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

The Basin'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, The Basin'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
The Basin - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children60939.138.758537.540.1+24
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children42427.324.144328.424.2-19
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families16610.711.116110.311.4+5
Other families
90.61.0120.81.1-3
map this data in atlas.idGroup household402.62.3332.22.4+7
map this data in atlas.idLone person25816.619.628718.418.9-29
Other not classifiable household
422.82.7352.31.5+7
Visitor only households
70.40.540.30.5+3

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, The Basin: 16.6% Group household, The Basin: 2.6% Other families, The Basin: 0.6% One parent families, The Basin: 10.7% Couples without children, The Basin: 27.3% Couples with children, The Basin: 39.1%
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, The Basin: -29 Group household, The Basin: +7 Other families, The Basin: -3 One parent families, The Basin: +5 Couples without children, The Basin: -19 Couples with children, The Basin: +24
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 The Basin in 2016 compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a similar proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 39.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 10.7% 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 higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 16.6% compared to 19.6% in the City of Knox while the proportion of couples without children was 27.3% compared to 24.1% in the City of Knox.

Emerging groups

The number of households in The Basin decreased by 4 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in The Basin between 2011 and 2016.

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