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Households without children

In Woodcroft, 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 Woodcroft, 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, Woodcroft'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
Woodcroft20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,04227.027.593125.126.6+111
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children2386.26.32727.36.1-34
Middle-aged couples without children
43811.411.337410.111.8+64
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children3669.59.92857.78.7+81
Lone person households
67817.623.060016.122.1+78
Young lone persons
1403.66.32165.86.8-76
Middle-aged lone persons
2907.58.82276.18.0+63
Older lone persons
2486.48.01574.27.4+91
Group households
671.72.6411.12.3+26
Total households without children
1,78746.353.11,57142.351.1+216

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, Woodcroft: 1.7% Older lone persons, Woodcroft: 6.4% Middle-aged lone persons, Woodcroft: 7.5% Young lone persons, Woodcroft: 3.6% Older couples without children, Woodcroft: 9.5% Middle-aged couples without children, Woodcroft: 11.4% Young couples without children, Woodcroft: 6.2%
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, Woodcroft: +26 Older lone persons, Woodcroft: +91 Middle-aged lone persons, Woodcroft: +63 Young lone persons, Woodcroft: -76 Older couples without children, Woodcroft: +81 Middle-aged couples without children, Woodcroft: +64 Young couples without children, Woodcroft: -34
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 Woodcroft in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a similar proportion of young couples without children, a similar proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a similar 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 216.

The largest changes in households without children in Woodcroft, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older lone persons (+91 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+81 persons)
  • Young lone persons (-76 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+64 persons)