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Moonee Ponds

Households without children

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In Moonee Ponds, older couples without children account for 6% 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 Moonee Ponds, 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, Moonee Ponds'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
Moonee Ponds - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,33223.422.81,21522.023.3+117
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children64611.39.057210.38.7+74
Middle-aged couples without children
3195.65.23275.95.9-8
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children3676.48.63165.78.8+51
map this data in atlas.idLone person households1,57727.724.91,56128.225.0+16
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons5189.18.04888.88.1+30
Middle-aged lone persons
4548.07.64628.47.4-8
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons60510.69.361111.19.5-6
map this data in atlas.idGroup households3656.44.73656.64.60
Total households without children
3,27457.552.43,14156.853.0+133

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, 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% Group households, Moonee Ponds: 6.4% Older lone persons, Moonee Ponds: 10.6% Middle-aged lone persons, Moonee Ponds: 8.0% Young lone persons, Moonee Ponds: 9.1% Older couples without children, Moonee Ponds: 6.4% Middle-aged couples without children, Moonee Ponds: 5.6% Young couples without children, Moonee Ponds: 11.3%
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, Moonee Ponds: 0 Older lone persons, Moonee Ponds: -6 Middle-aged lone persons, Moonee Ponds: -8 Young lone persons, Moonee Ponds: +30 Older couples without children, Moonee Ponds: +51 Middle-aged couples without children, Moonee Ponds: -8 Young couples without children, Moonee Ponds: +74
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 Moonee Ponds in 2016 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a similar 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 similar 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 133.

The largest changes in households without children in Moonee Ponds, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Young couples without children (+74 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+51 persons)
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