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Bass Hill - Lansdowne

Dwelling type

In Bass Hill - Lansdowne, 24.0% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 31% in Bankstown City.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Bass Hill - Lansdowne'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 Bass Hill - Lansdowne.

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
Bass Hill - Lansdowne20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Separate house
2,13674.268.22,26779.571.3-131
map this data in atlas.idMedium density69224.022.250417.719.1+188
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.08.960.28.9-6
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
421.50.1511.80.1-9
Other
40.20.4250.90.4-20
Not stated
30.10.200.00.1+3

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

Dwelling type
Bass Hill - Lansdowne20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings2,70793.695.12,69194.194.5+16
Unoccupied private dwellings1725.94.81595.65.4+12
Non private dwellings130.40.1100.30.1+3

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, Bankstown City: 0.4% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bankstown City: 0.1% High density, Bankstown City: 8.9% Medium density, Bankstown City: 22.2% Separate house, Bankstown City: 68.2% Other, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 1.5% High density, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 0.0% Medium density, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 24.0% Separate house, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 74.2%
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, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -20 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -9 High density, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -6 Medium density, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +188 Separate house, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -131
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 2,136 separate houses in the area, 692 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings. In addition, there were 42 caravans/cabins/houseboats in the area.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Bass Hill - Lansdowne in 2011 shows that 74.2% of all dwellings were separate houses; 24.0% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 68.2%, 22.2%, and 8.9% in the Bankstown City respectively.

In 2011, a total of 93.6% of the dwellings in Bass Hill - Lansdowne were occupied on Census night, compared to 95.1% in Bankstown City. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 5.9%, which is larger compared to that found in Bankstown City (4.8%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Bass Hill - Lansdowne increased by 32 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Bass Hill - Lansdowne between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Medium density (+188 dwellings)
  • Separate house (-131 dwellings)