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Low income households - Housing tenure

In the City of Burnside, 60.0% of low income households were purchasing or fully own their home, 24.7% were renting privately and 5.5% were in social housing in 2011.

The City of Burnside's Housing Tenure data provides insights into its socio-economic status as well as the role it plays in the housing market.

This topic restricts the view of housing tenure to low income households in City of Burnside. This can differentiate between housing markets which may be unclear when looking at the overall picture. For instance, if there are a lot of renters in the private rental market among low income earners, it may be due to housing being unaffordable for those on below average incomes. In many areas, social housing plays a role in accommodation low income households. This topic can answer questions such as whether the housing market is changing and squeezing out those on low incomes.

To further build the story of low income housing in City of Burnside, tenure data should be viewed in conjunction with Dwelling Types, Age Structure and Household Type data.

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?'

Low income households in private dwellings

Housing tenure
City of Burnside - Low income households20112006Change
Tenure typeNumber%South AustraliaNumber%South Australia2006 to 2011
Fully owned1,50551.142.71,30251.544.7+203
Mortgage2638.911.62078.210.1+56
Renting92131.338.979331.438.2+128
Renting - Social housing1635.518.11616.420.4+2
Renting - Private72824.719.858823.316.4+140
Renting - Not stated301.01.1441.71.4-14
Other tenure type1585.43.1983.92.7+60
Not stated1003.43.71265.04.3-26

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, South Australia: 3.1% Renting - Private, South Australia: 19.8% Renting - Social housing, South Australia: 18.1% Renting, South Australia: 38.9% Mortgage, South Australia: 11.6% Fully owned, South Australia: 42.7% Other tenure type, City of Burnside: 5.4% Renting - Private, City of Burnside: 24.7% Renting - Social housing, City of Burnside: 5.5% Renting, City of Burnside: 31.3% Mortgage, City of Burnside: 8.9% Fully owned, City of Burnside: 51.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in housing tenure, 2006 to 2011
Change in housing tenure, 2006 to 2011 Other tenure type, City of Burnside: +60 Renting - Private, City of Burnside: +140 Renting - Social housing, City of Burnside: +2 Renting, City of Burnside: +128 Mortgage, City of Burnside: +56 Fully owned, City of Burnside: +203
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the housing tenure of low income households in the City of Burnside in 2011 compared to South Australia shows that there was a larger proportion low income households who owned their dwelling; a smaller proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a smaller proportion who were renters.

Overall, 51.1% of in low income households who owned their dwelling; 8.9% were purchasing, and 31.3% were renting, compared with 42.7%, 11.6% and 38.9% respectively for South Australia.

Emerging groups

The total number of low income households in the City of Burnside increased by 421 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in housing tenure categories for low income households in the City of Burnside between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Fully owned (+203 households)
  • Renting - Private (+140 households)
  • Other tenure type (+60 households)
  • Mortgage (+56 households)
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