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In Keilor East, 37% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 31% in the City of Moonee Valley.

Keilor East'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, Keilor East'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
Keilor East20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,80737.331.31,86539.631.0-58
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,32427.323.31,35828.822.7-34
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families56211.69.647910.29.5+83
Other families
561.21.7661.41.8-10
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1022.14.6781.74.1+24
map this data in atlas.idLone person83917.325.072715.425.5+112
Other not classifiable household
1422.93.71122.44.9+30
Visitor only households
90.20.7290.60.6-20

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, Keilor East: 17.3% Group household, Keilor East: 2.1% Other families, Keilor East: 1.2% One parent families, Keilor East: 11.6% Couples without children, Keilor East: 27.3% Couples with children, Keilor East: 37.3%
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, Keilor East: +112 Group household, Keilor East: +24 Other families, Keilor East: -10 One parent families, Keilor East: +83 Couples without children, Keilor East: -34 Couples with children, Keilor East: -58
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 Keilor East in 2011 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, 37.3% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.6% were one-parent families, compared with 31.3% and 9.6% 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 17.3% compared to 25.0% in the City of Moonee Valley while the proportion of couples without children was 27.3% compared to 23.3% in the City of Moonee Valley.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Keilor East increased by 127 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Keilor East between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Lone person (+112 households)
  • One parent families (+83 households)
  • Couples with children (-58 households)