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Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo

Household type

In Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo, 24% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 28% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo'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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo'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
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children15023.628.315119.128.1-1
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children24037.729.019624.829.1+44
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families416.410.5364.510.0+5
Other families
10.20.650.60.6-4
map this data in atlas.idGroup household91.42.370.92.2+2
map this data in atlas.idLone person13821.825.113216.824.5+6
Other not classifiable household
314.83.024430.94.6-213
Visitor only households
264.11.2182.30.9+8

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

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 25.1% Group household, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.3% Other families, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.6% One parent families, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 10.5% Couples without children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 29.0% Couples with children, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 28.3% Lone person, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 21.8% Group household, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 1.4% Other families, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.2% One parent families, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 6.4% Couples without children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 37.7% Couples with children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 23.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +6 Group household, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +2 Other families, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -4 One parent families, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +5 Couples without children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +44 Couples with children, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -1
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 household/family types in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 23.6% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 6.4% were one-parent families, compared with 28.3% and 10.5% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 21.8% compared to 25.1% in Mornington Peninsula Shire while the proportion of couples without children was 37.7% compared to 29.0% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo decreased by 154 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo between 2006 and 2011.