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In Bulleen, 14.1% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 18% in City of Manningham.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Bulleen's residential role and function. A greater concentration of higher density dwellings is likely to attract more young adults and smaller households, often renting. Larger, detached or separate dwellings are more likely to attract families and prospective families. The residential built form often reflects market opportunities or planning policy, such as building denser forms of housing around public transport nodes or employment centres.

Dwelling Type statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Household Size, Household Types, Housing Tenure and Age Structure for a more complete picture of the housing market in Bulleen.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Type is derived from an assessment by the Census Collector who observes and records the type of dwelling structure.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Bulleen20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Separate house
3,71985.781.73,64086.383.5+79
map this data in atlas.idMedium density53712.416.552912.615.4+8
map this data in atlas.idHigh density741.71.7400.90.9+34
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.130.10.1-3
Other
80.20.130.10.1+5
Not stated
00.00.000.00.10

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

Dwelling type
Bulleen20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings4,03793.092.73,95194.093.7+86
Unoccupied private dwellings2996.97.22506.06.2+49
Non private dwellings40.10.130.10.1+1

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

Dwelling structure, 2011
Dwelling structure, 2011 Other, City of Manningham: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Manningham: 0.1% High density, City of Manningham: 1.7% Medium density, City of Manningham: 16.5% Separate house, City of Manningham: 81.7% Other, Bulleen: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bulleen: 0.0% High density, Bulleen: 1.7% Medium density, Bulleen: 12.4% Separate house, Bulleen: 85.7%
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 dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Other, Bulleen: +5 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bulleen: -3 High density, Bulleen: +34 Medium density, Bulleen: +8 Separate house, Bulleen: +79
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

In 2011, there were 3,719 separate houses in the area, 537 medium density dwellings, and 74 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Bulleen in 2011 shows that 85.7% of all dwellings were separate houses; 12.4% were medium density dwellings, and 1.7% were in high density dwellings, compared with 81.7%, 16.5%, and 1.7% in the City of Manningham respectively.

In 2011, a total of 93.0% of the dwellings in Bulleen were occupied on Census night, compared to 92.7% in City of Manningham. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 6.9%, which is smaller compared to that found in City of Manningham (7.2%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Bulleen increased by 136 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Bulleen between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Separate house (+79 dwellings)