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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Household type

In Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), 34% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 41% in City of Manningham.

Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'s household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'s Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, 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

Household type
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,43433.541.02,47535.642.2-42
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,07228.527.01,95528.126.5+117
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families72810.09.470410.19.1+24
Other families
1041.41.2951.41.2+9
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1822.52.01031.51.7+79
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,54121.217.21,36619.616.5+176
Other not classifiable household
1361.91.72063.02.2-70
Visitor only households
660.90.6530.80.5+14

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

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Manningham: 17.2% Group household, City of Manningham: 2.0% Other families, City of Manningham: 1.2% One parent families, City of Manningham: 9.4% Couples without children, City of Manningham: 27.0% Couples with children, City of Manningham: 41.0% Lone person, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 21.2% Group household, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.5% Other families, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.4% One parent families, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 10.0% Couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 28.5% Couples with children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 33.5%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +176 Group household, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +79 Other families, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +9 One parent families, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +24 Couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +117 Couples with children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -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 household/family types in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 33.5% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 10.0% were one-parent families, compared with 41.0% and 9.4% respectively for City of Manningham.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 21.2% compared to 17.2% in City of Manningham while the proportion of couples without children was 28.5% compared to 27.0% in City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) increased by 306 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Lone person (+176 households)
  • Couples without children (+117 households)
  • Group household (+79 households)