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In the City of Playford, 28% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 28% in Greater Adelaide.

The City of Playford'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 City of Playford'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
City of Playford20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children8,47728.228.57,73328.928.6+744
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children6,78722.625.56,07022.725.2+717
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families5,22017.411.04,45416.611.1+766
Other families
3461.21.22591.01.2+87
map this data in atlas.idGroup household9083.03.85972.23.4+311
map this data in atlas.idLone person7,26924.226.76,56024.526.7+709
Other not classifiable household
8973.02.59793.73.0-82
Visitor only households
1210.40.81260.50.8-5

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, Greater Adelaide: 26.7% Group household, Greater Adelaide: 3.8% Other families, Greater Adelaide: 1.2% One parent families, Greater Adelaide: 11.0% Couples without children, Greater Adelaide: 25.5% Couples with children, Greater Adelaide: 28.5% Lone person, City of Playford: 24.2% Group household, City of Playford: 3.0% Other families, City of Playford: 1.2% One parent families, City of Playford: 17.4% Couples without children, City of Playford: 22.6% Couples with children, City of Playford: 28.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, City of Playford: +709 Group household, City of Playford: +311 Other families, City of Playford: +87 One parent families, City of Playford: +766 Couples without children, City of Playford: +717 Couples with children, City of Playford: +744
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 City of Playford in 2011 compared to Greater Adelaide shows that there was a similar proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 28.2% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 17.4% were one-parent families, compared with 28.5% and 11.0% respectively for Greater Adelaide.

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 24.2% compared to 26.7% in Greater Adelaide while the proportion of couples without children was 22.6% compared to 25.5% in Greater Adelaide.

Emerging groups

The number of households in City of Playford increased by 3,247 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • One parent families (+766 households)
  • Couples with children (+744 households)
  • Couples without children (+717 households)
  • Lone person (+709 households)