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Central Coast Council area

Housing rental quartiles

In the Central Coast Council area, the 'medium lowest group' was the largest quartile, comprising 31% of renting households in 2011.

Rental payments in the Central Coast Council area are indicative of its residential role and function and are directly related to the value of residential property. When viewed with Household Income data they may also indicate the level of 'housing stress' in the community.

The quartile method is the most objective method of comparing change in the rental costs of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Housing Rental Payment quartiles are calculated and interpreted is available in specific data notes.

Derived from the Census questions:

'How much does your household pay for this dwelling?' and 'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)'

Households renting their dwelling

Housing rental quartiles
Central Coast Council area - Households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Quartile groupNumber%Regional TAS %Number%Regional TAS %2006 to 2011
Lowest group51529.028.944527.229.0+70
Medium lowest54830.930.152832.327.6+20
Medium highest49928.126.146328.326.6+36
Highest group21312.014.920012.316.8+13

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

Housing rental - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from rental payment data for Tasmania Weekly housing rental payments by Census year
Rental payment ranges
2011
2006
2001
Lowest group $0 to $128 $0 to $91 $0 to $69
Medium lowest $129 to $202 $92 to $137 $70 to $108
Medium highest $203 to $269 $138 to $189 $109 to $137
Highest group $270 and over $190 and over $138 and over

Housing rental quartiles for 2011
Housing rental quartiles for 2011 Highest group, Regional TAS: 14.9% Medium highest, Regional TAS: 26.1% Medium lowest, Regional TAS: 30.1% Lowest group, Regional TAS: 28.9% Highest group, Central Coast Council area: 12.0% Medium highest, Central Coast Council area: 28.1% Medium lowest, Central Coast Council area: 30.9% Lowest group, Central Coast Council area: 29.0%
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 rental quartiles, 2006 to 2011
Change in housing rental quartiles, 2006 to 2011 Highest group, Central Coast Council area: +13 Medium highest, Central Coast Council area: +36 Medium lowest, Central Coast Council area: +20 Lowest group, Central Coast Council area: +70
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

Rental payment quartiles allow us to compare relative rental liabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of households by rental payment quartiles in the Central Coast Council area compared to Regional TAS shows that there was a smaller proportion of households in the highest payment quartile, and a similar proportion in the lowest payment quartile.

Emerging groups

The total number of households renting their dwelling in Central Coast Council area increased by 138 between 2006 and 2011. The most significant change during this period was in the lowest quartile which showed an increase of 70 households.

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