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Southland Activity Centre

Housing tenure

In Southland Activity Centre, 73% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 18.8% were renting privately, and 1.2% were in social housing in 2011.

Southland Activity Centre'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 Southland Activity Centre, 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
Southland Activity Centre20112006Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idFully owned29935.640.830938.441.5-10
map this data in atlas.idMortgage31837.731.828735.631.6+31
Renting
17120.321.416120.120.1+10
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing101.22.9111.43.1-1
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private15818.818.015118.716.4+8
Renting - Not stated
30.40.500.00.6+3
Other tenure type
30.40.830.40.60
Not stated
516.05.3455.66.2+6

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, City of Bayside: 0.8% Renting - Private, City of Bayside: 18.0% Renting - Social housing, City of Bayside: 2.9% Renting, City of Bayside: 21.4% Mortgage, City of Bayside: 31.8% Fully owned, City of Bayside: 40.8% Other tenure type, Southland Activity Centre: 0.4% Renting - Private, Southland Activity Centre: 18.8% Renting - Social housing, Southland Activity Centre: 1.2% Renting, Southland Activity Centre: 20.3% Mortgage, Southland Activity Centre: 37.7% Fully owned, Southland Activity Centre: 35.6%
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, Southland Activity Centre: 0 Renting - Private, Southland Activity Centre: +8 Renting - Social housing, Southland Activity Centre: -1 Renting, Southland Activity Centre: +10 Mortgage, Southland Activity Centre: +31 Fully owned, Southland Activity Centre: -10
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 Southland Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a smaller proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a larger proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a smaller proportion who were renters.

Overall, 35.6% of the population owned their dwelling; 37.7% were purchasing, and 20.3% were renting, compared with 40.8%, 31.8% and 21.4% respectively for City of Bayside.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Southland Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.

The total number of households in Southland Activity Centre increased by 37 between 2006 and 2011.