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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011.

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 Playford North Urban Renewal area 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
Playford North Urban Renewal area20112006Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
0 or 1 bedrooms
1563.22.71524.12.8+5
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms2855.98.22627.18.8+23
3 bedrooms
3,21866.860.72,67172.262.3+547
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms69414.419.82576.917.3+438
5 bedrooms or more
721.53.3270.72.9+45
Not stated
3918.15.23329.05.9+59

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

Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011
Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 Not stated, City of Playford: 5.2% 5 bedrooms or more, City of Playford: 3.3% 4 bedrooms, City of Playford: 19.8% 3 bedrooms, City of Playford: 60.7% 2 bedrooms, City of Playford: 8.2% 0 or 1 bedrooms, City of Playford: 2.7% Not stated, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 8.1% 5 bedrooms or more, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.5% 4 bedrooms, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 14.4% 3 bedrooms, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 66.8% 2 bedrooms, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 5.9% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 3.2%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +59 5 bedrooms or more, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +45 4 bedrooms, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +438 3 bedrooms, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +547 2 bedrooms, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +23 0 or 1 bedrooms, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +5
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

Analysis of the number of bedrooms in dwellings in Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, as well as a lower proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 9.2% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 15.9% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 11.0% and 23.2% for the City of Playford respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of Playford North Urban Renewal area and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (66.8% compared to 60.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (14.4% compared to 19.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (5.9% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of 5 or more bedroom dwellings (1.5% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of bedrooms per dwelling in Playford North Urban Renewal area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 3 bedrooms (+547 dwellings)
  • 4 bedrooms (+438 dwellings)

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