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Willunga and Surrounds

Housing rental quartiles

In Willunga and Surrounds, the 'medium highest group' was the largest quartile, comprising 42% of renting households in 2011.

Rental payments in Willunga and Surrounds are indicative of its residential role and function and are directly related to the value of residential property. When viewed with Household Income data they may also indicate the level of 'housing stress' in the community.

The quartile method is the most objective method of comparing change in the rental costs of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Housing Rental Payment quartiles are calculated and interpreted is available in specific data notes.

Derived from the Census questions:

'How much does your household pay for this dwelling?' and 'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)'

Households renting their dwelling

Housing rental quartiles
Willunga and Surrounds - Households (Enumerated)20112006Change
Quartile groupNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Lowest group2917.220.23120.020.5-2
Medium lowest3017.719.22818.221.3+2
Medium highest7241.835.56441.133.8+8
Highest group4023.425.13220.724.4+8

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

Housing rental - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from rental payment data for South Australia Weekly housing rental payments by Census year
Rental payment ranges
2011
2006
2001
Lowest group $0 to $132 $0 to $97 $0 to $73
Medium lowest $133 to $221 $98 to $153 $74 to $118
Medium highest $222 to $298 $154 to $207 $119 to $160
Highest group $299 and over $208 and over $161 and over

Housing rental quartiles for 2011
Housing rental quartiles for 2011 Highest group, City of Onkaparinga: 25.1% Medium highest, City of Onkaparinga: 35.5% Medium lowest, City of Onkaparinga: 19.2% Lowest group, City of Onkaparinga: 20.2% Highest group, Willunga and Surrounds: 23.4% Medium highest, Willunga and Surrounds: 41.8% Medium lowest, Willunga and Surrounds: 17.7% Lowest group, Willunga and Surrounds: 17.2%
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 housing rental quartiles, 2006 to 2011
Change in housing rental quartiles, 2006 to 2011 Highest group, Willunga and Surrounds: +8 Medium highest, Willunga and Surrounds: +8 Medium lowest, Willunga and Surrounds: +2 Lowest group, Willunga and Surrounds: -2
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

Rental payment quartiles allow us to compare relative rental liabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of households by rental payment quartiles in Willunga and Surrounds compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a smaller proportion of households in the highest payment quartile, as well as a smaller proportion in the lowest payment quartile.

Emerging groups

The total number of households renting their dwelling in Willunga and Surrounds increased by 17 between 2006 and 2011. The most significant change during this period was in the medium highest quartile which showed an increase of 8 households.

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