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In the City of Casey, 75% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 16.8% were renting privately, and 2.1% were in social housing in 2011.

The City of Casey's Housing Tenure data provides insights into its socio-economic status as well as the role it plays in the housing market. For example, a high concentration of private renters may indicate a transient area attractive to young singles and couples, while a concentration of home owners indicates a more settled area with mature families and empty-nesters (Household Summary). Tenure can also reflect built form (Dwelling Type), with a significantly higher share of renters in high density housing and a substantially larger proportion of home-owners in separate houses, although this is not always the case.

In conjunction with other socio-economic status indicators in the City of Casey, Tenure data is useful for analysing housing markets, housing affordability and identifying public housing areas.

Derived from the Census questions:

'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)', and 'If this dwelling is being rented, who is it rented from?'

Households

Housing tenure
City of Casey20112006Change
Tenure typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idFully owned19,46223.531.516,79523.533.1+2,667
map this data in atlas.idMortgage42,80551.735.337,53152.534.8+5,274
Renting
15,90719.226.512,50717.524.3+3,400
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing1,7052.12.91,5852.23.0+120
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private13,90316.823.110,65714.920.7+3,246
Renting - Not stated
2990.40.52650.40.6+34
Other tenure type
5710.70.73970.60.6+174
Not stated
3,9764.85.94,2485.97.2-272

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

Housing tenure, 2011
Housing tenure, 2011 Other tenure type, Greater Melbourne: 0.7% Renting - Private, Greater Melbourne: 23.1% Renting - Social housing, Greater Melbourne: 2.9% Renting, Greater Melbourne: 26.5% Mortgage, Greater Melbourne: 35.3% Fully owned, Greater Melbourne: 31.5% Other tenure type, City of Casey: 0.7% Renting - Private, City of Casey: 16.8% Renting - Social housing, City of Casey: 2.1% Renting, City of Casey: 19.2% Mortgage, City of Casey: 51.7% Fully owned, City of Casey: 23.5%
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 housing tenure, 2006 to 2011
Change in housing tenure, 2006 to 2011 Other tenure type, City of Casey: +174 Renting - Private, City of Casey: +3,246 Renting - Social housing, City of Casey: +120 Renting, City of Casey: +3,400 Mortgage, City of Casey: +5,274 Fully owned, City of Casey: +2,667
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 housing tenure of the population of the City of Casey in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a smaller proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a larger proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a smaller proportion who were renters.

Overall, 23.5% of the population owned their dwelling; 51.7% were purchasing, and 19.2% were renting, compared with 31.5%, 35.3% and 26.5% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in housing tenure categories for the households in the City of Casey between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Mortgage (+5,274 persons)
  • Renting - Private (+3,246 persons)
  • Fully owned (+2,667 persons)
  • Other tenure type (+174 persons)

The total number of households in City of Casey increased by 11,243 between 2006 and 2011.