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In the City of Moreland, 27% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 34% in Greater Melbourne.

The City of Moreland'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 City of Moreland'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
City of Moreland - Total households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children16,00227.333.614,87127.133.5+1,131
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children13,62523.323.512,38822.522.9+1,237
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families5,4919.410.45,60710.210.4-116
Other families
1,0731.81.41,0541.91.4+19
map this data in atlas.idGroup household4,5567.84.53,6376.64.2+919
map this data in atlas.idLone person15,09225.822.314,60326.622.5+489
Other not classifiable household
2,2673.93.42,4754.54.3-208
Visitor only households
4680.80.93320.60.7+136

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, Greater Melbourne: 22.3% Group household, Greater Melbourne: 4.5% Other families, Greater Melbourne: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Melbourne: 10.4% Couples without children, Greater Melbourne: 23.5% Couples with children, Greater Melbourne: 33.6% Lone person, City of Moreland: 25.8% Group household, City of Moreland: 7.8% Other families, City of Moreland: 1.8% One parent families, City of Moreland: 9.4% Couples without children, City of Moreland: 23.3% Couples with children, City of Moreland: 27.3%
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, City of Moreland: +489 Group household, City of Moreland: +919 Other families, City of Moreland: +19 One parent families, City of Moreland: -116 Couples without children, City of Moreland: +1,237 Couples with children, City of Moreland: +1,131
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 City of Moreland in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 27.3% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.4% were one-parent families, compared with 33.6% and 10.4% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a similar proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 25.8% compared to 22.3% in Greater Melbourne while the proportion of couples without children was 23.3% compared to 23.5% in Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

The number of households in City of Moreland increased by 3,607 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in the City of Moreland between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples without children (+1,237 households)
  • Couples with children (+1,131 households)
  • Group household (+919 households)
  • Lone person (+489 households)

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