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Hackham West

Households without children

In Hackham West, older couples without children account for 7% 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 Hackham West, 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, Hackham West'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
Hackham West20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children31820.727.532921.426.6-11
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children583.86.3674.46.1-9
Middle-aged couples without children
1519.811.315310.011.8-2
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1097.19.91097.18.70
Lone person households
48731.623.039425.722.1+93
Young lone persons
1479.66.31258.16.8+22
Middle-aged lone persons
19512.78.81519.88.0+44
Older lone persons
1459.48.01187.77.4+27
Group households
483.12.6402.62.3+8
Total households without children
85355.453.176349.751.1+90

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, Hackham West: 3.1% Older lone persons, Hackham West: 9.4% Middle-aged lone persons, Hackham West: 12.7% Young lone persons, Hackham West: 9.6% Older couples without children, Hackham West: 7.1% Middle-aged couples without children, Hackham West: 9.8% Young couples without children, Hackham West: 3.8%
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, Hackham West: +8 Older lone persons, Hackham West: +27 Middle-aged lone persons, Hackham West: +44 Young lone persons, Hackham West: +22 Older couples without children, Hackham West: 0 Middle-aged couples without children, Hackham West: -2 Young couples without children, Hackham West: -9
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 Hackham West 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 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 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 90.

There were no major differences in Hackham West between 2006 and 2011.