Australian Bureau of Statistics
1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2007
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/01/2007
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TYPES OF DWELLINGS
Separate houses are generally larger and have more bedrooms than other dwelling types. Typically, separate houses have three or four bedrooms; semi-detached houses have two or three bedrooms; and flats, units or apartments have one or two bedrooms.
The three-bedroom house is by far the most common type of dwelling in Australia. In 2003-04, 44% of all households were living in three-bedroom houses (table 8.2). A further 26% were living in houses with four or more bedrooms. In total 76% of households were living in dwellings (mainly houses) with three or more bedrooms; 20% were living in two-bedroom dwellings (mainly houses and flats, units or apartments); and 5% were living in one-bedroom dwellings (mainly flats, units or apartments).
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