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Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds

Household type

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In Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds, 19% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 22% in Shoalhaven City.

Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds'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, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds'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
Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Shoalhaven City %Number%Shoalhaven City %2011 to 2016
Couples with children39518.721.636618.623.0+29
Couples without children79437.531.272436.831.5+70
One parent families1537.210.620810.611.3-55
Other families40.20.7221.10.8-18
Group household442.12.4482.42.3-4
Lone person57327.126.749325.126.4+80
Other not classifiable household602.84.8613.13.2-1
Visitor only households944.41.9442.21.6+50

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, Shoalhaven City: 26.7% Group household, Shoalhaven City: 2.4% Other families, Shoalhaven City: 0.7% One parent families, Shoalhaven City: 10.6% Couples without children, Shoalhaven City: 31.2% Couples with children, Shoalhaven City: 21.6% Lone person, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 27.1% Group household, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 2.1% Other families, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 0.2% One parent families, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 7.2% Couples without children, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 37.5% Couples with children, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: 18.7%
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, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: +80 Group household, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: -4 Other families, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: -18 One parent families, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: -55 Couples without children, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: +70 Couples with children, Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds: +29
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 Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds in 2016 compared to Shoalhaven City shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 18.7% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 7.2% were one-parent families, compared with 21.6% and 10.6% respectively for Shoalhaven City.

There were a similar proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 27.1% compared to 26.7% in Shoalhaven City while the proportion of couples without children was 37.5% compared to 31.2% in Shoalhaven City.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds increased by 151 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Mollymook - Narrawallee and Surrounds between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Lone person (+80 households)
  • Couples without children (+70 households)
  • One parent families (-55 households)

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