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Hillcott Ward

Households without children

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In Hillcott Ward, older couples without children account for 11% 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 Hillcott Ward, 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, 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 without children by life stage
Hillcott Ward - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,58528.928.91,55827.929.3+28
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children3095.66.03566.46.5-47
Middle-aged couples without children
65512.09.470612.711.5-51
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children62111.313.44958.911.4+126
map this data in atlas.idLone person households1,12420.522.01,08919.521.1+35
map this data in atlas.idYoung lone persons2294.24.92975.35.7-68
Middle-aged lone persons
4337.97.44287.77.1+5
map this data in atlas.idOlder lone persons4628.49.83646.58.3+98
map this data in atlas.idGroup households881.62.01031.82.1-15
Total households without children
2,79851.052.92,75049.252.6+48

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, 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% Group households, Hillcott Ward: 1.6% Older lone persons, Hillcott Ward: 8.4% Middle-aged lone persons, Hillcott Ward: 7.9% Young lone persons, Hillcott Ward: 4.2% Older couples without children, Hillcott Ward: 11.3% Middle-aged couples without children, Hillcott Ward: 12.0% Young couples without children, Hillcott Ward: 5.6%
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, Hillcott Ward: -15 Older lone persons, Hillcott Ward: +98 Middle-aged lone persons, Hillcott Ward: +5 Young lone persons, Hillcott Ward: -68 Older couples without children, Hillcott Ward: +126 Middle-aged couples without children, Hillcott Ward: -51 Young couples without children, Hillcott Ward: -47
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 Hillcott Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a similar proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a larger 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 48.

The largest changes in households without children in Hillcott Ward, between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Older couples without children (+126 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+98 persons)
  • Young lone persons (-68 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (-51 persons)
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