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

Water Gully Ward'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, Water Gully Ward'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
Water Gully Ward20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,03332.933.72,20336.136.2-170
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,96431.829.31,88931.028.4+75
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families6039.811.05839.610.7+20
Other families
580.90.8420.70.8+16
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1151.92.11001.61.9+15
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,24220.121.11,13518.619.9+107
Other not classifiable household
1352.21.61131.91.8+22
Visitor only households
210.30.4370.60.4-16

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, Water Gully Ward: 20.1% Group household, Water Gully Ward: 1.9% Other families, Water Gully Ward: 0.9% One parent families, Water Gully Ward: 9.8% Couples without children, Water Gully Ward: 31.8% Couples with children, Water Gully Ward: 32.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Water Gully Ward: +107 Group household, Water Gully Ward: +15 Other families, Water Gully Ward: +16 One parent families, Water Gully Ward: +20 Couples without children, Water Gully Ward: +75 Couples with children, Water Gully Ward: -170
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 Water Gully Ward 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 lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 32.9% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.8% 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 higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 20.1% compared to 21.1% in the City of Tea Tree Gully while the proportion of couples without children was 31.8% compared to 29.3% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Water Gully Ward increased by 68 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in family/household types in Water Gully Ward between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Couples with children (-170 households)
  • Lone person (+107 households)
  • Couples without children (+75 households)