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Carrum Downs

Households without children

In Carrum Downs, older couples without children account for 5% 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 Carrum Downs, 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, Carrum Downs'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
Carrum Downs20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,41119.923.11,29820.922.9+113
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children6308.97.15558.96.6+75
Middle-aged couples without children
4446.38.24447.18.70
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children3374.77.82984.87.6+39
Lone person households
1,57222.125.11,27220.424.7+300
Young lone persons
5477.76.94697.57.6+78
Middle-aged lone persons
5918.39.04717.68.5+120
Older lone persons
4346.19.23315.38.7+103
Group households
2753.93.41903.13.1+85
Total households without children
3,25845.951.52,76044.450.7+498

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, Frankston City: 3.4% Older lone persons, Frankston City: 9.2% Middle-aged lone persons, Frankston City: 9.0% Young lone persons, Frankston City: 6.9% Older couples without children, Frankston City: 7.8% Middle-aged couples without children, Frankston City: 8.2% Young couples without children, Frankston City: 7.1% Group households, Carrum Downs: 3.9% Older lone persons, Carrum Downs: 6.1% Middle-aged lone persons, Carrum Downs: 8.3% Young lone persons, Carrum Downs: 7.7% Older couples without children, Carrum Downs: 4.7% Middle-aged couples without children, Carrum Downs: 6.3% Young couples without children, Carrum Downs: 8.9%
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, Carrum Downs: +85 Older lone persons, Carrum Downs: +103 Middle-aged lone persons, Carrum Downs: +120 Young lone persons, Carrum Downs: +78 Older couples without children, Carrum Downs: +39 Middle-aged couples without children, Carrum Downs: 0 Young couples without children, Carrum Downs: +75
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 Carrum Downs in 2011 compared to Frankston City 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 smaller proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 498.

The largest changes in households without children in Carrum Downs, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Middle-aged lone persons (+120 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+103 persons)
  • Group households (+85 persons)
  • Young lone persons (+78 persons)