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City of Manningham

Household type

In the City of Manningham, 41% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 34% in Greater Melbourne.

The City of Manningham'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, the City of Manningham'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
City of Manningham20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children16,21041.033.616,25242.233.5-42
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children10,67827.023.510,21726.522.9+461
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families3,7049.410.43,5179.110.4+187
Other families
4771.21.44701.21.4+7
map this data in atlas.idGroup household7722.04.56541.74.2+118
map this data in atlas.idLone person6,77917.222.36,33316.522.5+446
Other not classifiable household
6601.73.48592.24.3-199
Visitor only households
2370.60.91930.50.7+44

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, Greater Melbourne: 22.3% Group household, Greater Melbourne: 4.5% Other families, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Melbourne: 10.4% Couples without children, Greater Melbourne: 23.5% Couples with children, Greater Melbourne: 33.6% 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%
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, City of Manningham: +446 Group household, City of Manningham: +118 Other families, City of Manningham: +7 One parent families, City of Manningham: +187 Couples without children, City of Manningham: +461 Couples with children, City of Manningham: -42
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 the City of Manningham in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 41.0% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.4% were one-parent families, compared with 33.6% and 10.4% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 17.2% compared to 22.3% in Greater Melbourne while the proportion of couples without children was 27.0% compared to 23.5% in Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

The number of households in City of Manningham increased by 1,022 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in the City of Manningham between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples without children (+461 households)
  • Lone person (+446 households)
  • One parent families (+187 households)
  • Group household (+118 households)