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In Myrtle Bank, 29% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 27% in the City of Unley.

Myrtle Bank'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, Myrtle Bank'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
Myrtle Bank20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children32228.927.130429.226.2+18
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children27925.124.026525.523.2+14
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families726.57.5878.47.7-15
Other families
100.91.3131.31.6-3
map this data in atlas.idGroup household262.35.9302.96.2-4
map this data in atlas.idLone person38034.130.432531.331.5+55
Other not classifiable household
181.62.7131.32.4+5
Visitor only households
60.51.130.31.2+3

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 Unley: 30.4% Group household, City of Unley: 5.9% Other families, City of Unley: 1.3% One parent families, City of Unley: 7.5% Couples without children, City of Unley: 24.0% Couples with children, City of Unley: 27.1% Lone person, Myrtle Bank: 34.1% Group household, Myrtle Bank: 2.3% Other families, Myrtle Bank: 0.9% One parent families, Myrtle Bank: 6.5% Couples without children, Myrtle Bank: 25.1% Couples with children, Myrtle Bank: 28.9%
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, Myrtle Bank: +55 Group household, Myrtle Bank: -4 Other families, Myrtle Bank: -3 One parent families, Myrtle Bank: -15 Couples without children, Myrtle Bank: +14 Couples with children, Myrtle Bank: +18
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 Myrtle Bank in 2011 compared to the 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, 28.9% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 6.5% were one-parent families, compared with 27.1% and 7.5% respectively for the City of Unley.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a higher proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 34.1% compared to 30.4% in the City of Unley while the proportion of couples without children was 25.1% compared to 24.0% in the City of Unley.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Myrtle Bank increased by 73 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in family/household types in Myrtle Bank between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Lone person (+55 households)