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Gilles Plains - Valley View

Households with children

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There are 162 couples with young children in Gilles Plains - Valley View in 2016, comprising 15% of households.

Households with Children require different services and facilities than other household types, and their needs change as both adults and children age. When many families in an area are at the same stage in their individual lifecycles, it creates a suburb lifecycle. Knowing where a suburb is in a cycle of change helps planners make evidence-based decisions about the demand for services both now and in the future.

For Households with Children in Gilles Plains - Valley View, life stage is based on the age of children in the household. The age of the parent(s) is not taken into account.

  • Young children: Children aged under 15 only
  • Mixed age children: One or more children under 15 and one or more children over 15 (must have 2 or more children)
  • Older children: Children aged 15 and over only

To continue building the story, Gilles Plains - Valley View's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with 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

Households with children by life stage
Gilles Plains - Valley View - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households with childrenNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children29528.032.631029.233.7-15
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children16215.416.317216.216.8-10
Couples with mixed-age children
353.34.4353.34.70
Couples with older children
989.311.91039.712.2-5
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children15815.011.112611.911.0+32
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children524.93.7353.33.9+17
Single parents with mixed-age children
131.21.3121.11.4+1
Single parents with older children
938.86.1797.45.7+14
Total households with children
45343.043.743641.144.6+17

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households with children, 2016
Households with children, 2016 Single parents with older children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.1% Single parents with mixed-age children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Single parents with young children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.7% Couples with older children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 11.9% Couples with mixed-age children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.4% Couples with young children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 16.3% Single parents with older children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 8.8% Single parents with mixed-age children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 1.2% Single parents with young children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 4.9% Couples with older children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 9.3% Couples with mixed-age children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 3.3% Couples with young children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 15.4%
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 households with children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households with children, 2011 to 2016 Single parents with older children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +14 Single parents with mixed-age children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +1 Single parents with young children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +17 Couples with older children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -5 Couples with mixed-age children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 0 Couples with young children, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -10
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 families with children in Gilles Plains - Valley View in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a smaller proportion of couples with young children, as well as a smaller proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 15.4% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 9.3% were couples with older children, compared with 16.3% and 11.9% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

There were a larger proportion of single parent households with young children and a larger proportion of single parent households with older children. Overall, the proportion of single parent households with young children was 4.9% compared to 3.7% in the City of Tea Tree Gully while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 8.8% compared to 6.1% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households with children increased by 17 households or 3.9%.

There were no major differences between 2011 and 2016 in Gilles Plains - Valley View.

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