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West Woodville Ward

Dwelling type

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In West Woodville Ward, 24.8% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 38% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of West Woodville Ward'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 Woodville Ward.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
West Woodville Ward - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Separate house
4,80374.661.54,93682.770.5-133
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,52723.735.21,01116.927.6+516
map this data in atlas.idHigh density711.12.600.01.5+71
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.200.00.20
Other
100.20.2220.40.2-12
Not stated
270.40.330.10.0+24

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

Dwelling type
West Woodville Ward20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings5,89491.590.45,56993.091.6+325
Unoccupied private dwellings5428.49.54126.98.3+130
Non private dwellings30.00.190.20.1-6

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

Dwelling structure, 2016
Dwelling structure, 2016 Other, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% High density, City of Charles Sturt: 2.6% Medium density, City of Charles Sturt: 35.2% Separate house, City of Charles Sturt: 61.5% Other, West Woodville Ward: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, West Woodville Ward: 0.0% High density, West Woodville Ward: 1.1% Medium density, West Woodville Ward: 23.7% Separate house, West Woodville Ward: 74.6%
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 dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, West Woodville Ward: -12 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, West Woodville Ward: 0 High density, West Woodville Ward: +71 Medium density, West Woodville Ward: +516 Separate house, West Woodville Ward: -133
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

In 2016, there were 4,803 separate houses in the area, 1,527 medium density dwellings, and 71 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in West Woodville Ward in 2016 shows that 74.6% of all dwellings were separate houses; 23.7% were medium density dwellings, and 1.1% were in high density dwellings, compared with 61.5%, 35.2%, and 2.6% in the the City of Charles Sturt respectively.

In 2016, a total of 91.5% of the dwellings in West Woodville Ward were occupied on Census night, compared to 90.4% in the City of Charles Sturt. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 8.4%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Charles Sturt (9.5%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in West Woodville Ward increased by 449 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in West Woodville Ward between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Medium density (+516 dwellings)
  • Separate house (-133 dwellings)
  • High density (+71 dwellings)
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