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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Households without children

In Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), older couples without children account for 17% 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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), 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, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'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
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,07228.527.01,95528.126.5+117
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children3905.45.03725.35.4+19
Middle-aged couples without children
4656.47.45177.48.7-52
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1,21716.814.61,06715.312.4+150
Lone person households
1,54121.217.21,36619.616.5+176
Young lone persons
3104.33.82804.04.0+30
Middle-aged lone persons
3775.24.53364.84.6+42
Older lone persons
85411.88.975010.87.9+104
Group households
1822.52.01031.51.7+79
Total households without children
3,79652.346.13,42449.244.7+372

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, City of Manningham: 2.0% Older lone persons, City of Manningham: 8.9% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Manningham: 4.5% Young lone persons, City of Manningham: 3.8% Older couples without children, City of Manningham: 14.6% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Manningham: 7.4% Young couples without children, City of Manningham: 5.0% Group households, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.5% Older lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 11.8% Middle-aged lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.2% Young lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.3% Older couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 16.8% Middle-aged couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.4% Young couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.4%
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, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +79 Older lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +104 Middle-aged lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +42 Young lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +30 Older couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +150 Middle-aged couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -52 Young couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +19
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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a similar proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger proportion of older couples without children.

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

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 372.

The largest changes in households without children in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older couples without children (+150 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+104 persons)
  • Group households (+79 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (-52 persons)