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Dromana - Safety Beach

Household type

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In Dromana - Safety Beach, 21% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 28% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Dromana - Safety Beach's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Dromana - Safety Beach's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, 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

Household type
Dromana - Safety Beach - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children94521.427.877621.028.3+169
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,47733.428.61,21032.729.0+267
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families4299.710.137910.310.5+50
Other families
150.30.6381.00.6-23
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1122.51.91012.72.3+11
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,21327.525.51,03428.025.1+179
Other not classifiable household
1302.93.91012.73.0+29
Visitor only households
972.21.5561.51.2+41

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

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 25.5% Group household, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.9% Other families, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.6% One parent families, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 10.1% Couples without children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 28.6% Couples with children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 27.8% Lone person, Dromana - Safety Beach: 27.5% Group household, Dromana - Safety Beach: 2.5% Other families, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0.3% One parent families, Dromana - Safety Beach: 9.7% Couples without children, Dromana - Safety Beach: 33.4% Couples with children, Dromana - Safety Beach: 21.4%
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 household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Dromana - Safety Beach: +179 Group household, Dromana - Safety Beach: +11 Other families, Dromana - Safety Beach: -23 One parent families, Dromana - Safety Beach: +50 Couples without children, Dromana - Safety Beach: +267 Couples with children, Dromana - Safety Beach: +169
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 household/family types in Dromana - Safety Beach in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 21.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.7% were one-parent families, compared with 27.8% and 10.1% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 27.5% compared to 25.5% in Mornington Peninsula Shire while the proportion of couples without children was 33.4% compared to 28.6% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Dromana - Safety Beach increased by 724 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Dromana - Safety Beach between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples without children (+267 households)
  • Lone person (+179 households)
  • Couples with children (+169 households)
  • One parent families (+50 households)

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