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In Unley Park Ward, 31% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 27% in the City of Unley.

Unley Park 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, Unley Park 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
Unley Park Ward20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children71630.727.173031.726.2-14
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children64527.724.062127.023.2+24
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families1807.77.51667.27.7+14
Other families
331.41.3210.91.6+13
map this data in atlas.idGroup household773.35.9753.36.2+2
map this data in atlas.idLone person57724.830.457124.831.5+6
Other not classifiable household
672.92.7763.32.4-8
Visitor only households
361.51.1391.71.2-3

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, Unley Park Ward: 24.8% Group household, Unley Park Ward: 3.3% Other families, Unley Park Ward: 1.4% One parent families, Unley Park Ward: 7.7% Couples without children, Unley Park Ward: 27.7% Couples with children, Unley Park Ward: 30.7%
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, Unley Park Ward: +6 Group household, Unley Park Ward: +2 Other families, Unley Park Ward: +13 One parent families, Unley Park Ward: +14 Couples without children, Unley Park Ward: +24 Couples with children, Unley Park Ward: -14
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 Unley Park Ward 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 similar proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 30.7% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 7.7% were one-parent families, compared with 27.1% and 7.5% respectively for the City of Unley.

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 24.8% compared to 30.4% in the City of Unley while the proportion of couples without children was 27.7% compared to 24.0% in the City of Unley.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Unley Park Ward increased by 32 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Unley Park Ward between 2006 and 2011.