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Hills South District

Households without children

In Hills South District, older couples without children account for 15% 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 Hills 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, Hills 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
Hills South District20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,04231.927.597231.526.6+71
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children1053.26.31394.56.1-34
Middle-aged couples without children
44013.411.343814.211.8+2
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children49815.29.939512.88.7+103
Lone person households
68120.823.061820.022.1+63
Young lone persons
1063.26.31464.76.8-40
Middle-aged lone persons
2226.88.81846.08.0+38
Older lone persons
35310.88.02879.37.4+65
Group households
581.82.6411.32.3+17
Total households without children
1,78154.453.11,63152.951.1+150

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, Hills South District: 1.8% Older lone persons, Hills South District: 10.8% Middle-aged lone persons, Hills South District: 6.8% Young lone persons, Hills South District: 3.2% Older couples without children, Hills South District: 15.2% Middle-aged couples without children, Hills South District: 13.4% Young couples without children, Hills South District: 3.2%
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, Hills South District: +17 Older lone persons, Hills South District: +65 Middle-aged lone persons, Hills South District: +38 Young lone persons, Hills South District: -40 Older couples without children, Hills South District: +103 Middle-aged couples without children, Hills South District: +2 Young couples without children, Hills South District: -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 Hills South District in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger 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 larger proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 150.

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

  • Older couples without children (+103 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+65 persons)