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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Households with children

There are 673 couples with young children in Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011, comprising 14% 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 area20112006Change
Households with childrenNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,10222.928.274020.028.9+362
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children67314.015.13569.615.3+317
Couples with mixed-age children
1723.64.71514.15.0+21
Couples with older children
2575.38.42336.38.6+24
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children1,13623.617.484922.916.6+287
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children63013.18.848213.08.9+148
Single parents with mixed-age children
1503.12.41123.02.3+38
Single parents with older children
3567.46.22546.95.5+102
Total households with children
2,23846.545.61,58842.945.5+649

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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 7.4% Single parents with mixed-age children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 3.1% Single parents with young children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 13.1% Couples with older children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 5.3% Couples with mixed-age children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 3.6% Couples with young children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 14.0%
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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +102 Single parents with mixed-age children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +38 Single parents with young children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +148 Couples with older children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +24 Couples with mixed-age children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +21 Couples with young children, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +317
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011 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, 14.0% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 5.3% were couples with older children, compared with 15.1% and 8.4% respectively for the City of Playford.

There were a larger 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 13.1% compared to 8.8% in the City of Playford while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 7.4% compared to 6.2% in the City of Playford.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households with children increased by 650 households or 40.9%.

The largest changes in households with children in this area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with young children (+317 households)
  • Single parents with young children (+148 households)
  • Single parents with older children (+102 households)