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Avondale Heights

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in Avondale Heights in 2011.

The Number of Bedrooms in a dwelling is an indicator of the size of dwellings, and when combined with Dwelling Type information, provides insight into the role Avondale Heights plays in the housing market. For example, an area of high density dwellings that are predominantly 1-2 bedroom are likely to attract students, single workers and young couples, whereas a high density area with dwellings that are predominantly 2-3 bedroom may attract more empty nesters and some families.

In combination with Household Type and Household Size, the Number of Bedrooms can also indicate issues around housing affordability, overcrowding and other socio-economic factors.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many bedrooms are there in this dwelling?'

Occupied private dwellings

Number of bedrooms per dwelling
Avondale Heights20112006Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
0 or 1 bedrooms
481.26.1220.55.7+26
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms3919.524.53639.024.0+28
3 bedrooms
2,35157.443.72,28957.044.9+62
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms96923.616.597624.315.5-7
5 bedrooms or more
1864.53.51784.43.0+8
Not stated
1543.85.71914.86.9-37

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011
Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 Not stated, City of Moonee Valley: 5.7% 5 bedrooms or more, City of Moonee Valley: 3.5% 4 bedrooms, City of Moonee Valley: 16.5% 3 bedrooms, City of Moonee Valley: 43.7% 2 bedrooms, City of Moonee Valley: 24.5% 0 or 1 bedrooms, City of Moonee Valley: 6.1% Not stated, Avondale Heights: 3.8% 5 bedrooms or more, Avondale Heights: 4.5% 4 bedrooms, Avondale Heights: 23.6% 3 bedrooms, Avondale Heights: 57.4% 2 bedrooms, Avondale Heights: 9.5% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Avondale Heights: 1.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Avondale Heights: -37 5 bedrooms or more, Avondale Heights: +8 4 bedrooms, Avondale Heights: -7 3 bedrooms, Avondale Heights: +62 2 bedrooms, Avondale Heights: +28 0 or 1 bedrooms, Avondale Heights: +26
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the number of bedrooms in dwellings in Avondale Heights in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a lower proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and a higher proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 10.7% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 28.2% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 30.6% and 20.0% for the City of Moonee Valley respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of Avondale Heights and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (57.4% compared to 43.7%)
  • A larger percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (23.6% compared to 16.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (9.5% compared to 24.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of dwellings with 1 or no bedrooms (includes bedsitters) (1.2% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the number of bedrooms per dwelling in Avondale Heights between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • 3 bedrooms (+62 dwellings)

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