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Pedare Ward

Households with children

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There are 1,197 couples with young children in Pedare Ward in 2016, comprising 18% 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 Pedare 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, Pedare 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
Pedare Ward - 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 children2,60738.832.62,72841.133.7-121
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children1,19717.816.31,39721.116.8-200
Couples with mixed-age children
4166.24.43915.94.7+25
Couples with older children
99314.811.993914.212.2+54
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children78211.611.178611.911.0-4
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children2824.23.73004.53.9-18
Single parents with mixed-age children
891.31.31151.71.4-26
Single parents with older children
4106.16.13715.65.7+39
Total households with children
3,38950.443.73,51553.044.6-126

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, Pedare Ward: 6.1% Single parents with mixed-age children, Pedare Ward: 1.3% Single parents with young children, Pedare Ward: 4.2% Couples with older children, Pedare Ward: 14.8% Couples with mixed-age children, Pedare Ward: 6.2% Couples with young children, Pedare Ward: 17.8%
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, Pedare Ward: +39 Single parents with mixed-age children, Pedare Ward: -26 Single parents with young children, Pedare Ward: -18 Couples with older children, Pedare Ward: +54 Couples with mixed-age children, Pedare Ward: +25 Couples with young children, Pedare Ward: -200
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 Pedare Ward 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, 17.8% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 14.8% were couples with older children, compared with 16.3% and 11.9% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

There were a similar proportion of single parent households with young children and a similar proportion of single parent households with older children. Overall, the proportion of single parent households with young children was 4.2% compared to 3.7% in the City of Tea Tree Gully while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 6.1% compared to 6.1% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households with children decreased by 126 households or 3.6%.

The largest changes in households with children in this area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Couples with young children (-200 households)
  • Couples with older children (+54 households)
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