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In Modbury, 23% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 34% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Modbury's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Modbury's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, 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

Household type
Modbury20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children47923.333.746723.236.2+12
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children53125.929.357128.428.4-40
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families26112.711.025312.610.7+8
Other families
100.50.8160.80.8-6
map this data in atlas.idGroup household743.62.1663.31.9+7
map this data in atlas.idLone person66132.221.159129.419.9+70
Other not classifiable household
271.31.6391.91.8-12
Visitor only households
120.60.480.40.4+4

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

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Tea Tree Gully: 21.1% Group household, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Other families, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.8% One parent families, City of Tea Tree Gully: 11.0% Couples without children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 29.3% Couples with children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 33.7% Lone person, Modbury: 32.2% Group household, Modbury: 3.6% Other families, Modbury: 0.5% One parent families, Modbury: 12.7% Couples without children, Modbury: 25.9% Couples with children, Modbury: 23.3%
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 household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Modbury: +70 Group household, Modbury: +7 Other families, Modbury: -6 One parent families, Modbury: +8 Couples without children, Modbury: -40 Couples with children, Modbury: +12
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 household/family types in Modbury in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 23.3% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 12.7% were one-parent families, compared with 33.7% and 11.0% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 32.2% compared to 21.1% in the City of Tea Tree Gully while the proportion of couples without children was 25.9% compared to 29.3% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Modbury increased by 43 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in family/household types in Modbury between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Lone person (+70 households)