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Shire of Plantagenet

Dwelling type

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In the Shire of Plantagenet, 0.7% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 10% in Regional WA.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of the Shire of Plantagenet'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 the Shire of Plantagenet.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Shire of Plantagenet - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Regional WA %Number%Regional WA %2011 to 2016
Separate house2,35696.682.52,19891.982.3+158
Medium density170.79.91385.89.9-121
High density00.00.300.00.30
Caravans, cabin, houseboat321.36.1321.35.80
Other50.20.3200.81.2-15
Not stated281.10.930.10.6+25

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

Dwelling type
Shire of Plantagenet20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Regional WA %Number%Regional WA %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings2,05783.380.81,89979.081.1+158
Unoccupied private dwellings38415.618.549120.418.2-107
Non private dwellings281.10.7140.60.7+14

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

Dwelling structure, 2016
Dwelling structure, 2016 Other, Regional WA: 0.3% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Regional WA: 6.1% High density, Regional WA: 0.3% Medium density, Regional WA: 9.9% Separate house, Regional WA: 82.5% Other, Shire of Plantagenet: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Shire of Plantagenet: 1.3% High density, Shire of Plantagenet: 0.0% Medium density, Shire of Plantagenet: 0.7% Separate house, Shire of Plantagenet: 96.6%
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 dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Shire of Plantagenet: -15 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Shire of Plantagenet: 0 High density, Shire of Plantagenet: 0 Medium density, Shire of Plantagenet: -121 Separate house, Shire of Plantagenet: +158
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

In 2016, there were 2,356 separate houses in the area, 17 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings. In addition, there were 32 caravans/cabins/houseboats in the area.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in the Shire of Plantagenet in 2016 shows that 96.6% of all dwellings were separate houses; 0.7% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 82.5%, 9.9%, and 0.3% in the Regional WA respectively.

In 2016, a total of 83.3% of the dwellings in the Shire of Plantagenet were occupied on Census night, compared to 80.8% in Regional WA. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 15.6%, which is smaller compared to that found in Regional WA (18.5%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in the Shire of Plantagenet increased by 65 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in the Shire of Plantagenet between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Separate house (+158 dwellings)
  • Medium density (-121 dwellings)
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