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In Bankstown Balance, 64% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 20.0% were renting privately, and 6.6% were in social housing in 2011.

Bankstown Balance'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 Bankstown Balance, 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
Bankstown Balance20112006Change
Tenure typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idFully owned1,23834.332.71,24035.635.1-1
map this data in atlas.idMortgage1,08430.031.994427.129.0+139
Renting
98027.127.994627.227.9+34
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing2386.69.72336.710.0+5
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private72020.017.767119.317.1+49
Renting - Not stated
220.60.5421.20.7-20
Other tenure type
310.90.7581.70.6-27
Not stated
2777.76.72908.37.5-13

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

Housing tenure, 2011
Housing tenure, 2011 Other tenure type, Bankstown City: 0.7% Renting - Private, Bankstown City: 17.7% Renting - Social housing, Bankstown City: 9.7% Renting, Bankstown City: 27.9% Mortgage, Bankstown City: 31.9% Fully owned, Bankstown City: 32.7% Other tenure type, Bankstown Balance: 0.9% Renting - Private, Bankstown Balance: 20.0% Renting - Social housing, Bankstown Balance: 6.6% Renting, Bankstown Balance: 27.1% Mortgage, Bankstown Balance: 30.0% Fully owned, Bankstown Balance: 34.3%
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 housing tenure, 2006 to 2011
Change in housing tenure, 2006 to 2011 Other tenure type, Bankstown Balance: -27 Renting - Private, Bankstown Balance: +49 Renting - Social housing, Bankstown Balance: +5 Renting, Bankstown Balance: +34 Mortgage, Bankstown Balance: +139 Fully owned, Bankstown Balance: -1
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

Analysis of the housing tenure of the population of Bankstown Balance in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a larger proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a smaller proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a smaller proportion who were renters.

Overall, 34.3% of the population owned their dwelling; 30.0% were purchasing, and 27.1% were renting, compared with 32.7%, 31.9% and 27.9% respectively for Bankstown City.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in housing tenure categories for the households in Bankstown Balance between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Mortgage (+139 persons)
  • Renting - Private (+49 persons)

The total number of households in Bankstown Balance increased by 131 between 2006 and 2011.