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Seaton (North)

Housing rental quartiles

In Seaton (North), the 'lowest group' was the largest quartile, comprising 33% of renting households in 2011.

Rental payments in Seaton (North) 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
Seaton (North)20112006Change
Quartile groupNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Lowest group28132.625.121928.125.3+62
Medium lowest20724.120.923830.422.4-30
Medium highest22025.524.117822.825.0+42
Highest group15417.929.914618.727.3+8

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 South Australia Weekly housing rental payments by Census year
Rental payment ranges
2011
2006
2001
Lowest group $0 to $132 $0 to $97 $0 to $73
Medium lowest $133 to $221 $98 to $153 $74 to $118
Medium highest $222 to $298 $154 to $207 $119 to $160
Highest group $299 and over $208 and over $161 and over

Housing rental quartiles for 2011
Housing rental quartiles for 2011 Highest group, City of Charles Sturt: 29.9% Medium highest, City of Charles Sturt: 24.1% Medium lowest, City of Charles Sturt: 20.9% Lowest group, City of Charles Sturt: 25.1% Highest group, Seaton (North): 17.9% Medium highest, Seaton (North): 25.5% Medium lowest, Seaton (North): 24.1% Lowest group, Seaton (North): 32.6%
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, Seaton (North): +8 Medium highest, Seaton (North): +42 Medium lowest, Seaton (North): -30 Lowest group, Seaton (North): +62
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 Seaton (North) compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a smaller proportion of households in the highest payment quartile, and a larger proportion in the lowest payment quartile.

Emerging groups

The total number of households renting their dwelling in Seaton (North) increased by 81 between 2006 and 2011. The most significant change during this period was in the lowest quartile which showed an increase of 62 households.