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Koonung Ward

Household type

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In Koonung Ward, 34% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 40% in City of Manningham.

Koonung Ward'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, Koonung Ward'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
Koonung Ward - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children5,22833.739.64,83534.041.0+393
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children4,06826.226.23,90827.527.0+160
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1,54510.09.51,49410.59.4+51
Other families
2121.41.21871.31.2+25
map this data in atlas.idGroup household4713.02.13792.72.0+92
map this data in atlas.idLone person3,35121.618.03,00021.117.2+351
Other not classifiable household
4993.22.72992.11.7+200
Visitor only households
1440.90.81070.80.6+37

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, Koonung Ward: 21.6% Group household, Koonung Ward: 3.0% Other families, Koonung Ward: 1.4% One parent families, Koonung Ward: 10.0% Couples without children, Koonung Ward: 26.2% Couples with children, Koonung Ward: 33.7%
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, Koonung Ward: +351 Group household, Koonung Ward: +92 Other families, Koonung Ward: +25 One parent families, Koonung Ward: +51 Couples without children, Koonung Ward: +160 Couples with children, Koonung Ward: +393
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 Koonung Ward 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, 33.7% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 10.0% 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 similar proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 21.6% compared to 18.0% in City of Manningham while the proportion of couples without children was 26.2% compared to 26.2% in City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Koonung Ward increased by 1,309 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Koonung Ward between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (+393 households)
  • Lone person (+351 households)
  • Couples without children (+160 households)
  • Group household (+92 households)

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