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Dromana - Safety Beach

Housing tenure

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In Dromana - Safety Beach, 67% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 23.2% were renting privately, and 1.0% were in social housing in 2016.

Dromana - Safety Beach's Housing Tenure data provides insights into its socio-economic status as well as the role it plays in the housing market. For example, a high concentration of private renters may indicate a transient area attractive to young singles and couples, while a concentration of home owners indicates a more settled area with mature families and empty-nesters (Household Summary). Tenure can also reflect built form (Dwelling Type), with a significantly higher share of renters in high density housing and a substantially larger proportion of home-owners in separate houses, although this is not always the case.

In conjunction with other socio-economic status indicators in Dromana - Safety Beach, Tenure data is useful for analysing housing markets, housing affordability and identifying public housing areas.

Derived from the Census questions:

'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)', and 'If this dwelling is being rented, who is it rented from?'

Households

Housing tenure
Dromana - Safety Beach - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Tenure typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idFully owned1,77439.637.81,52541.337.7+249
map this data in atlas.idMortgage1,23927.733.895425.835.2+285
Renting
1,10224.620.097726.520.1+125
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing451.01.6350.92.0+10
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private1,03823.217.890224.417.5+136
Renting - Not stated
190.40.5401.10.6-21
Other tenure type
581.31.4150.41.1+43
Not stated
3046.87.02216.05.9+83

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

Housing tenure, 2016
Housing tenure, 2016 Other tenure type, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.4% Renting - Private, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 17.8% Renting - Social housing, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.6% Renting, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 20.0% Mortgage, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 33.8% Fully owned, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 37.8% Other tenure type, Dromana - Safety Beach: 1.3% Renting - Private, Dromana - Safety Beach: 23.2% Renting - Social housing, Dromana - Safety Beach: 1.0% Renting, Dromana - Safety Beach: 24.6% Mortgage, Dromana - Safety Beach: 27.7% Fully owned, Dromana - Safety Beach: 39.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in housing tenure, 2011 to 2016
Change in housing tenure, 2011 to 2016 Other tenure type, Dromana - Safety Beach: +43 Renting - Private, Dromana - Safety Beach: +136 Renting - Social housing, Dromana - Safety Beach: +10 Renting, Dromana - Safety Beach: +125 Mortgage, Dromana - Safety Beach: +285 Fully owned, Dromana - Safety Beach: +249
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

Analysis of the housing tenure of the population of Dromana - Safety Beach in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a larger proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a smaller proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a larger proportion who were renters.

Overall, 39.6% of the population owned their dwelling; 27.7% were purchasing, and 24.6% were renting, compared with 37.8%, 33.8% and 20.0% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in housing tenure categories for the households in Dromana - Safety Beach between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Mortgage (+285 persons)
  • Fully owned (+249 persons)
  • Renting - Private (+136 persons)

The total number of households in Dromana - Safety Beach increased by 786 between 2011 and 2016.

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