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Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck

Dwelling type

In Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck, 15.8% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 12% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck'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 Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck.

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
Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Separate house
11,34783.186.710,88485.290.0+463
map this data in atlas.idMedium density2,15015.712.21,78314.09.0+367
map this data in atlas.idHigh density130.10.2100.10.1+3
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
1060.80.7840.70.7+22
Other
380.30.1170.10.2+21
Not stated
30.00.000.00.0+3

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

Dwelling type
Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings9,08066.467.68,33765.167.8+742
Unoccupied private dwellings4,56833.432.34,45234.832.1+116
Non private dwellings260.20.1220.20.1+4

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, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 0.3% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 0.8% High density, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 0.1% Medium density, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 15.7% Separate house, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 83.1%
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, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +21 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +22 High density, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +3 Medium density, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +367 Separate house, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +463
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 11,347 separate houses in the area, 2,150 medium density dwellings, and 13 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck in 2011 shows that 83.1% of all dwellings were separate houses; 15.7% were medium density dwellings, and 0.1% 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 66.4% of the dwellings in Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck were occupied on Census night, compared to 67.6% in Mornington Peninsula Shire. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 33.4%, which is larger compared to that found in Mornington Peninsula Shire (32.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck increased by 863 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Separate house (+463 dwellings)
  • Medium density (+367 dwellings)