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In Millswood, 44% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 28% in City of Unley.

Millswood'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, Millswood'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
Millswood - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children31943.827.830138.227.1+18
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children17824.524.423229.424.0-53
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families456.27.8587.47.5-13
Other families
71.01.300.01.3+7
map this data in atlas.idGroup household263.65.3232.95.9+3
map this data in atlas.idLone person13318.329.015019.130.4-17
Other not classifiable household
142.03.2192.42.7-4
Visitor only households
30.51.130.51.10

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 Unley: 29.0% Group household, City of Unley: 5.3% Other families, City of Unley: 1.3% One parent families, City of Unley: 7.8% Couples without children, City of Unley: 24.4% Couples with children, City of Unley: 27.8% Lone person, Millswood: 18.3% Group household, Millswood: 3.6% Other families, Millswood: 1.0% One parent families, Millswood: 6.2% Couples without children, Millswood: 24.5% Couples with children, Millswood: 43.8%
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, Millswood: -17 Group household, Millswood: +3 Other families, Millswood: +7 One parent families, Millswood: -13 Couples without children, Millswood: -53 Couples with children, Millswood: +18
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 Millswood in 2016 compared to City of Unley shows that there was a higher proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 43.8% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 6.2% were one-parent families, compared with 27.8% and 7.8% respectively for City of Unley.

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 18.3% compared to 29.0% in City of Unley while the proportion of couples without children was 24.5% compared to 24.4% in City of Unley.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Millswood decreased by 59 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in family/household types in Millswood between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Couples without children (-53 households)

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