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Elizabeth East

Housing tenure

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Elizabeth East, 47% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 20.9% were renting privately, and 20.3% were in social housing in 2016.

Elizabeth East's Housing Tenure data provides insights into its socio-economic status as well as the role it plays in the housing market. For example, a high concentration of private renters may indicate a transient area attractive to young singles and couples, while a concentration of home owners indicates a more settled area with mature families and empty-nesters (Household Summary). Tenure can also reflect built form (Dwelling Type), with a significantly higher share of renters in high density housing and a substantially larger proportion of home-owners in separate houses, although this is not always the case.

In conjunction with other socio-economic status indicators in Elizabeth East, Tenure data is useful for analysing housing markets, housing affordability and identifying public housing areas.

Derived from the Census questions:

'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)', and 'If this dwelling is being rented, who is it rented from?'

Households

Housing tenure
Elizabeth East - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idFully owned34518.818.933318.520.2+12
map this data in atlas.idMortgage52228.436.453829.838.5-16
Renting
76241.536.378143.335.0-19
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing37220.310.145725.312.6-85
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private38420.925.730416.921.9+80
Renting - Not stated
60.30.4201.10.5-14
Other tenure type
251.40.5231.30.5+2
Not stated
18310.07.81297.25.8+54

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

Housing tenure, 2016
Housing tenure, 2016 Other tenure type, City of Playford: 0.5% Renting - Private, City of Playford: 25.7% Renting - Social housing, City of Playford: 10.1% Renting, City of Playford: 36.3% Mortgage, City of Playford: 36.4% Fully owned, City of Playford: 18.9% Other tenure type, Elizabeth East: 1.4% Renting - Private, Elizabeth East: 20.9% Renting - Social housing, Elizabeth East: 20.3% Renting, Elizabeth East: 41.5% Mortgage, Elizabeth East: 28.4% Fully owned, Elizabeth East: 18.8%
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 tenure, 2011 to 2016
Change in housing tenure, 2011 to 2016 Other tenure type, Elizabeth East: +2 Renting - Private, Elizabeth East: +80 Renting - Social housing, Elizabeth East: -85 Renting, Elizabeth East: -19 Mortgage, Elizabeth East: -16 Fully owned, Elizabeth East: +12
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 housing tenure of the population of Elizabeth East in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a similar proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a smaller proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a larger proportion who were renters.

Overall, 18.8% of the population owned their dwelling; 28.4% were purchasing, and 41.5% were renting, compared with 18.9%, 36.4% and 36.3% respectively for the City of Playford.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in housing tenure categories for the households in Elizabeth East between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Renting - Social housing (-85 persons)
  • Renting - Private (+80 persons)

The total number of households in Elizabeth East increased by 33 between 2011 and 2016.

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