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Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo

Dwelling type

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In Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo, 0.7% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 13% 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 Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Separate house
1,57299.186.01,59098.886.7-18
map this data in atlas.idMedium density110.712.930.212.2+8
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.200.00.20
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.750.30.7-5
Other
40.30.1120.70.1-8
Not stated
00.00.200.00.00

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

Dwelling type
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings69342.968.663539.567.6+58
Unoccupied private dwellings91856.831.396860.332.3-50
Non private dwellings60.40.130.20.1+3

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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.3% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.0% High density, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.0% Medium density, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.7% Separate house, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 99.1%
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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -8 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -5 High density, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0 Medium density, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +8 Separate house, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -18
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 1,572 separate houses in the area, 11 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2016 shows that 99.1% of all dwellings were separate houses; 0.7% 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 42.9% of the dwellings in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo were occupied on Census night, compared to 68.6% in Mornington Peninsula Shire. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 56.8%, which is larger compared to that found in Mornington Peninsula Shire (31.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo increased by 11 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo between 2011 and 2016.

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