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In Bundoora, 33% of households were made up of couples with children in 2016, compared with 42% in the City of Whittlesea.

Bundoora'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, Bundoora'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
Bundoora - Total households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Whittlesea %Number%City of Whittlesea %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children1,64033.042.31,51936.943.3+121
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children1,16423.421.61,02224.822.9+142
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families4018.112.43849.312.7+17
Other families
791.61.3661.61.3+13
map this data in atlas.idGroup household3877.82.51914.62.2+196
map this data in atlas.idLone person1,04921.115.775118.314.8+298
Other not classifiable household
1953.93.81533.72.5+42
Visitor only households
561.10.5290.70.4+27

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 Whittlesea: 15.7% Group household, City of Whittlesea: 2.5% Other families, City of Whittlesea: 1.3% One parent families, City of Whittlesea: 12.4% Couples without children, City of Whittlesea: 21.6% Couples with children, City of Whittlesea: 42.3% Lone person, Bundoora: 21.1% Group household, Bundoora: 7.8% Other families, Bundoora: 1.6% One parent families, Bundoora: 8.1% Couples without children, Bundoora: 23.4% Couples with children, Bundoora: 33.0%
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, Bundoora: +298 Group household, Bundoora: +196 Other families, Bundoora: +13 One parent families, Bundoora: +17 Couples without children, Bundoora: +142 Couples with children, Bundoora: +121
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 Bundoora in 2016 compared to the City of Whittlesea shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a lower proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 33.0% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 8.1% were one-parent families, compared with 42.3% and 12.4% respectively for the City of Whittlesea.

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 21.1% compared to 15.7% in the City of Whittlesea while the proportion of couples without children was 23.4% compared to 21.6% in the City of Whittlesea.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Bundoora increased by 856 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in family/household types in Bundoora between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Lone person (+298 households)
  • Group household (+196 households)
  • Couples without children (+142 households)
  • Couples with children (+121 households)

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