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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Household type

In Burnside - Burnside Heights, 49% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 43% in the City of Melton.

Burnside - Burnside Heights'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, Burnside - Burnside Heights'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
Burnside - Burnside Heights20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,43848.743.472745.344.3+711
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children61020.721.237823.621.5+232
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families33411.313.01509.312.8+184
Other families
371.31.1161.00.9+21
map this data in atlas.idGroup household732.52.1271.71.9+46
map this data in atlas.idLone person35612.115.726016.214.9+96
Other not classifiable household
893.03.2372.33.3+52
Visitor only households
130.40.490.60.4+4

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 Melton: 15.7% Group household, City of Melton: 2.1% Other families, City of Melton: 1.1% One parent families, City of Melton: 13.0% Couples without children, City of Melton: 21.2% Couples with children, City of Melton: 43.4% Lone person, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 12.1% Group household, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 2.5% Other families, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.3% One parent families, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 11.3% Couples without children, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 20.7% Couples with children, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 48.7%
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, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +96 Group household, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +46 Other families, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +21 One parent families, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +184 Couples without children, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +232 Couples with children, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +711
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 Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2011 compared to the City of Melton shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 48.7% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.3% were one-parent families, compared with 43.4% and 13.0% respectively for the City of Melton.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 12.1% compared to 15.7% in the City of Melton while the proportion of couples without children was 20.7% compared to 21.2% in the City of Melton.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Burnside - Burnside Heights increased by 1,346 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Burnside - Burnside Heights between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+711 households)
  • Couples without children (+232 households)
  • One parent families (+184 households)
  • Lone person (+96 households)