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Goodwood South Ward

Number of bedrooms per dwelling

Dwellings with 3 bedrooms were the most common in Goodwood South Ward in 2011.

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 Goodwood South 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
Goodwood South Ward20112006Change
Number of bedroomsNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
0 or 1 bedrooms
1144.86.41395.86.5-25
map this data in atlas.id2 bedrooms82734.334.088436.935.9-57
3 bedrooms
95839.838.195339.738.4+6
map this data in atlas.id4 bedrooms36315.114.329212.212.7+72
5 bedrooms or more
662.73.1492.02.4+17
Not stated
793.34.1813.44.1-2

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

Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011
Number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2011 Not stated, City of Unley: 4.1% 5 bedrooms or more, City of Unley: 3.1% 4 bedrooms, City of Unley: 14.3% 3 bedrooms, City of Unley: 38.1% 2 bedrooms, City of Unley: 34.0% 0 or 1 bedrooms, City of Unley: 6.4% Not stated, Goodwood South Ward: 3.3% 5 bedrooms or more, Goodwood South Ward: 2.7% 4 bedrooms, Goodwood South Ward: 15.1% 3 bedrooms, Goodwood South Ward: 39.8% 2 bedrooms, Goodwood South Ward: 34.3% 0 or 1 bedrooms, Goodwood South Ward: 4.8%
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 number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011
Change in number of bedrooms per dwelling, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Goodwood South Ward: -2 5 bedrooms or more, Goodwood South Ward: +17 4 bedrooms, Goodwood South Ward: +72 3 bedrooms, Goodwood South Ward: +6 2 bedrooms, Goodwood South Ward: -57 0 or 1 bedrooms, Goodwood South Ward: -25
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

Analysis of the number of bedrooms in dwellings in Goodwood South Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Unley shows that there was a lower proportion of dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and a similar proportion of dwellings with 4 or more bedrooms.

Overall, 39.1% of households were in dwellings with 2 bedrooms or less, and 17.8% of 4 or more bedroom dwellings, compared with 40.4% and 17.4% for the City of Unley respectively.

The major differences between the number of bedrooms per dwelling of Goodwood South Ward and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of 3 bedroom dwellings (39.8% compared to 38.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of dwellings with 1 or no bedrooms (includes bedsitters) (4.8% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the number of bedrooms per dwelling in Goodwood South Ward between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 4 bedrooms (+72 dwellings)
  • 2 bedrooms (-57 dwellings)

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