Redland City CouncilCommunity profile
census-message-logo

2016 Census data will be released soon and we're busy behind the scenes getting this website ready. Read our plan.

Skip to content

Redland City

Households without children

In Redland City, 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 Redland City, 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, Redland City'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
Redland City - Households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%Greater Brisbane %Number%Greater Brisbane %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children14,29728.325.512,91428.025.1+1,383
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children2,7605.58.62,6375.78.2+123
Middle-aged couples without children
6,15312.29.25,84712.79.8+306
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children5,38410.77.64,4309.67.1+954
map this data in atlas.idLone person households9,70319.221.08,60018.621.3+1,103
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons1,7013.46.31,7073.76.7-6
Middle-aged lone persons
3,4126.87.13,0626.67.1+350
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons4,5909.17.63,8318.37.5+759
map this data in atlas.idGroup households1,3152.65.01,1042.44.7+211
Total households without children
25,31550.151.522,61849.051.0+2,697

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, Greater Brisbane: 5.0% Older lone persons, Greater Brisbane: 7.6% Middle-aged lone persons, Greater Brisbane: 7.1% Young lone persons, Greater Brisbane: 6.3% Older couples without children, Greater Brisbane: 7.6% Middle-aged couples without children, Greater Brisbane: 9.2% Young couples without children, Greater Brisbane: 8.6% Group households, Redland City: 2.6% Older lone persons, Redland City: 9.1% Middle-aged lone persons, Redland City: 6.8% Young lone persons, Redland City: 3.4% Older couples without children, Redland City: 10.7% Middle-aged couples without children, Redland City: 12.2% Young couples without children, Redland City: 5.5%
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, Redland City: +211 Older lone persons, Redland City: +759 Middle-aged lone persons, Redland City: +350 Young lone persons, Redland City: -6 Older couples without children, Redland City: +954 Middle-aged couples without children, Redland City: +306 Young couples without children, Redland City: +123
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 Redland City in 2011 compared to Greater Brisbane shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a similar 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 increased by 2,697.

The largest changes in households without children in Redland City, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Older couples without children (+954 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+759 persons)
  • Middle-aged lone persons (+350 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+306 persons)
v17.06.20-1.0.0