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Households without children

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In the City of Tea Tree Gully, older couples without children account for 13% of total households in 2016.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in the City of Tea Tree Gully, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, the City of Tea Tree Gully'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 without children by life stage
City of Tea Tree Gully - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children10,83828.924.810,76729.325.5+71
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children2,2696.06.62,3826.56.9-113
Middle-aged couples without children
3,5479.47.74,20511.59.0-658
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children5,02213.410.44,18011.49.6+842
map this data in atlas.idLone person households8,27122.026.27,74121.126.7+530
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons1,8284.96.42,1025.77.5-274
Middle-aged lone persons
2,7627.48.92,6037.19.0+159
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons3,6819.810.83,0368.310.2+645
map this data in atlas.idGroup households7532.03.87872.13.8-34
Total households without children
19,86252.954.719,29552.656.0+567

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

Households without children, 2016
Households without children, 2016 Group households, Greater Adelaide: 3.8% Older lone persons, Greater Adelaide: 10.8% Middle-aged lone persons, Greater Adelaide: 8.9% Young lone persons, Greater Adelaide: 6.4% Older couples without children, Greater Adelaide: 10.4% Middle-aged couples without children, Greater Adelaide: 7.7% Young couples without children, Greater Adelaide: 6.6% Group households, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.0% Older lone persons, City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.8% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.4% Young lone persons, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.9% Older couples without children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 13.4% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.4% Young couples without children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.0%
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 without children, 2011 to 2016
Change in households without children, 2011 to 2016 Group households, City of Tea Tree Gully: -34 Older lone persons, City of Tea Tree Gully: +645 Middle-aged lone persons, City of Tea Tree Gully: +159 Young lone persons, City of Tea Tree Gully: -274 Older couples without children, City of Tea Tree Gully: +842 Middle-aged couples without children, City of Tea Tree Gully: -658 Young couples without children, City of Tea Tree Gully: -113
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 households without children in the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016 compared to Greater Adelaide shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a smaller proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of households without children increased by 567.

The largest changes in households without children in the City of Tea Tree Gully, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Older couples without children (+842 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (-658 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+645 persons)
  • Young lone persons (-274 persons)
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