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Housing rental quartiles

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In the City of Playford, the 'medium lowest group' was the largest quartile, comprising 39% of renting households in 2016.

Rental payments in the City of Playford are indicative of its residential role and function and are directly related to the value of residential property. When viewed with Household Income data they may also indicate the level of 'housing stress' in the community.

The quartile method is the most objective method of comparing change in the rental costs of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Housing Rental Payment 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 renting their dwelling

Housing rental quartiles
City of Playford - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Quartile groupNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2011 to 2016
Lowest group2,79023.720.12,62826.021.0+162
Medium lowest4,60239.021.93,30332.620.7+1,299
Medium highest3,51029.827.73,23131.928.0+280
Highest group8907.630.39589.530.3-68

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

Housing rental - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from rental payment data for South Australia Weekly housing rental payments by Census year
Rental payment ranges
2016
2011
2006
2001
Lowest group $0 to $174 $0 to $132 $0 to $97 $0 to $73
Medium lowest $175 to $268 $133 to $221 $98 to $153 $74 to $118
Medium highest $269 to $339 $222 to $298 $154 to $207 $119 to $160
Highest group $340 and over $299 and over $208 and over $161 and over

Housing rental quartiles for 2016
Housing rental quartiles for 2016 Highest group, Greater Adelaide: 30.3% Medium highest, Greater Adelaide: 27.7% Medium lowest, Greater Adelaide: 21.9% Lowest group, Greater Adelaide: 20.1% Highest group, City of Playford: 7.6% Medium highest, City of Playford: 29.8% Medium lowest, City of Playford: 39.0% Lowest group, City of Playford: 23.7%
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 rental quartiles, 2011 to 2016
Change in housing rental quartiles, 2011 to 2016 Highest group, City of Playford: -68 Medium highest, City of Playford: +280 Medium lowest, City of Playford: +1,299 Lowest group, City of Playford: +162
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

Rental payment quartiles allow us to compare relative rental liabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of households by rental payment quartiles in the City of Playford compared to Greater Adelaide shows that there was a smaller proportion of households in the highest payment quartile, and a larger proportion in the lowest payment quartile.

Emerging groups

The total number of households renting their dwelling in City of Playford increased by 1,671 between 2011 and 2016. The most significant change during this period was in the medium lowest quartile which showed an increase of 1,299 households.

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