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Bittern - Crib Point

Dwelling type

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In Bittern - Crib Point, 13.2% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 13% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Bittern - Crib Point's residential role and function. A greater concentration of higher density dwellings is likely to attract more young adults and smaller households, often renting. Larger, detached or separate dwellings are more likely to attract families and prospective families. The residential built form often reflects market opportunities or planning policy, such as building denser forms of housing around public transport nodes or employment centres.

Dwelling Type statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Household Size, Household Types, Housing Tenure and Age Structure for a more complete picture of the housing market in Bittern - Crib Point.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Bittern - Crib Point - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Separate house
2,42886.486.02,32890.186.7+99
map this data in atlas.idMedium density37013.212.92529.812.2+118
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.200.00.20
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
60.20.700.00.7+5
Other
00.00.130.10.1-3
Not stated
50.20.200.00.0+5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling type
Bittern - Crib Point20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings2,58492.368.62,32189.567.6+263
Unoccupied private dwellings2157.731.327110.532.3-56
Non private dwellings00.00.100.00.10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dwelling structure, 2016
Dwelling structure, 2016 Other, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.7% High density, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.2% Medium density, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 12.9% Separate house, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 86.0% Other, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.2% High density, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.0% Medium density, Bittern - Crib Point: 13.2% Separate house, Bittern - Crib Point: 86.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Bittern - Crib Point: -3 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bittern - Crib Point: +5 High density, Bittern - Crib Point: 0 Medium density, Bittern - Crib Point: +118 Separate house, Bittern - Crib Point: +99
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 2,428 separate houses in the area, 370 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Bittern - Crib Point in 2016 shows that 86.4% of all dwellings were separate houses; 13.2% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 86.0%, 12.9%, and 0.2% in the Mornington Peninsula Shire respectively.

In 2016, a total of 92.3% of the dwellings in Bittern - Crib Point were occupied on Census night, compared to 68.6% in Mornington Peninsula Shire. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 7.7%, which is smaller compared to that found in Mornington Peninsula Shire (31.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Bittern - Crib Point increased by 207 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Bittern - Crib Point between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Medium density (+118 dwellings)
  • Separate house (+99 dwellings)
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