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Household type

In the City of Tea Tree Gully, 34% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 28% in Greater Adelaide.

The City of Tea Tree Gully'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 City of Tea Tree Gully'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
City of Tea Tree Gully20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children12,35133.728.513,03136.228.6-680
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children10,76729.325.510,23728.425.2+530
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families4,02311.011.03,83910.711.1+184
Other families
2930.81.22770.81.2+16
map this data in atlas.idGroup household7872.13.86811.93.4+106
map this data in atlas.idLone person7,74121.126.77,17419.926.7+567
Other not classifiable household
5851.62.56391.83.0-54
Visitor only households
1530.40.81500.40.8+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 Adelaide: 26.7% Group household, Greater Adelaide: 3.8% Other families, Greater Adelaide: 1.2% One parent families, Greater Adelaide: 11.0% Couples without children, Greater Adelaide: 25.5% Couples with children, Greater Adelaide: 28.5% Lone person, City of Tea Tree Gully: 21.1% Group household, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Other families, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.8% One parent families, City of Tea Tree Gully: 11.0% Couples without children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 29.3% Couples with children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 33.7%
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, City of Tea Tree Gully: +567 Group household, City of Tea Tree Gully: +106 Other families, City of Tea Tree Gully: +16 One parent families, City of Tea Tree Gully: +184 Couples without children, City of Tea Tree Gully: +530 Couples with children, City of Tea Tree Gully: -680
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 City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011 compared to Greater Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 33.7% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.0% were one-parent families, compared with 28.5% and 11.0% respectively for Greater Adelaide.

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 21.1% compared to 26.7% in Greater Adelaide while the proportion of couples without children was 29.3% compared to 25.5% in Greater Adelaide.

Emerging groups

The number of households in City of Tea Tree Gully increased by 672 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in the City of Tea Tree Gully between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (-680 households)
  • Lone person (+567 households)
  • Couples without children (+530 households)
  • One parent families (+184 households)