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Christies Beach

Households without children

In Christies Beach, older couples without children account for 12% 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 Christies Beach, 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, Christies Beach'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
Christies Beach20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children54224.727.557427.026.6-32
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1135.16.31095.16.1+4
Middle-aged couples without children
1727.811.31808.511.8-8
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children25711.79.928513.48.7-28
Lone person households
65629.923.067031.522.1-14
Young lone persons
1878.56.31738.16.8+15
Middle-aged lone persons
2089.58.821410.18.0-6
Older lone persons
26111.98.028413.47.4-23
Group households
934.22.6733.52.3+19
Total households without children
1,29158.753.11,31762.051.1-26

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, City of Onkaparinga: 2.6% Older lone persons, City of Onkaparinga: 8.0% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Onkaparinga: 8.8% Young lone persons, City of Onkaparinga: 6.3% Older couples without children, City of Onkaparinga: 9.9% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Onkaparinga: 11.3% Young couples without children, City of Onkaparinga: 6.3% Group households, Christies Beach: 4.2% Older lone persons, Christies Beach: 11.9% Middle-aged lone persons, Christies Beach: 9.5% Young lone persons, Christies Beach: 8.5% Older couples without children, Christies Beach: 11.7% Middle-aged couples without children, Christies Beach: 7.8% Young couples without children, Christies Beach: 5.1%
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, Christies Beach: +19 Older lone persons, Christies Beach: -23 Middle-aged lone persons, Christies Beach: -6 Young lone persons, Christies Beach: +15 Older couples without children, Christies Beach: -28 Middle-aged couples without children, Christies Beach: -8 Young couples without children, Christies Beach: +4
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 Christies Beach in 2011 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 larger 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 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children decreased by 26.

There were no major differences in Christies Beach between 2006 and 2011.