Ringwood North

Household type

In Ringwood North, 44% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 34% in the City of Maroondah.

Ringwood North'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, Ringwood North'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
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Households by typeNumber%City of Maroondah %Number%City of Maroondah %2006 to 2011
Couples with children
1,40244.234.01,40044.933.8+2
Couples without children
84726.724.280425.824.0+43
One parent families
2989.411.62959.511.3+3
Other families
270.91.1290.91.0-2
Group household
381.22.8541.72.8-16
Lone person
49015.524.247215.124.0+18
Other not classifiable household
521.61.6511.62.6+1
Visitor only households
160.50.5130.40.4+3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Maroondah: 24.2% Group household, City of Maroondah: 2.8% Other families, City of Maroondah: 1.1% One parent families, City of Maroondah: 11.6% Couples without children, City of Maroondah: 24.2% Couples with children, City of Maroondah: 34.0% Lone person, Ringwood North: 15.5% Group household, Ringwood North: 1.2% Other families, Ringwood North: 0.9% One parent families, Ringwood North: 9.4% Couples without children, Ringwood North: 26.7% Couples with children, Ringwood North: 44.2%
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, Ringwood North: +18 Group household, Ringwood North: -16 Other families, Ringwood North: -2 One parent families, Ringwood North: +3 Couples without children, Ringwood North: +43 Couples with children, Ringwood North: +2
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 Ringwood North in 2011 compared to the City of Maroondah shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 44.2% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.4% were one-parent families, compared with 34.0% and 11.6% respectively for the City of Maroondah.

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 15.5% compared to 24.2% in the City of Maroondah while the proportion of couples without children was 26.7% compared to 24.2% in the City of Maroondah.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Ringwood North increased by 52 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Ringwood North between 2006 and 2011.