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Semaphore Park Ward

Household type

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In Semaphore Park Ward, 24% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 27% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Semaphore Park Ward'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, Semaphore Park Ward'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
Semaphore Park Ward - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,21824.126.61,20823.926.4+10
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,58631.424.41,60031.624.7-14
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families4889.710.754010.710.9-52
Other families
430.91.5380.81.3+5
map this data in atlas.idGroup household891.84.01162.34.0-27
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,41628.028.71,40927.829.3+7
Other not classifiable household
1523.03.3891.82.4+63
Visitor only households
581.10.9611.20.9-3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, City of Charles Sturt: 28.7% Group household, City of Charles Sturt: 4.0% Other families, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% One parent families, City of Charles Sturt: 10.7% Couples without children, City of Charles Sturt: 24.4% Couples with children, City of Charles Sturt: 26.6% Lone person, Semaphore Park Ward: 28.0% Group household, Semaphore Park Ward: 1.8% Other families, Semaphore Park Ward: 0.9% One parent families, Semaphore Park Ward: 9.7% Couples without children, Semaphore Park Ward: 31.4% Couples with children, Semaphore Park Ward: 24.1%
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 household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Semaphore Park Ward: +7 Group household, Semaphore Park Ward: -27 Other families, Semaphore Park Ward: +5 One parent families, Semaphore Park Ward: -52 Couples without children, Semaphore Park Ward: -14 Couples with children, Semaphore Park Ward: +10
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 household/family types in Semaphore Park Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 24.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.7% were one-parent families, compared with 26.6% and 10.7% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 28.0% compared to 28.7% in the City of Charles Sturt while the proportion of couples without children was 31.4% compared to 24.4% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Semaphore Park Ward decreased by 11 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in family/household types in Semaphore Park Ward between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • One parent families (-52 households)

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