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Parkside Ward

Dwelling type

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In Parkside Ward, 48.3% of the dwellings were medium or high density, compared to 43% in City of Unley.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Parkside Ward'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 Parkside Ward.

Derived from the Census:

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

Dwellings

Dwelling structure
Parkside Ward - Dwellings (Enumerated)20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
Separate house
1,44651.357.11,45752.359.0-11
map this data in atlas.idMedium density1,28345.638.61,24844.838.5+35
map this data in atlas.idHigh density782.83.9812.92.4-3
Caravans, cabin, houseboat
00.00.000.0--0
Other
00.00.100.00.10
Not stated
90.30.200.00.1+8

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

Dwelling type
Parkside Ward20162011Change
Dwelling typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
Occupied private dwellings2,57290.989.82,54491.190.4+28
Unoccupied private dwellings2508.89.92348.49.3+16
Non private dwellings70.20.2120.50.3-6

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 Unley: 0.1% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, City of Unley: 0.0% High density, City of Unley: 3.9% Medium density, City of Unley: 38.6% Separate house, City of Unley: 57.1% Other, Parkside Ward: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Parkside Ward: 0.0% High density, Parkside Ward: 2.8% Medium density, Parkside Ward: 45.6% Separate house, Parkside Ward: 51.3%
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 dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in dwelling structure, 2011 to 2016 Other, Parkside Ward: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Parkside Ward: 0 High density, Parkside Ward: -3 Medium density, Parkside Ward: +35 Separate house, Parkside Ward: -11
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 1,446 separate houses in the area, 1,283 medium density dwellings, and 78 high density dwellings.

Analysis of the types of dwellings in Parkside Ward in 2016 shows that 51.3% of all dwellings were separate houses; 45.6% were medium density dwellings, and 2.8% were in high density dwellings, compared with 57.1%, 38.6%, and 3.9% in the City of Unley respectively.

In 2016, a total of 90.9% of the dwellings in Parkside Ward were occupied on Census night, compared to 89.8% in City of Unley. The proportion of unoccupied dwellings was 8.8%, which is smaller compared to that found in City of Unley (9.9%).

Emerging groups

The total number of dwellings in Parkside Ward increased by 38 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Parkside Ward between 2011 and 2016.

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