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Dwelling type

In the City of Tea Tree Gully, 10.9% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 24% 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 Type is derived from an assessment by the Census Collector who observes and records the type of dwelling structure.'

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
City of Tea Tree Gully20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Separate house
34,69489.075.833,92489.576.2+770
map this data in atlas.idMedium density4,22910.921.83,92810.421.5+301
map this data in atlas.idHigh density320.12.0190.11.8+13
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
30.00.290.00.3-6
Other
00.00.1110.00.2-11
Not stated
90.00.000.00.1+9

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

Dwelling type
City of Tea Tree Gully20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings36,70094.192.036,02895.093.0+672
Unoccupied private dwellings2,2725.87.81,8644.96.9+408
Non private dwellings130.00.1210.10.2-8

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 Adelaide: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Greater Adelaide: 0.2% High density, Greater Adelaide: 2.0% Medium density, Greater Adelaide: 21.8% Separate house, Greater Adelaide: 75.8% 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: 0.1% Medium density, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.9% Separate house, City of Tea Tree Gully: 89.0%
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, City of Tea Tree Gully: -11 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Tea Tree Gully: -6 High density, City of Tea Tree Gully: +13 Medium density, City of Tea Tree Gully: +301 Separate house, City of Tea Tree Gully: +770
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 34,694 separate houses in the area, 4,229 medium density dwellings, and 32 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011 shows that 89.0% of all dwellings were separate houses; 10.9% were medium density dwellings, and 0.1% were in high density dwellings, compared with 75.8%, 21.8%, and 2.0% in the Greater Adelaide respectively.

In 2011, a total of 94.1% of the dwellings in the City of Tea Tree Gully were occupied on Census night, compared to 92.0% in Greater Adelaide. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 5.8%, which is smaller compared to that found in Greater Adelaide (7.8%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in the City of Tea Tree Gully increased by 1,072 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Separate house (+770 dwellings)
  • Medium density (+301 dwellings)