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Bass Hill - Lansdowne

Housing tenure

In Bass Hill - Lansdowne, 65% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 14.7% were renting privately, and 11.7% were in social housing in 2011.

Bass Hill - Lansdowne'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 Bass Hill - Lansdowne, 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
Bass Hill - Lansdowne20112006Change
Tenure typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idFully owned89533.132.797836.335.1-82
map this data in atlas.idMortgage87532.331.977028.529.0+105
Renting
73527.227.971226.427.9+23
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing31711.79.732512.110.0-8
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private39814.717.736613.617.1+32
Renting - Not stated
200.70.5210.80.7-1
Other tenure type
301.10.760.20.6+24
Not stated
1726.46.72318.67.5-59

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, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 1.1% Renting - Private, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 14.7% Renting - Social housing, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 11.7% Renting, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 27.2% Mortgage, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 32.3% Fully owned, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 33.1%
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, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +24 Renting - Private, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +32 Renting - Social housing, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -8 Renting, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +23 Mortgage, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +105 Fully owned, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -82
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 Bass Hill - Lansdowne in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a similar proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a similar proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a smaller proportion who were renters.

Overall, 33.1% of the population owned their dwelling; 32.3% were purchasing, and 27.2% 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 Bass Hill - Lansdowne between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Mortgage (+105 persons)
  • Fully owned (-82 persons)

The total number of households in Bass Hill - Lansdowne increased by 10 between 2006 and 2011.