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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 Tamworth Regional Council, 25% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 25% in Regional NSW.

Tamworth Regional Council'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, Tamworth Regional Council'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
Tamworth Regional Council - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children5,92925.325.45,88426.726.7+45
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children6,12126.127.06,08727.727.7+34
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families2,81012.011.02,75012.511.3+60
Other families
2351.00.92221.00.9+13
map this data in atlas.idGroup household6782.93.15932.73.0+85
map this data in atlas.idLone person5,97625.525.55,61225.525.6+364
Other not classifiable household
1,3605.85.15852.72.8+775
Visitor only households
3501.52.02771.32.0+73

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, Regional NSW: 25.5% Group household, Regional NSW: 3.1% Other families, Regional NSW: 0.9% One parent families, Regional NSW: 11.0% Couples without children, Regional NSW: 27.0% Couples with children, Regional NSW: 25.4% Lone person, Tamworth Regional Council: 25.5% Group household, Tamworth Regional Council: 2.9% Other families, Tamworth Regional Council: 1.0% One parent families, Tamworth Regional Council: 12.0% Couples without children, Tamworth Regional Council: 26.1% Couples with children, Tamworth Regional Council: 25.3%
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, Tamworth Regional Council: +364 Group household, Tamworth Regional Council: +85 Other families, Tamworth Regional Council: +13 One parent families, Tamworth Regional Council: +60 Couples without children, Tamworth Regional Council: +34 Couples with children, Tamworth Regional Council: +45
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 Tamworth Regional Council in 2016 compared to Regional NSW shows that there was a similar proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 25.3% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 12.0% were one-parent families, compared with 25.4% and 11.0% respectively for Regional NSW.

There were a similar proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 25.5% compared to 25.5% in Regional NSW while the proportion of couples without children was 26.1% compared to 27.0% in Regional NSW.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Tamworth Regional Council increased by 1,449 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Tamworth Regional Council between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Lone person (+364 households)
  • Group household (+85 households)
  • One parent families (+60 households)

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