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Households without children

In Rowville, older couples without children account for 7% of total households in 2011.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in Rowville, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, Rowville's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with 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

Households without children by life stage
Rowville20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,32321.524.22,17520.723.0+148
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children6155.76.77827.57.0-167
Middle-aged couples without children
9348.68.98217.89.1+113
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children7747.28.55735.56.9+201
Lone person households
1,24611.518.91,0409.918.3+207
Young lone persons
3563.35.03913.75.6-34
Middle-aged lone persons
4344.06.43533.46.1+81
Older lone persons
4564.27.52972.86.6+159
Group households
1891.72.41921.82.4-3
Total households without children
3,75834.745.53,40732.543.7+351

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

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, City of Knox: 2.4% Older lone persons, City of Knox: 7.5% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Knox: 6.4% Young lone persons, City of Knox: 5.0% Older couples without children, City of Knox: 8.5% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Knox: 8.9% Young couples without children, City of Knox: 6.7% Group households, Rowville: 1.7% Older lone persons, Rowville: 4.2% Middle-aged lone persons, Rowville: 4.0% Young lone persons, Rowville: 3.3% Older couples without children, Rowville: 7.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Rowville: 8.6% Young couples without children, Rowville: 5.7%
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 households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Rowville: -3 Older lone persons, Rowville: +159 Middle-aged lone persons, Rowville: +81 Young lone persons, Rowville: -34 Older couples without children, Rowville: +201 Middle-aged couples without children, Rowville: +113 Young couples without children, Rowville: -167
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 households without children in Rowville in 2011 compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a similar proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a smaller proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 351.

The largest changes in households without children in Rowville, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older couples without children (+201 persons)
  • Young couples without children (-167 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+159 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+113 persons)