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Lower Mitcham

Households without children

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In Lower Mitcham, older couples without children account for 13% of total households in 2016.

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 Lower Mitcham, 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, Lower Mitcham'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
Lower Mitcham - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children21825.526.620824.827.4+10
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children374.45.7445.36.0-7
Middle-aged couples without children
677.97.7688.19.2-1
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children11313.313.39511.412.2+18
map this data in atlas.idLone person households22926.923.223027.424.2-1
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons465.44.6374.55.4+9
Middle-aged lone persons
809.46.9718.57.3+9
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons10212.011.712114.511.5-19
map this data in atlas.idGroup households172.03.3253.03.3-8
Total households without children
46454.453.146355.254.9+1

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

Households without children, 2016
Households without children, 2016 Group households, City of Mitcham: 3.3% Older lone persons, City of Mitcham: 11.7% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Mitcham: 6.9% Young lone persons, City of Mitcham: 4.6% Older couples without children, City of Mitcham: 13.3% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Mitcham: 7.7% Young couples without children, City of Mitcham: 5.7% Group households, Lower Mitcham: 2.0% Older lone persons, Lower Mitcham: 12.0% Middle-aged lone persons, Lower Mitcham: 9.4% Young lone persons, Lower Mitcham: 5.4% Older couples without children, Lower Mitcham: 13.3% Middle-aged couples without children, Lower Mitcham: 7.9% Young couples without children, Lower Mitcham: 4.4%
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 without children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016 Group households, Lower Mitcham: -8 Older lone persons, Lower Mitcham: -19 Middle-aged lone persons, Lower Mitcham: +9 Young lone persons, Lower Mitcham: +9 Older couples without children, Lower Mitcham: +18 Middle-aged couples without children, Lower Mitcham: -1 Young couples without children, Lower Mitcham: -7
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 households without children in Lower Mitcham in 2016 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a similar proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a similar proportion of older couples without children.

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

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 1.

There were no major differences in Lower Mitcham between 2011 and 2016.

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