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Wollondilly Shire

Need for assistance - Dwelling type

In Wollondilly Shire 5.7% of people reporting a need for assistance were in medium or high density dwellings.

Dwelling Type is an important determinant of Wollondilly Shire's residential role and function. For people with a disability, housing type can indicate the location where this community lives. It can also indicate the level of assistance with access to housing and transport required by the community.

Dwelling Type statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Household Type, Housing Tenure and Age Structure for a more complete picture of the housing market for people with a disability in Wollondilly Shire.

Derived from the Census:

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

People with a need for assistance, counted in dwellings

Dwelling structure
Wollondilly Shire - Need for assistance20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater SydneyNumber%Greater Sydney2006 to 2011
Separate house1,36393.570.71,05595.871.7+308
Medium density835.718.4464.217.8+37
High density00.010.300.010.10
Caravans, cabin, houseboat120.80.200.00.3+12
Other00.00.200.00.10
Not stated00.00.200.00.00

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

Dwelling type
Wollondilly Shire - Need for assistance20112006Change
Dwelling typeNumber%Greater SydneyNumber%Greater Sydney2006 to 2011
Occupied private dwellings1,45890.982.91,10192.279.9+357
Non private dwellings1469.117.1937.820.1+53

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

Dwelling structure, 2011
Dwelling structure, 2011 Not stated, Greater Sydney: 0.2% Other, Greater Sydney: 0.2% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Greater Sydney: 0.2% High density, Greater Sydney: 10.3% Medium density, Greater Sydney: 18.4% Separate house, Greater Sydney: 70.7% Not stated, Wollondilly Shire: 0.0% Other, Wollondilly Shire: 0.0% Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Wollondilly Shire: 0.8% High density, Wollondilly Shire: 0.0% Medium density, Wollondilly Shire: 5.7% Separate house, Wollondilly Shire: 93.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in dwelling structure, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Wollondilly Shire: 0 Other, Wollondilly Shire: 0 Caravans, cabin, houseboat, Wollondilly Shire: +12 High density, Wollondilly Shire: 0 Medium density, Wollondilly Shire: +37 Separate house, Wollondilly Shire: +308
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the types of dwellings for people reporting a need for assistance in Wollondilly Shire in 2011 shows that 93.5% of people with a need for assistance were in separate houses; 5.7% were medium density dwellings, and 0% were high density dwellings, compared with 70.7%, 18.4%, and 10.3% in the Greater Sydney respectively.

Emerging groups

The total number of people reporting a need for assistance in dwellings in Wollondilly Shire increased by 410 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the type of dwellings for people reporting a need for assistance in Wollondilly Shire between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Separate house (+308 persons)
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