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Rosebud West

Households with children

There are 148 couples with young children in Rosebud West in 2011, comprising 7% 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 Rosebud West, 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, Rosebud West'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
Rosebud West20112006Change
Households with childrenNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children27513.028.327913.728.1-4
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children1487.015.31396.814.9+9
Couples with mixed-age children
361.74.0412.04.7-5
Couples with older children
914.39.0994.98.5-8
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children2089.810.51929.410.0+16
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children934.44.2783.84.2+15
Single parents with mixed-age children
251.21.4361.81.4-11
Single parents with older children
904.24.9783.84.4+12
Total households with children
48322.838.847123.138.1+12

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, Rosebud West: 4.2% Single parents with mixed-age children, Rosebud West: 1.2% Single parents with young children, Rosebud West: 4.4% Couples with older children, Rosebud West: 4.3% Couples with mixed-age children, Rosebud West: 1.7% Couples with young children, Rosebud West: 7.0%
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 households with children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households with children, 2006 to 2011 Single parents with older children, Rosebud West: +12 Single parents with mixed-age children, Rosebud West: -11 Single parents with young children, Rosebud West: +15 Couples with older children, Rosebud West: -8 Couples with mixed-age children, Rosebud West: -5 Couples with young children, Rosebud West: +9
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 Rosebud West in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a smaller proportion of couples with young children, as well as a smaller proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 7.0% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 4.3% were couples with older children, compared with 15.3% and 9.0% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

There were a similar 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 4.4% compared to 4.2% in Mornington Peninsula Shire while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 4.2% compared to 4.9% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households with children increased by 12 households or 2.5%.

There were no major differences between 2006 and 2011 in Rosebud West.