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Households without children

In Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre, 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 Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre, 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre'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 Metropolitan Activity Centre20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children23114.423.127017.822.9-39
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children885.57.1926.06.6-4
Middle-aged couples without children
714.48.2694.58.7+2
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children724.57.81097.27.6-37
Lone person households
72045.025.170146.024.7+20
Young lone persons
26916.86.923015.17.6+39
Middle-aged lone persons
24715.49.024316.08.5+4
Older lone persons
20412.79.222714.98.7-24
Group households
1237.73.4825.43.1+41
Total households without children
1,07567.151.51,05369.250.7+22

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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: 7.7% Older lone persons, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 12.7% Middle-aged lone persons, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 15.4% Young lone persons, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 16.8% Older couples without children, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 4.5% Middle-aged couples without children, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 4.4% Young couples without children, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 5.5%
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: +41 Older lone persons, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -24 Middle-aged lone persons, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +4 Young lone persons, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +39 Older couples without children, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -37 Middle-aged couples without children, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +2 Young couples without children, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -4
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a smaller 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 larger 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 22.

There were no major differences in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.