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Port Noarlunga

Households without children

In Port Noarlunga, older couples without children account for 11% 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 Port Noarlunga, 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, Port Noarlunga'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
Port Noarlunga20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children32127.227.533428.626.6-13
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children756.46.3615.26.1+14
Middle-aged couples without children
12210.311.314312.311.8-21
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children12410.59.913011.28.7-6
Lone person households
37731.923.036531.322.1+11
Young lone persons
1079.06.3978.36.8+10
Middle-aged lone persons
12910.98.81159.88.0+14
Older lone persons
14112.08.015413.27.4-13
Group households
423.62.6292.52.3+13
Total households without children
74062.853.172862.551.1+12

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, Port Noarlunga: 3.6% Older lone persons, Port Noarlunga: 12.0% Middle-aged lone persons, Port Noarlunga: 10.9% Young lone persons, Port Noarlunga: 9.0% Older couples without children, Port Noarlunga: 10.5% Middle-aged couples without children, Port Noarlunga: 10.3% Young couples without children, Port Noarlunga: 6.4%
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, Port Noarlunga: +13 Older lone persons, Port Noarlunga: -13 Middle-aged lone persons, Port Noarlunga: +14 Young lone persons, Port Noarlunga: +10 Older couples without children, Port Noarlunga: -6 Middle-aged couples without children, Port Noarlunga: -21 Young couples without children, Port Noarlunga: +14
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 Port Noarlunga in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a similar 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 increased by 12.

There were no major differences in Port Noarlunga between 2006 and 2011.