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Casey Growth Area

Housing tenure

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In Casey Growth Area, 76% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 16.4% were renting privately, and 0.1% were in social housing in 2016.

Casey Growth Area'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 Casey Growth Area, 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
Casey Growth Area - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idFully owned1,31112.722.843516.923.5+875
map this data in atlas.idMortgage6,57163.549.51,62062.951.7+4,951
Renting
1,72216.620.536214.119.2+1,360
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing130.11.6170.72.1-4
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private1,70116.418.633613.116.8+1,365
Renting - Not stated
70.10.380.30.4-2
Other tenure type
1011.00.7130.50.7+89
Not stated
6446.26.51425.54.8+502

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

Housing tenure, 2016
Housing tenure, 2016 Other tenure type, City of Casey: 0.7% Renting - Private, City of Casey: 18.6% Renting - Social housing, City of Casey: 1.6% Renting, City of Casey: 20.5% Mortgage, City of Casey: 49.5% Fully owned, City of Casey: 22.8% Other tenure type, Casey Growth Area: 1.0% Renting - Private, Casey Growth Area: 16.4% Renting - Social housing, Casey Growth Area: 0.1% Renting, Casey Growth Area: 16.6% Mortgage, Casey Growth Area: 63.5% Fully owned, Casey Growth Area: 12.7%
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 housing tenure, 2011 to 2016
Change in housing tenure, 2011 to 2016 Other tenure type, Casey Growth Area: +89 Renting - Private, Casey Growth Area: +1,365 Renting - Social housing, Casey Growth Area: -4 Renting, Casey Growth Area: +1,360 Mortgage, Casey Growth Area: +4,951 Fully owned, Casey Growth Area: +875
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

Analysis of the housing tenure of the population of Casey Growth Area in 2016 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, 12.7% of the population owned their dwelling; 63.5% were purchasing, and 16.6% were renting, compared with 22.8%, 49.5% and 20.5% respectively for the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in housing tenure categories for the households in Casey Growth Area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Mortgage (+4,951 persons)
  • Renting - Private (+1,365 persons)
  • Fully owned (+875 persons)
  • Other tenure type (+89 persons)

The total number of households in Casey Growth Area increased by 7,776 between 2011 and 2016.

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