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Bittern - Crib Point

Households without children

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In Bittern - Crib Point, older couples without children account for 10% of total households in 2016.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in Bittern - Crib Point, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, Bittern - Crib Point'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 without children by life stage
Bittern - Crib Point - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children69726.728.663627.429.0+61
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1545.93.91536.64.3+1
Middle-aged couples without children
28410.99.128912.510.4-6
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children2589.915.61938.314.3+66
map this data in atlas.idLone person households56021.425.544219.025.1+118
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons1174.53.61175.14.20
Middle-aged lone persons
2359.08.11827.88.2+53
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons2077.913.81426.112.6+65
map this data in atlas.idGroup households762.91.9512.22.3+24
Total households without children
1,33451.056.01,13048.756.4+203

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households without children, 2016
Households without children, 2016 Group households, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.9% Older lone persons, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 13.8% Middle-aged lone persons, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.1% Young lone persons, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.6% Older couples without children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 15.6% Middle-aged couples without children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 9.1% Young couples without children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.9% Group households, Bittern - Crib Point: 2.9% Older lone persons, Bittern - Crib Point: 7.9% Middle-aged lone persons, Bittern - Crib Point: 9.0% Young lone persons, Bittern - Crib Point: 4.5% Older couples without children, Bittern - Crib Point: 9.9% Middle-aged couples without children, Bittern - Crib Point: 10.9% Young couples without children, Bittern - Crib Point: 5.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016 Group households, Bittern - Crib Point: +24 Older lone persons, Bittern - Crib Point: +65 Middle-aged lone persons, Bittern - Crib Point: +53 Young lone persons, Bittern - Crib Point: 0 Older couples without children, Bittern - Crib Point: +66 Middle-aged couples without children, Bittern - Crib Point: -6 Young couples without children, Bittern - Crib Point: +1
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the households without children in Bittern - Crib Point in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a larger proportion of young lone person households, a larger proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 204.

The largest changes in households without children in Bittern - Crib Point, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Older couples without children (+66 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+65 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+53 persons)
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