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South East Corner

Housing tenure

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In South East Corner, 38% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 38.7% were renting privately, and 9.7% were in social housing in 2016.

South East Corner's Housing Tenure data provides insights into its socio-economic status as well as the role it plays in the housing market. For example, a high concentration of private renters may indicate a transient area attractive to young singles and couples, while a concentration of home owners indicates a more settled area with mature families and empty-nesters (Household Summary). Tenure can also reflect built form (Dwelling Type), with a significantly higher share of renters in high density housing and a substantially larger proportion of home-owners in separate houses, although this is not always the case.

In conjunction with other socio-economic status indicators in South East Corner, Tenure data is useful for analysing housing markets, housing affordability and identifying public housing areas.

Derived from the Census questions:

'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)', and 'If this dwelling is being rented, who is it rented from?'

Households

Housing tenure
South East Corner - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idFully owned40921.718.236919.617.7+39
map this data in atlas.idMortgage29915.915.330316.115.1-4
Renting
91848.853.088547.054.8+34
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing1839.77.61759.38.9+7
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private72838.744.970337.345.1+26
Renting - Not stated
70.40.560.30.8+1
Other tenure type
311.61.0372.01.0-6
Not stated
22411.912.528915.311.3-65

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Housing tenure, 2016
Housing tenure, 2016 Other tenure type, City of Adelaide: 1.0% Renting - Private, City of Adelaide: 44.9% Renting - Social housing, City of Adelaide: 7.6% Renting, City of Adelaide: 53.0% Mortgage, City of Adelaide: 15.3% Fully owned, City of Adelaide: 18.2% Other tenure type, South East Corner: 1.6% Renting - Private, South East Corner: 38.7% Renting - Social housing, South East Corner: 9.7% Renting, South East Corner: 48.8% Mortgage, South East Corner: 15.9% Fully owned, South East Corner: 21.7%
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 housing tenure, 2011 to 2016
Change in housing tenure, 2011 to 2016 Other tenure type, South East Corner: -6 Renting - Private, South East Corner: +26 Renting - Social housing, South East Corner: +7 Renting, South East Corner: +34 Mortgage, South East Corner: -4 Fully owned, South East Corner: +39
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 housing tenure of the population of South East Corner in 2016 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a larger proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a larger proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a smaller proportion who were renters.

Overall, 21.7% of the population owned their dwelling; 15.9% were purchasing, and 48.8% were renting, compared with 18.2%, 15.3% and 53.0% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in South East Corner between 2011 and 2016.

The total number of households in South East Corner decreased by 1 between 2011 and 2016.

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