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In Ascot Vale, 27% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 31% in the City of Moonee Valley.

Ascot Vale's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Ascot Vale's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, 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

Household type
Ascot Vale20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,49626.631.31,30224.431.0+194
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,21221.523.31,04019.522.7+172
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families57310.29.653810.19.5+35
Other families
1061.91.71282.41.8-22
map this data in atlas.idGroup household3806.84.63165.94.1+64
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,50626.825.01,57529.525.5-69
Other not classifiable household
3095.53.74067.64.9-97
Visitor only households
440.80.7320.60.6+12

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

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Moonee Valley: 25.0% Group household, City of Moonee Valley: 4.6% Other families, City of Moonee Valley: 1.7% One parent families, City of Moonee Valley: 9.6% Couples without children, City of Moonee Valley: 23.3% Couples with children, City of Moonee Valley: 31.3% Lone person, Ascot Vale: 26.8% Group household, Ascot Vale: 6.8% Other families, Ascot Vale: 1.9% One parent families, Ascot Vale: 10.2% Couples without children, Ascot Vale: 21.5% Couples with children, Ascot Vale: 26.6%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Ascot Vale: -69 Group household, Ascot Vale: +64 Other families, Ascot Vale: -22 One parent families, Ascot Vale: +35 Couples without children, Ascot Vale: +172 Couples with children, Ascot Vale: +194
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 household/family types in Ascot Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 26.6% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 10.2% were one-parent families, compared with 31.3% and 9.6% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 26.8% compared to 25.0% in the City of Moonee Valley while the proportion of couples without children was 21.5% compared to 23.3% in the City of Moonee Valley.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Ascot Vale increased by 289 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Ascot Vale between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+194 households)
  • Couples without children (+172 households)
  • Lone person (-69 households)
  • Group household (+64 households)