Wentworthville
Household type

In Wentworthville, 37% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 38% in Holroyd City.

Wentworthville'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, Wentworthville'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
Wentworthville20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Holroyd City %Number%Holroyd City %2006 to 2011
Couples with children
96237.338.184434.335.8+118
Couples without children
46718.120.445518.520.7+12
One parent families
28110.912.726410.712.5+17
Other families
592.31.7411.71.6+18
Group household
682.62.6763.12.8-8
Lone person
60423.420.066326.921.6-59
Other not classifiable household
1234.74.11084.44.5+14
Visitor only households
180.70.5120.50.5+6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, Holroyd City: 20.0% Group household, Holroyd City: 2.6% Other families, Holroyd City: 1.7% One parent families, Holroyd City: 12.7% Couples without children, Holroyd City: 20.4% Couples with children, Holroyd City: 38.1% Lone person, Wentworthville: 23.4% Group household, Wentworthville: 2.6% Other families, Wentworthville: 2.3% One parent families, Wentworthville: 10.9% Couples without children, Wentworthville: 18.1% Couples with children, Wentworthville: 37.3%
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, Wentworthville: -59 Group household, Wentworthville: -8 Other families, Wentworthville: +18 One parent families, Wentworthville: +17 Couples without children, Wentworthville: +12 Couples with children, Wentworthville: +118
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 Wentworthville in 2011 compared to Holroyd 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, 37.3% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 10.9% were one-parent families, compared with 38.1% and 12.7% respectively for Holroyd City.

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 23.4% compared to 20.0% in Holroyd City while the proportion of couples without children was 18.1% compared to 20.4% in Holroyd City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Wentworthville increased by 118 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Wentworthville between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+118 households)
  • Lone person (-59 households)