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Bittern - Crib Point

Dwelling type

In Bittern - Crib Point, 9.8% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 12% 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 Type is derived from an assessment by the Census Collector who observes and records the type of dwelling structure.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Bittern - Crib Point20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Separate house
2,32990.186.72,28696.390.0+43
map this data in atlas.idMedium density2529.812.2893.79.0+163
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.200.00.10
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
10.00.700.00.7+1
Other
30.10.100.00.2+3
Not stated
00.00.000.00.00

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

Dwelling type
Bittern - Crib Point20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings2,32189.567.62,18792.267.8+135
Unoccupied private dwellings27210.532.31867.832.1+85
Non private dwellings00.00.100.00.10

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

Dwelling structure, 2011
Dwelling structure, 2011 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: 12.2% Separate house, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 86.7% Other, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.0% High density, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.0% Medium density, Bittern - Crib Point: 9.8% Separate house, Bittern - Crib Point: 90.1%
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 dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Other, Bittern - Crib Point: +3 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Bittern - Crib Point: +1 High density, Bittern - Crib Point: 0 Medium density, Bittern - Crib Point: +163 Separate house, Bittern - Crib Point: +43
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

In 2011, there were 2,329 separate houses in the area, 252 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Bittern - Crib Point in 2011 shows that 90.1% of all dwellings were separate houses; 9.8% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 86.7%, 12.2%, and 0.2% in the Mornington Peninsula Shire respectively.

In 2011, a total of 89.5% of the dwellings in Bittern - Crib Point were occupied on Census night, compared to 67.6% in Mornington Peninsula Shire. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 10.5%, which is smaller compared to that found in Mornington Peninsula Shire (32.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Bittern - Crib Point increased by 220 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Bittern - Crib Point between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Medium density (+163 dwellings)