Australia
Number of households
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Family households 55.4% 71.7%
Non-family households 44.6% 28.3%
Number of households
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Family households 2,567 1,129,561
Non-family households 2,068 444,931
Relationship in household
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Husband or wife in a registered marriage 28.3% 38.3%
Partner in de facto marriage 9.7% 7.1%
Lone parent 2.9% 4.2%
Child under 15 12.4% 18.6%
Dependent student (Aged 15-24 years) 3.3% 5.9%
Non-dependent child 3.8% 6.7%
Other related individual 3.8% 2.7%
Unrelated individual living in family household 3.0% 1.3%
Group household member 19.1% 4.6%
Lone person 11.7% 8.8%
Visitor (from within Australia) 2.2% 1.8%
Relationship in household
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Husband or wife in a registered marriage 3,139 1,589,803
Partner in de facto marriage 1,075 295,598
Lone parent 320 174,764
Child under 15 1,370 772,308
Dependent student (Aged 15-24 years) 364 246,393
Non-dependent child 421 276,202
Other related individual 419 110,590
Unrelated individual living in family household 327 54,832
Group household member 2,116 189,959
Lone person 1,296 366,008
Visitor (from within Australia) 249 76,125
Family composition (Families)
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Couple family with no children 44.7% 34.5%
Couple family with children under 15 27.1% 32.5%
Couple family with no children under 15 10.8% 16.0%
One parent family with children under 15 4.5% 6.5%
One parent family with no children under 15 7.6% 8.5%
Other families 5.2% 2.0%
Family composition (Families)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Couple family with no children 1,170 400,693
Couple family with children under 15 709 377,877
Couple family with no children under 15 283 185,282
One parent family with children under 15 118 75,987
One parent family with no children under 15 199 98,776
Other families 136 23,028
Family composition (Persons)
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Couple family with no children 32.8% 23.1%
Couple family with children under 15 38.8% 43.9%
Couple family with no children under 15 13.5% 18.7%
One parent family with children under 15 4.3% 6.4%
One parent family with no children under 15 6.4% 6.6%
Other families 4.2% 1.4%
Family composition (Persons)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Couple family with no children 2,326 798,990
Couple family with children under 15 2,749 1,519,708
Couple family with no children under 15 960 646,856
One parent family with children under 15 307 222,846
One parent family with no children under 15 454 228,326
Other families 295 48,925
Family blending (Count of couple families with children)
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Intact family with no other children present 92.1% 90.8%
Step family with no other children present 4.9% 5.2%
Blended family with no other children present 1.7% 2.6%
Intact family with other children present 1% 1.0%
Step family with other children present 0% 0.1%
Blended family with other children present 0% 0.1%
Other couple family with other children only 0.3% 0.3%
Family blending (Count of couple families with children)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Intact family with no other children present 919 511,184
Step family with no other children present 49 29,164
Blended family with no other children present 17 14,697
Intact family with other children present 10 5,801
Step family with other children present 0 545
Blended family with other children present 0 260
Other couple family with other children only 3 1,502
Number of children ever born (by females 15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
No children 62.5% 34.2%
One child 8.3% 12.3%
Two children 12.5% 25.3%
Three children 5.3% 13.2%
Four children 1.2% 4.7%
Five children 0.3% 1.5%
Six or more children 0.4% 1.2%
Not stated 9.4% 7.6%
Number of children ever born (by females 15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
No children 4,213 645,354
One child 558 231,159
Two children 843 478,049
Three children 360 248,311
Four children 83 88,684
Five children 23 28,352
Six or more children 25 22,480
Not stated 634 143,968
Unpaid child care (by persons 15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Cared for Own child/children only 11.0% 20.3%
Cared for Other child/children only 3.5% 6.5%
Cared for Own child/children and other child/children 0.2% 0.7%
Did not provide child care 77.3% 65.2%
Unpaid child care not stated 8.0% 7.3%
Unpaid child care (by persons 15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Cared for Own child/children only 1,480 745,189
Cared for Other child/children only 476 239,874
Cared for Own child/children and other child/children 31 23,943
Did not provide child care 10,449 2,388,318
Unpaid child care not stated 1,079 268,192
Core activity need for assistance
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
0-4 years 1.5% 1.1%
5-19 years 0.8% 2.8%
20-64 years 1.0% 2.6%
65 years and over 17.0% 19.4%
Core activity need for assistance
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
0-4 years 8 3,146
5-19 years 22 22,197
20-64 years 105 70,833
65 years and over 241 121,960
Unpaid assistance to a person with disability (by persons 15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Provided unpaid assistance 7.4% 11.3%
No unpaid assistance provided 84.4% 80.8%
Unpaid assistance not stated 8.2% 7.9%
Unpaid assistance to a person with disability (by persons 15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Provided unpaid assistance 994 413,611
No unpaid assistance provided 11,414 2,963,240
Unpaid assistance not stated 1,114 288,662
Unpaid domestic work by number of hours (persons 15 years and over)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Less than 5 hours 28.9% 24.5% 3,911 896,253
5-14 hours 20.9% 25.3% 2,820 928,683
15-29 hours 6.1% 10.5% 828 383,944
30 hours or more 3.7% 8.0% 501 291,605
Did no unpaid domestic work 32.2% 24.1% 4,357 883,168
Unpaid domestic work not stated 8.2% 7.7% 1,102 281,854

Source: Complied from various sources including 2016 Census Data, ABS