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Hillcott Ward

Households with children

There are 866 couples with young children in Hillcott Ward in 2011, 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 Hillcott Ward, 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, Hillcott Ward'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
Hillcott Ward20112006Change
Households with childrenNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,96135.133.72,27240.536.2-311
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children86615.516.81,05818.918.0-192
Couples with mixed-age children
2785.04.73376.05.1-59
Couples with older children
81714.612.287715.613.1-60
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children69712.511.065711.710.7+40
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children2173.93.92584.64.2-41
Single parents with mixed-age children
931.71.4931.71.40
Single parents with older children
3876.95.73065.55.1+81
Total households with children
2,65947.644.62,92952.346.8-270

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households with children, 2011
Households with children, 2011 Single parents with older children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.7% Single parents with mixed-age children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Single parents with young children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.9% Couples with older children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 12.2% Couples with mixed-age children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.7% Couples with young children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 16.8% Single parents with older children, Hillcott Ward: 6.9% Single parents with mixed-age children, Hillcott Ward: 1.7% Single parents with young children, Hillcott Ward: 3.9% Couples with older children, Hillcott Ward: 14.6% Couples with mixed-age children, Hillcott Ward: 5.0% Couples with young children, Hillcott Ward: 15.5%
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 households with children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households with children, 2006 to 2011 Single parents with older children, Hillcott Ward: +81 Single parents with mixed-age children, Hillcott Ward: 0 Single parents with young children, Hillcott Ward: -41 Couples with older children, Hillcott Ward: -60 Couples with mixed-age children, Hillcott Ward: -59 Couples with young children, Hillcott Ward: -192
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 families with children in Hillcott Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a smaller proportion of couples with young children, and a larger proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 15.5% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 14.6% were couples with older children, compared with 16.8% and 12.2% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

There were a similar 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 3.9% compared to 3.9% in the City of Tea Tree Gully while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 6.9% compared to 5.7% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households with children decreased by 270 households or 9.2%.

The largest changes in households with children in this area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with young children (-192 households)
  • Single parents with older children (+81 households)
  • Couples with older children (-60 households)
  • Couples with mixed-age children (-59 households)