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Templestowe Lower

Dwelling type

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In Templestowe Lower, 19.1% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 24% in City of Manningham.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Templestowe Lower'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 Templestowe Lower.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Templestowe Lower - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Separate house
4,27580.375.54,30883.981.7-33
map this data in atlas.idMedium density95918.019.375814.816.5+200
map this data in atlas.idHigh density561.14.7591.21.7-3
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
30.10.100.00.1+3
Other
00.00.140.10.1-4
Not stated
320.60.430.10.0+29

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

Dwelling type
Templestowe Lower20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings4,93092.191.54,76692.692.7+164
Unoccupied private dwellings4197.88.43637.17.2+56
Non private dwellings20.00.1190.40.1-17

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, Templestowe Lower: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Templestowe Lower: 0.1% High density, Templestowe Lower: 1.1% Medium density, Templestowe Lower: 18.0% Separate house, Templestowe Lower: 80.3%
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, Templestowe Lower: -4 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Templestowe Lower: +3 High density, Templestowe Lower: -3 Medium density, Templestowe Lower: +200 Separate house, Templestowe Lower: -33
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 4,275 separate houses in the area, 959 medium density dwellings, and 56 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Templestowe Lower in 2016 shows that 80.3% of all dwellings were separate houses; 18.0% were medium density dwellings, and 1.1% 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 92.1% of the dwellings in Templestowe Lower were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.5% in City of Manningham. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 7.8%, which is smaller compared to that found in City of Manningham (8.4%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Templestowe Lower increased by 203 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Templestowe Lower between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Medium density (+200 dwellings)
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