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Narre Warren

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in Narre Warren in 2011.

The Number of Bedrooms in a dwelling is an indicator of the size of dwellings, and when combined with Dwelling Type information, provides insight into the role Narre Warren plays in the housing market. For example, an area of high density dwellings that are predominantly 1-2 bedroom are likely to attract students, single workers and young couples, whereas a high density area with dwellings that are predominantly 2-3 bedroom may attract more empty nesters and some families.

In combination with Household Type and Household Size, the Number of Bedrooms can also indicate issues around housing affordability, overcrowding and other socio-economic factors.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many bedrooms are there in this dwelling?'

Occupied private dwellings

Number of bedrooms per dwelling
Narre Warren20112006Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
0 or 1 bedrooms
1031.21.11301.51.0-27
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms6387.36.96447.46.9-6
3 bedrooms
4,86755.448.34,86155.851.5+6
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms2,43427.734.42,32926.731.0+105
5 bedrooms or more
3944.55.42953.44.6+99
Not stated
3504.04.04545.25.0-104

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

Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011
Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 Not stated, City of Casey: 4.0% 5 bedrooms or more, City of Casey: 5.4% 4 bedrooms, City of Casey: 34.4% 3 bedrooms, City of Casey: 48.3% 2 bedrooms, City of Casey: 6.9% 0 or 1 bedrooms, City of Casey: 1.1% Not stated, Narre Warren: 4.0% 5 bedrooms or more, Narre Warren: 4.5% 4 bedrooms, Narre Warren: 27.7% 3 bedrooms, Narre Warren: 55.4% 2 bedrooms, Narre Warren: 7.3% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Narre Warren: 1.2%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Narre Warren: -104 5 bedrooms or more, Narre Warren: +99 4 bedrooms, Narre Warren: +105 3 bedrooms, Narre Warren: +6 2 bedrooms, Narre Warren: -6 0 or 1 bedrooms, Narre Warren: -27
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 number of bedrooms in dwellings in Narre Warren in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a similar proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and a lower proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 8.4% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 32.2% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 8.0% and 39.8% for the City of Casey respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of Narre Warren and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (55.4% compared to 48.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (27.7% compared to 34.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of bedrooms per dwelling in Narre Warren between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 4 bedrooms (+105 dwellings)
  • 5 bedrooms or more (+99 dwellings)

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