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Onkaparinga Hills

Households without children

In Onkaparinga Hills, older couples without children account for 9% 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 Onkaparinga Hills, 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, Onkaparinga Hills'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
Onkaparinga Hills20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children26129.527.525027.526.6+11
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children455.16.3465.06.1-1
Middle-aged couples without children
13515.311.313915.211.8-3
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children809.19.9657.28.7+15
Lone person households
889.923.0647.022.1+24
Young lone persons
141.66.3272.96.8-13
Middle-aged lone persons
505.68.8313.48.0+19
Older lone persons
242.78.060.77.4+18
Group households
70.82.6101.12.3-3
Total households without children
35640.253.132335.651.1+33

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, Onkaparinga Hills: 0.8% Older lone persons, Onkaparinga Hills: 2.7% Middle-aged lone persons, Onkaparinga Hills: 5.6% Young lone persons, Onkaparinga Hills: 1.6% Older couples without children, Onkaparinga Hills: 9.1% Middle-aged couples without children, Onkaparinga Hills: 15.3% Young couples without children, Onkaparinga Hills: 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, Onkaparinga Hills: -3 Older lone persons, Onkaparinga Hills: +18 Middle-aged lone persons, Onkaparinga Hills: +19 Young lone persons, Onkaparinga Hills: -13 Older couples without children, Onkaparinga Hills: +15 Middle-aged couples without children, Onkaparinga Hills: -3 Young couples without children, Onkaparinga Hills: -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 households without children in Onkaparinga Hills in 2011 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 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 33.

There were no major differences in Onkaparinga Hills between 2006 and 2011.