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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Households without children

In Burnside - Burnside Heights, older couples without children account for 4% of total households in 2011.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in Burnside - Burnside Heights, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, Burnside - Burnside Heights's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with 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

Households without children by life stage
Burnside - Burnside Heights20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children61020.721.237823.621.5+232
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children31910.88.916910.69.6+150
Middle-aged couples without children
1655.67.71106.98.3+55
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1264.34.7986.13.6+27
Lone person households
35612.115.726016.214.9+96
Young lone persons
1424.86.5895.56.7+53
Middle-aged lone persons
682.35.4392.45.0+29
Older lone persons
1465.03.71328.33.3+14
Group households
732.52.1271.71.9+46
Total households without children
1,03935.239.066541.538.4+374

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

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, City of Melton: 2.1% Older lone persons, City of Melton: 3.7% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Melton: 5.4% Young lone persons, City of Melton: 6.5% Older couples without children, City of Melton: 4.7% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Melton: 7.7% Young couples without children, City of Melton: 8.9% Group households, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 2.5% Older lone persons, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 5.0% Middle-aged lone persons, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 2.3% Young lone persons, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.8% Older couples without children, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.3% Middle-aged couples without children, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 5.6% Young couples without children, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 10.8%
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 households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +46 Older lone persons, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +14 Middle-aged lone persons, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +29 Young lone persons, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +53 Older couples without children, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +27 Middle-aged couples without children, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +55 Young couples without children, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +150
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 households without children in Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2011 compared to the City of Melton shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a similar proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a smaller proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a larger proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 374.

The largest changes in households without children in Burnside - Burnside Heights, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Young couples without children (+150 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+55 persons)
  • Young lone persons (+53 persons)