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Newport West

Household type

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In Newport West, 35% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 33% in Hobsons Bay City.

Newport West'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 West'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 West - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,13234.832.793131.131.7+200
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children75023.023.068222.823.5+68
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families32810.110.82699.011.1+60
Other families
421.31.5481.61.5-6
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1384.33.31665.53.8-28
map this data in atlas.idLone person72622.323.777225.824.3-46
Other not classifiable household
1203.74.31003.33.4+21
Visitor only households
160.50.7260.90.8-10

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, Newport West: 22.3% Group household, Newport West: 4.3% Other families, Newport West: 1.3% One parent families, Newport West: 10.1% Couples without children, Newport West: 23.0% Couples with children, Newport West: 34.8%
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, Newport West: -46 Group household, Newport West: -28 Other families, Newport West: -6 One parent families, Newport West: +60 Couples without children, Newport West: +68 Couples with children, Newport West: +200
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 Newport West in 2016 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, 34.8% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 10.1% were one-parent families, compared with 32.7% and 10.8% 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 22.3% compared to 23.7% in Hobsons Bay City while the proportion of couples without children was 23.0% compared to 23.0% in Hobsons Bay City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Newport West increased by 259 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Newport West between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (+200 households)
  • Couples without children (+68 households)
  • One parent families (+60 households)

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