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In Elizabeth South, 60.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 19% in the City of Playford.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Elizabeth South'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 Elizabeth South.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Type is derived from an assessment by the Census Collector who observes and records the type of dwelling structure.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Elizabeth South20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Separate house
51539.780.366551.079.7-150
map this data in atlas.idMedium density78260.318.863648.819.2+146
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.00.400.00.50
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.430.20.5-3
Other
00.00.000.00.10
Not stated
00.00.000.00.10

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

Dwelling type
Elizabeth South20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings1,20892.192.71,21993.894.8-11
Unoccupied private dwellings1007.77.2775.95.2+23
Non private dwellings30.20.130.20.10

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

Dwelling structure, 2011
Dwelling structure, 2011 Other, City of Playford: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Playford: 0.4% High density, City of Playford: 0.4% Medium density, City of Playford: 18.8% Separate house, City of Playford: 80.3% Other, Elizabeth South: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Elizabeth South: 0.0% High density, Elizabeth South: 0.0% Medium density, Elizabeth South: 60.3% Separate house, Elizabeth South: 39.7%
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 dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Other, Elizabeth South: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Elizabeth South: -3 High density, Elizabeth South: 0 Medium density, Elizabeth South: +146 Separate house, Elizabeth South: -150
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

In 2011, there were 515 separate houses in the area, 782 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Elizabeth South in 2011 shows that 39.7% of all dwellings were separate houses; 60.3% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 80.3%, 18.8%, and 0.4% in the the City of Playford respectively.

In 2011, a total of 92.1% of the dwellings in Elizabeth South were occupied on Census night, compared to 92.7% in the City of Playford. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 7.7%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Playford (7.2%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Elizabeth South increased by 13 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Elizabeth South between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Separate house (-150 dwellings)
  • Medium density (+146 dwellings)