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Narre Warren South

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

Dwellings with 4 bedrooms were the most common in Narre Warren South 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 South 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 Warren South20112006Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
0 or 1 bedrooms
290.31.1110.11.0+18
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms1091.36.9891.26.9+20
3 bedrooms
2,98735.748.32,80336.551.5+184
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms4,41052.734.43,91851.031.0+492
5 bedrooms or more
5997.25.44515.94.6+148
Not stated
2312.84.04055.35.0-174

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 South: 2.8% 5 bedrooms or more, Narre Warren South: 7.2% 4 bedrooms, Narre Warren South: 52.7% 3 bedrooms, Narre Warren South: 35.7% 2 bedrooms, Narre Warren South: 1.3% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Narre Warren South: 0.3%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Narre Warren South: -174 5 bedrooms or more, Narre Warren South: +148 4 bedrooms, Narre Warren South: +492 3 bedrooms, Narre Warren South: +184 2 bedrooms, Narre Warren South: +20 0 or 1 bedrooms, Narre Warren South: +18
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 South in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a lower proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and a higher proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 1.6% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 59.9% 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 South and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (52.7% compared to 34.4%)
  • A larger percentage of 5 or more bedroom dwellings (7.2% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (35.7% compared to 48.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (1.3% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 4 bedrooms (+492 dwellings)
  • 3 bedrooms (+184 dwellings)
  • 5 bedrooms or more (+148 dwellings)

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