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Moorooduc - Tuerong

Dwelling type

In Moorooduc - Tuerong, 1.6% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 12% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Moorooduc - Tuerong'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 Moorooduc - Tuerong.

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
Moorooduc - Tuerong20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Separate house
46897.786.765398.990.0-185
map this data in atlas.idMedium density81.612.240.69.0+4
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.200.00.10
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
30.60.700.00.7+3
Other
00.00.130.50.2-3
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
Moorooduc - Tuerong20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings43391.367.659890.467.8-165
Unoccupied private dwellings418.732.3649.632.1-23
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, Moorooduc - Tuerong: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Moorooduc - Tuerong: 0.6% High density, Moorooduc - Tuerong: 0.0% Medium density, Moorooduc - Tuerong: 1.6% Separate house, Moorooduc - Tuerong: 97.7%
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, Moorooduc - Tuerong: -3 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Moorooduc - Tuerong: +3 High density, Moorooduc - Tuerong: 0 Medium density, Moorooduc - Tuerong: +4 Separate house, Moorooduc - Tuerong: -185
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 468 separate houses in the area, 8 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Moorooduc - Tuerong in 2011 shows that 97.7% of all dwellings were separate houses; 1.6% 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 91.3% of the dwellings in Moorooduc - Tuerong were occupied on Census night, compared to 67.6% in Mornington Peninsula Shire. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 8.7%, which is smaller compared to that found in Mornington Peninsula Shire (32.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Moorooduc - Tuerong decreased by 188 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the type of dwellings found in Moorooduc - Tuerong between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Separate house (-185 dwellings)