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Seaford Meadows

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

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Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in Seaford Meadows in 2016.

The Number of Bedrooms in a dwelling is an indicator of the size of dwellings, and when combined with Dwelling Type information, provides insight into the role Seaford Meadows plays in the housing market. For example, an area of high density dwellings that are predominantly 1-2 bedroom are likely to attract students, single workers and young couples, whereas a high density area with dwellings that are predominantly 2-3 bedroom may attract more empty nesters and some families.

In combination with Household Type and Household Size, the Number of Bedrooms can also indicate issues around housing affordability, overcrowding and other socio-economic factors.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many bedrooms are there in this dwelling?'

Occupied private dwellings

Number of bedrooms per dwelling
Seaford Meadows - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
0 or 1 bedrooms
50.42.000.02.2+5
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms1007.211.2345.811.4+66
3 bedrooms
74553.355.229049.657.4+455
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms45932.922.520134.422.2+258
5 bedrooms or more
251.83.7223.83.4+3
Not stated
634.55.3386.53.4+25

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

Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2016
Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2016 Not stated, City of Onkaparinga: 5.3% 5 bedrooms or more, City of Onkaparinga: 3.7% 4 bedrooms, City of Onkaparinga: 22.5% 3 bedrooms, City of Onkaparinga: 55.2% 2 bedrooms, City of Onkaparinga: 11.2% 0 or 1 bedrooms, City of Onkaparinga: 2.0% Not stated, Seaford Meadows: 4.5% 5 bedrooms or more, Seaford Meadows: 1.8% 4 bedrooms, Seaford Meadows: 32.9% 3 bedrooms, Seaford Meadows: 53.3% 2 bedrooms, Seaford Meadows: 7.2% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Seaford Meadows: 0.4%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 to 2016
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Seaford Meadows: +25 5 bedrooms or more, Seaford Meadows: +3 4 bedrooms, Seaford Meadows: +258 3 bedrooms, Seaford Meadows: +455 2 bedrooms, Seaford Meadows: +66 0 or 1 bedrooms, Seaford Meadows: +5
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 number of bedrooms in dwellings in Seaford Meadows in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and a higher proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 7.5% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 34.6% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 13.2% and 26.3% for the City of Onkaparinga respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of Seaford Meadows and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (32.9% compared to 22.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (7.2% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of 5 or more bedroom dwellings (1.8% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (53.3% compared to 55.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of bedrooms per dwelling in Seaford Meadows between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 3 bedrooms (+455 dwellings)
  • 4 bedrooms (+258 dwellings)
  • 2 bedrooms (+66 dwellings)

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