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McLaren Flat

Households without children

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In McLaren Flat, older couples without children account for 11% 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 McLaren Flat, 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, McLaren Flat'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
McLaren Flat - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children13426.326.514027.527.5-6
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children244.95.7367.16.3-12
Middle-aged couples without children
5310.59.36212.211.3-9
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children5611.011.6418.19.9+15
map this data in atlas.idLone person households6412.723.87113.923.0-6
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons81.65.4244.86.3-16
Middle-aged lone persons
336.58.7275.38.8+6
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons234.59.7193.88.0+4
map this data in atlas.idGroup households40.82.581.62.6-4
Total households without children
20339.752.821943.153.1-16

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, McLaren Flat: 0.8% Older lone persons, McLaren Flat: 4.5% Middle-aged lone persons, McLaren Flat: 6.5% Young lone persons, McLaren Flat: 1.6% Older couples without children, McLaren Flat: 11.0% Middle-aged couples without children, McLaren Flat: 10.5% Young couples without children, McLaren Flat: 4.9%
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, McLaren Flat: -4 Older lone persons, McLaren Flat: +4 Middle-aged lone persons, McLaren Flat: +6 Young lone persons, McLaren Flat: -16 Older couples without children, McLaren Flat: +15 Middle-aged couples without children, McLaren Flat: -9 Young couples without children, McLaren Flat: -12
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 McLaren Flat in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a smaller proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children decreased by 16.

There were no major differences in McLaren Flat between 2011 and 2016.

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