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Torrens Park - Lynton

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In Torrens Park - Lynton, 32% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 34% in the City of Mitcham.

Torrens Park - Lynton'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, Torrens Park - Lynton'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
Torrens Park - Lynton - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children35432.034.031328.833.1+41
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children28425.626.630528.127.4-21
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families908.18.71049.68.6-14
Other families
161.51.0201.81.1-4
map this data in atlas.idGroup household343.13.3423.93.3-8
map this data in atlas.idLone person27424.823.226424.324.2+10
Other not classifiable household
423.82.4282.61.5+14
Visitor only households
131.20.8100.90.8+3

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, Torrens Park - Lynton: 24.8% Group household, Torrens Park - Lynton: 3.1% Other families, Torrens Park - Lynton: 1.5% One parent families, Torrens Park - Lynton: 8.1% Couples without children, Torrens Park - Lynton: 25.6% Couples with children, Torrens Park - Lynton: 32.0%
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, Torrens Park - Lynton: +10 Group household, Torrens Park - Lynton: -8 Other families, Torrens Park - Lynton: -4 One parent families, Torrens Park - Lynton: -14 Couples without children, Torrens Park - Lynton: -21 Couples with children, Torrens Park - Lynton: +41
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 Torrens Park - Lynton 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 lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 32.0% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 8.1% 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 24.8% compared to 23.2% in the City of Mitcham while the proportion of couples without children was 25.6% compared to 26.6% in the City of Mitcham.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Torrens Park - Lynton increased by 21 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Torrens Park - Lynton between 2011 and 2016.

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