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In Redland City, 13.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 22% in Greater Brisbane.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Redland City'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 Redland City.

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
Redland City - Dwellings (Enumerated)20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater Brisbane %Number%Greater Brisbane %2006 to 2011
Separate house
47,62886.077.642,94785.478.7+4,681
map this data in atlas.idMedium density6,85112.414.96,42812.814.2+423
map this data in atlas.idHigh density4940.96.63920.86.1+102
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
3250.60.74480.90.8-123
Other
600.10.2690.10.2-9
Not stated
260.00.170.00.0+19

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

Dwelling type
Redland City20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater Brisbane %Number%Greater Brisbane %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings50,50491.192.846,19691.893.4+4,308
Unoccupied private dwellings4,8768.87.14,0948.16.5+782
Non private dwellings640.10.1460.10.1+18

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, Greater Brisbane: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Greater Brisbane: 0.7% High density, Greater Brisbane: 6.6% Medium density, Greater Brisbane: 14.9% Separate house, Greater Brisbane: 77.6% Other, Redland City: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Redland City: 0.6% High density, Redland City: 0.9% Medium density, Redland City: 12.4% Separate house, Redland City: 86.0%
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, Redland City: -9 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Redland City: -123 High density, Redland City: +102 Medium density, Redland City: +423 Separate house, Redland City: +4,681
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 47,628 separate houses in the area, 6,851 medium density dwellings, and 494 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Redland City in 2011 shows that 86.0% of all dwellings were separate houses; 12.4% were medium density dwellings, and 0.9% were in high density dwellings, compared with 77.6%, 14.9%, and 6.6% in the Greater Brisbane respectively.

In 2011, a total of 91.1% of the dwellings in Redland City were occupied on Census night, compared to 92.8% in Greater Brisbane. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 8.8%, which is larger compared to that found in Greater Brisbane (7.1%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Redland City increased by 5,108 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Redland City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Separate house (+4,681 dwellings)
  • Medium density (+423 dwellings)
  • Caravans, cabin, houseboat (-123 dwellings)
  • High density (+102 dwellings)
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