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In Koonung Ward, 34% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 41% 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 Ward20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children4,83534.041.04,71534.542.2+120
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children3,90827.527.03,86028.226.5+48
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1,49410.59.41,41910.49.1+75
Other families
1871.31.22001.51.2-13
map this data in atlas.idGroup household3792.72.02591.91.7+120
map this data in atlas.idLone person3,00021.117.22,78720.416.5+213
Other not classifiable household
2992.11.73502.62.2-51
Visitor only households
1070.80.6860.60.5+21

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, Koonung Ward: 21.1% Group household, Koonung Ward: 2.7% Other families, Koonung Ward: 1.3% One parent families, Koonung Ward: 10.5% Couples without children, Koonung Ward: 27.5% Couples with children, Koonung Ward: 34.0%
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, Koonung Ward: +213 Group household, Koonung Ward: +120 Other families, Koonung Ward: -13 One parent families, Koonung Ward: +75 Couples without children, Koonung Ward: +48 Couples with children, Koonung Ward: +120
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 Koonung Ward 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, 34.0% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 10.5% 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 similar proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 21.1% compared to 17.2% in City of Manningham while the proportion of couples without children was 27.5% compared to 27.0% in City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Koonung Ward increased by 534 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Lone person (+213 households)
  • Couples with children (+120 households)
  • Group household (+120 households)
  • One parent families (+75 households)