Other families, West Croydon and District: +5 One parent families, West Croydon and District: +20 Couples without children, West Croydon and District: +47 Couples with children, West Croydon and District: +45
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 household/family types in West Croydon and District in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a similar proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 26.6% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 12.2% were one-parent families, compared with 26.4% and 10.9% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 28.3% compared to 29.3% in the City of Charles Sturt while the proportion of couples without children was 21.9% compared to 24.7% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Emerging groups

The number of households in West Croydon and District increased by 90 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in family/household types in West Croydon and District between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Group household (+77 households)