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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2011.

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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson 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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson20112006Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
0 or 1 bedrooms
521.33.5601.53.7-8
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms1,00524.226.794223.228.2+63
3 bedrooms
1,91046.049.81,86846.148.7+42
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms90921.913.693323.012.4-24
5 bedrooms or more
1603.92.11523.71.8+8
Not stated
1192.94.31002.55.3+19

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

Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011
Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 4.3% 5 bedrooms or more, City of Charles Sturt: 2.1% 4 bedrooms, City of Charles Sturt: 13.6% 3 bedrooms, City of Charles Sturt: 49.8% 2 bedrooms, City of Charles Sturt: 26.7% 0 or 1 bedrooms, City of Charles Sturt: 3.5% Not stated, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 2.9% 5 bedrooms or more, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 3.9% 4 bedrooms, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 21.9% 3 bedrooms, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 46.0% 2 bedrooms, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 24.2% 0 or 1 bedrooms, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.3%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +19 5 bedrooms or more, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +8 4 bedrooms, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -24 3 bedrooms, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +42 2 bedrooms, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +63 0 or 1 bedrooms, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -8
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 number of bedrooms in dwellings in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and a higher proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 25.4% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 25.7% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 30.2% and 15.7% for the City of Charles Sturt respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (21.9% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (46.0% compared to 49.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (24.2% compared to 26.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of dwellings with 1 or no bedrooms (includes bedsitters) (1.3% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the number of bedrooms per dwelling in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • 2 bedrooms (+63 dwellings)

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