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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Dwelling type

In Burnside - Burnside Heights, 11.0% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 10% in the City of Melton.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Burnside - Burnside Heights'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 Burnside - Burnside Heights.

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
Burnside - Burnside Heights20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Separate house
2,80088.989.61,37882.091.1+1,422
map this data in atlas.idMedium density34511.09.930218.08.3+43
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.000.00.10
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.400.00.40
Other
00.00.100.00.10
Not stated
30.10.000.00.0+3

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

Dwelling type
Burnside - Burnside Heights20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings2,94793.893.71,60695.793.7+1,341
Unoccupied private dwellings1936.16.3724.36.3+121
Non private dwellings30.10.100.00.0+3

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 Melton: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Melton: 0.4% High density, City of Melton: 0.0% Medium density, City of Melton: 9.9% Separate house, City of Melton: 89.6% Other, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.0% High density, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.0% Medium density, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 11.0% Separate house, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 88.9%
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 dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Other, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0 High density, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0 Medium density, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +43 Separate house, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +1,422
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 2,800 separate houses in the area, 345 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2011 shows that 88.9% of all dwellings were separate houses; 11.0% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 89.6%, 9.9%, and 0.0% in the the City of Melton respectively.

In 2011, a total of 93.8% of the dwellings in Burnside - Burnside Heights were occupied on Census night, compared to 93.7% in the City of Melton. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 6.1%, which is similar compared to that found in the City of Melton (6.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Burnside - Burnside Heights increased by 1,465 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Burnside - Burnside Heights between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Separate house (+1,422 dwellings)