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In Aberfoyle Park, 40% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 31% in the City of Onkaparinga.

Aberfoyle Park's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Aberfoyle Park's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, 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

Household type
Aberfoyle Park20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,63240.130.91,78444.332.7-152
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,09126.827.593723.326.6+154
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families51512.712.448712.112.6+28
Other families
120.30.9160.40.8-4
map this data in atlas.idGroup household812.02.6741.82.3+7
map this data in atlas.idLone person71317.523.068517.022.1+28
Other not classifiable household
180.42.2330.82.2-15
Visitor only households
30.10.5150.40.6-12

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Onkaparinga: 23.0% Group household, City of Onkaparinga: 2.6% Other families, City of Onkaparinga: 0.9% One parent families, City of Onkaparinga: 12.4% Couples without children, City of Onkaparinga: 27.5% Couples with children, City of Onkaparinga: 30.9% Lone person, Aberfoyle Park: 17.5% Group household, Aberfoyle Park: 2.0% Other families, Aberfoyle Park: 0.3% One parent families, Aberfoyle Park: 12.7% Couples without children, Aberfoyle Park: 26.8% Couples with children, Aberfoyle Park: 40.1%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Aberfoyle Park: +28 Group household, Aberfoyle Park: +7 Other families, Aberfoyle Park: -4 One parent families, Aberfoyle Park: +28 Couples without children, Aberfoyle Park: +154 Couples with children, Aberfoyle Park: -152
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 household/family types in Aberfoyle Park in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 40.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 12.7% were one-parent families, compared with 30.9% and 12.4% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 17.5% compared to 23.0% in the City of Onkaparinga while the proportion of couples without children was 26.8% compared to 27.5% in the City of Onkaparinga.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Aberfoyle Park increased by 34 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Aberfoyle Park between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples without children (+154 households)
  • Couples with children (-152 households)