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Williamstown North - The Rifle Range

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

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Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range in 2016.

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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range 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
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
0 or 1 bedrooms
1398.43.516210.03.8-23
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms24314.719.928417.620.2-41
3 bedrooms
70742.751.971444.153.8-6
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms37622.715.633921.014.7+37
5 bedrooms or more
694.22.7563.52.3+13
Not stated
1227.46.5633.95.2+59

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

Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2016
Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2016 Not stated, Hobsons Bay City: 6.5% 5 bedrooms or more, Hobsons Bay City: 2.7% 4 bedrooms, Hobsons Bay City: 15.6% 3 bedrooms, Hobsons Bay City: 51.9% 2 bedrooms, Hobsons Bay City: 19.9% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Hobsons Bay City: 3.5% Not stated, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 7.4% 5 bedrooms or more, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 4.2% 4 bedrooms, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 22.7% 3 bedrooms, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 42.7% 2 bedrooms, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 14.7% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 8.4%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 to 2016
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +59 5 bedrooms or more, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +13 4 bedrooms, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +37 3 bedrooms, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -6 2 bedrooms, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -41 0 or 1 bedrooms, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -23
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 number of bedrooms in dwellings in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range in 2016 compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a similar proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and a higher proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 23.1% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 26.9% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 23.3% and 18.3% for Hobsons Bay City respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of Williamstown North - The Rifle Range and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (22.7% compared to 15.6%)
  • A larger percentage of dwellings with 1 or no bedrooms (includes bedsitters) (8.4% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (42.7% compared to 51.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (14.7% compared to 19.9%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range between 2011 and 2016.

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