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Households without children

In Ascot Vale, older couples without children account for 4% of total households in 2011.

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 Ascot Vale, 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, Ascot Vale'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
Ascot Vale20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,21221.523.31,04019.522.7+172
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children67211.98.75059.57.8+167
Middle-aged couples without children
3035.45.92935.56.2+10
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children2374.28.82424.58.7-5
Lone person households
1,50626.825.01,57529.525.5-69
Young lone persons
58310.48.166912.58.9-86
Middle-aged lone persons
5249.37.44879.17.1+37
Older lone persons
3997.19.54197.89.5-20
Group households
3806.84.63165.94.1+64
Total households without children
3,09855.153.02,93154.952.3+167

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, City of Moonee Valley: 4.6% Older lone persons, City of Moonee Valley: 9.5% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Moonee Valley: 7.4% Young lone persons, City of Moonee Valley: 8.1% Older couples without children, City of Moonee Valley: 8.8% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Moonee Valley: 5.9% Young couples without children, City of Moonee Valley: 8.7% Group households, Ascot Vale: 6.8% Older lone persons, Ascot Vale: 7.1% Middle-aged lone persons, Ascot Vale: 9.3% Young lone persons, Ascot Vale: 10.4% Older couples without children, Ascot Vale: 4.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Ascot Vale: 5.4% Young couples without children, Ascot Vale: 11.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Ascot Vale: +64 Older lone persons, Ascot Vale: -20 Middle-aged lone persons, Ascot Vale: +37 Young lone persons, Ascot Vale: -86 Older couples without children, Ascot Vale: -5 Middle-aged couples without children, Ascot Vale: +10 Young couples without children, Ascot Vale: +167
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the households without children in Ascot Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller 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 smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 167.

The largest changes in households without children in Ascot Vale, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Young couples without children (+167 persons)
  • Young lone persons (-86 persons)
  • Group households (+64 persons)