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Rowville (Central)

Household type

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In Rowville (Central), 47% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 39% in the City of Knox.

Rowville (Central)'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, Rowville (Central)'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
Rowville (Central) - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,38247.038.72,48749.940.1-105
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,12522.224.11,03820.824.2+87
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families56511.211.157711.611.4-12
Other families
440.91.0430.91.1+1
map this data in atlas.idGroup household731.42.31092.22.4-36
map this data in atlas.idLone person76915.219.664913.018.9+120
Other not classifiable household
1022.02.7561.11.5+46
Visitor only households
70.10.5220.40.5-15

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, City of Knox: 19.6% Group household, City of Knox: 2.3% Other families, City of Knox: 1.0% One parent families, City of Knox: 11.1% Couples without children, City of Knox: 24.1% Couples with children, City of Knox: 38.7% Lone person, Rowville (Central): 15.2% Group household, Rowville (Central): 1.4% Other families, Rowville (Central): 0.9% One parent families, Rowville (Central): 11.2% Couples without children, Rowville (Central): 22.2% Couples with children, Rowville (Central): 47.0%
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, Rowville (Central): +120 Group household, Rowville (Central): -36 Other families, Rowville (Central): +1 One parent families, Rowville (Central): -12 Couples without children, Rowville (Central): +87 Couples with children, Rowville (Central): -105
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 Rowville (Central) in 2016 compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 47.0% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.2% were one-parent families, compared with 38.7% and 11.1% respectively for the City of Knox.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 15.2% compared to 19.6% in the City of Knox while the proportion of couples without children was 22.2% compared to 24.1% in the City of Knox.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Rowville (Central) increased by 86 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Rowville (Central) between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Lone person (+120 households)
  • Couples with children (-105 households)
  • Couples without children (+87 households)

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