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In Surrey Downs, 33% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 34% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Surrey Downs'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, Surrey Downs'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
Surrey Downs20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children42433.033.745735.436.2-33
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children38329.829.336228.028.4+21
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families14811.511.016612.810.7-18
Other families
131.00.8201.50.8-7
map this data in atlas.idGroup household322.52.1201.51.9+12
map this data in atlas.idLone person25019.521.123518.219.9+15
Other not classifiable household
322.51.6241.91.8+8
Visitor only households
30.20.480.60.4-5

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, Surrey Downs: 19.5% Group household, Surrey Downs: 2.5% Other families, Surrey Downs: 1.0% One parent families, Surrey Downs: 11.5% Couples without children, Surrey Downs: 29.8% Couples with children, Surrey Downs: 33.0%
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, Surrey Downs: +15 Group household, Surrey Downs: +12 Other families, Surrey Downs: -7 One parent families, Surrey Downs: -18 Couples without children, Surrey Downs: +21 Couples with children, Surrey Downs: -33
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 Surrey Downs 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, 33.0% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 11.5% were one-parent families, compared with 33.7% and 11.0% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

There were a lower proportion of lone person households and a similar proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 19.5% compared to 21.1% in the City of Tea Tree Gully while the proportion of couples without children was 29.8% compared to 29.3% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Surrey Downs decreased by 7 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Surrey Downs between 2006 and 2011.