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Airport West - Essendon Fields

Housing loan repayments

In Airport West - Essendon Fields, 21.3% of households with a mortgage were making high loan repayments of $2,600 or more per month in 2011.

Mortgage repayments are directly related to house prices in Airport West - Essendon Fields, 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 households in the community are under. In mortgage belt areas it is expected that households will be paying a higher proportion of their income on their housing compared to well-established areas. First home buyer areas are also likely to have larger mortgages than upgrader areas where households move in with equity from elsewhere.

Mortgage payment levels are not directly comparable over time because of inflation. For comparison of mortgage payments over time, go to Housing Loan Quartiles.

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

Monthly housing loan repayments
Airport West - Essendon Fields2011
Monthly repayment amountNumber%City of Moonee Valley %
Nil repayments283.42.3
$1-$14930.40.8
$150-$29981.01.0
$300-$449253.02.2
$450-$599101.21.7
$600-$799354.33.0
$800-$999445.44.5
$1000-$1199374.55.6
$1200-$1399738.95.8
$1400-$1599496.05.8
$1600-$17998210.06.5
$1800-$1999323.94.6
$2000-$21999411.510.2
$2200-$2399496.04.3
$2400-$2599435.24.2
$2600-$2999566.87.6
$3000-$3999809.812.9
$4000-$4999273.36.1
$5000 and over121.54.5
Not stated334.06.4

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

Monthly housing loan repayments, 2011
Monthly housing loan repayments, 2011 $5000 and over, City of Moonee Valley: 4.5% $4000-$4999, City of Moonee Valley: 6.1% $3000-$3999, City of Moonee Valley: 12.9% $2600-$2999, City of Moonee Valley: 7.6% $2400-$2599, City of Moonee Valley: 4.2% $2200-$2399, City of Moonee Valley: 4.3% $2000-$2199, City of Moonee Valley: 10.2% $1800-$1999, City of Moonee Valley: 4.6% $1600-$1799, City of Moonee Valley: 6.5% $1400-$1599, City of Moonee Valley: 5.8% $1200-$1399, City of Moonee Valley: 5.8% $1000-$1199, City of Moonee Valley: 5.6% $800-$999, City of Moonee Valley: 4.5% $600-$799, City of Moonee Valley: 3.0% $450-$599, City of Moonee Valley: 1.7% $300-$449, City of Moonee Valley: 2.2% $150-$299, City of Moonee Valley: 1.0% $1-$149, City of Moonee Valley: 0.8% Nil repayments, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% $5000 and over, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.5% $4000-$4999, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 3.3% $3000-$3999, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 9.8% $2600-$2999, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 6.8% $2400-$2599, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.2% $2200-$2399, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 6.0% $2000-$2199, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 11.5% $1800-$1999, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 3.9% $1600-$1799, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 10.0% $1400-$1599, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 6.0% $1200-$1399, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 8.9% $1000-$1199, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 4.5% $800-$999, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.4% $600-$799, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 4.3% $450-$599, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.2% $300-$449, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 3.0% $150-$299, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.0% $1-$149, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 0.4% Nil repayments, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 3.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the monthly housing loan repayments of households in Airport West - Essendon Fields compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a smaller proportion of households paying high mortgage repayments ($2,600 per month or more), and a larger proportion of households with low mortgage repayments (less than $1000 per month).

Overall, 21.3% of households were paying high mortgage repayments, and 18.7% were paying low repayments, compared with 31.1% and 15.5% respectively in the City of Moonee Valley.

The major differences between the household loan repayments of Airport West - Essendon Fields and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of $1600-$1799 (10.0% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of $1200-$1399 (8.9% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of $3000-$3999 (9.8% compared to 12.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of $5000 and over (1.5% compared to 4.5%)