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In Donvale, 43% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 41% in City of Manningham.

Donvale'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, Donvale'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
Donvale20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,82442.541.01,73941.342.2+85
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,13126.427.01,12826.826.5+3
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families3628.49.43438.19.1+19
Other families
491.11.2390.91.2+9
map this data in atlas.idGroup household661.52.0922.21.7-27
map this data in atlas.idLone person76117.717.271517.016.5+46
Other not classifiable household
791.81.71403.32.2-61
Visitor only households
170.40.6170.40.50

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, Donvale: 17.7% Group household, Donvale: 1.5% Other families, Donvale: 1.1% One parent families, Donvale: 8.4% Couples without children, Donvale: 26.4% Couples with children, Donvale: 42.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Donvale: +46 Group household, Donvale: -27 Other families, Donvale: +9 One parent families, Donvale: +19 Couples without children, Donvale: +3 Couples with children, Donvale: +85
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 Donvale in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 42.5% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 8.4% 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 lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 17.7% compared to 17.2% in City of Manningham while the proportion of couples without children was 26.4% compared to 27.0% in City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Donvale increased by 74 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in family/household types in Donvale between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Couples with children (+85 households)