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Willunga and Surrounds

Households without children

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In Willunga and Surrounds, older couples without children account for 15% 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 Willunga and Surrounds, 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, Willunga and Surrounds'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
Willunga and Surrounds - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children44733.226.543033.327.5+17
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children403.05.7342.66.3+6
Middle-aged couples without children
19914.89.320716.011.3-8
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children20815.411.618914.69.9+19
map this data in atlas.idLone person households26619.723.824919.323.0+17
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons352.65.4352.76.30
Middle-aged lone persons
1017.58.71007.78.8+1
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons1309.69.71148.88.0+16
map this data in atlas.idGroup households221.62.5131.02.6+9
Total households without children
73554.552.869253.653.1+43

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, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.6% Older lone persons, Willunga and Surrounds: 9.6% Middle-aged lone persons, Willunga and Surrounds: 7.5% Young lone persons, Willunga and Surrounds: 2.6% Older couples without children, Willunga and Surrounds: 15.4% Middle-aged couples without children, Willunga and Surrounds: 14.8% Young couples without children, Willunga and Surrounds: 3.0%
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, Willunga and Surrounds: +9 Older lone persons, Willunga and Surrounds: +16 Middle-aged lone persons, Willunga and Surrounds: +1 Young lone persons, Willunga and Surrounds: 0 Older couples without children, Willunga and Surrounds: +19 Middle-aged couples without children, Willunga and Surrounds: -8 Young couples without children, Willunga and Surrounds: +6
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 Willunga and Surrounds 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 larger 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 similar proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 43.

There were no major differences in Willunga and Surrounds between 2011 and 2016.

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