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Elizabeth Vale

Households without children

In Elizabeth Vale, older couples without children account for 11% of total households in 2011.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in Elizabeth Vale, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, Elizabeth Vale'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 without children by life stage
Elizabeth Vale20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children29920.522.633222.722.7-33
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children493.46.3513.55.5-2
Middle-aged couples without children
896.18.4996.88.7-10
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children16111.07.818212.58.4-21
Lone person households
52636.124.249634.024.5+30
Young lone persons
1308.97.51419.78.2-11
Middle-aged lone persons
17211.88.81439.88.4+29
Older lone persons
22515.47.921214.58.0+13
Group households
302.03.0362.52.2-6
Total households without children
85558.649.886459.249.4-9

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

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, City of Playford: 3.0% Older lone persons, City of Playford: 7.9% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Playford: 8.8% Young lone persons, City of Playford: 7.5% Older couples without children, City of Playford: 7.8% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Playford: 8.4% Young couples without children, City of Playford: 6.3% Group households, Elizabeth Vale: 2.0% Older lone persons, Elizabeth Vale: 15.4% Middle-aged lone persons, Elizabeth Vale: 11.8% Young lone persons, Elizabeth Vale: 8.9% Older couples without children, Elizabeth Vale: 11.0% Middle-aged couples without children, Elizabeth Vale: 6.1% Young couples without children, Elizabeth Vale: 3.4%
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 without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Elizabeth Vale: -6 Older lone persons, Elizabeth Vale: +13 Middle-aged lone persons, Elizabeth Vale: +29 Young lone persons, Elizabeth Vale: -11 Older couples without children, Elizabeth Vale: -21 Middle-aged couples without children, Elizabeth Vale: -10 Young couples without children, Elizabeth Vale: -2
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 households without children in Elizabeth Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a larger proportion of young lone person households, a larger proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a larger proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children decreased by 9.

There were no major differences in Elizabeth Vale between 2006 and 2011.