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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Housing tenure

In West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson, 75% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 15.7% were renting privately, and 1.9% were in social housing in 2011.

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 - Tennyson20112006Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idFully owned2,04249.334.72,06851.136.8-26
map this data in atlas.idMortgage1,07225.928.31,04425.826.4+28
Renting
74718.030.664415.929.0+103
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing791.99.8852.110.8-6
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private65015.720.253213.117.5+118
Renting - Not stated
180.40.6270.70.8-9
Other tenure type
1002.41.11233.01.2-23
Not stated
1844.45.41714.26.5+13

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

Housing tenure, 2011
Housing tenure, 2011 Other tenure type, City of Charles Sturt: 1.1% Renting - Private, City of Charles Sturt: 20.2% Renting - Social housing, City of Charles Sturt: 9.8% Renting, City of Charles Sturt: 30.6% Mortgage, City of Charles Sturt: 28.3% Fully owned, City of Charles Sturt: 34.7% Other tenure type, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 2.4% Renting - Private, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 15.7% Renting - Social housing, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.9% Renting, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 18.0% Mortgage, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 25.9% Fully owned, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 49.3%
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 housing tenure, 2006 to 2011
Change in housing tenure, 2006 to 2011 Other tenure type, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -23 Renting - Private, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +118 Renting - Social housing, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -6 Renting, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +103 Mortgage, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +28 Fully owned, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -26
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 housing tenure of the population of West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2011 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, 49.3% of the population owned their dwelling; 25.9% were purchasing, and 18.0% were renting, compared with 34.7%, 28.3% and 30.6% 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 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Renting - Private (+118 persons)

The total number of households in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson increased by 95 between 2006 and 2011.