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HMAS Cerberus

Households without children

In HMAS Cerberus, older couples without children account for no households in 2011.

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 HMAS Cerberus, 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, HMAS Cerberus'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
HMAS Cerberus20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children3638.729.02726.529.1+9
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children2324.74.32322.54.70
Middle-aged couples without children
1314.010.443.911.4+9
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children00.014.300.013.00
Lone person households
66.525.165.924.50
Young lone persons
66.54.232.94.9+3
Middle-aged lone persons
00.08.232.97.8-3
Older lone persons
00.012.600.011.80
Group households
00.02.300.02.20
Total households without children
4245.256.43332.455.7+9

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

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.3% Older lone persons, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 12.6% Middle-aged lone persons, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.2% Young lone persons, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.2% Older couples without children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 14.3% Middle-aged couples without children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 10.4% Young couples without children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.3% Group households, HMAS Cerberus: 0.0% Older lone persons, HMAS Cerberus: 0.0% Middle-aged lone persons, HMAS Cerberus: 0.0% Young lone persons, HMAS Cerberus: 6.5% Older couples without children, HMAS Cerberus: 0.0% Middle-aged couples without children, HMAS Cerberus: 14.0% Young couples without children, HMAS Cerberus: 24.7%
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 without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, HMAS Cerberus: 0 Older lone persons, HMAS Cerberus: 0 Middle-aged lone persons, HMAS Cerberus: -3 Young lone persons, HMAS Cerberus: +3 Older couples without children, HMAS Cerberus: 0 Middle-aged couples without children, HMAS Cerberus: +9 Young couples without children, HMAS Cerberus: 0
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 households without children in HMAS Cerberus in 2011 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 smaller proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 9.

There were no major differences in HMAS Cerberus between 2006 and 2011.