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Northern District

Household type

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In Northern District, 36% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 29% in the City of Onkaparinga.

Northern District'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, Northern District'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
Northern District - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children5,41636.429.45,70738.430.9-291
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children4,51630.326.54,39429.527.5+122
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1,4469.712.71,48610.012.4-40
Other families
770.50.91080.70.9-31
map this data in atlas.idGroup household2501.72.52741.82.6-24
map this data in atlas.idLone person2,84719.123.82,69718.123.0+150
Other not classifiable household
2751.83.61431.02.2+132
Visitor only households
570.40.7700.50.5-13

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, City of Onkaparinga: 23.8% Group household, City of Onkaparinga: 2.5% Other families, City of Onkaparinga: 0.9% One parent families, City of Onkaparinga: 12.7% Couples without children, City of Onkaparinga: 26.5% Couples with children, City of Onkaparinga: 29.4% Lone person, Northern District: 19.1% Group household, Northern District: 1.7% Other families, Northern District: 0.5% One parent families, Northern District: 9.7% Couples without children, Northern District: 30.3% Couples with children, Northern District: 36.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Northern District: +150 Group household, Northern District: -24 Other families, Northern District: -31 One parent families, Northern District: -40 Couples without children, Northern District: +122 Couples with children, Northern District: -291
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the household/family types in Northern District in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 36.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.7% were one-parent families, compared with 29.4% and 12.7% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 19.1% compared to 23.8% in the City of Onkaparinga while the proportion of couples without children was 30.3% compared to 26.5% in the City of Onkaparinga.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Northern District increased by 5 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Northern District between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with children (-291 households)
  • Lone person (+150 households)
  • Couples without children (+122 households)

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