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Households with children

There are 125 couples with young children in Black Forest in 2011, comprising 15% of households.

Households with Children require different services and facilities than other household types, and their needs change as both adults and children age. When many families in an area are at the same stage in their individual lifecycles, it creates a suburb lifecycle. Knowing where a suburb is in a cycle of change helps planners make evidence-based decisions about the demand for services both now and in the future.

For Households with Children in Black Forest, life stage is based on the age of children in the household. The age of the parent(s) is not taken into account.

  • Young children: Children aged under 15 only
  • Mixed age children: One or more children under 15 and one or more children over 15 (must have 2 or more children)
  • Older children: Children aged 15 and over only

To continue building the story, Black Forest'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 with children by life stage
Black Forest20112006Change
Households with childrenNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children24528.927.120824.626.2+37
map this data in atlas.idCouples with young children12514.815.511013.015.0+15
Couples with mixed-age children
414.83.3232.73.1+18
Couples with older children
799.38.3758.98.1+4
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with children597.07.5738.67.7-14
map this data in atlas.idSingle parents with young children212.52.5242.82.7-3
Single parents with mixed-age children
30.40.7101.20.7-7
Single parents with older children
354.14.3394.64.3-4
Total households with children
30435.934.628133.233.9+23

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

Households with children, 2011
Households with children, 2011 Single parents with older children, City of Unley: 4.3% Single parents with mixed-age children, City of Unley: 0.7% Single parents with young children, City of Unley: 2.5% Couples with older children, City of Unley: 8.3% Couples with mixed-age children, City of Unley: 3.3% Couples with young children, City of Unley: 15.5% Single parents with older children, Black Forest: 4.1% Single parents with mixed-age children, Black Forest: 0.4% Single parents with young children, Black Forest: 2.5% Couples with older children, Black Forest: 9.3% Couples with mixed-age children, Black Forest: 4.8% Couples with young children, Black Forest: 14.8%
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 households with children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households with children, 2006 to 2011 Single parents with older children, Black Forest: -4 Single parents with mixed-age children, Black Forest: -7 Single parents with young children, Black Forest: -3 Couples with older children, Black Forest: +4 Couples with mixed-age children, Black Forest: +18 Couples with young children, Black Forest: +15
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 families with children in Black Forest in 2011 compared to the City of Unley shows that there was a smaller proportion of couples with young children, and a larger proportion of couples with older children.

Overall, 14.8% of total households with children were couple with young children, and 9.3% were couples with older children, compared with 15.5% and 8.3% respectively for the City of Unley.

There were a similar proportion of single parent households with young children and a similar proportion of single parent households with older children. Overall, the proportion of single parent households with young children was 2.5% compared to 2.5% in the City of Unley while the proportion of single parent households with older children was 4.1% compared to 4.3% in the City of Unley.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households with children increased by 23 households or 8.2%.

There were no major differences between 2006 and 2011 in Black Forest.