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Dwelling type

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for the LGA or other primary area only. What's this?

In the City of Casey, 10.4% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 33% in Greater Melbourne.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of the City of Casey's residential role and function. A greater concentration of higher density dwellings is likely to attract more young adults and smaller households, often renting. Larger, detached or separate dwellings are more likely to attract families and prospective families. The residential built form often reflects market opportunities or planning policy, such as building denser forms of housing around public transport nodes or employment centres.

Dwelling Type statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Household Size, Household Types, Housing Tenure and Age Structure for a more complete picture of the housing market in the City of Casey.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
City of Casey - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Separate house
90,82889.066.179,59491.171.1+11,234
map this data in atlas.idMedium density10,49510.322.97,4438.521.1+3,052
map this data in atlas.idHigh density680.110.11170.17.2-49
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
2270.20.21500.20.2+77
Other
2260.20.3420.00.3+184
Not stated
1570.20.3110.00.0+146

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling type
City of Casey20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings96,22894.390.782,71894.691.2+13,510
Unoccupied private dwellings5,7725.79.14,6355.38.6+1,137
Non private dwellings470.00.1450.10.2+2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling structure, 2016
Dwelling structure, 2016 Other, Greater Melbourne: 0.3% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% High density, Greater Melbourne: 10.1% Medium density, Greater Melbourne: 22.9% Separate house, Greater Melbourne: 66.1% Other, City of Casey: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Casey: 0.2% High density, City of Casey: 0.1% Medium density, City of Casey: 10.3% Separate house, City of Casey: 89.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, City of Casey: +184 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Casey: +77 High density, City of Casey: -49 Medium density, City of Casey: +3,052 Separate house, City of Casey: +11,234
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 90,828 separate houses in the area, 10,495 medium density dwellings, and 68 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in the City of Casey in 2016 shows that 89.0% of all dwellings were separate houses; 10.3% were medium density dwellings, and 0.1% were in high density dwellings, compared with 66.1%, 22.9%, and 10.1% in the Greater Melbourne respectively.

In 2016, a total of 94.3% of the dwellings in the City of Casey were occupied on Census night, compared to 90.7% in Greater Melbourne. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 5.7%, which is smaller compared to that found in Greater Melbourne (9.1%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in the City of Casey increased by 14,649 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in the City of Casey between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Separate house (+11,234 dwellings)
  • Medium density (+3,052 dwellings)
  • Other (+184 dwellings)
  • Caravans, cabin, houseboat (+77 dwellings)
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