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In Liverpool City, 46% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 35% in Greater Sydney.

Liverpool City'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, Liverpool City'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
Liverpool City - Total households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children25,86345.834.823,77045.534.1+2,093
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children9,64117.122.69,11417.422.0+527
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families7,91714.010.86,97713.410.6+940
Other families
6001.11.45851.11.4+15
map this data in atlas.idGroup household9751.74.19171.83.9+58
map this data in atlas.idLone person8,59715.221.57,88415.121.6+713
Other not classifiable household
2,6294.74.12,7915.35.6-162
Visitor only households
2480.40.92060.40.8+42

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

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, Greater Sydney: 21.5% Group household, Greater Sydney: 4.1% Other families, Greater Sydney: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Sydney: 10.8% Couples without children, Greater Sydney: 22.6% Couples with children, Greater Sydney: 34.8% Lone person, Liverpool City: 15.2% Group household, Liverpool City: 1.7% Other families, Liverpool City: 1.1% One parent families, Liverpool City: 14.0% Couples without children, Liverpool City: 17.1% Couples with children, Liverpool City: 45.8%
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, Liverpool City: +713 Group household, Liverpool City: +58 Other families, Liverpool City: +15 One parent families, Liverpool City: +940 Couples without children, Liverpool City: +527 Couples with children, Liverpool City: +2,093
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 Liverpool City in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 45.8% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 14.0% were one-parent families, compared with 34.8% and 10.8% respectively for Greater Sydney.

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 21.5% in Greater Sydney while the proportion of couples without children was 17.1% compared to 22.6% in Greater Sydney.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Liverpool City increased by 4,226 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Liverpool City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+2,093 households)
  • One parent families (+940 households)
  • Lone person (+713 households)
  • Couples without children (+527 households)

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