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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Dwelling type

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In Burnside - Burnside Heights, 14.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 12% in 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 Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Burnside - Burnside Heights - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Separate house
2,88985.786.92,79688.989.6+92
map this data in atlas.idMedium density48314.312.034511.09.9+138
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.400.0--0
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.300.00.40
Other
00.00.100.00.10
Not stated
00.00.230.10.0-3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling type
Burnside - Burnside Heights20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings3,19294.494.22,94393.893.7+248
Unoccupied private dwellings1905.65.81936.16.3-3
Non private dwellings00.00.030.10.1-3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling structure, 2016
Dwelling structure, 2016 Other, City of Melton: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Melton: 0.3% High density, City of Melton: 0.4% Medium density, City of Melton: 12.0% Separate house, City of Melton: 86.9% 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: 14.3% Separate house, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 85.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0 High density, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0 Medium density, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +138 Separate house, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +92
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 2,889 separate houses in the area, 483 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2016 shows that 85.7% of all dwellings were separate houses; 14.3% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 86.9%, 12.0%, and 0.4% in the City of Melton respectively.

In 2016, a total of 94.4% of the dwellings in Burnside - Burnside Heights were occupied on Census night, compared to 94.2% in City of Melton. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 5.6%, which is similar compared to that found in City of Melton (5.8%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Burnside - Burnside Heights increased by 243 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Burnside - Burnside Heights between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Medium density (+138 dwellings)
  • Separate house (+92 dwellings)
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