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Parkside Ward

Household type

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In Parkside Ward, 24% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 28% in City of Unley.

Parkside 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, Parkside 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
Parkside Ward - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children62224.427.860723.927.1+15
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children60723.824.458423.024.0+23
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families2309.07.82198.77.5+11
Other families
281.11.3311.31.3-3
map this data in atlas.idGroup household1616.35.31546.15.9+7
map this data in atlas.idLone person77330.329.084433.330.4-71
Other not classifiable household
1024.03.2642.52.7+39
Visitor only households
261.11.1311.21.1-4

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, Parkside Ward: 30.3% Group household, Parkside Ward: 6.3% Other families, Parkside Ward: 1.1% One parent families, Parkside Ward: 9.0% Couples without children, Parkside Ward: 23.8% Couples with children, Parkside Ward: 24.4%
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, Parkside Ward: -71 Group household, Parkside Ward: +7 Other families, Parkside Ward: -3 One parent families, Parkside Ward: +11 Couples without children, Parkside Ward: +23 Couples with children, Parkside Ward: +15
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 Parkside Ward in 2016 compared to City of Unley shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 24.4% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 9.0% were one-parent families, compared with 27.8% and 7.8% respectively for City of Unley.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 30.3% compared to 29.0% in City of Unley while the proportion of couples without children was 23.8% compared to 24.4% in City of Unley.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Parkside Ward increased by 16 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Lone person (-71 households)

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