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In Frankston North, 19% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 30% in Frankston City.

Frankston North'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, Frankston North'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
Frankston North20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children43719.029.844719.830.1-10
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children43118.823.141318.322.9+18
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families51322.313.748321.413.7+30
Other families
452.01.1512.31.0-6
map this data in atlas.idGroup household954.13.4803.53.1+15
map this data in atlas.idLone person68229.725.169730.924.7-15
Other not classifiable household
893.93.3823.64.1+7
Visitor only households
60.30.660.30.50

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, Frankston City: 25.1% Group household, Frankston City: 3.4% Other families, Frankston City: 1.1% One parent families, Frankston City: 13.7% Couples without children, Frankston City: 23.1% Couples with children, Frankston City: 29.8% Lone person, Frankston North: 29.7% Group household, Frankston North: 4.1% Other families, Frankston North: 2.0% One parent families, Frankston North: 22.3% Couples without children, Frankston North: 18.8% Couples with children, Frankston North: 19.0%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Frankston North: -15 Group household, Frankston North: +15 Other families, Frankston North: -6 One parent families, Frankston North: +30 Couples without children, Frankston North: +18 Couples with children, Frankston North: -10
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 household/family types in Frankston North in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 19.0% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 22.3% were one-parent families, compared with 29.8% and 13.7% respectively for Frankston City.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 29.7% compared to 25.1% in Frankston City while the proportion of couples without children was 18.8% compared to 23.1% in Frankston City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Frankston North increased by 39 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Frankston North between 2006 and 2011.