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In Rosebud West, 31.0% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 12% in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Rosebud West'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 West.

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 West20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Separate house
2,18766.986.72,29370.690.0-106
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,00930.912.287727.09.0+132
map this data in atlas.idHigh density50.20.2100.30.1-5
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
611.90.7631.90.7-2
Other
70.20.150.20.2+2
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
Rosebud West20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings2,12465.067.62,03262.467.8+92
Unoccupied private dwellings1,13634.732.31,21737.432.1-81
Non private dwellings100.30.160.20.1+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 West: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Rosebud West: 1.9% High density, Rosebud West: 0.2% Medium density, Rosebud West: 30.9% Separate house, Rosebud West: 66.9%
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 West: +2 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Rosebud West: -2 High density, Rosebud West: -5 Medium density, Rosebud West: +132 Separate house, Rosebud West: -106
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 2,187 separate houses in the area, 1,009 medium density dwellings, and 5 high density dwellings. In addition, there were 61 caravans/cabins/houseboats in the area.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Rosebud West in 2011 shows that 66.9% of all dwellings were separate houses; 30.9% were medium density dwellings, and 0.2% 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 65.0% of the dwellings in Rosebud West were occupied on Census night, compared to 67.6% in Mornington Peninsula Shire. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 34.7%, which is larger compared to that found in Mornington Peninsula Shire (32.3%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Rosebud West increased by 15 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Rosebud West between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Medium density (+132 dwellings)
  • Separate house (-106 dwellings)