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Colonel Light Gardens

Household type

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In Colonel Light Gardens, 48% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 34% in the City of Mitcham.

Colonel Light Gardens'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, Colonel Light Gardens'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
Colonel Light Gardens - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children55448.334.054247.933.1+12
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children27524.026.626723.627.4+8
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families877.68.71029.08.6-15
Other families
30.31.0100.91.1-7
map this data in atlas.idGroup household141.23.3221.93.3-8
map this data in atlas.idLone person19316.823.216514.624.2+28
Other not classifiable household
171.52.4131.11.5+4
Visitor only households
30.30.8100.90.8-7

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 Mitcham: 23.2% Group household, City of Mitcham: 3.3% Other families, City of Mitcham: 1.0% One parent families, City of Mitcham: 8.7% Couples without children, City of Mitcham: 26.6% Couples with children, City of Mitcham: 34.0% Lone person, Colonel Light Gardens: 16.8% Group household, Colonel Light Gardens: 1.2% Other families, Colonel Light Gardens: 0.3% One parent families, Colonel Light Gardens: 7.6% Couples without children, Colonel Light Gardens: 24.0% Couples with children, Colonel Light Gardens: 48.3%
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, Colonel Light Gardens: +28 Group household, Colonel Light Gardens: -8 Other families, Colonel Light Gardens: -7 One parent families, Colonel Light Gardens: -15 Couples without children, Colonel Light Gardens: +8 Couples with children, Colonel Light Gardens: +12
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 Colonel Light Gardens in 2016 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 48.3% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 7.6% were one-parent families, compared with 34.0% and 8.7% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

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 16.8% compared to 23.2% in the City of Mitcham while the proportion of couples without children was 24.0% compared to 26.6% in the City of Mitcham.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Colonel Light Gardens increased by 15 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Colonel Light Gardens between 2011 and 2016.

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