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Households without children

In Liverpool City, older couples without children account for 6% of total households in 2011.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in Liverpool City, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, Liverpool City's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with 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

Households without children by life stage
Liverpool City - Households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children9,64117.122.69,11417.422.0+527
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children3,2385.78.13,2086.17.9+30
Middle-aged couples without children
3,2275.76.93,3016.37.1-74
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children3,1765.67.62,6055.07.0+571
map this data in atlas.idLone person households8,59715.221.57,88415.121.6+713
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons2,4964.46.52,6025.07.0-106
Middle-aged lone persons
3,1355.66.92,7285.26.7+407
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons2,9665.38.02,5544.97.9+412
map this data in atlas.idGroup households9751.74.19171.83.9+58
Total households without children
19,21334.048.117,91534.347.5+1,298

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

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, Greater Sydney: 4.1% Older lone persons, Greater Sydney: 8.0% Middle-aged lone persons, Greater Sydney: 6.9% Young lone persons, Greater Sydney: 6.5% Older couples without children, Greater Sydney: 7.6% Middle-aged couples without children, Greater Sydney: 6.9% Young couples without children, Greater Sydney: 8.1% Group households, Liverpool City: 1.7% Older lone persons, Liverpool City: 5.3% Middle-aged lone persons, Liverpool City: 5.6% Young lone persons, Liverpool City: 4.4% Older couples without children, Liverpool City: 5.6% Middle-aged couples without children, Liverpool City: 5.7% Young couples without children, Liverpool City: 5.7%
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 households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Liverpool City: +58 Older lone persons, Liverpool City: +412 Middle-aged lone persons, Liverpool City: +407 Young lone persons, Liverpool City: -106 Older couples without children, Liverpool City: +571 Middle-aged couples without children, Liverpool City: -74 Young couples without children, Liverpool City: +30
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 households without children in Liverpool City in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a smaller proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 1,298.

The largest changes in households without children in Liverpool City, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older couples without children (+571 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+412 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+407 persons)
  • Young lone persons (-106 persons)
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