Beecroft - Cheltenham
Household type

In Beecroft - Cheltenham, 51% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 44% in Hornsby Shire.

Beecroft - Cheltenham'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, Beecroft - Cheltenham'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
Beecroft - Cheltenham20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Hornsby Shire %Number%Hornsby Shire %2006 to 2011
Couples with children
1,73150.844.41,68949.243.6+42
Couples without children
92027.023.689226.023.4+28
One parent families
2457.29.22908.49.1-44
Other families
290.81.0280.81.1+1
Group household
401.22.1310.92.3+9
Lone person
38211.217.344913.117.6-67
Other not classifiable household
361.01.7391.12.4-3
Visitor only households
270.80.6170.50.5+10

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, Hornsby Shire: 17.3% Group household, Hornsby Shire: 2.1% Other families, Hornsby Shire: 1.0% One parent families, Hornsby Shire: 9.2% Couples without children, Hornsby Shire: 23.6% Couples with children, Hornsby Shire: 44.4% Lone person, Beecroft - Cheltenham: 11.2% Group household, Beecroft - Cheltenham: 1.2% Other families, Beecroft - Cheltenham: 0.8% One parent families, Beecroft - Cheltenham: 7.2% Couples without children, Beecroft - Cheltenham: 27.0% Couples with children, Beecroft - Cheltenham: 50.8%
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, Beecroft - Cheltenham: -67 Group household, Beecroft - Cheltenham: +9 Other families, Beecroft - Cheltenham: +1 One parent families, Beecroft - Cheltenham: -44 Couples without children, Beecroft - Cheltenham: +28 Couples with children, Beecroft - Cheltenham: +42
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 Beecroft - Cheltenham in 2011 compared to Hornsby Shire shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 50.8% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 7.2% were one-parent families, compared with 44.4% and 9.2% respectively for Hornsby Shire.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 11.2% compared to 17.3% in Hornsby Shire while the proportion of couples without children was 27.0% compared to 23.6% in Hornsby Shire.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Beecroft - Cheltenham decreased by 23 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in family/household types in Beecroft - Cheltenham between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Lone person (-67 households)