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Myrtle Bank

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 Myrtle Bank 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 Myrtle Bank 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
Myrtle Bank - Households (Enumerated)20162011Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
0 or 1 bedrooms
948.56.01039.36.4-9
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms32229.132.033229.934.0-10
3 bedrooms
37634.037.539835.838.1-22
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms21919.816.118816.914.3+31
5 bedrooms or more
464.23.5413.73.1+5
Not stated
494.44.9504.54.1-1

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 Unley: 4.9% 5 bedrooms or more, City of Unley: 3.5% 4 bedrooms, City of Unley: 16.1% 3 bedrooms, City of Unley: 37.5% 2 bedrooms, City of Unley: 32.0% 0 or 1 bedrooms, City of Unley: 6.0% Not stated, Myrtle Bank: 4.4% 5 bedrooms or more, Myrtle Bank: 4.2% 4 bedrooms, Myrtle Bank: 19.8% 3 bedrooms, Myrtle Bank: 34.0% 2 bedrooms, Myrtle Bank: 29.1% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Myrtle Bank: 8.5%
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, Myrtle Bank: -1 5 bedrooms or more, Myrtle Bank: +5 4 bedrooms, Myrtle Bank: +31 3 bedrooms, Myrtle Bank: -22 2 bedrooms, Myrtle Bank: -10 0 or 1 bedrooms, Myrtle Bank: -9
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 Myrtle Bank in 2016 compared to City of Unley 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, 37.6% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 24.0% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 38.1% and 19.5% for City of Unley respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of Myrtle Bank and City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of 4 bedroom dwellings (19.8% compared to 16.1%)
  • A larger percentage of dwellings with 1 or no bedrooms (includes bedsitters) (8.5% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (34.0% compared to 37.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 2 bedroom dwellings (29.1% compared to 32.0%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Myrtle Bank between 2011 and 2016.

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