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In Travancore, 39% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 51.5% were renting privately, and 1.6% were in social housing in 2011.

Travancore's Housing Tenure data provides insights into its socio-economic status as well as the role it plays in the housing market. For example, a high concentration of private renters may indicate a transient area attractive to young singles and couples, while a concentration of home owners indicates a more settled area with mature families and empty-nesters (Household Summary). Tenure can also reflect built form (Dwelling Type), with a significantly higher share of renters in high density housing and a substantially larger proportion of home-owners in separate houses, although this is not always the case.

In conjunction with other socio-economic status indicators in Travancore, Tenure data is useful for analysing housing markets, housing affordability and identifying public housing areas.

Derived from the Census questions:

'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)', and 'If this dwelling is being rented, who is it rented from?'

Households

Housing tenure
Travancore20112006Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idFully owned15519.136.413632.838.6+20
map this data in atlas.idMortgage15919.627.98721.126.7+72
Renting
43553.528.613933.726.4+296
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing131.65.181.95.4+5
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private41951.523.113131.720.3+288
Renting - Not stated
30.40.500.00.7+3
Other tenure type
30.40.530.70.40
Not stated
617.56.64811.77.8+13

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

Housing tenure, 2011
Housing tenure, 2011 Other tenure type, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% Renting - Private, City of Moonee Valley: 23.1% Renting - Social housing, City of Moonee Valley: 5.1% Renting, City of Moonee Valley: 28.6% Mortgage, City of Moonee Valley: 27.9% Fully owned, City of Moonee Valley: 36.4% Other tenure type, Travancore: 0.4% Renting - Private, Travancore: 51.5% Renting - Social housing, Travancore: 1.6% Renting, Travancore: 53.5% Mortgage, Travancore: 19.6% Fully owned, Travancore: 19.1%
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 housing tenure, 2006 to 2011
Change in housing tenure, 2006 to 2011 Other tenure type, Travancore: 0 Renting - Private, Travancore: +288 Renting - Social housing, Travancore: +5 Renting, Travancore: +296 Mortgage, Travancore: +72 Fully owned, Travancore: +20
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 housing tenure of the population of Travancore in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a smaller proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a smaller proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a larger proportion who were renters.

Overall, 19.1% of the population owned their dwelling; 19.6% were purchasing, and 53.5% were renting, compared with 36.4%, 27.9% and 28.6% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in housing tenure categories for the households in Travancore between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Renting - Private (+288 persons)
  • Mortgage (+72 persons)

The total number of households in Travancore increased by 400 between 2006 and 2011.