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Cranbourne East

Dwelling type

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In Cranbourne East, 12.4% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 10% in the City of Casey.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Cranbourne East'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 Cranbourne East.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Cranbourne East - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Separate house
6,78087.689.02,82697.791.1+3,953
map this data in atlas.idMedium density95612.410.3652.38.5+891
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.100.00.10
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.200.00.20
Other
00.00.200.00.00
Not stated
60.10.200.00.0+6

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

Dwelling type
Cranbourne East20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings7,17892.594.32,71293.694.6+4,466
Unoccupied private dwellings5807.55.71816.35.3+399
Non private dwellings00.00.030.10.1-3

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, 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% Other, Cranbourne East: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Cranbourne East: 0.0% High density, Cranbourne East: 0.0% Medium density, Cranbourne East: 12.4% Separate house, Cranbourne East: 87.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Cranbourne East: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Cranbourne East: 0 High density, Cranbourne East: 0 Medium density, Cranbourne East: +891 Separate house, Cranbourne East: +3,953
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 6,780 separate houses in the area, 956 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Cranbourne East in 2016 shows that 87.6% of all dwellings were separate houses; 12.4% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 89.0%, 10.3%, and 0.1% in the the City of Casey respectively.

In 2016, a total of 92.5% of the dwellings in Cranbourne East were occupied on Census night, compared to 94.3% in the City of Casey. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 7.5%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Casey (5.7%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Cranbourne East increased by 4,863 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Cranbourne East between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Separate house (+3,953 dwellings)
  • Medium density (+891 dwellings)
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