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Bellevue Heights

Dwelling type

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In Bellevue Heights, 8.6% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 21% in the City of Mitcham.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Bellevue 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 Bellevue Heights.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Bellevue Heights - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
Separate house
1,01491.478.895289.381.7+62
map this data in atlas.idMedium density958.620.011410.717.4-19
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.600.00.60
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.000.00.20
Other
00.00.100.00.10
Not stated
00.00.400.00.00

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

Dwelling type
Bellevue Heights20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings1,03093.292.297390.992.8+57
Unoccupied private dwellings756.87.7948.87.0-19
Non private dwellings00.00.130.30.1-3

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 Mitcham: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Mitcham: 0.0% High density, City of Mitcham: 0.6% Medium density, City of Mitcham: 20.0% Separate house, City of Mitcham: 78.8% Other, Bellevue Heights: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bellevue Heights: 0.0% High density, Bellevue Heights: 0.0% Medium density, Bellevue Heights: 8.6% Separate house, Bellevue Heights: 91.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Bellevue Heights: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bellevue Heights: 0 High density, Bellevue Heights: 0 Medium density, Bellevue Heights: -19 Separate house, Bellevue Heights: +62
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 1,014 separate houses in the area, 95 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Bellevue Heights in 2016 shows that 91.4% of all dwellings were separate houses; 8.6% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 78.8%, 20.0%, and 0.6% in the the City of Mitcham respectively.

In 2016, a total of 93.2% of the dwellings in Bellevue Heights were occupied on Census night, compared to 92.2% in the City of Mitcham. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 6.8%, which is smaller compared to that found in the City of Mitcham (7.7%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Bellevue Heights increased by 35 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Bellevue Heights between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Separate house (+62 dwellings)
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