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In Newport East, 37% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 32% in Hobsons Bay City.

Newport East'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, Newport East'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
Newport East20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children57137.131.757736.132.2-6
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children36123.523.538223.922.8-21
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1439.311.11328.311.7+11
Other families
201.31.5191.21.3+1
map this data in atlas.idGroup household583.83.8623.93.2-3
map this data in atlas.idLone person30319.724.332720.524.4-24
Other not classifiable household
724.63.4935.83.8-21
Visitor only households
110.70.870.40.6+5

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, Hobsons Bay City: 24.3% Group household, Hobsons Bay City: 3.8% Other families, Hobsons Bay City: 1.5% One parent families, Hobsons Bay City: 11.1% Couples without children, Hobsons Bay City: 23.5% Couples with children, Hobsons Bay City: 31.7% Lone person, Newport East: 19.7% Group household, Newport East: 3.8% Other families, Newport East: 1.3% One parent families, Newport East: 9.3% Couples without children, Newport East: 23.5% Couples with children, Newport East: 37.1%
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, Newport East: -24 Group household, Newport East: -3 Other families, Newport East: +1 One parent families, Newport East: +11 Couples without children, Newport East: -21 Couples with children, Newport East: -6
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 Newport East in 2011 compared to Hobsons Bay 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, 37.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.3% were one-parent families, compared with 31.7% and 11.1% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a similar proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 19.7% compared to 24.3% in Hobsons Bay City while the proportion of couples without children was 23.5% compared to 23.5% in Hobsons Bay City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Newport East decreased by 59 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Newport East between 2006 and 2011.