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Northern District

Households without children

In Northern District, older couples without children account for 10% 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 Northern District, 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, Northern District'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
Northern District20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children4,39429.527.54,01927.626.6+375
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children9356.36.39706.76.1-35
Middle-aged couples without children
1,94213.111.31,83012.611.8+112
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children1,51710.29.91,2198.48.7+298
Lone person households
2,69718.123.02,41716.622.1+280
Young lone persons
6754.56.37345.06.8-59
Middle-aged lone persons
1,0447.08.89026.28.0+142
Older lone persons
9786.68.07815.47.4+197
Group households
2741.82.62741.92.30
Total households without children
7,36549.553.16,71046.151.1+655

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, Northern District: 1.8% Older lone persons, Northern District: 6.6% Middle-aged lone persons, Northern District: 7.0% Young lone persons, Northern District: 4.5% Older couples without children, Northern District: 10.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Northern District: 13.1% Young couples without children, Northern District: 6.3%
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, Northern District: 0 Older lone persons, Northern District: +197 Middle-aged lone persons, Northern District: +142 Young lone persons, Northern District: -59 Older couples without children, Northern District: +298 Middle-aged couples without children, Northern District: +112 Young couples without children, Northern District: -35
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 Northern District in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a similar proportion of young couples without children, a larger 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 655.

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

  • Older couples without children (+298 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+197 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+142 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+112 persons)