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Number of bedrooms per dwelling

Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in Skye in 2011.

The Number of Bedrooms in a dwelling is an indicator of the size of dwellings, and when combined with Dwelling Type information, provides insight into the role Skye plays in the housing market. For example, an area of high density dwellings that are predominantly 1-2 bedroom are likely to attract students, single workers and young couples, whereas a high density area with dwellings that are predominantly 2-3 bedroom may attract more empty nesters and some families.

In combination with Household Type and Household Size, the Number of Bedrooms can also indicate issues around housing affordability, overcrowding and other socio-economic factors.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many bedrooms are there in this dwelling?'

Occupied private dwellings

Number of bedrooms per dwelling
Skye20112006Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
0 or 1 bedrooms
140.63.290.53.1+5
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms1024.115.0482.514.7+54
3 bedrooms
1,19448.350.998750.851.9+207
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms97139.322.074838.520.7+223
5 bedrooms or more
994.03.7633.23.3+36
Not stated
903.65.2894.66.2+1

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

Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011
Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 Not stated, Frankston City: 5.2% 5 bedrooms or more, Frankston City: 3.7% 4 bedrooms, Frankston City: 22.0% 3 bedrooms, Frankston City: 50.9% 2 bedrooms, Frankston City: 15.0% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Frankston City: 3.2% Not stated, Skye: 3.6% 5 bedrooms or more, Skye: 4.0% 4 bedrooms, Skye: 39.3% 3 bedrooms, Skye: 48.3% 2 bedrooms, Skye: 4.1% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Skye: 0.6%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Skye: +1 5 bedrooms or more, Skye: +36 4 bedrooms, Skye: +223 3 bedrooms, Skye: +207 2 bedrooms, Skye: +54 0 or 1 bedrooms, Skye: +5
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 number of bedrooms in dwellings in Skye in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a lower proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and a higher proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 4.7% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 43.3% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 18.2% and 25.7% for Frankston City respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of Skye and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (39.3% compared to 22.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (4.1% compared to 15.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of dwellings with 1 or no bedrooms (includes bedsitters) (0.6% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (48.3% compared to 50.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of bedrooms per dwelling in Skye between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 4 bedrooms (+223 dwellings)
  • 3 bedrooms (+207 dwellings)
  • 2 bedrooms (+54 dwellings)

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