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Casey Growth Area

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

Dwellings with 4 bedrooms were the most common in Casey Growth Area 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 Casey Growth Area 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
Casey Growth Area20112006Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
0 or 1 bedrooms
140.61.1121.41.0+2
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms2007.86.914416.96.9+56
3 bedrooms
81731.848.336743.251.5+449
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms1,30150.634.420724.331.0+1,094
5 bedrooms or more
1234.85.4546.34.6+69
Not stated
1154.54.0677.95.0+49

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, Casey Growth Area: 4.5% 5 bedrooms or more, Casey Growth Area: 4.8% 4 bedrooms, Casey Growth Area: 50.6% 3 bedrooms, Casey Growth Area: 31.8% 2 bedrooms, Casey Growth Area: 7.8% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Casey Growth Area: 0.6%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Casey Growth Area: +49 5 bedrooms or more, Casey Growth Area: +69 4 bedrooms, Casey Growth Area: +1,094 3 bedrooms, Casey Growth Area: +449 2 bedrooms, Casey Growth Area: +56 0 or 1 bedrooms, Casey Growth Area: +2
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 Casey Growth Area in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a similar proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and a higher proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 8.3% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 55.4% 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 Casey Growth Area and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (50.6% compared to 34.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (31.8% compared to 48.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of bedrooms per dwelling in Casey Growth Area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 4 bedrooms (+1,094 dwellings)
  • 3 bedrooms (+449 dwellings)
  • 5 bedrooms or more (+69 dwellings)
  • 2 bedrooms (+56 dwellings)

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