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Andrews Farm

Households with children

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

There are 623 couples with young children in Andrews Farm in 2016, comprising 23% of households.

Households with Children require different services and facilities than other household types, and their needs change as both adults and children age. When many families in an area are at the same stage in their individual lifecycles, it creates a suburb lifecycle. Knowing where a suburb is in a cycle of change helps planners make evidence-based decisions about the demand for services both now and in the future.

For Households with Children in Andrews Farm, life stage is based on the age of children in the household. The age of the parent(s) is not taken into account.

  • Young children: Children aged under 15 only
  • Mixed age children: One or more children under 15 and one or more children over 15 (must have 2 or more children)
  • Older children: Children aged 15 and over only

To continue building the story, Andrews Farm's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with 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

Households with children by life stage
Andrews Farm - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households with childrenNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children90533.827.476936.628.2+136
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children62323.215.049723.615.1+125
Couples with mixed-age children
1284.84.41266.04.7+3
Couples with older children
1535.78.01456.98.4+8
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children59122.117.140919.517.4+182
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children32412.18.125512.18.8+69
Single parents with mixed-age children
913.42.4633.02.4+29
Single parents with older children
1756.56.6914.36.2+84
Total households with children
1,49755.844.51,17856.045.6+319

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

Households with children, 2016
Households with children, 2016 Single parents with older children, City of Playford: 6.6% Single parents with mixed-age children, City of Playford: 2.4% Single parents with young children, City of Playford: 8.1% Couples with older children, City of Playford: 8.0% Couples with mixed-age children, City of Playford: 4.4% Couples with young children, City of Playford: 15.0% Single parents with older children, Andrews Farm: 6.5% Single parents with mixed-age children, Andrews Farm: 3.4% Single parents with young children, Andrews Farm: 12.1% Couples with older children, Andrews Farm: 5.7% Couples with mixed-age children, Andrews Farm: 4.8% Couples with young children, Andrews Farm: 23.2%
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 households with children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households with children, 2011 to 2016 Single parents with older children, Andrews Farm: +84 Single parents with mixed-age children, Andrews Farm: +29 Single parents with young children, Andrews Farm: +69 Couples with older children, Andrews Farm: +8 Couples with mixed-age children, Andrews Farm: +3 Couples with young children, Andrews Farm: +125
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 families with children in Andrews Farm in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a larger proportion of couples with young children, and a smaller proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 23.2% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 5.7% were couples with older children, compared with 15.0% and 8.0% respectively for the City of Playford.

There were a larger proportion of single parent households with young children and a similar proportion of single parent households with older children. Overall, the proportion of single parent households with young children was 12.1% compared to 8.1% in the City of Playford while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 6.5% compared to 6.6% in the City of Playford.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households with children increased by 319 households or 27.1%.

The largest changes in households with children in this area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with young children (+125 households)
  • Single parents with older children (+84 households)
  • Single parents with young children (+69 households)
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