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Spotswood - South Kingsville

Household type

In Spotswood - South Kingsville, 25% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 32% in Hobsons Bay City.

Spotswood - South Kingsville'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, Spotswood - South Kingsville'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
Spotswood - South Kingsville20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children45425.131.740023.532.2+54
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children45825.423.536921.722.8+89
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1629.011.119911.711.7-37
Other families
301.71.5321.91.3-2
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1025.63.8965.63.2+6
map this data in atlas.idLone person52429.024.349529.124.4+29
Other not classifiable household
653.63.4955.63.8-30
Visitor only households
110.60.8160.90.6-5

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, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 29.0% Group household, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 5.6% Other families, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 1.7% One parent families, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 9.0% Couples without children, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 25.4% Couples with children, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 25.1%
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, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +29 Group household, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +6 Other families, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -2 One parent families, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -37 Couples without children, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +89 Couples with children, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +54
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 Spotswood - South Kingsville in 2011 compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 25.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.0% were one-parent families, compared with 31.7% and 11.1% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 29.0% compared to 24.3% in Hobsons Bay City while the proportion of couples without children was 25.4% compared to 23.5% in Hobsons Bay City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Spotswood - South Kingsville increased by 104 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Spotswood - South Kingsville between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples without children (+89 households)
  • Couples with children (+54 households)