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City of Maroondah

Need for assistance - Dwelling type

In the City of Maroondah 23.4% of people reporting a need for assistance were in medium or high density dwellings.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of the City of Maroondah's residential role and function. For people with a disability, housing type can indicate the location where this community lives. It can also indicate the level of assistance with access to housing and transport required by the community.

Dwelling Type statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Household Type, Housing Tenure and Age Structure for a more complete picture of the housing market for people with a disability in the City of Maroondah.

Derived from the Census:

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

People with a need for assistance, counted in dwellings

Dwelling structure
City of Maroondah - Need for assistance20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater MelbourneNumber%Greater Melbourne2006 to 2011
Separate house2,51776.680.32,16774.679.0+350
Medium density74022.516.373825.418.0+2
High density290.93.000.02.8+29
Caravans, cabin, houseboat00.00.300.00.10
Other00.00.100.00.00
Not stated00.00.000.00.00

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

Dwelling type
City of Maroondah - Need for assistance20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater MelbourneNumber%Greater Melbourne2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings3,28670.382.22,90571.380.9+381
Non private dwellings1,38929.717.81,16728.719.1+222

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 Not stated, Greater Melbourne: 0.0% Other, Greater Melbourne: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Greater Melbourne: 0.3% High density, Greater Melbourne: 3.0% Medium density, Greater Melbourne: 16.3% Separate house, Greater Melbourne: 80.3% Not stated, City of Maroondah: 0.0% Other, City of Maroondah: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Maroondah: 0.0% High density, City of Maroondah: 0.9% Medium density, City of Maroondah: 22.5% Separate house, City of Maroondah: 76.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, City of Maroondah: 0 Other, City of Maroondah: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Maroondah: 0 High density, City of Maroondah: +29 Medium density, City of Maroondah: +2 Separate house, City of Maroondah: +350
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the types of dwellings for people reporting a need for assistance in the City of Maroondah in 2011 shows that 76.6% of people with a need for assistance were in separate houses; 22.5% were medium density dwellings, and 0.9% were high density dwellings, compared with 80.3%, 16.3%, and 3.0% in the Greater Melbourne respectively.

Emerging groups

The total number of people reporting a need for assistance in dwellings in the City of Maroondah increased by 603 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the type of dwellings for people reporting a need for assistance in the City of Maroondah between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Separate house (+350 persons)
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