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Shire of Plantagenet

Household type

In the Shire of Plantagenet, 25% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 27% in Regional WA.

The Shire of Plantagenet'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, the Shire of Plantagenet'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
Shire of Plantagenet - Total households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Regional WA %Number%Regional WA %2006 to 2011
Couples with children48225.427.348628.328.5-4
Couples without children63833.626.558334.026.2+55
One parent families19110.18.81237.28.6+68
Other families180.90.8120.70.8+6
Group household321.72.6271.62.5+5
Lone person43723.021.338122.220.8+56
Other not classifiable household733.84.6844.95.9-11
Visitor only households291.58.2191.16.7+10

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, Regional WA: 21.3% Group household, Regional WA: 2.6% Other families, Regional WA: 0.8% One parent families, Regional WA: 8.8% Couples without children, Regional WA: 26.5% Couples with children, Regional WA: 27.3% Lone person, Shire of Plantagenet: 23.0% Group household, Shire of Plantagenet: 1.7% Other families, Shire of Plantagenet: 0.9% One parent families, Shire of Plantagenet: 10.1% Couples without children, Shire of Plantagenet: 33.6% Couples with children, Shire of Plantagenet: 25.4%
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, Shire of Plantagenet: +56 Group household, Shire of Plantagenet: +5 Other families, Shire of Plantagenet: +6 One parent families, Shire of Plantagenet: +68 Couples without children, Shire of Plantagenet: +55 Couples with children, Shire of Plantagenet: -4
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 the Shire of Plantagenet in 2011 compared to Regional WA shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 25.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 10.1% were one-parent families, compared with 27.3% and 8.8% respectively for Regional WA.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 23.0% compared to 21.3% in Regional WA while the proportion of couples without children was 33.6% compared to 26.5% in Regional WA.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Shire of Plantagenet increased by 185 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in the Shire of Plantagenet between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • One parent families (+68 households)
  • Lone person (+56 households)
  • Couples without children (+55 households)

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