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Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt

Households with children

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There are 274 couples with young children in Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt in 2016, comprising 22% of households.

Households with Children require different services and facilities than other household types, and their needs change as both adults and children age. When many families in an area are at the same stage in their individual lifecycles, it creates a suburb lifecycle. Knowing where a suburb is in a cycle of change helps planners make evidence-based decisions about the demand for services both now and in the future.

For Households with Children in Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt, life stage is based on the age of children in the household. The age of the parent(s) is not taken into account.

  • Young children: Children aged under 15 only
  • Mixed age children: One or more children under 15 and one or more children over 15 (must have 2 or more children)
  • Older children: Children aged 15 and over only

To continue building the story, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt'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 with children by life stage
Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households with childrenNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children49940.834.048338.733.1+16
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children27422.418.026421.217.3+9
Couples with mixed-age children
675.54.3715.74.6-4
Couples with older children
15712.911.714711.811.2+10
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children988.08.713410.88.6-36
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children221.82.6483.92.7-26
Single parents with mixed-age children
131.11.0141.10.9-1
Single parents with older children
635.25.1725.85.0-9
Total households with children
59848.842.761849.541.7-20

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

Households with children, 2016
Households with children, 2016 Single parents with older children, City of Mitcham: 5.1% Single parents with mixed-age children, City of Mitcham: 1.0% Single parents with young children, City of Mitcham: 2.6% Couples with older children, City of Mitcham: 11.7% Couples with mixed-age children, City of Mitcham: 4.3% Couples with young children, City of Mitcham: 18.0% Single parents with older children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 5.2% Single parents with mixed-age children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 1.1% Single parents with young children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 1.8% Couples with older children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 12.9% Couples with mixed-age children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 5.5% Couples with young children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 22.4%
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 households with children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households with children, 2011 to 2016 Single parents with older children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -9 Single parents with mixed-age children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -1 Single parents with young children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -26 Couples with older children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +10 Couples with mixed-age children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -4 Couples with young children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +9
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 families with children in Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt in 2016 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a larger proportion of couples with young children, as well as a larger proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 22.4% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 12.9% were couples with older children, compared with 18.0% and 11.7% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

There were a smaller proportion of single parent households with young children and a similar proportion of single parent households with older children. Overall, the proportion of single parent households with young children was 1.8% compared to 2.6% in the City of Mitcham while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 5.2% compared to 5.1% in the City of Mitcham.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households with children decreased by 20 households or 3.2%.

There were no major differences between 2011 and 2016 in Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt.

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