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Need for assistance - Dwelling type

In the City of Melton 9.1% of people reporting a need for assistance were in medium or high density dwellings.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of the City of Melton'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 Melton.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Type is derived from an assessment by the Census Collector who observes and records the type of dwelling structure.'

People with a need for assistance, counted in dwellings

Dwelling structure
City of Melton - Need for assistance20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater MelbourneNumber%Greater Melbourne2006 to 2011
Separate house3,71590.780.32,16290.779.0+1,553
Medium density3739.116.32219.318.0+152
High density00.03.000.02.80
Caravans, cabin, houseboat100.20.300.00.1+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 Melton - Need for assistance20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater MelbourneNumber%Greater Melbourne2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings4,09892.082.22,38389.480.9+1,715
Non private dwellings3568.017.828310.619.1+73

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 Melton: 0.0% Other, City of Melton: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Melton: 0.2% High density, City of Melton: 0.0% Medium density, City of Melton: 9.1% Separate house, City of Melton: 90.7%
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 Melton: 0 Other, City of Melton: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Melton: +10 High density, City of Melton: 0 Medium density, City of Melton: +152 Separate house, City of Melton: +1,553
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 Melton in 2011 shows that 90.7% of people with a need for assistance were in separate houses; 9.1% were medium density dwellings, and 0% 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 Melton increased by 1,788 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings for people reporting a need for assistance in the City of Melton between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Separate house (+1,553 persons)
  • Medium density (+152 persons)