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Developing East Arnhem Limited area

Household type

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In Developing East Arnhem Limited area, 40% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 30% in Greater Darwin.

Developing East Arnhem Limited area'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, Developing East Arnhem Limited area'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
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Darwin %Number%Greater Darwin %2011 to 2016
Couples with children83140.530.01,15143.629.0-320
Couples without children35617.323.543316.422.7-77
One parent families30714.98.835813.69.6-51
Other families482.31.0291.11.0+19
Group household291.45.2351.35.7-6
Lone person27913.618.036713.918.4-88
Other not classifiable household1085.38.41144.38.5-6
Visitor only households964.75.11515.75.0-55

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, Greater Darwin: 18.0% Group household, Greater Darwin: 5.2% Other families, Greater Darwin: 1.0% One parent families, Greater Darwin: 8.8% Couples without children, Greater Darwin: 23.5% Couples with children, Greater Darwin: 30.0% Lone person, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 13.6% Group household, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 1.4% Other families, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 2.3% One parent families, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 14.9% Couples without children, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 17.3% Couples with children, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 40.5%
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, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -88 Group household, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -6 Other families, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +19 One parent families, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -51 Couples without children, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -77 Couples with children, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -320
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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2016 compared to Greater Darwin shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 40.5% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 14.9% were one-parent families, compared with 30.0% and 8.8% respectively for Greater Darwin.

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 13.6% compared to 18.0% in Greater Darwin while the proportion of couples without children was 17.3% compared to 23.5% in Greater Darwin.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Developing East Arnhem Limited area decreased by 584 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Developing East Arnhem Limited area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (-320 households)
  • Lone person (-88 households)
  • Couples without children (-77 households)
  • One parent families (-51 households)

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