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In Elizabeth South, 35% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 20.4% were renting privately, and 35.6% were in social housing in 2011.

Elizabeth South'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 South, 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 South20112006Change
Tenure typeNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idFully owned21317.520.218915.522.2+24
map this data in atlas.idMortgage21517.838.522618.639.1-11
Renting
69657.435.066554.631.7+31
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Social housing43235.612.646338.015.6-31
map this data in atlas.idRenting - Private24720.421.919616.115.4+51
Renting - Not stated
171.40.560.50.7+11
Other tenure type
50.40.5131.10.5-8
Not stated
846.95.812510.36.5-41

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

Housing tenure, 2011
Housing tenure, 2011 Other tenure type, City of Playford: 0.5% Renting - Private, City of Playford: 21.9% Renting - Social housing, City of Playford: 12.6% Renting, City of Playford: 35.0% Mortgage, City of Playford: 38.5% Fully owned, City of Playford: 20.2% Other tenure type, Elizabeth South: 0.4% Renting - Private, Elizabeth South: 20.4% Renting - Social housing, Elizabeth South: 35.6% Renting, Elizabeth South: 57.4% Mortgage, Elizabeth South: 17.8% Fully owned, Elizabeth South: 17.5%
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 housing tenure, 2006 to 2011
Change in housing tenure, 2006 to 2011 Other tenure type, Elizabeth South: -8 Renting - Private, Elizabeth South: +51 Renting - Social housing, Elizabeth South: -31 Renting, Elizabeth South: +31 Mortgage, Elizabeth South: -11 Fully owned, Elizabeth South: +24
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 housing tenure of the population of Elizabeth South in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a smaller proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a smaller proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a larger proportion who were renters.

Overall, 17.5% of the population owned their dwelling; 17.8% were purchasing, and 57.4% were renting, compared with 20.2%, 38.5% and 35.0% respectively for the City of Playford.

Emerging groups

The largest change in housing tenure categories for the households in Elizabeth South between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Renting - Private (+51 persons)

The total number of households in Elizabeth South decreased by 5 between 2006 and 2011.