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West Beach - Henley Beach South

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

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Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2016.

The Number of Bedrooms in a dwelling is an indicator of the size of dwellings, and when combined with Dwelling Type information, provides insight into the role West Beach - Henley Beach South plays in the housing market. For example, an area of high density dwellings that are predominantly 1-2 bedroom are likely to attract students, single workers and young couples, whereas a high density area with dwellings that are predominantly 2-3 bedroom may attract more empty nesters and some families.

In combination with Household Type and Household Size, the Number of Bedrooms can also indicate issues around housing affordability, overcrowding and other socio-economic factors.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many bedrooms are there in this dwelling?'

Occupied private dwellings

Number of bedrooms per dwelling
West Beach - Henley Beach South - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
0 or 1 bedrooms
1666.63.61697.13.5-3
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms72728.824.872730.726.70
3 bedrooms
93637.149.090538.349.8+31
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms42516.914.735415.013.6+71
5 bedrooms or more
883.52.4582.52.1+30
Not stated
1787.15.41536.54.3+25

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

Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2016
Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2016 Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 5.4% 5 bedrooms or more, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% 4 bedrooms, City of Charles Sturt: 14.7% 3 bedrooms, City of Charles Sturt: 49.0% 2 bedrooms, City of Charles Sturt: 24.8% 0 or 1 bedrooms, City of Charles Sturt: 3.6% Not stated, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 7.1% 5 bedrooms or more, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 3.5% 4 bedrooms, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 16.9% 3 bedrooms, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 37.1% 2 bedrooms, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 28.8% 0 or 1 bedrooms, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 6.6%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 to 2016
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +25 5 bedrooms or more, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +30 4 bedrooms, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +71 3 bedrooms, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +31 2 bedrooms, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0 0 or 1 bedrooms, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -3
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 number of bedrooms in dwellings in West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, as well as a higher proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 35.4% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 20.4% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 28.4% and 17.1% for the City of Charles Sturt respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of West Beach - Henley Beach South and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (28.8% compared to 24.8%)
  • A larger percentage of dwellings with 1 or no bedrooms (includes bedsitters) (6.6% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (16.9% compared to 14.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (37.1% compared to 49.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the number of bedrooms per dwelling in West Beach - Henley Beach South between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • 4 bedrooms (+71 dwellings)

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