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Elizabeth South

Households with children

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

There are 96 couples with young children in Elizabeth South in 2016, comprising 8% 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 Elizabeth South, 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, Elizabeth South'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
Elizabeth South - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households with childrenNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children18715.527.417614.528.2+11
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children968.015.0836.915.1+13
Couples with mixed-age children
373.14.4312.64.7+6
Couples with older children
524.48.0605.08.4-8
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children26722.117.127722.917.4-10
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children988.18.113411.18.8-36
Single parents with mixed-age children
363.02.4494.12.4-13
Single parents with older children
13211.06.6937.86.2+39
Total households with children
45437.644.545337.545.6+1

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, Elizabeth South: 11.0% Single parents with mixed-age children, Elizabeth South: 3.0% Single parents with young children, Elizabeth South: 8.1% Couples with older children, Elizabeth South: 4.4% Couples with mixed-age children, Elizabeth South: 3.1% Couples with young children, Elizabeth South: 8.0%
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, Elizabeth South: +39 Single parents with mixed-age children, Elizabeth South: -13 Single parents with young children, Elizabeth South: -36 Couples with older children, Elizabeth South: -8 Couples with mixed-age children, Elizabeth South: +6 Couples with young children, Elizabeth South: +13
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 Elizabeth South in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a smaller proportion of couples with young children, as well as a smaller proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 8.0% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 4.4% were couples with older children, compared with 15.0% and 8.0% respectively for the City of Playford.

There were a similar proportion of single parent households with young children and a larger proportion of single parent households with older children. Overall, the proportion of single parent households with young children was 8.1% compared to 8.1% in the City of Playford while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 11.0% compared to 6.6% in the City of Playford.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households with children increased by 1 households or 0.2%.

There were no major differences between 2011 and 2016 in Elizabeth South.

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