4125.0 - Gender Indicators, Australia, Aug 2015  
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HOUSING

This section on Housing includes the Key and Related series for the following Indicator:

Housing Circumstances



HOUSING CIRCUMSTANCES


Key series

PERSONS, PROPORTION LIVING IN LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLD IN RENTAL STRESS (a)(b)(c)(d), 15 years and over

2003-04
2005-06
2007-08
2009-10
2011-12

%
%
%
%
%

Males
31.0
29.9
31.2
37.6
38.1
Females
29.1
28.3
30.1
35.1
37.6


(a) A household is considered to be in rental stress if its rental costs exceed 30 per cent of its gross income (excluding Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA)). For more information on CRA, see Glossary (Economic Security).
(b) Males and females aged 15 years and over, living in low income households in rental stress as a proportion of total population for each sex in the lowest two income quintiles of Equivalised Disposable Household Income (excluding Commonwealth Rent Assistance).
(c) Data based on persons in the lowest two quintiles of Equivalised Disposable Household Income (excluding Commonwealth Rent Assistance). For more information on Equivalised Disposable Household Income see Explanatory Notes in ABS Household Income and Income Distribution, Australia, 2011-12 (cat. no. 6523.0).
(d) In 2012, the ABS took steps to improve the quality of CRA data through modelling based on eligibility criteria. Estimates for 2003-04 to 2009-10 have been recalculated to reflect these changes.

Source: ABS data available on request, Survey of Income and Housing.



Related series

PERSONS, PROPORTION WHO OWN THEIR DWELLING (WITH/ WITHOUT MORTGAGE) (a), 15 years and over (b)

2007-08
2009-10
2011-12

%
%
%

Males
58.8
58.1
55.9
Females
62.2
61.4
59.6

(a) Males and females aged 15 years and over with personal tenure as owners with/ without mortgage as a proportion of total population for each sex.
(b) Excludes dependent students aged 15-24 years.

Source: ABS data available on request, Survey of Income and Housing.

For a historical commentary on this indicator, refer to the January 2013 release.

Definitions of the concepts presented above can be found in the Economic Security Glossary (under the Explanatory Notes tab). More detailed information can be found in the Economic Security Data Cube (under the Downloads tab).