Children in apartments – where the bloody hell are they?
Greater Sydney, that’s where!
The Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Greater Sydney have dominated the children in apartments market in 2016.
The table below shows the top 10 LGAs with the highest concentration of families living in apartments.
|LGA||Families in apartments as % of Total households|
I was really surprised by these results. I had expected all the CBD LGAs (e.g. Sydney, Melbourne, Perth) to be in the top 10.
However, inner Sydney has the highest concentrations of children in apartments. It seems in Sydney, due to the types of housing being developed and affordability issues, apartment living seems to be the only option for families if they want to live 5-10km from the CBD.
So, what are the top LGAs in other states? The table below shows these results, which is a little less surprising.
|State||LGA||Families in apartments as % of Total households|
If you’d like to find out how and where families in your LGA are living, we have updated the community profiles for all subscribed councils with fresh information from the 2016 Census.
Choose the ‘How do we live?’ menu in your community profile, and you’ll find updated information about households with and without children, housing tenure, loan and rental payments, dwelling types, number of bedrooms and more.
You can access our free community population profiles online to see how the results from 2016 Australian Census relate to your local area.