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Redwood Park

Households with children

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

There are 375 couples with young children in Redwood Park in 2016, comprising 19% 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 Redwood Park, 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, Redwood Park'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
Redwood Park - 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 children74537.332.675737.933.7-12
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children37518.816.340020.016.8-25
Couples with mixed-age children
944.74.4974.94.7-3
Couples with older children
27613.811.926013.012.2+16
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children23811.911.121210.611.0+26
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children864.33.7824.13.9+4
Single parents with mixed-age children
191.01.3301.51.4-11
Single parents with older children
1336.76.11005.05.7+33
Total households with children
98349.243.796948.544.6+14

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, Redwood Park: 6.7% Single parents with mixed-age children, Redwood Park: 1.0% Single parents with young children, Redwood Park: 4.3% Couples with older children, Redwood Park: 13.8% Couples with mixed-age children, Redwood Park: 4.7% Couples with young children, Redwood Park: 18.8%
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, Redwood Park: +33 Single parents with mixed-age children, Redwood Park: -11 Single parents with young children, Redwood Park: +4 Couples with older children, Redwood Park: +16 Couples with mixed-age children, Redwood Park: -3 Couples with young children, Redwood Park: -25
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 Redwood Park in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a larger proportion of couples with young children, as well as a larger proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 18.8% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 13.8% 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 4.3% compared to 3.7% in the City of Tea Tree Gully while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 6.7% 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 14 households or 1.4%.

There were no major differences between 2011 and 2016 in Redwood Park.

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