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In Skye, 46% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 30% in Frankston City.

Skye'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, Skye'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
Skye20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,13045.929.896149.530.1+169
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children54922.323.141321.322.9+137
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families28911.713.722311.513.7+66
Other families
291.21.1110.61.0+18
map this data in atlas.idGroup household582.43.4422.23.1+16
map this data in atlas.idLone person35614.525.120410.524.7+152
Other not classifiable household
431.73.3834.34.1-40
Visitor only households
90.40.630.20.5+6

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, Skye: 14.5% Group household, Skye: 2.4% Other families, Skye: 1.2% One parent families, Skye: 11.7% Couples without children, Skye: 22.3% Couples with children, Skye: 45.9%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Skye: +152 Group household, Skye: +16 Other families, Skye: +18 One parent families, Skye: +66 Couples without children, Skye: +137 Couples with children, Skye: +169
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 Skye in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 45.9% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.7% were one-parent families, compared with 29.8% and 13.7% respectively for Frankston City.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 14.5% compared to 25.1% in Frankston City while the proportion of couples without children was 22.3% compared to 23.1% in Frankston City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Skye increased by 523 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Skye between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+169 households)
  • Lone person (+152 households)
  • Couples without children (+137 households)
  • One parent families (+66 households)