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In Laverton, 28% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 33% in Hobsons Bay City.

Laverton'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, Laverton'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
Laverton - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children48328.132.741925.731.7+63
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children35020.423.034120.923.5+9
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families21712.610.826116.011.1-45
Other families
513.01.5362.31.5+14
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1247.23.31308.03.8-7
map this data in atlas.idLone person39923.323.736422.324.3+35
Other not classifiable household
875.14.3664.13.4+21
Visitor only households
50.30.7120.70.8-7

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, Hobsons Bay City: 23.7% Group household, Hobsons Bay City: 3.3% Other families, Hobsons Bay City: 1.5% One parent families, Hobsons Bay City: 10.8% Couples without children, Hobsons Bay City: 23.0% Couples with children, Hobsons Bay City: 32.7% Lone person, Laverton: 23.3% Group household, Laverton: 7.2% Other families, Laverton: 3.0% One parent families, Laverton: 12.6% Couples without children, Laverton: 20.4% Couples with children, Laverton: 28.1%
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, Laverton: +35 Group household, Laverton: -7 Other families, Laverton: +14 One parent families, Laverton: -45 Couples without children, Laverton: +9 Couples with children, Laverton: +63
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 Laverton in 2016 compared to Hobsons Bay 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, 28.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 12.6% were one-parent families, compared with 32.7% and 10.8% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

There were a similar proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 23.3% compared to 23.7% in Hobsons Bay City while the proportion of couples without children was 20.4% compared to 23.0% in Hobsons Bay City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Laverton increased by 84 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in family/household types in Laverton between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Couples with children (+63 households)

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