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Strathmore Heights

Households without children

In Strathmore Heights, older couples without children account for 14% 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 Strathmore Heights, 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 Heights'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 Heights20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children10631.523.39928.922.7+7
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children257.48.7257.37.80
Middle-aged couples without children
3510.45.94212.26.2-7
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children4613.68.8329.38.7+14
Lone person households
5416.025.05917.225.5-5
Young lone persons
185.38.1226.48.9-4
Middle-aged lone persons
236.87.4175.07.1+6
Older lone persons
133.99.5205.89.5-7
Group households
00.04.651.54.1-5
Total households without children
16047.553.016347.552.3-3

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, Strathmore Heights: 0.0% Older lone persons, Strathmore Heights: 3.9% Middle-aged lone persons, Strathmore Heights: 6.8% Young lone persons, Strathmore Heights: 5.3% Older couples without children, Strathmore Heights: 13.6% Middle-aged couples without children, Strathmore Heights: 10.4% Young couples without children, Strathmore Heights: 7.4%
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, Strathmore Heights: -5 Older lone persons, Strathmore Heights: -7 Middle-aged lone persons, Strathmore Heights: +6 Young lone persons, Strathmore Heights: -4 Older couples without children, Strathmore Heights: +14 Middle-aged couples without children, Strathmore Heights: -7 Young couples without children, Strathmore Heights: 0
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 Strathmore Heights 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 decreased by 3.

There were no major differences in Strathmore Heights between 2006 and 2011.