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Housing loan quartiles

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In North Parramatta, the 'medium lowest group' was the largest quartile, comprising of 31% of households with mortgages in 2016.

Mortgage repayments in North Parramatta are directly related to house prices, length of occupancy and the level of equity of home owners. When viewed with Household Income data it may also indicate the level of housing stress in the community.

The quartile method is the most objective method of comparing change in the mortgage payment profile of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Housing Loan Repayment 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 with a mortgage

Housing loan quartiles
North Parramatta - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Loan repayment quartile groupNumber%City of Parramatta %Number%City of Parramatta %2011 to 2016
Lowest group24522.320.324117.918.7+4
Medium lowest33730.720.844032.722.4-103
Medium highest29126.529.141530.829.1-123
Highest group22620.629.925118.729.8-25

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

Housing loan - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from loan repayment data for New South Wales Monthly housing loan repayments by Census year
Housing loan repayment ranges
2016
2011
2006
2001
1996
Lowest group $0 to $1,263 $0 to $1,266 $0 to $993 $0 to $723 $0 to $605
Medium lowest $1,264 to $1,989 $1,267 to $1,995 $994 to $1,557 $724 to $1,069 $606 to $905
Medium highest $1,990 to $2,865 $1,996 to $2,853 $1,558 to $2,416 $1,070 to $1,550 $906 to $1,268
Highest group $2,866 and over $2,854 and over $2,417 and over $1,551 and over $1,269 and over

Housing loan quartiles, 2016
Housing loan quartiles, 2016 Highest group, City of Parramatta: 29.9% Medium highest, City of Parramatta: 29.1% Medium lowest, City of Parramatta: 20.8% Lowest group, City of Parramatta: 20.3% Highest group, North Parramatta: 20.6% Medium highest, North Parramatta: 26.5% Medium lowest, North Parramatta: 30.7% Lowest group, North Parramatta: 22.3%
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 loan quartiles, 2011 to 2016
Change in housing loan quartiles, 2011 to 2016 Highest group, North Parramatta: -25 Medium highest, North Parramatta: -123 Medium lowest, North Parramatta: -103 Lowest group, North Parramatta: +4
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

Housing loan repayment quartiles allow us to compare relative repayment liabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of households by housing loan repayment quartiles in North Parramatta compared to City of Parramatta shows that there was a smaller proportion of households in the highest repayment quartile, and a larger proportion in the lowest repayment quartile.

Emerging groups

The total number of households with a mortgage in North Parramatta decreased by 248 between 2011 and 2016. The most significant change in North Parramatta during this period was in the medium highest quartile which showed a slight decrease of -123 households.

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