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In the City of Moreland, 60% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 28.8% were renting privately, and 2.8% were in social housing in 2011.

The City of Moreland'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 the City of Moreland, 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
City of Moreland - Households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Tenure typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idFully owned19,10632.631.519,77136.033.1-665
map this data in atlas.idMortgage16,16227.635.314,37526.234.8+1,787
Renting
18,97132.426.516,15529.424.3+2,816
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing1,6582.82.91,6082.93.0+50
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private16,86828.823.114,16225.820.7+2,706
Renting - Not stated
4450.80.53850.70.6+60
Other tenure type
3110.50.72390.40.6+72
Not stated
4,0246.95.94,4218.07.2-397

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, Greater Melbourne: 0.7% Renting - Private, Greater Melbourne: 23.1% Renting - Social housing, Greater Melbourne: 2.9% Renting, Greater Melbourne: 26.5% Mortgage, Greater Melbourne: 35.3% Fully owned, Greater Melbourne: 31.5% Other tenure type, City of Moreland: 0.5% Renting - Private, City of Moreland: 28.8% Renting - Social housing, City of Moreland: 2.8% Renting, City of Moreland: 32.4% Mortgage, City of Moreland: 27.6% Fully owned, City of Moreland: 32.6%
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, City of Moreland: +72 Renting - Private, City of Moreland: +2,706 Renting - Social housing, City of Moreland: +50 Renting, City of Moreland: +2,816 Mortgage, City of Moreland: +1,787 Fully owned, City of Moreland: -665
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 the City of Moreland in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a larger proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a smaller proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a larger proportion who were renters.

Overall, 32.6% of the population owned their dwelling; 27.6% were purchasing, and 32.4% were renting, compared with 31.5%, 35.3% and 26.5% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

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

  • Renting - Private (+2,706 persons)
  • Mortgage (+1,787 persons)
  • Fully owned (-665 persons)
  • Other tenure type (+72 persons)

The total number of households in City of Moreland increased by 3,613 between 2006 and 2011.

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