Brunswick

Household type

In Brunswick, 19% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 27% in the City of Moreland.

Brunswick'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, Brunswick'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
Brunswick20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Moreland %Number%City of Moreland %2006 to 2011
Couples with children1,80219.127.31,61518.527.1+186
Couples without children2,33124.723.31,99022.822.5+341
One parent families6166.59.45806.610.2+37
Other families1741.81.82542.91.9-81
Group household1,43215.27.81,20413.86.6+228
Lone person2,58127.325.82,47128.226.6+110
Other not classifiable household4164.43.95836.74.5-168
Visitor only households981.00.8490.60.6+49

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

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 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% Lone person, Brunswick: 27.3% Group household, Brunswick: 15.2% Other families, Brunswick: 1.8% One parent families, Brunswick: 6.5% Couples without children, Brunswick: 24.7% Couples with children, Brunswick: 19.1%
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, Brunswick: +110 Group household, Brunswick: +228 Other families, Brunswick: -81 One parent families, Brunswick: +37 Couples without children, Brunswick: +341 Couples with children, Brunswick: +186
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 Brunswick in 2011 compared to the City of Moreland shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 19.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 6.5% were one-parent families, compared with 27.3% and 9.4% respectively for the City of Moreland.

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 27.3% compared to 25.8% in the City of Moreland while the proportion of couples without children was 24.7% compared to 23.3% in the City of Moreland.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Brunswick increased by 702 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Couples without children (+341 households)
  • Group household (+228 households)
  • Couples with children (+186 households)
  • Lone person (+110 households)