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Christie Downs

Households without children

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In Christie Downs, older couples without children account for 9% 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 Christie Downs, 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, Christie Downs'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
Christie Downs - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children41818.126.546921.227.5-51
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children843.65.7813.76.3+3
Middle-aged couples without children
1215.29.32049.211.3-83
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children2139.211.61848.39.9+29
map this data in atlas.idLone person households76333.123.875834.323.0+5
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons1807.85.424511.16.3-65
Middle-aged lone persons
26511.58.725111.38.8+14
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons31813.89.726211.88.0+56
map this data in atlas.idGroup households1004.32.5863.92.6+14
Total households without children
1,28155.552.81,31359.453.1-32

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, City of Onkaparinga: 2.5% Older lone persons, City of Onkaparinga: 9.7% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Onkaparinga: 8.7% Young lone persons, City of Onkaparinga: 5.4% Older couples without children, City of Onkaparinga: 11.6% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Onkaparinga: 9.3% Young couples without children, City of Onkaparinga: 5.7% Group households, Christie Downs: 4.3% Older lone persons, Christie Downs: 13.8% Middle-aged lone persons, Christie Downs: 11.5% Young lone persons, Christie Downs: 7.8% Older couples without children, Christie Downs: 9.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Christie Downs: 5.2% Young couples without children, Christie Downs: 3.6%
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, Christie Downs: +14 Older lone persons, Christie Downs: +56 Middle-aged lone persons, Christie Downs: +14 Young lone persons, Christie Downs: -65 Older couples without children, Christie Downs: +29 Middle-aged couples without children, Christie Downs: -83 Young couples without children, Christie Downs: +3
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 Christie Downs in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a smaller 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 larger proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a larger proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children decreased by 32.

The largest changes in households without children in Christie Downs, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Middle-aged couples without children (-83 persons)
  • Young lone persons (-65 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+56 persons)
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