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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Housing tenure

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In West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson, 74% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 15.4% were renting privately, and 1.7% were in social housing in 2016.

West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson's Housing Tenure data provides insights into its socio-economic status as well as the role it plays in the housing market. For example, a high concentration of private renters may indicate a transient area attractive to young singles and couples, while a concentration of home owners indicates a more settled area with mature families and empty-nesters (Household Summary). Tenure can also reflect built form (Dwelling Type), with a significantly higher share of renters in high density housing and a substantially larger proportion of home-owners in separate houses, although this is not always the case.

In conjunction with other socio-economic status indicators in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson, Tenure data is useful for analysing housing markets, housing affordability and identifying public housing areas.

Derived from the Census questions:

'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)', and 'If this dwelling is being rented, who is it rented from?'

Households

Housing tenure
West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idFully owned2,04347.832.22,04249.334.7+1
map this data in atlas.idMortgage1,13426.629.21,07225.928.3+62
Renting
73217.131.574718.030.6-15
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing731.78.6791.99.8-6
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private65615.422.365015.720.2+6
Renting - Not stated
30.10.5180.40.6-15
Other tenure type
1232.91.31002.41.1+23
Not stated
2395.65.81844.45.4+55

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

Housing tenure, 2016
Housing tenure, 2016 Other tenure type, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Renting - Private, City of Charles Sturt: 22.3% Renting - Social housing, City of Charles Sturt: 8.6% Renting, City of Charles Sturt: 31.5% Mortgage, City of Charles Sturt: 29.2% Fully owned, City of Charles Sturt: 32.2% Other tenure type, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 2.9% Renting - Private, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 15.4% Renting - Social housing, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.7% Renting, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 17.1% Mortgage, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 26.6% Fully owned, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 47.8%
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 housing tenure, 2011 to 2016
Change in housing tenure, 2011 to 2016 Other tenure type, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +23 Renting - Private, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +6 Renting - Social housing, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -6 Renting, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -15 Mortgage, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +62 Fully owned, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +1
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 housing tenure of the population of West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a larger proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a smaller proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a smaller proportion who were renters.

Overall, 47.8% of the population owned their dwelling; 26.6% were purchasing, and 17.1% were renting, compared with 32.2%, 29.2% and 31.5% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

Emerging groups

The largest change in housing tenure categories for the households in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Mortgage (+62 persons)

The total number of households in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson increased by 126 between 2011 and 2016.

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