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Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck

Households without children

In Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck, older couples without children account for 17% of total 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 Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck, 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, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck'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
Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,72330.029.02,54130.529.1+182
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children3203.54.33023.64.7+19
Middle-aged couples without children
8409.310.47509.011.4+90
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1,56217.214.31,48917.913.0+74
Lone person households
2,97532.825.12,79233.524.5+183
Young lone persons
3453.84.23834.64.9-38
Middle-aged lone persons
8279.18.27619.17.8+66
Older lone persons
1,80419.912.61,64819.811.8+155
Group households
2412.72.32082.52.2+33
Total households without children
5,93965.456.45,54166.455.7+398

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, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 2.7% Older lone persons, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 19.9% Middle-aged lone persons, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 9.1% Young lone persons, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 3.8% Older couples without children, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 17.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 9.3% Young couples without children, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 3.5%
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, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +33 Older lone persons, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +155 Middle-aged lone persons, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +66 Young lone persons, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: -38 Older couples without children, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +74 Middle-aged couples without children, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +90 Young couples without children, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +19
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 Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger proportion of older couples without children.

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

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 398.

The largest changes in households without children in Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older lone persons (+155 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+90 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+74 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+66 persons)