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Households without children

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In Skye, older couples without children account for 5% of total households in 2016.

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 Skye, 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, Skye'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
Skye - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children53720.322.154922.323.1-12
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1947.36.72369.67.1-42
Middle-aged couples without children
1987.57.21937.88.2+5
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1455.58.21204.97.8+25
map this data in atlas.idLone person households38114.425.335614.525.1+25
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons1224.66.01656.76.9-43
Middle-aged lone persons
1535.89.31265.19.0+27
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons1064.010.0652.69.2+41
map this data in atlas.idGroup households622.33.1582.43.4+4
Total households without children
98037.150.496339.151.5+17

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

Households without children, 2016
Households without children, 2016 Group households, Frankston City: 3.1% Older lone persons, Frankston City: 10.0% Middle-aged lone persons, Frankston City: 9.3% Young lone persons, Frankston City: 6.0% Older couples without children, Frankston City: 8.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Frankston City: 7.2% Young couples without children, Frankston City: 6.7% Group households, Skye: 2.3% Older lone persons, Skye: 4.0% Middle-aged lone persons, Skye: 5.8% Young lone persons, Skye: 4.6% Older couples without children, Skye: 5.5% Middle-aged couples without children, Skye: 7.5% Young couples without children, Skye: 7.3%
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 households without children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016 Group households, Skye: +4 Older lone persons, Skye: +41 Middle-aged lone persons, Skye: +27 Young lone persons, Skye: -43 Older couples without children, Skye: +25 Middle-aged couples without children, Skye: +5 Young couples without children, Skye: -42
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 households without children in Skye in 2016 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a similar proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller 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 smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 17.

There were no major differences in Skye between 2011 and 2016.

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