1380.0.55.010 - Perspectives on Regional Australia: Housing Arrangements - Home Ownership in Local Government Areas, 2011  
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  • In 2011, the Western Australian LGAs with the highest home ownership rates were in the south west of the state, concentrated near and around the major city of Perth.
  • The LGA of Chapman Valley, north of Geraldton, also had a high rate of home ownership (76.8%).
  • Perth LGA had a relatively low rate of home ownership (35.6%) compared to LGAs in the surrounding area.
  • The LGA with the highest home ownership rate in Western Australia was Chittering with 85.5%.

HOME OWNERSHIP RATES(a) BY LGA, Western Australia - 2011

Map:Home ownership rates by LGA, Western Australia, 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.