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Household type

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

In Redland City, 33% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 32% in Greater Brisbane.

Redland City's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Redland City's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, 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

Household type
Redland City - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Brisbane %Number%Greater Brisbane %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children18,08733.231.717,88835.432.0+199
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children15,59228.624.914,29728.325.5+1,295
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families6,02911.111.05,54411.011.1+485
Other families
4640.91.34310.91.4+33
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1,3892.65.01,3152.65.0+74
map this data in atlas.idLone person10,88720.020.89,70319.221.0+1,184
Other not classifiable household
1,5142.84.49781.93.1+536
Visitor only households
4800.90.83520.70.9+128

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, Greater Brisbane: 20.8% Group household, Greater Brisbane: 5.0% Other families, Greater Brisbane: 1.3% One parent families, Greater Brisbane: 11.0% Couples without children, Greater Brisbane: 24.9% Couples with children, Greater Brisbane: 31.7% Lone person, Redland City: 20.0% Group household, Redland City: 2.6% Other families, Redland City: 0.9% One parent families, Redland City: 11.1% Couples without children, Redland City: 28.6% Couples with children, Redland City: 33.2%
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 household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Redland City: +1,184 Group household, Redland City: +74 Other families, Redland City: +33 One parent families, Redland City: +485 Couples without children, Redland City: +1,295 Couples with children, Redland City: +199
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 household/family types in Redland City in 2016 compared to Greater Brisbane shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 33.2% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.1% were one-parent families, compared with 31.7% and 11.0% respectively for Greater Brisbane.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 20.0% compared to 20.8% in Greater Brisbane while the proportion of couples without children was 28.6% compared to 24.9% in Greater Brisbane.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Redland City increased by 3,934 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Redland City between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples without children (+1,295 households)
  • Lone person (+1,184 households)
  • One parent families (+485 households)
  • Couples with children (+199 households)

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