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Households without children

In Frankston South, older couples without children account for 12% 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 Frankston South, 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, Frankston South'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
Frankston South20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,77027.223.11,79428.422.9-24
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children3265.07.13355.36.6-9
Middle-aged couples without children
66610.28.271611.38.7-50
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children77811.97.874311.87.6+35
Lone person households
1,41921.825.11,32320.924.7+96
Young lone persons
2023.16.92263.67.6-24
Middle-aged lone persons
3785.89.03625.78.5+16
Older lone persons
83912.99.273511.68.7+104
Group households
1342.13.41141.83.1+20
Total households without children
3,32351.051.53,23151.150.7+92

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, Frankston South: 2.1% Older lone persons, Frankston South: 12.9% Middle-aged lone persons, Frankston South: 5.8% Young lone persons, Frankston South: 3.1% Older couples without children, Frankston South: 11.9% Middle-aged couples without children, Frankston South: 10.2% Young couples without children, Frankston South: 5.0%
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, Frankston South: +20 Older lone persons, Frankston South: +104 Middle-aged lone persons, Frankston South: +16 Young lone persons, Frankston South: -24 Older couples without children, Frankston South: +35 Middle-aged couples without children, Frankston South: -50 Young couples without children, Frankston South: -9
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 Frankston South in 2011 compared to Frankston City 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 92.

The largest changes in households without children in Frankston South, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older lone persons (+104 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (-50 persons)