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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Household type

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In Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), 31% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 40% 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) - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,55231.239.62,43333.541.0+119
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,25327.526.22,07228.527.0+181
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families8099.99.572810.09.4+82
Other families
1181.51.21031.41.2+15
map this data in atlas.idGroup household2913.62.11812.52.0+109
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,85022.618.01,54121.217.2+309
Other not classifiable household
2342.92.71351.91.7+99
Visitor only households
811.00.8660.90.6+15

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

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, City of Manningham: 18.0% Group household, City of Manningham: 2.1% Other families, City of Manningham: 1.2% One parent families, City of Manningham: 9.5% Couples without children, City of Manningham: 26.2% Couples with children, City of Manningham: 39.6% Lone person, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 22.6% Group household, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.6% Other families, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.5% One parent families, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 9.9% Couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 27.5% Couples with children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 31.2%
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 household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +309 Group household, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +109 Other families, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +15 One parent families, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +82 Couples without children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +181 Couples with children, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +119
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 household/family types in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 31.2% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.9% were one-parent families, compared with 39.6% and 9.5% 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 22.6% compared to 18.0% in City of Manningham while the proportion of couples without children was 27.5% compared to 26.2% in City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) increased by 929 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Lone person (+309 households)
  • Couples without children (+181 households)
  • Couples with children (+119 households)
  • Group household (+109 households)

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