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Central North District

Households without children

In Central North District, 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 Central North 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, Central North 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
Central North District20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children7,38825.627.56,89824.826.6+490
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1,7726.16.31,5515.66.1+221
Middle-aged couples without children
2,89910.011.33,03510.911.8-136
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children2,7189.49.92,3128.38.7+405
Lone person households
7,75626.823.07,07125.522.1+685
Young lone persons
2,2127.76.32,2188.06.8-6
Middle-aged lone persons
2,88010.08.82,5129.08.0+368
Older lone persons
2,6649.28.02,3418.47.4+323
Group households
8753.02.67532.72.3+122
Total households without children
16,01955.453.114,72253.051.1+1,297

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, Central North District: 3.0% Older lone persons, Central North District: 9.2% Middle-aged lone persons, Central North District: 10.0% Young lone persons, Central North District: 7.7% Older couples without children, Central North District: 9.4% Middle-aged couples without children, Central North District: 10.0% Young couples without children, Central North District: 6.1%
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, Central North District: +122 Older lone persons, Central North District: +323 Middle-aged lone persons, Central North District: +368 Young lone persons, Central North District: -6 Older couples without children, Central North District: +405 Middle-aged couples without children, Central North District: -136 Young couples without children, Central North District: +221
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 Central North District 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 similar 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 1,297.

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

  • Older couples without children (+405 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+368 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+323 persons)
  • Young couples without children (+221 persons)