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Housing loan quartiles

In Black Forest, the 'highest group' was the largest quartile, comprising of 38% of households with mortgages in 2011.

Mortgage repayments in Black Forest are directly related to house prices, length of occupancy and the level of equity of home owners. When viewed with Household Income data it may also indicate the level of housing stress in the community.

The quartile method is the most objective method of comparing change in the mortgage payment profile of a community over time.

A detailed explanation of how Housing Loan Repayment quartiles are calculated and interpreted is available in specific data notes.

Derived from the Census questions:

'How much does your household pay for this dwelling?' and 'Is this dwelling (owned outright, owned with a mortgage etc.)'

Households with a mortgage

Housing loan quartiles
Black Forest20112006Change
Loan repayment quartile groupNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Lowest group4819.919.04920.215.7-1
Medium lowest3715.317.14819.716.5-11
Medium highest6627.319.47631.521.9-11
Highest group9137.644.56928.645.9+21

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

Housing loan - Quartile group dollar ranges
Calculated from loan repayment data for South Australia Monthly housing loan repayments by Census year
Housing loan repayment ranges
2011
2006
2001
1996
Lowest group $0 to $936 $0 to $670 $0 to $488 $0 to $446
Medium lowest $937 to $1,478 $671 to $1,038 $489 to $701 $447 to $648
Medium highest $1,479 to $2,094 $1,039 to $1,477 $702 to $966 $649 to $889
Highest group $2,095 and over $1,478 and over $967 and over $890 and over

Housing loan quartiles, 2011
Housing loan quartiles, 2011 Highest group, City of Unley: 44.5% Medium highest, City of Unley: 19.4% Medium lowest, City of Unley: 17.1% Lowest group, City of Unley: 19.0% Highest group, Black Forest: 37.6% Medium highest, Black Forest: 27.3% Medium lowest, Black Forest: 15.3% Lowest group, Black Forest: 19.9%
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 housing loan quartiles, 2006 to 2011
Change in housing loan quartiles, 2006 to 2011 Highest group, Black Forest: +21 Medium highest, Black Forest: -11 Medium lowest, Black Forest: -11 Lowest group, Black Forest: -1
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

Housing loan repayment quartiles allow us to compare relative repayment liabilities across time. Analysis of the distribution of households by housing loan repayment quartiles in Black Forest compared to the City of Unley shows that there was a smaller proportion of households in the highest repayment quartile, and a larger proportion in the lowest repayment quartile.

Emerging groups

The total number of households with a mortgage in Black Forest decreased by 2 between 2006 and 2011. The most significant change in Black Forest during this period was in the highest quartile which showed an increase of 21 households.