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Templestowe (High density)

Dwelling type

In Templestowe (High density), 16.6% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 18% in City of Manningham.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Templestowe (High density)'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 (High density).

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
Templestowe (High density)20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Separate house
4,13083.481.74,02184.783.5+109
map this data in atlas.idMedium density69414.016.570614.915.4-11
map this data in atlas.idHigh density1292.61.7150.30.9+114
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.100.00.10
Other
00.00.100.00.10
Not stated
00.00.030.10.1-3

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

Dwelling type
Templestowe (High density)20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings4,59992.892.74,47594.293.7+125
Unoccupied private dwellings3567.27.22685.66.2+88
Non private dwellings20.00.1100.20.1-8

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, Templestowe (High density): 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Templestowe (High density): 0.0% High density, Templestowe (High density): 2.6% Medium density, Templestowe (High density): 14.0% Separate house, Templestowe (High density): 83.4%
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, Templestowe (High density): 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Templestowe (High density): 0 High density, Templestowe (High density): +114 Medium density, Templestowe (High density): -11 Separate house, Templestowe (High density): +109
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 4,130 separate houses in the area, 694 medium density dwellings, and 129 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Templestowe (High density) in 2011 shows that 83.4% of all dwellings were separate houses; 14.0% were medium density dwellings, and 2.6% 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 92.8% of the dwellings in Templestowe (High density) were occupied on Census night, compared to 92.7% in City of Manningham. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 7.2%, which is similar compared to that found in City of Manningham (7.2%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Templestowe (High density) increased by 205 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Templestowe (High density) between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • High density (+114 dwellings)
  • Separate house (+109 dwellings)