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Dwelling type

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In the City of Tea Tree Gully, 10.2% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 26% in Greater Adelaide.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of the City of Tea Tree Gully'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 the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Derived from the Census:

'Dwelling Structure is derived from the ABS address register supplemented with information from Census Field Officers.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
City of Tea Tree Gully - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2011 to 2016
Separate house
35,88589.673.134,69489.075.8+1,191
map this data in atlas.idMedium density4,08810.223.94,22910.921.8-141
map this data in atlas.idHigh density00.02.3320.12.0-32
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
150.00.330.00.2+12
Other
100.00.100.00.1+10
Not stated
720.20.390.00.0+63

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

Dwelling type
City of Tea Tree Gully20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings37,56793.791.536,70094.192.0+867
Unoccupied private dwellings2,5046.28.42,2725.87.8+232
Non private dwellings140.00.1130.00.1+1

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

Dwelling structure, 2016
Dwelling structure, 2016 Other, Greater Adelaide: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Greater Adelaide: 0.3% High density, Greater Adelaide: 2.3% Medium density, Greater Adelaide: 23.9% Separate house, Greater Adelaide: 73.1% Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% High density, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Medium density, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.2% Separate house, City of Tea Tree Gully: 89.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, City of Tea Tree Gully: +10 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Tea Tree Gully: +12 High density, City of Tea Tree Gully: -32 Medium density, City of Tea Tree Gully: -141 Separate house, City of Tea Tree Gully: +1,191
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

In 2016, there were 35,885 separate houses in the area, 4,088 medium density dwellings, and no high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016 shows that 89.6% of all dwellings were separate houses; 10.2% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were in high density dwellings, compared with 73.1%, 23.9%, and 2.3% in the Greater Adelaide respectively.

In 2016, a total of 93.7% of the dwellings in the City of Tea Tree Gully were occupied on Census night, compared to 91.5% in Greater Adelaide. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 6.2%, which is smaller compared to that found in Greater Adelaide (8.4%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in the City of Tea Tree Gully increased by 1,100 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in the City of Tea Tree Gully between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Separate house (+1,191 dwellings)
  • Medium density (-141 dwellings)
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