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Central South District

Households without children

In Central South 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 Central South 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 South 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 South District20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children2,10628.227.51,76028.626.6+345
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children5327.16.34317.06.1+101
Middle-aged couples without children
79810.711.374812.211.8+50
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children77510.49.95819.58.7+194
Lone person households
1,64622.023.01,36822.322.1+278
Young lone persons
4806.46.34447.26.8+36
Middle-aged lone persons
6098.28.84587.58.0+151
Older lone persons
5577.58.04667.67.4+91
Group households
2182.92.61512.52.3+67
Total households without children
3,97053.153.13,27953.451.1+690

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 South District: 2.9% Older lone persons, Central South District: 7.5% Middle-aged lone persons, Central South District: 8.2% Young lone persons, Central South District: 6.4% Older couples without children, Central South District: 10.4% Middle-aged couples without children, Central South District: 10.7% Young couples without children, Central South District: 7.1%
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 South District: +67 Older lone persons, Central South District: +91 Middle-aged lone persons, Central South District: +151 Young lone persons, Central South District: +36 Older couples without children, Central South District: +194 Middle-aged couples without children, Central South District: +50 Young couples without children, Central South District: +101
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 South District in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a larger 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 similar 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 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 691.

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

  • Older couples without children (+194 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+151 persons)
  • Young couples without children (+101 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+91 persons)