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Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park

Households with children

There are 49 couples with young children in Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park in 2011, comprising 9% 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 Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park, 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, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park'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
Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park20112006Change
Households with childrenNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children13426.028.216132.528.9-27
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children499.415.15911.815.3-10
Couples with mixed-age children
224.24.7306.05.0-8
Couples with older children
6412.48.47314.78.6-9
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children295.617.4397.916.6-10
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children122.48.8142.78.9-1
Single parents with mixed-age children
30.62.461.12.3-3
Single parents with older children
142.66.2204.05.5-6
Total households with children
16331.645.620040.445.5-37

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households with children, 2011
Households with children, 2011 Single parents with older children, City of Playford: 6.2% Single parents with mixed-age children, City of Playford: 2.4% Single parents with young children, City of Playford: 8.8% Couples with older children, City of Playford: 8.4% Couples with mixed-age children, City of Playford: 4.7% Couples with young children, City of Playford: 15.1% Single parents with older children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 2.6% Single parents with mixed-age children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 0.6% Single parents with young children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 2.4% Couples with older children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 12.4% Couples with mixed-age children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 4.2% Couples with young children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 9.4%
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 households with children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households with children, 2006 to 2011 Single parents with older children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -6 Single parents with mixed-age children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -3 Single parents with young children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -1 Couples with older children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -9 Couples with mixed-age children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -8 Couples with young children, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -10
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 families with children in Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a smaller proportion of couples with young children, and a larger proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 9.4% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 12.4% were couples with older children, compared with 15.1% and 8.4% respectively for the City of Playford.

There were a smaller proportion of single parent households with young children and a smaller proportion of single parent households with older children. Overall, the proportion of single parent households with young children was 2.4% compared to 8.8% in the City of Playford while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 2.6% compared to 6.2% in the City of Playford.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households with children decreased by 37 households or 18.5%.

There were no major differences between 2006 and 2011 in Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park.