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In Daw Park, 29% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 34% in the City of Mitcham.

Daw Park'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, Daw Park'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
Daw Park - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children31329.234.026825.533.1+45
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children19217.926.619518.527.4-3
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families12811.98.712912.38.6-1
Other families
70.71.0141.31.1-7
map this data in atlas.idGroup household504.73.3494.73.3+1
map this data in atlas.idLone person34732.423.236835.024.2-21
Other not classifiable household
242.22.4262.51.5-2
Visitor only households
111.00.830.30.8+8

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, Daw Park: 32.4% Group household, Daw Park: 4.7% Other families, Daw Park: 0.7% One parent families, Daw Park: 11.9% Couples without children, Daw Park: 17.9% Couples with children, Daw Park: 29.2%
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, Daw Park: -21 Group household, Daw Park: +1 Other families, Daw Park: -7 One parent families, Daw Park: -1 Couples without children, Daw Park: -3 Couples with children, Daw Park: +45
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 Daw Park in 2016 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 29.2% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.9% were one-parent families, compared with 34.0% and 8.7% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 32.4% compared to 23.2% in the City of Mitcham while the proportion of couples without children was 17.9% compared to 26.6% in the City of Mitcham.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Daw Park increased by 20 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Daw Park between 2011 and 2016.

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