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Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo

Dwelling type

In Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo, 0.2% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 12% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo'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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo.

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
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Separate house
1,59198.886.71,46699.690.0+125
map this data in atlas.idMedium density30.212.230.29.00
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.200.00.10
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
50.30.730.20.7+2
Other
120.70.100.00.2+12
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
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings63539.567.679453.567.8-159
Unoccupied private dwellings96860.332.367945.732.1+290
Non private dwellings30.20.1120.80.1-9

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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.7% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.3% High density, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.0% Medium density, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.2% Separate house, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 98.8%
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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +12 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +2 High density, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0 Medium density, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0 Separate house, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +125
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 1,591 separate houses in the area, 3 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2011 shows that 98.8% of all dwellings were separate houses; 0.2% 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 39.5% of the dwellings in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo were occupied on Census night, compared to 67.6% in Mornington Peninsula Shire. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 60.3%, which is larger compared to that found in Mornington Peninsula Shire (32.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo increased by 121 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Separate house (+125 dwellings)