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Water Gully Ward

Household type

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In Water Gully Ward, 34% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 33% 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 Ward - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children2,10433.932.62,03332.933.7+71
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,92230.928.91,96431.829.3-42
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families5839.411.16029.811.0-19
Other families
250.40.8580.90.8-33
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1161.92.01151.92.1+1
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,33121.422.01,24120.121.1+90
Other not classifiable household
1121.82.21352.21.6-23
Visitor only households
200.30.5210.30.4-1

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

Household type, 2016
Household type, 2016 Lone person, City of Tea Tree Gully: 22.0% Group household, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.0% Other families, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.8% One parent families, City of Tea Tree Gully: 11.1% Couples without children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 28.9% Couples with children, City of Tea Tree Gully: 32.6% Lone person, Water Gully Ward: 21.4% Group household, Water Gully Ward: 1.9% Other families, Water Gully Ward: 0.4% One parent families, Water Gully Ward: 9.4% Couples without children, Water Gully Ward: 30.9% Couples with children, Water Gully Ward: 33.9%
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 household type, 2011 to 2016
Change in household type, 2011 to 2016 Lone person, Water Gully Ward: +90 Group household, Water Gully Ward: +1 Other families, Water Gully Ward: -33 One parent families, Water Gully Ward: -19 Couples without children, Water Gully Ward: -42 Couples with children, Water Gully Ward: +71
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 household/family types in Water Gully Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 33.9% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.4% were one-parent families, compared with 32.6% and 11.1% 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 21.4% compared to 22.0% in the City of Tea Tree Gully while the proportion of couples without children was 30.9% compared to 28.9% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Water Gully Ward increased by 44 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Water Gully Ward between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Lone person (+90 households)
  • Couples with children (+71 households)

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