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Heide Ward

Households without children

In Heide Ward, older couples without children account for 15% 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 Heide Ward, 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, Heide 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 without children by life stage
Heide Ward20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children3,61427.627.03,51427.426.5+100
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children6244.85.06665.25.4-42
Middle-aged couples without children
9667.47.41,1128.78.7-146
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children2,02415.514.61,73613.512.4+288
Lone person households
2,17316.617.22,04816.016.5+125
Young lone persons
4703.63.85414.24.0-71
Middle-aged lone persons
5644.34.55484.34.6+16
Older lone persons
1,1398.78.99597.57.9+181
Group households
2151.62.02241.71.7-9
Total households without children
6,00245.946.15,78645.144.7+216

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, Heide Ward: 1.6% Older lone persons, Heide Ward: 8.7% Middle-aged lone persons, Heide Ward: 4.3% Young lone persons, Heide Ward: 3.6% Older couples without children, Heide Ward: 15.5% Middle-aged couples without children, Heide Ward: 7.4% Young couples without children, Heide Ward: 4.8%
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, Heide Ward: -9 Older lone persons, Heide Ward: +181 Middle-aged lone persons, Heide Ward: +16 Young lone persons, Heide Ward: -71 Older couples without children, Heide Ward: +288 Middle-aged couples without children, Heide Ward: -146 Young couples without children, Heide Ward: -42
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 Heide Ward in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a similar proportion of young couples without children, a similar 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 similar proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a similar proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 216.

The largest changes in households without children in Heide Ward, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older couples without children (+288 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+181 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (-146 persons)
  • Young lone persons (-71 persons)