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Mullum Mullum Ward

Dwelling type

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In Mullum Mullum Ward, 9.4% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 24% in City of Manningham.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Mullum Mullum Ward'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 Mullum Mullum Ward.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Mullum Mullum Ward - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Separate house
12,10390.175.511,81290.781.7+291
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,1818.819.31,1338.716.5+48
map this data in atlas.idHigh density860.64.7170.11.7+69
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
280.20.1410.30.1-13
Other
80.10.1130.10.1-5
Not stated
250.20.400.00.0+25

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

Dwelling type
Mullum Mullum Ward20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings12,53393.191.512,21393.792.7+320
Unoccupied private dwellings9166.88.47996.17.2+117
Non private dwellings70.10.1270.20.1-20

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, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.2% High density, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.6% Medium density, Mullum Mullum Ward: 8.8% Separate house, Mullum Mullum Ward: 90.1%
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 dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Mullum Mullum Ward: -5 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Mullum Mullum Ward: -13 High density, Mullum Mullum Ward: +69 Medium density, Mullum Mullum Ward: +48 Separate house, Mullum Mullum Ward: +291
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 12,103 separate houses in the area, 1,181 medium density dwellings, and 86 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Mullum Mullum Ward in 2016 shows that 90.1% of all dwellings were separate houses; 8.8% were medium density dwellings, and 0.6% 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 93.1% of the dwellings in Mullum Mullum Ward were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.5% in City of Manningham. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 6.8%, which is smaller compared to that found in City of Manningham (8.4%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Mullum Mullum Ward increased by 417 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Mullum Mullum Ward between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Separate house (+291 dwellings)
  • High density (+69 dwellings)
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