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Hillcott Ward

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in Hillcott Ward in 2011.

The Number of Bedrooms in a dwelling is an indicator of the size of dwellings, and when combined with Dwelling Type information, provides insight into the role Hillcott Ward plays in the housing market. For example, an area of high density dwellings that are predominantly 1-2 bedroom are likely to attract students, single workers and young couples, whereas a high density area with dwellings that are predominantly 2-3 bedroom may attract more empty nesters and some families.

In combination with Household Type and Household Size, the Number of Bedrooms can also indicate issues around housing affordability, overcrowding and other socio-economic factors.

Derived from the Census question:

'How many bedrooms are there in this dwelling?'

Occupied private dwellings

Number of bedrooms per dwelling
Hillcott Ward20112006Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
0 or 1 bedrooms
671.21.2711.31.1-4
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms4447.910.84187.510.5+26
3 bedrooms
3,24258.058.13,34359.658.8-101
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms1,49126.723.61,48226.423.2+9
5 bedrooms or more
1993.63.61652.93.3+34
Not stated
1452.62.71312.33.0+14

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

Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011
Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 Not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.7% 5 bedrooms or more, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.6% 4 bedrooms, City of Tea Tree Gully: 23.6% 3 bedrooms, City of Tea Tree Gully: 58.1% 2 bedrooms, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.8% 0 or 1 bedrooms, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.2% Not stated, Hillcott Ward: 2.6% 5 bedrooms or more, Hillcott Ward: 3.6% 4 bedrooms, Hillcott Ward: 26.7% 3 bedrooms, Hillcott Ward: 58.0% 2 bedrooms, Hillcott Ward: 7.9% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Hillcott Ward: 1.2%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Hillcott Ward: +14 5 bedrooms or more, Hillcott Ward: +34 4 bedrooms, Hillcott Ward: +9 3 bedrooms, Hillcott Ward: -101 2 bedrooms, Hillcott Ward: +26 0 or 1 bedrooms, Hillcott Ward: -4
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 number of bedrooms in dwellings in Hillcott Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a lower proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and a higher proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 9.1% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 30.2% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 12.0% and 27.3% for the City of Tea Tree Gully respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of Hillcott Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (26.7% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (7.9% compared to 10.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the number of bedrooms per dwelling in Hillcott Ward between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • 3 bedrooms (-101 dwellings)

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