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Glen Waverley

Household type

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In Glen Waverley, 43% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 36% in City of Monash.

Glen Waverley'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, Glen Waverley'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
Glen Waverley - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children5,89042.836.05,46739.535.6+423
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children3,26823.823.63,55125.725.3-283
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1,37310.09.61,45210.59.6-79
Other families
1611.21.71971.41.8-36
map this data in atlas.idGroup household4413.26.14183.05.4+23
map this data in atlas.idLone person2,26616.518.92,38217.219.3-116
Other not classifiable household
2732.03.33022.22.4-29
Visitor only households
860.60.9750.50.8+11

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 Monash: 18.9% Group household, City of Monash: 6.1% Other families, City of Monash: 1.7% One parent families, City of Monash: 9.6% Couples without children, City of Monash: 23.6% Couples with children, City of Monash: 36.0% Lone person, Glen Waverley: 16.5% Group household, Glen Waverley: 3.2% Other families, Glen Waverley: 1.2% One parent families, Glen Waverley: 10.0% Couples without children, Glen Waverley: 23.8% Couples with children, Glen Waverley: 42.8%
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, Glen Waverley: -116 Group household, Glen Waverley: +23 Other families, Glen Waverley: -36 One parent families, Glen Waverley: -79 Couples without children, Glen Waverley: -283 Couples with children, Glen Waverley: +423
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 Glen Waverley in 2016 compared to City of Monash shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 42.8% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 10.0% were one-parent families, compared with 36.0% and 9.6% respectively for City of Monash.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a similar proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 16.5% compared to 18.9% in City of Monash while the proportion of couples without children was 23.8% compared to 23.6% in City of Monash.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Glen Waverley decreased by 86 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Glen Waverley between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (+423 households)
  • Couples without children (-283 households)
  • Lone person (-116 households)
  • One parent families (-79 households)

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