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Household type

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In the Frankston City, 29% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 33% in Greater Melbourne.

The Frankston City'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, the Frankston City'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 City - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children15,47629.433.514,70729.833.6+769
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children11,64422.122.911,37623.123.5+268
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families7,02513.310.16,77413.710.4+251
Other families
6051.11.45311.11.4+74
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1,6263.14.71,6623.44.5-36
map this data in atlas.idLone person13,31125.322.012,36025.122.3+951
Other not classifiable household
2,6345.04.51,6323.33.4+1,002
Visitor only households
3780.70.92890.60.9+89

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

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, Greater Melbourne: 22.0% Group household, Greater Melbourne: 4.7% Other families, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Melbourne: 10.1% Couples without children, Greater Melbourne: 22.9% Couples with children, Greater Melbourne: 33.5% Lone person, Frankston City: 25.3% Group household, Frankston City: 3.1% Other families, Frankston City: 1.1% One parent families, Frankston City: 13.3% Couples without children, Frankston City: 22.1% Couples with children, Frankston City: 29.4%
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 household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Frankston City: +951 Group household, Frankston City: -36 Other families, Frankston City: +74 One parent families, Frankston City: +251 Couples without children, Frankston City: +268 Couples with children, Frankston City: +769
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 household/family types in the Frankston City in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 29.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 13.3% were one-parent families, compared with 33.5% and 10.1% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

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 25.3% compared to 22.0% in Greater Melbourne while the proportion of couples without children was 22.1% compared to 22.9% in Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Frankston City increased by 3,368 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in the Frankston City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Lone person (+951 households)
  • Couples with children (+769 households)
  • Couples without children (+268 households)
  • One parent families (+251 households)

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