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Households without children

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Strathmore, older couples without children account for 10% 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 Strathmore, 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, Strathmore'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
Strathmore - 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 children64522.322.856420.023.3+81
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1404.89.0933.38.7+47
Middle-aged couples without children
2077.25.21906.75.9+17
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children29810.38.628110.08.8+17
map this data in atlas.idLone person households52418.124.953919.125.0-15
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons893.18.01043.78.1-15
Middle-aged lone persons
1725.97.61565.57.4+16
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons2639.19.32799.99.5-16
map this data in atlas.idGroup households501.74.7311.14.6+19
Total households without children
1,21942.252.41,13440.253.0+85

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, Strathmore: 1.7% Older lone persons, Strathmore: 9.1% Middle-aged lone persons, Strathmore: 5.9% Young lone persons, Strathmore: 3.1% Older couples without children, Strathmore: 10.3% Middle-aged couples without children, Strathmore: 7.2% Young couples without children, Strathmore: 4.8%
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 households without children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016 Group households, Strathmore: +19 Older lone persons, Strathmore: -16 Middle-aged lone persons, Strathmore: +16 Young lone persons, Strathmore: -15 Older couples without children, Strathmore: +17 Middle-aged couples without children, Strathmore: +17 Young couples without children, Strathmore: +47
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 Strathmore in 2016 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 similar proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 85.

There were no major differences in Strathmore between 2011 and 2016.

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