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In Templestowe, 47% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 41% in City of Manningham.

Templestowe'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, Templestowe'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)?’


Household type
Templestowe - Total households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,51346.541.02,66850.342.2-155
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,43326.627.01,27624.126.5+157
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families4889.09.44127.89.1+76
Other families
map this data in atlas.idGroup household691.32.0651.21.7+4
map this data in atlas.idLone person74913.917.269913.216.5+50
Other not classifiable household
Visitor only households

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, Templestowe: 13.9% Group household, Templestowe: 1.3% Other families, Templestowe: 1.2% One parent families, Templestowe: 9.0% Couples without children, Templestowe: 26.6% Couples with children, Templestowe: 46.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Templestowe: +50 Group household, Templestowe: +4 Other families, Templestowe: +1 One parent families, Templestowe: +76 Couples without children, Templestowe: +157 Couples with children, Templestowe: -155
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the household/family types in Templestowe in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 46.5% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.0% were one-parent families, compared with 41.0% and 9.4% respectively for City of Manningham.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a similar proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 13.9% compared to 17.2% in City of Manningham while the proportion of couples without children was 26.6% compared to 27.0% in City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Templestowe increased by 97 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Templestowe between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples without children (+157 households)
  • Couples with children (-155 households)
  • One parent families (+76 households)
  • Lone person (+50 households)