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Households without children

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In the City of Moonee Valley, older couples without children account for 9% 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 the City of Moonee Valley, 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, the City of Moonee Valley'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
City of Moonee Valley - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children10,46922.822.99,89423.323.5+575
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children4,1389.08.63,6808.78.5+458
Middle-aged couples without children
2,3815.26.02,4995.97.0-118
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children3,9508.68.33,7158.88.0+235
map this data in atlas.idLone person households11,47524.922.010,61525.022.3+860
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons3,6988.07.13,4398.17.3+259
Middle-aged lone persons
3,5197.66.83,1387.47.0+381
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons4,2589.38.14,0389.58.0+220
map this data in atlas.idGroup households2,1554.74.71,9644.64.5+191
Total households without children
24,09952.449.722,47353.050.3+1,626

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, Greater Melbourne: 4.7% Older lone persons, Greater Melbourne: 8.1% Middle-aged lone persons, Greater Melbourne: 6.8% Young lone persons, Greater Melbourne: 7.1% Older couples without children, Greater Melbourne: 8.3% Middle-aged couples without children, Greater Melbourne: 6.0% Young couples without children, Greater Melbourne: 8.6% Group households, City of Moonee Valley: 4.7% Older lone persons, City of Moonee Valley: 9.3% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Moonee Valley: 7.6% Young lone persons, City of Moonee Valley: 8.0% Older couples without children, City of Moonee Valley: 8.6% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Moonee Valley: 5.2% Young couples without children, City of Moonee Valley: 9.0%
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 households without children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016 Group households, City of Moonee Valley: +191 Older lone persons, City of Moonee Valley: +220 Middle-aged lone persons, City of Moonee Valley: +381 Young lone persons, City of Moonee Valley: +259 Older couples without children, City of Moonee Valley: +235 Middle-aged couples without children, City of Moonee Valley: -118 Young couples without children, City of Moonee Valley: +458
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 the City of Moonee Valley in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a similar proportion of young couples without children, a smaller 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 larger proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 1,626.

The largest changes in households without children in the City of Moonee Valley, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Young couples without children (+458 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+381 persons)
  • Young lone persons (+259 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+235 persons)
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