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Templestowe

Households without children

In Templestowe, older couples without children account for 14% 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 Templestowe, 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, Templestowe'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
Templestowe20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,43426.627.01,27724.126.5+157
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children2234.15.02404.55.4-17
Middle-aged couples without children
4738.87.45159.78.7-42
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children73813.714.65229.812.4+216
Lone person households
75013.917.269913.216.5+50
Young lone persons
1913.53.81993.74.0-7
Middle-aged lone persons
2123.94.51933.64.6+19
Older lone persons
3476.48.93075.87.9+39
Group households
701.32.0661.21.7+4
Total households without children
2,25341.746.12,04238.544.7+211

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, Templestowe: 1.3% Older lone persons, Templestowe: 6.4% Middle-aged lone persons, Templestowe: 3.9% Young lone persons, Templestowe: 3.5% Older couples without children, Templestowe: 13.7% Middle-aged couples without children, Templestowe: 8.8% Young couples without children, Templestowe: 4.1%
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, Templestowe: +4 Older lone persons, Templestowe: +39 Middle-aged lone persons, Templestowe: +19 Young lone persons, Templestowe: -7 Older couples without children, Templestowe: +216 Middle-aged couples without children, Templestowe: -42 Young couples without children, Templestowe: -17
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 Templestowe in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a similar 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 211.

The largest change in households without children in Templestowe, between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Older couples without children (+216 persons)