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Housing rental quartiles

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In the City of Monash, the 'highest group' was the largest quartile, comprising 43% of renting households in 2016.

Rental payments in the City of Monash are indicative of its residential role and function and are directly related to the value of residential property. When viewed with Household Income data they may also indicate the level of 'housing stress' in the community.

The quartile method is the most objective method of comparing change in the rental costs of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Housing Rental Payment 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 renting their dwelling

Housing rental quartiles
City of Monash - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Quartile groupNumber%Australia %Number%Australia %2011 to 2016
Lowest group2,82015.726.92,21815.026.8+603
Medium lowest2,23512.520.61,78412.121.0+451
Medium highest5,23529.222.34,47730.222.6+758
Highest group7,65642.730.36,32142.729.7+1,335

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

Housing rental - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from rental payment data for Victoria Weekly housing rental payments by Census year
Rental payment ranges
2016
2011
2006
2001
Lowest group $0 to $245 $0 to $190 $0 to $133 $0 to $109
Medium lowest $246 to $330 $191 to $279 $134 to $190 $110 to $156
Medium highest $331 to $416 $280 to $362 $191 to $252 $157 to $205
Highest group $417 and over $363 and over $253 and over $206 and over

Housing rental quartiles for 2016
Housing rental quartiles for 2016 Highest group, Australia: 30.3% Medium highest, Australia: 22.3% Medium lowest, Australia: 20.6% Lowest group, Australia: 26.9% Highest group, City of Monash: 42.7% Medium highest, City of Monash: 29.2% Medium lowest, City of Monash: 12.5% Lowest group, City of Monash: 15.7%
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 housing rental quartiles, 2011 to 2016
Change in housing rental quartiles, 2011 to 2016 Highest group, City of Monash: +1,335 Medium highest, City of Monash: +758 Medium lowest, City of Monash: +451 Lowest group, City of Monash: +603
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

Rental payment quartiles allow us to compare relative rental liabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of households by rental payment quartiles in the City of Monash compared to Australia shows that there was a larger proportion of households in the highest payment quartile, and a smaller proportion in the lowest payment quartile.

Emerging groups

The total number of households renting their dwelling in City of Monash increased by 3,147 between 2011 and 2016. The most significant change during this period was in the highest quartile which showed an increase of 1,335 households.

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