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Tamworth Regional Council

Household type

In Tamworth Regional Council, 27% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 27% 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)20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children5,88426.726.76,00729.128.2-123
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children6,08727.727.75,63427.327.4+453
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families2,75012.511.32,46912.011.3+281
Other families
2221.00.92151.00.9+7
map this data in atlas.idGroup household5932.73.05202.52.9+73
map this data in atlas.idLone person5,61225.525.65,16025.024.6+452
Other not classifiable household
5852.72.83841.92.9+201
Visitor only households
2771.32.02481.21.8+29

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, Regional NSW: 25.6% Group household, Regional NSW: 3.0% Other families, Regional NSW: 0.9% One parent families, Regional NSW: 11.3% Couples without children, Regional NSW: 27.7% Couples with children, Regional NSW: 26.7% Lone person, Tamworth Regional Council: 25.5% Group household, Tamworth Regional Council: 2.7% Other families, Tamworth Regional Council: 1.0% One parent families, Tamworth Regional Council: 12.5% Couples without children, Tamworth Regional Council: 27.7% Couples with children, Tamworth Regional Council: 26.7%
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, Tamworth Regional Council: +452 Group household, Tamworth Regional Council: +73 Other families, Tamworth Regional Council: +7 One parent families, Tamworth Regional Council: +281 Couples without children, Tamworth Regional Council: +453 Couples with children, Tamworth Regional Council: -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 household/family types in Tamworth Regional Council in 2011 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, 26.7% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 12.5% were one-parent families, compared with 26.7% and 11.3% respectively for Regional NSW.

There were a similar proportion of lone person households and a similar proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 25.5% compared to 25.6% in Regional NSW while the proportion of couples without children was 27.7% compared to 27.7% in Regional NSW.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Tamworth Regional Council increased by 1,374 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Tamworth Regional Council between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples without children (+453 households)
  • Lone person (+452 households)
  • One parent families (+281 households)
  • Couples with children (-123 households)

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