1380.0.55.010 - Perspectives on Regional Australia: Housing Arrangements - Home Ownership in Local Government Areas, 2011  
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  • In 2011, Queensland had three LGAs with home ownership rates above 72.0%: Somerset, with 73.7; Scenic Rim, with 72.6%; and Redland with 72.2%. These were all located in the east of the state, near Brisbane.
  • In the LGAs of Brisbane, Gold Coast and Ipswich, the home ownership rates were 61.5%, 60.9% and 60.5% respectively.
  • LGAs with the lowest home ownerships rates were located in the far north of Queensland and were in remote areas.
  • The mining LGA of Isaac had a comparatively low home ownership rate of 35.5%.

HOME OWNERSHIP RATES(a) BY LGA, Queensland - 2011

Map: Home ownership rates by LGA, Queensland, 2011

(a) The home ownership rate is the number of occupied private dwellings which were owned outright, owned with a mortgage or being purchased under a rent/buy scheme by a member of the household, expressed as a proportion of total occupied private dwellings. Excludes 'Visitor only' and 'Other non-classifiable' households.