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In Redland City, 35% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, 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)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Brisbane %Number%Greater Brisbane %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children17,88835.432.016,75336.331.7+1,135
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children14,29728.325.512,91428.025.1+1,383
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families5,54411.011.14,93410.711.0+610
Other families
4310.91.43840.81.4+47
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1,3152.65.01,1042.44.7+211
map this data in atlas.idLone person9,70319.221.08,60018.621.3+1,103
Other not classifiable household
9781.93.11,1722.53.8-194
Visitor only households
3520.70.93430.71.0+9

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

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, Greater Brisbane: 21.0% Group household, Greater Brisbane: 5.0% Other families, Greater Brisbane: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Brisbane: 11.1% Couples without children, Greater Brisbane: 25.5% Couples with children, Greater Brisbane: 32.0% Lone person, Redland City: 19.2% Group household, Redland City: 2.6% Other families, Redland City: 0.9% One parent families, Redland City: 11.0% Couples without children, Redland City: 28.3% Couples with children, Redland City: 35.4%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Redland City: +1,103 Group household, Redland City: +211 Other families, Redland City: +47 One parent families, Redland City: +610 Couples without children, Redland City: +1,383 Couples with children, Redland City: +1,135
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 household/family types in Redland City in 2011 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, 35.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.0% were one-parent families, compared with 32.0% and 11.1% 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 19.2% compared to 21.0% in Greater Brisbane while the proportion of couples without children was 28.3% compared to 25.5% in Greater Brisbane.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Redland City increased by 4,304 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Redland City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples without children (+1,383 households)
  • Couples with children (+1,135 households)
  • Lone person (+1,103 households)
  • One parent families (+610 households)

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