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In South East Corner, 87.4% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 87% in the City of Adelaide.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of South East Corner's residential role and function. A greater concentration of higher density dwellings is likely to attract more young adults and smaller households, often renting. Larger, detached or separate dwellings are more likely to attract families and prospective families. The residential built form often reflects market opportunities or planning policy, such as building denser forms of housing around public transport nodes or employment centres.

Dwelling Type statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Household Size, Household Types, Housing Tenure and Age Structure for a more complete picture of the housing market in South East Corner.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Type is derived from an assessment by the Census Collector who observes and records the type of dwelling structure.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
South East Corner20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Separate house
23711.311.61738.514.7+64
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,30962.445.91,20559.052.6+104
map this data in atlas.idHigh density52425.041.159629.230.8-72
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.000.00.00
Other
190.91.2673.31.9-48
Not stated
80.40.200.00.0+8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling type
South East Corner20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings1,88088.786.91,80287.586.9+78
Unoccupied private dwellings21310.011.823911.611.7-26
Non private dwellings261.21.3190.91.4+7

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling structure, 2011
Dwelling structure, 2011 Other, City of Adelaide: 1.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Adelaide: 0.0% High density, City of Adelaide: 41.1% Medium density, City of Adelaide: 45.9% Separate house, City of Adelaide: 11.6% Other, South East Corner: 0.9% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, South East Corner: 0.0% High density, South East Corner: 25.0% Medium density, South East Corner: 62.4% Separate house, South East Corner: 11.3%
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 dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Other, South East Corner: -48 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, South East Corner: 0 High density, South East Corner: -72 Medium density, South East Corner: +104 Separate house, South East Corner: +64
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

In 2011, there were 237 separate houses in the area, 1,309 medium density dwellings, and 524 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in South East Corner in 2011 shows that 11.3% of all dwellings were separate houses; 62.4% were medium density dwellings, and 25.0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 11.6%, 45.9%, and 41.1% in the the City of Adelaide respectively.

In 2011, a total of 88.7% of the dwellings in South East Corner were occupied on Census night, compared to 86.9% in the City of Adelaide. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 10.0%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Adelaide (11.8%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in South East Corner increased by 58 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in South East Corner between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Medium density (+104 dwellings)
  • High density (-72 dwellings)
  • Separate house (+64 dwellings)