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Central North District

Household type

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In Central North District, 25% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 29% in the City of Onkaparinga.

Central North 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, Central North 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
Central North 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 children7,59325.129.47,62626.430.9-34
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children7,24524.026.57,38825.627.5-143
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families4,37114.512.74,12314.312.4+248
Other families
2971.00.93091.10.9-12
map this data in atlas.idGroup household9343.12.58743.02.6+59
map this data in atlas.idLone person8,47628.023.87,75626.823.0+720
Other not classifiable household
1,1913.93.66812.42.2+510
Visitor only households
1120.40.71300.50.5-18

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, Central North District: 28.0% Group household, Central North District: 3.1% Other families, Central North District: 1.0% One parent families, Central North District: 14.5% Couples without children, Central North District: 24.0% Couples with children, Central North District: 25.1%
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, Central North District: +720 Group household, Central North District: +59 Other families, Central North District: -12 One parent families, Central North District: +248 Couples without children, Central North District: -143 Couples with children, Central North District: -34
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 Central North District in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 25.1% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 14.5% were one-parent families, compared with 29.4% and 12.7% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 28.0% compared to 23.8% in the City of Onkaparinga while the proportion of couples without children was 24.0% compared to 26.5% in the City of Onkaparinga.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Central North District increased by 1,332 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Lone person (+720 households)
  • One parent families (+248 households)
  • Couples without children (-143 households)
  • Group household (+59 households)

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