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Doveton - Eumemmerring

Dwelling type

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In Doveton - Eumemmerring, 18.0% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 10% in the City of Casey.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Doveton - Eumemmerring'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 Doveton - Eumemmerring.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Doveton - Eumemmerring - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Separate house
3,38177.989.03,49386.291.1-112
map this data in atlas.idMedium density77717.910.355213.68.5+225
map this data in atlas.idHigh density30.10.100.00.1+3
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.200.00.20
Other
1653.80.230.10.0+162
Not stated
160.40.230.10.0+13

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

Dwelling type
Doveton - Eumemmerring20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings3,99992.294.33,70691.594.6+293
Unoccupied private dwellings3337.75.73398.45.3-6
Non private dwellings30.10.060.10.1-3

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, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 3.8% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 0.0% High density, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 0.1% Medium density, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 17.9% Separate house, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 77.9%
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, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +162 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 0 High density, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +3 Medium density, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +225 Separate house, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -112
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 3,381 separate houses in the area, 777 medium density dwellings, and 3 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Doveton - Eumemmerring in 2016 shows that 77.9% of all dwellings were separate houses; 17.9% were medium density dwellings, and 0.1% 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 92.2% of the dwellings in Doveton - Eumemmerring were occupied on Census night, compared to 94.3% in the City of Casey. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 7.7%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Casey (5.7%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Doveton - Eumemmerring increased by 284 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Doveton - Eumemmerring between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Medium density (+225 dwellings)
  • Other (+162 dwellings)
  • Separate house (-112 dwellings)
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