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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Household type

In the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, 42% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 32% in Greater Perth.

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale'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, the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale'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
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - Total households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,47442.331.61,82943.030.7+645
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,75730.125.71,32731.225.1+430
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families5449.39.93498.210.1+195
Other families
460.81.4240.61.3+22
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1081.84.0651.53.6+43
map this data in atlas.idLone person72012.322.453112.523.6+189
Other not classifiable household
1522.63.9942.24.7+58
Visitor only households
420.71.1390.90.9+3

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 Perth: 22.4% Group household, Greater Perth: 4.0% Other families, Greater Perth: 1.4% One parent families, Greater Perth: 9.9% Couples without children, Greater Perth: 25.7% Couples with children, Greater Perth: 31.6% Lone person, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 12.3% Group household, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 1.8% Other families, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.8% One parent families, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 9.3% Couples without children, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 30.1% Couples with children, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 42.3%
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, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +189 Group household, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +43 Other families, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +22 One parent families, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +195 Couples without children, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +430 Couples with children, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +645
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 the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale in 2011 compared to Greater Perth shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 42.3% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.3% were one-parent families, compared with 31.6% and 9.9% respectively for Greater Perth.

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 12.3% compared to 22.4% in Greater Perth while the proportion of couples without children was 30.1% compared to 25.7% in Greater Perth.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale increased by 1,585 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (+645 households)
  • Couples without children (+430 households)
  • One parent families (+195 households)
  • Lone person (+189 households)

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