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Southern District

Households without children

In Southern District, older couples without children account for 8% 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 Southern 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, Southern 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
Southern District20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,38625.327.595424.726.6+432
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children4147.56.32476.46.1+167
Middle-aged couples without children
5339.711.33809.811.8+153
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children4398.09.93278.58.7+112
Lone person households
1,26723.123.097125.122.1+296
Young lone persons
3726.86.33158.26.8+57
Middle-aged lone persons
55110.08.839910.38.0+152
Older lone persons
3446.38.02576.77.4+87
Group households
1723.12.61062.72.3+66
Total households without children
2,82551.553.12,03152.651.1+794

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, Southern District: 3.1% Older lone persons, Southern District: 6.3% Middle-aged lone persons, Southern District: 10.0% Young lone persons, Southern District: 6.8% Older couples without children, Southern District: 8.0% Middle-aged couples without children, Southern District: 9.7% Young couples without children, Southern District: 7.5%
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, Southern District: +66 Older lone persons, Southern District: +87 Middle-aged lone persons, Southern District: +152 Young lone persons, Southern District: +57 Older couples without children, Southern District: +112 Middle-aged couples without children, Southern District: +153 Young couples without children, Southern District: +167
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 Southern 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 smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a similar proportion of young lone person households, a larger 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 794.

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

  • Young couples without children (+167 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+153 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+152 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+112 persons)