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Keilor East

Households without children

In Keilor East, older couples without children account for 16% 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 Keilor East, 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, Keilor East'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
Keilor East20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,32427.323.31,35828.822.7-34
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children2114.48.72525.37.8-41
Middle-aged couples without children
3417.05.947910.26.2-138
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children77215.98.862713.38.7+145
Lone person households
83917.325.072715.425.5+112
Young lone persons
2204.58.12164.68.9+4
Middle-aged lone persons
2354.97.42204.77.1+15
Older lone persons
3847.99.52916.29.5+93
Group households
1022.14.6781.74.1+24
Total households without children
2,26546.853.02,16345.952.3+102

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, Keilor East: 2.1% Older lone persons, Keilor East: 7.9% Middle-aged lone persons, Keilor East: 4.9% Young lone persons, Keilor East: 4.5% Older couples without children, Keilor East: 15.9% Middle-aged couples without children, Keilor East: 7.0% Young couples without children, Keilor East: 4.4%
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, Keilor East: +24 Older lone persons, Keilor East: +93 Middle-aged lone persons, Keilor East: +15 Young lone persons, Keilor East: +4 Older couples without children, Keilor East: +145 Middle-aged couples without children, Keilor East: -138 Young couples without children, Keilor East: -41
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 Keilor East in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a smaller 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 102.

The largest changes in households without children in Keilor East, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older couples without children (+145 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (-138 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+93 persons)