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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Households without children

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In Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), older couples without children account for 15% of total households in 2016.

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) - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,25327.526.22,07228.527.0+181
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children6037.45.23905.45.0+213
Middle-aged couples without children
3994.96.34646.47.4-65
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1,25015.314.71,21716.814.6+33
map this data in atlas.idLone person households1,85022.618.01,54121.217.2+309
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons5126.33.83094.33.8+203
Middle-aged lone persons
3844.74.43775.24.5+7
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons95311.69.885411.88.9+99
map this data in atlas.idGroup households2913.62.11812.52.0+109
Total households without children
4,39453.646.23,79552.346.1+599

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households without children, 2016
Households without children, 2016 Group households, City of Manningham: 2.1% Older lone persons, City of Manningham: 9.8% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Manningham: 4.4% Young lone persons, City of Manningham: 3.8% Older couples without children, City of Manningham: 14.7% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Manningham: 6.3% Young couples without children, City of Manningham: 5.2% Group households, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.6% Older lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 11.6% Middle-aged lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.7% Young lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.3% Older couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 15.3% Middle-aged couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.9% Young couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 7.4%
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 households without children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016 Group households, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +109 Older lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +99 Middle-aged lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +7 Young lone persons, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +203 Older couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +33 Middle-aged couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -65 Young couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +213
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 households without children in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a larger 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 larger proportion of young lone person households, a similar proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a larger proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 599.

The largest changes in households without children in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Young couples without children (+213 persons)
  • Young lone persons (+203 persons)
  • Group households (+109 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+99 persons)
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