Shire of MooraCommunity profile
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In the Shire of Moora, 31% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 27% in Regional WA.

The Shire of Moora'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, the Shire of Moora'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
Shire of Moora - Total households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Regional WA %Number%Regional WA %2006 to 2011
Couples with children28931.027.328730.728.5+2
Couples without children27929.926.529031.026.2-11
One parent families849.08.8687.38.6+16
Other families30.30.840.40.8-1
Group household283.02.6202.12.5+8
Lone person21823.421.322023.520.8-2
Other not classifiable household202.14.6181.95.9+2
Visitor only households111.28.2283.06.7-17

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, Regional WA: 21.3% Group household, Regional WA: 2.6% Other families, Regional WA: 0.8% One parent families, Regional WA: 8.8% Couples without children, Regional WA: 26.5% Couples with children, Regional WA: 27.3% Lone person, Shire of Moora: 23.4% Group household, Shire of Moora: 3.0% Other families, Shire of Moora: 0.3% One parent families, Shire of Moora: 9.0% Couples without children, Shire of Moora: 29.9% Couples with children, Shire of Moora: 31.0%
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, Shire of Moora: -2 Group household, Shire of Moora: +8 Other families, Shire of Moora: -1 One parent families, Shire of Moora: +16 Couples without children, Shire of Moora: -11 Couples with children, Shire of Moora: +2
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 the Shire of Moora in 2011 compared to Regional WA shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 31.0% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.0% were one-parent families, compared with 27.3% and 8.8% respectively for Regional WA.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 23.4% compared to 21.3% in Regional WA while the proportion of couples without children was 29.9% compared to 26.5% in Regional WA.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Shire of Moora decreased by 3 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in the Shire of Moora between 2006 and 2011.

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