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In Scoresby, 43% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 39% in the City of Knox.

Scoresby'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, Scoresby'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
Scoresby - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children87943.438.789644.140.1-17
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children46222.824.148123.624.2-18
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families24512.111.123811.711.4+7
Other families
271.31.0301.51.1-3
map this data in atlas.idGroup household502.52.3552.72.4-5
map this data in atlas.idLone person30915.319.629914.718.9+11
Other not classifiable household
512.52.7251.21.5+26
Visitor only households
00.00.590.40.5-9

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, Scoresby: 15.3% Group household, Scoresby: 2.5% Other families, Scoresby: 1.3% One parent families, Scoresby: 12.1% Couples without children, Scoresby: 22.8% Couples with children, Scoresby: 43.4%
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, Scoresby: +11 Group household, Scoresby: -5 Other families, Scoresby: -3 One parent families, Scoresby: +7 Couples without children, Scoresby: -18 Couples with children, Scoresby: -17
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 Scoresby 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 higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 43.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 12.1% 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 15.3% compared to 19.6% in the City of Knox while the proportion of couples without children was 22.8% compared to 24.1% in the City of Knox.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Scoresby decreased by 9 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Scoresby between 2011 and 2016.

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