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Mullum Mullum Ward

Households with children

There are 2,454 couples with young children in Mullum Mullum Ward in 2011, comprising 20% of households.

Households with Children require different services and facilities than other household types, and their needs change as both adults and children age. When many families in an area are at the same stage in their individual lifecycles, it creates a suburb lifecycle. Knowing where a suburb is in a cycle of change helps planners make evidence-based decisions about the demand for services both now and in the future.

For Households with Children in Mullum Mullum Ward, life stage is based on the age of children in the household. The age of the parent(s) is not taken into account.

  • Young children: Children aged under 15 only
  • Mixed age children: One or more children under 15 and one or more children over 15 (must have 2 or more children)
  • Older children: Children aged 15 and over only

To continue building the story, Mullum Mullum Ward'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 with children by life stage
Mullum Mullum Ward20112006Change
Households with childrenNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children5,94548.541.06,05450.442.2-109
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children2,45420.017.72,56821.417.9-114
Couples with mixed-age children
9157.55.51,0338.66.2-118
Couples with older children
2,57621.017.82,45320.418.1+123
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children1,0558.69.49708.19.1+85
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children2522.12.22512.12.5+1
Single parents with mixed-age children
1451.21.01191.01.0+26
Single parents with older children
6585.46.16005.05.7+58
Total households with children
7,00057.150.47,02458.551.4-24

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

Households with children, 2011
Households with children, 2011 Single parents with older children, City of Manningham: 6.1% Single parents with mixed-age children, City of Manningham: 1.0% Single parents with young children, City of Manningham: 2.2% Couples with older children, City of Manningham: 17.8% Couples with mixed-age children, City of Manningham: 5.5% Couples with young children, City of Manningham: 17.7% Single parents with older children, Mullum Mullum Ward: 5.4% Single parents with mixed-age children, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.2% Single parents with young children, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.1% Couples with older children, Mullum Mullum Ward: 21.0% Couples with mixed-age children, Mullum Mullum Ward: 7.5% Couples with young children, Mullum Mullum Ward: 20.0%
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 with children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households with children, 2006 to 2011 Single parents with older children, Mullum Mullum Ward: +58 Single parents with mixed-age children, Mullum Mullum Ward: +26 Single parents with young children, Mullum Mullum Ward: +1 Couples with older children, Mullum Mullum Ward: +123 Couples with mixed-age children, Mullum Mullum Ward: -118 Couples with young children, Mullum Mullum Ward: -114
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 families with children in Mullum Mullum Ward in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a larger proportion of couples with young children, as well as a larger proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 20.0% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 21.0% were couples with older children, compared with 17.7% and 17.8% respectively for City of Manningham.

There were a similar proportion of single parent households with young children and a smaller proportion of single parent households with older children. Overall, the proportion of single parent households with young children was 2.1% compared to 2.2% in City of Manningham while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 5.4% compared to 6.1% in City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households with children decreased by 24 households or 0.3%.

The largest changes in households with children in this area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with older children (+123 households)
  • Couples with mixed-age children (-118 households)
  • Couples with young children (-114 households)
  • Single parents with older children (+58 households)