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Colonel Light Gardens

Housing loan quartiles

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In Colonel Light Gardens, the 'highest group' was the largest quartile, comprising of 55% of households with mortgages in 2016.

Mortgage repayments in Colonel Light Gardens are directly related to house prices, length of occupancy and the level of equity of home owners. When viewed with Household Income data it may also indicate the level of housing stress in the community.

The quartile method is the most objective method of comparing change in the mortgage payment profile of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Housing Loan Repayment quartiles are calculated and interpreted is available in specific data notes.

Derived from the Census questions:

'How much does your household pay for this dwelling?' and 'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)'

Households with a mortgage

Housing loan quartiles
Colonel Light Gardens - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Loan repayment quartile groupNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
Lowest group8817.118.69918.419.3-11
Medium lowest6212.117.011421.319.5-53
Medium highest8316.221.99417.622.6-12
Highest group28054.642.523142.838.6+50

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

Housing loan - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from loan repayment data for South Australia Monthly housing loan repayments by Census year
Housing loan repayment ranges
2016
2011
2006
2001
1996
Lowest group $0 to $964 $0 to $936 $0 to $670 $0 to $488 $0 to $446
Medium lowest $965 to $1,470 $937 to $1,478 $671 to $1,038 $489 to $701 $447 to $648
Medium highest $1,471 to $2,051 $1,479 to $2,094 $1,039 to $1,477 $702 to $966 $649 to $889
Highest group $2,052 and over $2,095 and over $1,478 and over $967 and over $890 and over

Housing loan quartiles, 2016
Housing loan quartiles, 2016 Highest group, City of Mitcham: 42.5% Medium highest, City of Mitcham: 21.9% Medium lowest, City of Mitcham: 17.0% Lowest group, City of Mitcham: 18.6% Highest group, Colonel Light Gardens: 54.6% Medium highest, Colonel Light Gardens: 16.2% Medium lowest, Colonel Light Gardens: 12.1% Lowest group, Colonel Light Gardens: 17.1%
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 housing loan quartiles, 2011 to 2016
Change in housing loan quartiles, 2011 to 2016 Highest group, Colonel Light Gardens: +50 Medium highest, Colonel Light Gardens: -12 Medium lowest, Colonel Light Gardens: -53 Lowest group, Colonel Light Gardens: -11
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

Housing loan repayment quartiles allow us to compare relative repayment liabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of households by housing loan repayment quartiles in Colonel Light Gardens compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a larger proportion of households in the highest repayment quartile, and a smaller proportion in the lowest repayment quartile.

Emerging groups

The total number of households with a mortgage in Colonel Light Gardens decreased by 26 between 2011 and 2016. The most significant change in Colonel Light Gardens during this period was in the medium lowest quartile which showed a slight decrease of -53 households.

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