Pascoe Vale South

Household type

In Pascoe Vale South, 39% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 27% in the City of Moreland.

Pascoe Vale South'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, Pascoe Vale South'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
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Households by typeNumber%City of Moreland %Number%City of Moreland %2006 to 2011
Couples with children
1,40639.427.31,28536.427.1+121
Couples without children
75621.223.379622.622.5-40
One parent families
3419.59.43519.910.2-10
Other families
551.51.8681.91.9-13
Group household
1444.07.8912.66.6+53
Lone person
78622.025.881723.226.6-31
Other not classifiable household
792.23.91042.94.5-25
Visitor only households
50.10.8170.50.6-12

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, Pascoe Vale South: 22.0% Group household, Pascoe Vale South: 4.0% Other families, Pascoe Vale South: 1.5% One parent families, Pascoe Vale South: 9.5% Couples without children, Pascoe Vale South: 21.2% Couples with children, Pascoe Vale South: 39.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Pascoe Vale South: -31 Group household, Pascoe Vale South: +53 Other families, Pascoe Vale South: -13 One parent families, Pascoe Vale South: -10 Couples without children, Pascoe Vale South: -40 Couples with children, Pascoe Vale South: +121
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the household/family types in Pascoe Vale South in 2011 compared to the City of Moreland shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 39.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.5% were one-parent families, compared with 27.3% and 9.4% respectively for the City of Moreland.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 22.0% compared to 25.8% in the City of Moreland while the proportion of couples without children was 21.2% compared to 23.3% in the City of Moreland.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Pascoe Vale South increased by 42 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Pascoe Vale South between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+121 households)
  • Group household (+53 households)