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In Doncaster East, 76% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 18.2% were renting privately, and 1.0% were in social housing in 2011.

Doncaster East's Housing Tenure data provides insights into its socio-economic status as well as the role it plays in the housing market. For example, a high concentration of private renters may indicate a transient area attractive to young singles and couples, while a concentration of home owners indicates a more settled area with mature families and empty-nesters (Household Summary). Tenure can also reflect built form (Dwelling Type), with a significantly higher share of renters in high density housing and a substantially larger proportion of home-owners in separate houses, although this is not always the case.

In conjunction with other socio-economic status indicators in Doncaster East, Tenure data is useful for analysing housing markets, housing affordability and identifying public housing areas.

Derived from the Census questions:

'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)', and 'If this dwelling is being rented, who is it rented from?'

Households

Housing tenure
Doncaster East20112006Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idFully owned4,40045.947.64,29146.248.1+109
map this data in atlas.idMortgage2,87930.032.02,88531.132.7-7
Renting
1,87619.515.61,62417.513.8+252
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing961.00.6660.70.5+31
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private1,75118.214.71,52716.412.9+224
Renting - Not stated
290.30.4310.30.4-3
Other tenure type
760.81.0560.60.7+20
Not stated
3653.83.84294.64.7-64

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

Housing tenure, 2011
Housing tenure, 2011 Other tenure type, City of Manningham: 1.0% Renting - Private, City of Manningham: 14.7% Renting - Social housing, City of Manningham: 0.6% Renting, City of Manningham: 15.6% Mortgage, City of Manningham: 32.0% Fully owned, City of Manningham: 47.6% Other tenure type, Doncaster East: 0.8% Renting - Private, Doncaster East: 18.2% Renting - Social housing, Doncaster East: 1.0% Renting, Doncaster East: 19.5% Mortgage, Doncaster East: 30.0% Fully owned, Doncaster East: 45.9%
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 housing tenure, 2006 to 2011
Change in housing tenure, 2006 to 2011 Other tenure type, Doncaster East: +20 Renting - Private, Doncaster East: +224 Renting - Social housing, Doncaster East: +31 Renting, Doncaster East: +252 Mortgage, Doncaster East: -7 Fully owned, Doncaster East: +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

Analysis of the housing tenure of the population of Doncaster East in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a smaller proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a smaller proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a larger proportion who were renters.

Overall, 45.9% of the population owned their dwelling; 30.0% were purchasing, and 19.5% were renting, compared with 47.6%, 32.0% and 15.6% respectively for City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in housing tenure categories for the households in Doncaster East between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Renting - Private (+224 persons)
  • Fully owned (+109 persons)

The total number of households in Doncaster East increased by 311 between 2006 and 2011.