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Ashwood - Burwood

Dwelling type

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In Ashwood - Burwood, 36.2% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 29% in City of Monash.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Ashwood - Burwood'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 Ashwood - Burwood.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Ashwood - Burwood - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
Separate house
2,49963.470.92,51473.777.3-15
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,14329.024.985325.021.0+290
map this data in atlas.idHigh density2827.23.8250.71.4+257
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.000.00.00
Other
60.20.1180.50.2-12
Not stated
90.20.300.00.1+9

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

Dwelling type
Ashwood - Burwood20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings3,62592.491.93,16592.293.4+460
Unoccupied private dwellings2967.57.92517.36.4+45
Non private dwellings30.10.2150.40.2-12

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 Monash: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Monash: 0.0% High density, City of Monash: 3.8% Medium density, City of Monash: 24.9% Separate house, City of Monash: 70.9% Other, Ashwood - Burwood: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Ashwood - Burwood: 0.0% High density, Ashwood - Burwood: 7.2% Medium density, Ashwood - Burwood: 29.0% Separate house, Ashwood - Burwood: 63.4%
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, Ashwood - Burwood: -12 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Ashwood - Burwood: 0 High density, Ashwood - Burwood: +257 Medium density, Ashwood - Burwood: +290 Separate house, Ashwood - Burwood: -15
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 2,499 separate houses in the area, 1,143 medium density dwellings, and 282 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Ashwood - Burwood in 2016 shows that 63.4% of all dwellings were separate houses; 29.0% were medium density dwellings, and 7.2% were in high density dwellings, compared with 70.9%, 24.9%, and 3.8% in the City of Monash respectively.

In 2016, a total of 92.4% of the dwellings in Ashwood - Burwood were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.9% in City of Monash. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 7.5%, which is smaller compared to that found in City of Monash (7.9%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Ashwood - Burwood increased by 493 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Medium density (+290 dwellings)
  • High density (+257 dwellings)
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