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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Dwelling type

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In Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), 36.8% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 24% in City of Manningham.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill).

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Separate house
5,87263.175.55,69371.781.7+179
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,93120.719.31,87923.716.5+52
map this data in atlas.idHigh density1,49516.14.73604.51.7+1,136
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.100.00.10
Other
30.00.170.10.1-5
Not stated
100.10.400.00.0+10

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

Dwelling type
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings8,23988.491.57,24991.192.7+990
Unoccupied private dwellings1,07711.68.46978.87.2+380
Non private dwellings00.00.160.10.1-6

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

Dwelling structure, 2016
Dwelling structure, 2016 Other, City of Manningham: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Manningham: 0.1% High density, City of Manningham: 4.7% Medium density, City of Manningham: 19.3% Separate house, City of Manningham: 75.5% Other, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0.0% High density, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 16.1% Medium density, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 20.7% Separate house, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 63.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -5 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0 High density, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +1,136 Medium density, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +52 Separate house, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +179
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

In 2016, there were 5,872 separate houses in the area, 1,931 medium density dwellings, and 1,495 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 shows that 63.1% of all dwellings were separate houses; 20.7% were medium density dwellings, and 16.1% were in high density dwellings, compared with 75.5%, 19.3%, and 4.7% in the City of Manningham respectively.

In 2016, a total of 88.4% of the dwellings in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.5% in City of Manningham. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 11.6%, which is larger compared to that found in City of Manningham (8.4%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) increased by 1,363 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • High density (+1,136 dwellings)
  • Separate house (+179 dwellings)
  • Medium density (+52 dwellings)
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