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Household type

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Liverpool City, 46% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, 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)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children28,73645.735.325,86345.834.8+2,873
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children10,31516.422.49,64117.122.6+674
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families8,69813.810.47,91714.010.8+781
Other families
7981.31.36001.11.4+198
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1,0291.64.59751.74.1+54
map this data in atlas.idLone person9,20514.620.48,59715.221.5+608
Other not classifiable household
3,9056.24.72,6294.74.1+1,276
Visitor only households
2400.40.92480.40.9-8

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, Greater Sydney: 20.4% Group household, Greater Sydney: 4.5% Other families, Greater Sydney: 1.3% One parent families, Greater Sydney: 10.4% Couples without children, Greater Sydney: 22.4% Couples with children, Greater Sydney: 35.3% Lone person, Liverpool City: 14.6% Group household, Liverpool City: 1.6% Other families, Liverpool City: 1.3% One parent families, Liverpool City: 13.8% Couples without children, Liverpool City: 16.4% Couples with children, Liverpool City: 45.7%
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, Liverpool City: +608 Group household, Liverpool City: +54 Other families, Liverpool City: +198 One parent families, Liverpool City: +781 Couples without children, Liverpool City: +674 Couples with children, Liverpool City: +2,873
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 Liverpool City in 2016 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, 45.7% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 13.8% were one-parent families, compared with 35.3% and 10.4% 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 14.6% compared to 20.4% in Greater Sydney while the proportion of couples without children was 16.4% compared to 22.4% in Greater Sydney.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Liverpool City increased by 6,456 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Liverpool City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (+2,873 households)
  • One parent families (+781 households)
  • Couples without children (+674 households)
  • Lone person (+608 households)

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