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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

Dwelling type

In Berwick Township - Beaconsfield, 18.4% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 9% in the City of Casey.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Berwick Township - Beaconsfield'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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Type is derived from an assessment by the Census Collector who observes and records the type of dwelling structure.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Separate house
6,72081.591.16,53085.191.2+190
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,51518.48.51,14114.98.4+373
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.100.00.10
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
30.00.200.00.3+3
Other
00.00.100.00.10
Not stated
80.10.000.00.0+8

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

Dwelling type
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings7,69893.294.67,22894.095.4+470
Unoccupied private dwellings5546.75.34475.84.6+107
Non private dwellings60.10.1130.20.0-7

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

Dwelling structure, 2011
Dwelling structure, 2011 Other, City of Casey: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Casey: 0.2% High density, City of Casey: 0.1% Medium density, City of Casey: 8.5% Separate house, City of Casey: 91.1% Other, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.0% High density, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.0% Medium density, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 18.4% Separate house, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 81.5%
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 dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Other, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +3 High density, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0 Medium density, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +373 Separate house, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +190
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

In 2011, there were 6,720 separate houses in the area, 1,515 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2011 shows that 81.5% of all dwellings were separate houses; 18.4% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 91.1%, 8.5%, and 0.1% in the the City of Casey respectively.

In 2011, a total of 93.2% of the dwellings in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield were occupied on Census night, compared to 94.6% in the City of Casey. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 6.7%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Casey (5.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield increased by 570 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Medium density (+373 dwellings)
  • Separate house (+190 dwellings)