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In Cranbourne East, 75% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 16.0% were renting privately, and 0.2% were in social housing in 2011.

Cranbourne East'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 Cranbourne East, 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
Cranbourne East20112006Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idFully owned47617.623.527819.723.5+198
map this data in atlas.idMortgage1,55157.251.782258.252.5+729
Renting
44516.419.217712.517.5+268
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing50.22.100.02.2+5
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private43416.016.817112.114.9+263
Renting - Not stated
60.20.460.40.40
Other tenure type
792.90.7443.10.6+34
Not stated
1626.04.8906.45.9+72

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, 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% Other tenure type, Cranbourne East: 2.9% Renting - Private, Cranbourne East: 16.0% Renting - Social housing, Cranbourne East: 0.2% Renting, Cranbourne East: 16.4% Mortgage, Cranbourne East: 57.2% Fully owned, Cranbourne East: 17.6%
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, Cranbourne East: +34 Renting - Private, Cranbourne East: +263 Renting - Social housing, Cranbourne East: +5 Renting, Cranbourne East: +268 Mortgage, Cranbourne East: +729 Fully owned, Cranbourne East: +198
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 Cranbourne East in 2011 compared to the City of Casey 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, 17.6% of the population owned their dwelling; 57.2% were purchasing, and 16.4% were renting, compared with 23.5%, 51.7% and 19.2% respectively for the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in housing tenure categories for the households in Cranbourne East between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Mortgage (+729 persons)
  • Renting - Private (+263 persons)
  • Fully owned (+198 persons)

The total number of households in Cranbourne East increased by 1,302 between 2006 and 2011.