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In Rosebud, 10.2% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 13% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Rosebud'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.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Rosebud - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Separate house
7,22589.086.06,68186.386.7+544
map this data in atlas.idMedium density82910.212.999012.812.2-161
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.200.00.20
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
420.50.7420.50.70
Other
60.10.1240.30.1-18
Not stated
110.10.230.00.0+8

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

Dwelling type
Rosebud20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings5,84171.768.65,42969.967.6+412
Unoccupied private dwellings2,30628.331.32,32429.932.3-17
Non private dwellings30.00.1100.10.1-7

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, Rosebud: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Rosebud: 0.5% High density, Rosebud: 0.0% Medium density, Rosebud: 10.2% Separate house, Rosebud: 89.0%
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, Rosebud: -18 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Rosebud: 0 High density, Rosebud: 0 Medium density, Rosebud: -161 Separate house, Rosebud: +544
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

In 2016, there were 7,225 separate houses in the area, 829 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Rosebud in 2016 shows that 89.0% of all dwellings were separate houses; 10.2% 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 71.7% of the dwellings in Rosebud were occupied on Census night, compared to 68.6% in Mornington Peninsula Shire. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 28.3%, which is smaller compared to that found in Mornington Peninsula Shire (31.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Rosebud increased by 387 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Rosebud between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Separate house (+544 dwellings)
  • Medium density (-161 dwellings)
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