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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Households with children

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

There are 910 couples with young children in Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2016, comprising 15% 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area, 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, Playford North Urban Renewal area'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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households with childrenNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,37422.127.41,10222.928.2+273
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children91014.615.067314.015.1+237
Couples with mixed-age children
1943.14.41713.64.7+22
Couples with older children
2704.38.02565.38.4+14
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children1,32221.317.11,13523.617.4+187
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children71511.58.162913.18.8+86
Single parents with mixed-age children
1782.92.41493.12.4+28
Single parents with older children
4286.96.63567.46.2+73
Total households with children
2,69743.444.52,23746.545.6+460

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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 6.9% Single parents with mixed-age children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.9% Single parents with young children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 11.5% Couples with older children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 4.3% Couples with mixed-age children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 3.1% Couples with young children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 14.6%
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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +73 Single parents with mixed-age children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +28 Single parents with young children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +86 Couples with older children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +14 Couples with mixed-age children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +22 Couples with young children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +237
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a similar proportion of couples with young children, and a smaller proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 14.6% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 4.3% 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 11.5% compared to 8.1% in the City of Playford while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 6.9% compared to 6.6% in the City of Playford.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households with children increased by 460 households or 20.6%.

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

  • Couples with young children (+237 households)
  • Single parents with young children (+86 households)
  • Single parents with older children (+73 households)
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