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Avondale Heights

Household type

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In Avondale Heights, 35% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 31% in the City of Moonee Valley.

Avondale Heights'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, Avondale Heights'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
Avondale Heights - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,50135.431.21,43435.031.3+67
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,11826.322.81,18228.923.3-64
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families47811.39.343710.79.6+41
Other families
431.01.7591.41.7-16
map this data in atlas.idGroup household791.94.7912.24.6-12
map this data in atlas.idLone person87020.524.978819.225.0+82
Other not classifiable household
1473.54.7892.23.7+58
Visitor only households
90.20.7150.40.7-6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, City of Moonee Valley: 24.9% Group household, City of Moonee Valley: 4.7% Other families, City of Moonee Valley: 1.7% One parent families, City of Moonee Valley: 9.3% Couples without children, City of Moonee Valley: 22.8% Couples with children, City of Moonee Valley: 31.2% Lone person, Avondale Heights: 20.5% Group household, Avondale Heights: 1.9% Other families, Avondale Heights: 1.0% One parent families, Avondale Heights: 11.3% Couples without children, Avondale Heights: 26.3% Couples with children, Avondale Heights: 35.4%
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 household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Avondale Heights: +82 Group household, Avondale Heights: -12 Other families, Avondale Heights: -16 One parent families, Avondale Heights: +41 Couples without children, Avondale Heights: -64 Couples with children, Avondale Heights: +67
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 household/family types in Avondale Heights in 2016 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 35.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.3% were one-parent families, compared with 31.2% and 9.3% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 20.5% compared to 24.9% in the City of Moonee Valley while the proportion of couples without children was 26.3% compared to 22.8% in the City of Moonee Valley.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Avondale Heights increased by 150 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Avondale Heights between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Lone person (+82 households)
  • Couples with children (+67 households)
  • Couples without children (-64 households)

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