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Dromana - Safety Beach

Households without children

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In Dromana - Safety Beach, older couples without children account for 20% 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 Dromana - Safety Beach, 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, Dromana - Safety Beach'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
Dromana - Safety Beach - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,47733.428.61,21032.729.0+267
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1723.93.91514.14.3+21
Middle-aged couples without children
4279.79.138510.410.4+41
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children87719.915.667218.214.3+205
map this data in atlas.idLone person households1,21327.525.51,03428.025.1+179
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons1894.33.62125.74.2-23
Middle-aged lone persons
4189.58.13238.88.2+95
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons60513.713.849813.512.6+107
map this data in atlas.idGroup households1122.51.91012.72.3+11
Total households without children
2,80263.456.02,34563.556.4+457

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, Dromana - Safety Beach: 2.5% Older lone persons, Dromana - Safety Beach: 13.7% Middle-aged lone persons, Dromana - Safety Beach: 9.5% Young lone persons, Dromana - Safety Beach: 4.3% Older couples without children, Dromana - Safety Beach: 19.9% Middle-aged couples without children, Dromana - Safety Beach: 9.7% Young couples without children, Dromana - Safety Beach: 3.9%
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, Dromana - Safety Beach: +11 Older lone persons, Dromana - Safety Beach: +107 Middle-aged lone persons, Dromana - Safety Beach: +95 Young lone persons, Dromana - Safety Beach: -23 Older couples without children, Dromana - Safety Beach: +205 Middle-aged couples without children, Dromana - Safety Beach: +41 Young couples without children, Dromana - Safety Beach: +21
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 Dromana - Safety Beach in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a similar proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger 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 similar proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 457.

The largest changes in households without children in Dromana - Safety Beach, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Older couples without children (+205 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+107 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+95 persons)
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