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Eyensbury Township

Household type

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In Eyensbury Township, 53% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 43% in City of Melton.

Eyensbury Township'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, Eyensbury Township'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
Eyensbury Township - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children45053.343.410846.543.4+342
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children21525.419.87933.921.2+136
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families505.913.273.313.0+42
Other families
80.91.131.51.1+5
map this data in atlas.idGroup household161.92.231.52.1+13
map this data in atlas.idLone person829.715.32711.815.7+54
Other not classifiable household
212.54.831.53.2+18
Visitor only households
30.40.400.00.4+3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, City of Melton: 15.3% Group household, City of Melton: 2.2% Other families, City of Melton: 1.1% One parent families, City of Melton: 13.2% Couples without children, City of Melton: 19.8% Couples with children, City of Melton: 43.4% Lone person, Eyensbury Township: 9.7% Group household, Eyensbury Township: 1.9% Other families, Eyensbury Township: 0.9% One parent families, Eyensbury Township: 5.9% Couples without children, Eyensbury Township: 25.4% Couples with children, Eyensbury Township: 53.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Eyensbury Township: +54 Group household, Eyensbury Township: +13 Other families, Eyensbury Township: +5 One parent families, Eyensbury Township: +42 Couples without children, Eyensbury Township: +136 Couples with children, Eyensbury Township: +342
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the household/family types in Eyensbury Township in 2016 compared to 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, 53.3% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 5.9% were one-parent families, compared with 43.4% and 13.2% respectively for City of Melton.

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 9.7% compared to 15.3% in City of Melton while the proportion of couples without children was 25.4% compared to 19.8% in City of Melton.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Eyensbury Township increased by 612 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Eyensbury Township between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (+342 households)
  • Couples without children (+136 households)
  • Lone person (+54 households)

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