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Water Gully Ward

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

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

Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in Water Gully Ward in 2016.

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 Water Gully 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
Water Gully Ward - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
0 or 1 bedrooms
400.61.2611.01.2-21
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms67210.810.570011.310.8-28
3 bedrooms
3,42855.356.33,51256.958.1-84
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms1,55225.024.21,46823.823.6+84
5 bedrooms or more
2814.54.12464.03.6+35
Not stated
2233.63.71893.12.7+34

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

Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2016
Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2016 Not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.7% 5 bedrooms or more, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.1% 4 bedrooms, City of Tea Tree Gully: 24.2% 3 bedrooms, City of Tea Tree Gully: 56.3% 2 bedrooms, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.5% 0 or 1 bedrooms, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.2% Not stated, Water Gully Ward: 3.6% 5 bedrooms or more, Water Gully Ward: 4.5% 4 bedrooms, Water Gully Ward: 25.0% 3 bedrooms, Water Gully Ward: 55.3% 2 bedrooms, Water Gully Ward: 10.8% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Water Gully Ward: 0.6%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 to 2016
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Water Gully Ward: +34 5 bedrooms or more, Water Gully Ward: +35 4 bedrooms, Water Gully Ward: +84 3 bedrooms, Water Gully Ward: -84 2 bedrooms, Water Gully Ward: -28 0 or 1 bedrooms, Water Gully Ward: -21
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 number of bedrooms in dwellings in Water Gully Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a similar proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and a higher proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 11.5% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 29.6% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 11.7% and 28.3% for the City of Tea Tree Gully respectively.

There were no major differences between Water Gully Ward and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of bedrooms per dwelling in Water Gully Ward between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 4 bedrooms (+84 dwellings)
  • 3 bedrooms (-84 dwellings)

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