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Thames-Coromandel District

Housing tenure

In the Thames-Coromandel District 62% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 20.8% were renting privately, and 2.3% were in social housing in 2013.

The Thames-Coromandel District's Housing Tenure data provides insights into its socio-economic status as well as the role it plays in the housing market. For example, a high concentration of private renters may indicate a transient area attractive to young singles and couples, while a concentration of home owners indicates a more settled area with mature families and empty-nester Household Summary. Tenure can also reflect built form (Dwelling Type), with a significantly higher share of renters in high density housing and a substantially larger proportion of home-owners in separate houses, although this is not always the case.

In conjunction with other socio-economic status indicators in the Thames-Coromandel District, Tenure data is useful for analysing housing markets, housing affordability and identifying public housing areas.

Derived from the Census questions:

Questions 7-13 on the Census Dwelling Form, tenure of household is used to determine if the household owns the dwelling, holds it in a family trust, or does not own the dwelling, and whether payment is made by the household and to whom.

Occupied private dwellings

Housing tenure
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Tenure typeNumber%Waikato Region %Number%Waikato Region %2006 to 2013
Mortgage2,59522.630.62,57723.931.6+18
Fully owned4,50339.125.94,10138.026.5+402
Renting2,79924.329.72,52023.326.4+279
Renting - Social housing2612.33.42432.33.5+18
Renting - Private2,38820.824.22,15119.921.2+237
Renting - Unknown sector1501.32.11261.21.6+24
Other tenure type9668.47.61,0179.48.8-51
Not stated / included6395.66.35855.46.7+54

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Housing tenure, 2013
Housing tenure, 2013 Other tenure type, Waikato Region: 7.6% Renting - Unknown sector, Waikato Region: 2.1% Renting - Private, Waikato Region: 24.2% Renting - Social housing, Waikato Region: 3.4% Renting, Waikato Region: 29.7% Fully owned, Waikato Region: 25.9% Mortgage, Waikato Region: 30.6% Other tenure type, Thames-Coromandel District: 8.4% Renting - Unknown sector, Thames-Coromandel District: 1.3% Renting - Private, Thames-Coromandel District: 20.8% Renting - Social housing, Thames-Coromandel District: 2.3% Renting, Thames-Coromandel District: 24.3% Fully owned, Thames-Coromandel District: 39.1% Mortgage, Thames-Coromandel District: 22.6%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in housing tenure, 2006 to 2013
Change in housing tenure, 2006 to 2013 Other tenure type, Thames-Coromandel District: -51 Renting - Unknown sector, Thames-Coromandel District: +24 Renting - Private, Thames-Coromandel District: +237 Renting - Social housing, Thames-Coromandel District: +18 Renting, Thames-Coromandel District: +279 Fully owned, Thames-Coromandel District: +402 Mortgage, Thames-Coromandel District: +18
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2006 and 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the housing tenure of the population of the Thames-Coromandel District in 2013 compared to the Waikato Region shows that there was a larger proportion of households who owned their dwelling; a smaller proportion purchasing their dwelling; and a smaller proportion who were renters.

Overall, 39.1% of the population owned their dwelling; 22.6% were purchasing, and 24.3% were renting, compared with 25.9%, 30.6% and 29.7% respectively for the Waikato Region.

Emerging groups

The largest changes in housing tenure categories for the households in the Thames-Coromandel District between 2006 and 2013 were:

  • Fully owned (+402 persons)
  • Renting (+279 persons)
  • Renting - Private (+237 persons)
  • Other tenure type (-51 persons)

The total number of households in Thames-Coromandel District increased by 702 between 2006 and 2013.

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