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Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

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Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park 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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park 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
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
0 or 1 bedrooms
847.42.4878.22.7-3
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms16714.78.416916.08.2-2
3 bedrooms
39234.557.938336.260.7+9
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms30626.920.328426.919.8+22
5 bedrooms or more
746.53.5595.63.3+15
Not stated
11310.07.6757.15.2+38

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 Playford: 7.6% 5 bedrooms or more, City of Playford: 3.5% 4 bedrooms, City of Playford: 20.3% 3 bedrooms, City of Playford: 57.9% 2 bedrooms, City of Playford: 8.4% 0 or 1 bedrooms, City of Playford: 2.4% Not stated, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 10.0% 5 bedrooms or more, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 6.5% 4 bedrooms, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 26.9% 3 bedrooms, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 34.5% 2 bedrooms, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 14.7% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 7.4%
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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +38 5 bedrooms or more, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +15 4 bedrooms, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +22 3 bedrooms, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +9 2 bedrooms, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -2 0 or 1 bedrooms, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -3
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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a higher proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, as well as a higher proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 22.1% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 33.5% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 10.8% and 23.8% for the City of Playford respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (26.9% compared to 20.3%)
  • A larger percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (14.7% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of dwellings with 1 or no bedrooms (includes bedsitters) (7.4% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (34.5% compared to 57.9%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park between 2011 and 2016.

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