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Eastern Region Alliance area

Dwelling type

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In Eastern Region Alliance area, 28.4% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 10% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Eastern Region Alliance area'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 Eastern Region Alliance area.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Eastern Region Alliance area - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Separate house
91,08471.289.691,16573.289.0-81
map this data in atlas.idMedium density34,61627.010.231,72225.510.9+2,894
map this data in atlas.idHigh density1,7721.4--1,5071.20.1+265
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
950.10.0820.10.0+13
Other
1330.10.0680.1--+65
Not stated
3000.20.2460.00.0+254

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

Dwelling type
Eastern Region Alliance area20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings116,97391.393.7114,85392.194.1+2,120
Unoccupied private dwellings11,0328.66.29,7367.85.8+1,296
Non private dwellings1410.10.01550.10.0-14

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, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, 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% Other, Eastern Region Alliance area: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Eastern Region Alliance area: 0.1% High density, Eastern Region Alliance area: 1.4% Medium density, Eastern Region Alliance area: 27.0% Separate house, Eastern Region Alliance area: 71.2%
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, Eastern Region Alliance area: +65 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Eastern Region Alliance area: +13 High density, Eastern Region Alliance area: +265 Medium density, Eastern Region Alliance area: +2,894 Separate house, Eastern Region Alliance area: -81
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 91,084 separate houses in the area, 34,616 medium density dwellings, and 1,772 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Eastern Region Alliance area in 2016 shows that 71.2% of all dwellings were separate houses; 27.0% were medium density dwellings, and 1.4% were in high density dwellings, compared with 89.6%, 10.2%, and 0.0% in the the City of Tea Tree Gully respectively.

In 2016, a total of 91.3% of the dwellings in Eastern Region Alliance area were occupied on Census night, compared to 93.7% in the City of Tea Tree Gully. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 8.6%, which is larger compared to that found in the City of Tea Tree Gully (6.2%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Eastern Region Alliance area increased by 3,402 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the type of dwellings found in Eastern Region Alliance area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Medium density (+2,894 dwellings)
  • High density (+265 dwellings)
  • Separate house (-81 dwellings)
  • Other (+65 dwellings)
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