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West Beach - Henley Beach South

Dwelling type

In West Beach - Henley Beach South, 44.6% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 29% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of West Beach - Henley Beach South's residential role and function. A greater concentration of higher density dwellings is likely to attract more young adults and smaller households, often renting. Larger, detached or separate dwellings are more likely to attract families and prospective families. The residential built form often reflects market opportunities or planning policy, such as building denser forms of housing around public transport nodes or employment centres.

Dwelling Type statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Household Size, Household Types, Housing Tenure and Age Structure for a more complete picture of the housing market in West Beach - Henley Beach South.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Type is derived from an assessment by the Census Collector who observes and records the type of dwelling structure.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
West Beach - Henley Beach South20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Separate house
1,44053.470.51,38553.071.6+55
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,02337.927.696436.926.4+59
map this data in atlas.idHigh density1806.71.51937.41.4-13
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
421.60.2592.30.3-17
Other
110.40.2140.50.3-3
Not stated
00.00.000.00.00

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

Dwelling type
West Beach - Henley Beach South20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings2,36687.491.62,33789.292.5+29
Unoccupied private dwellings34012.68.328310.87.3+57
Non private dwellings00.00.100.00.20

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

Dwelling structure, 2011
Dwelling structure, 2011 Other, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% High density, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Medium density, City of Charles Sturt: 27.6% Separate house, City of Charles Sturt: 70.5% Other, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.4% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 1.6% High density, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 6.7% Medium density, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 37.9% Separate house, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 53.4%
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 dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Other, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -3 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -17 High density, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -13 Medium density, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +59 Separate house, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +55
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

In 2011, there were 1,440 separate houses in the area, 1,023 medium density dwellings, and 180 high density dwellings. In addition, there were 42 caravans/cabins/houseboats in the area.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2011 shows that 53.4% of all dwellings were separate houses; 37.9% were medium density dwellings, and 6.7% were in high density dwellings, compared with 70.5%, 27.6%, and 1.5% in the the City of Charles Sturt respectively.

In 2011, a total of 87.4% of the dwellings in West Beach - Henley Beach South were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.6% in the City of Charles Sturt. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 12.6%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Charles Sturt (8.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in West Beach - Henley Beach South increased by 86 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in West Beach - Henley Beach South between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Medium density (+59 dwellings)
  • Separate house (+55 dwellings)