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Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo

Households with children

There are 63 couples with young children in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2011, comprising 10% of households.

Households with Children require different services and facilities than other household types, and their needs change as both adults and children age. When many families in an area are at the same stage in their individual lifecycles, it creates a suburb lifecycle. Knowing where a suburb is in a cycle of change helps planners make evidence-based decisions about the demand for services both now and in the future.

For Households with Children in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo, life stage is based on the age of children in the household. The age of the parent(s) is not taken into account.

  • Young children: Children aged under 15 only
  • Mixed age children: One or more children under 15 and one or more children over 15 (must have 2 or more children)
  • Older children: Children aged 15 and over only

To continue building the story, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with 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

Households with children by life stage
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo20112006Change
Households with childrenNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children15023.628.315119.128.1-1
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children639.915.3708.814.9-6
Couples with mixed-age children
274.24.0364.64.7-10
Couples with older children
609.49.0455.78.5+14
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children416.410.5364.510.0+5
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children182.84.2212.74.2-3
Single parents with mixed-age children
30.51.450.61.4-2
Single parents with older children
203.14.9101.34.4+10
Total households with children
19130.038.818723.738.1+4

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

Households with children, 2011
Households with children, 2011 Single parents with older children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.9% Single parents with mixed-age children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.4% Single parents with young children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.2% Couples with older children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 9.0% Couples with mixed-age children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.0% Couples with young children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 15.3% Single parents with older children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 3.1% Single parents with mixed-age children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.5% Single parents with young children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 2.8% Couples with older children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 9.4% Couples with mixed-age children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 4.2% Couples with young children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 9.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in households with children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households with children, 2006 to 2011 Single parents with older children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +10 Single parents with mixed-age children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -2 Single parents with young children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -3 Couples with older children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +14 Couples with mixed-age children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -10 Couples with young children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -6
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 families with children in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a smaller proportion of couples with young children, and a similar proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 9.9% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 9.4% were couples with older children, compared with 15.3% and 9.0% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

There were a smaller proportion of single parent households with young children and a smaller proportion of single parent households with older children. Overall, the proportion of single parent households with young children was 2.8% compared to 4.2% in Mornington Peninsula Shire while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 3.1% compared to 4.9% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households with children increased by 4 households or 2.1%.

There were no major differences between 2006 and 2011 in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo.