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Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt

Households without children

In Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt, older couples without children account for 12% 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 Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt, 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, 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 without children by life stage
Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children35528.427.435928.327.0-4
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children624.96.0786.26.1-17
Middle-aged couples without children
14711.79.216212.89.8-16
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children14711.712.21189.311.1+28
Lone person households
21717.324.219915.724.9+18
Young lone persons
473.85.4614.86.6-14
Middle-aged lone persons
967.77.3776.17.2+19
Older lone persons
735.911.5604.711.1+13
Group households
322.63.3252.03.3+7
Total households without children
60448.354.958346.055.1+21

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 Mitcham: 3.3% Older lone persons, City of Mitcham: 11.5% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Mitcham: 7.3% Young lone persons, City of Mitcham: 5.4% Older couples without children, City of Mitcham: 12.2% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Mitcham: 9.2% Young couples without children, City of Mitcham: 6.0% Group households, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 2.6% Older lone persons, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 5.9% Middle-aged lone persons, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 7.7% Young lone persons, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 3.8% Older couples without children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 11.7% Middle-aged couples without children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 11.7% Young couples without children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 4.9%
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, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +7 Older lone persons, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +13 Middle-aged lone persons, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +19 Young lone persons, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -14 Older couples without children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +28 Middle-aged couples without children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -16 Young couples without children, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -17
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 Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a larger 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 similar proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 21.

There were no major differences in Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt between 2006 and 2011.