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Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo 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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo 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
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo20112006Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
0 or 1 bedrooms
91.52.240.42.0+6
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms8513.315.7779.715.6+8
3 bedrooms
29245.848.327935.148.8+13
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms15524.424.112816.122.6+27
5 bedrooms or more
528.24.8536.74.4-1
Not stated
436.84.925532.06.6-211

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.9% 5 bedrooms or more, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.8% 4 bedrooms, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 24.1% 3 bedrooms, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 48.3% 2 bedrooms, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 15.7% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.2% Not stated, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 6.8% 5 bedrooms or more, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 8.2% 4 bedrooms, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 24.4% 3 bedrooms, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 45.8% 2 bedrooms, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 13.3% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 1.5%
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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -211 5 bedrooms or more, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -1 4 bedrooms, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +27 3 bedrooms, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +13 2 bedrooms, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +8 0 or 1 bedrooms, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +6
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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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, 14.8% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 32.6% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 17.9% and 28.9% for Mornington Peninsula Shire respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of 5 or more bedroom dwellings (8.2% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (45.8% compared to 48.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (13.3% compared to 15.7%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo between 2006 and 2011.

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