Notes on the data: Aboriginal housing
Dwellings rented by Aboriginal households from a housing co-operative, community or church group, 2011
Policy context: The demand for social housing is high with almost 250,000 applicants waiting for allocation to, or transfer within, the public rental housing, or mainstream community housing (CH) programs at 30 June 2010. In public rental housing and state owned and managed Indigenous housing, 50% of newly allocated households in 2009-10 were previously homeless and a further 36% were at risk of homelessness .
- Australian Institute of Health & Welfare (AIHW). Australia's welfare 2011. (AIHW Cat. no. AUS 142). Canberra: AIHW; 2011.
Notes: The data include Aboriginal households in private dwellings only.
Private dwelling: A private dwelling can be a house, flat or even a room. It can also be a caravan, houseboat, tent, or a house attached to an office, or rooms above a shop.
Aboriginal household: An Aboriginal household is any household where at least one usual resident was an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.
Numerator: Occupied private dwellings rented by Aboriginal households from a housing co-operative, community or church group
Denominator: All occupied private dwellings with Aboriginal households
Detail of analysis: Per cent
Source: Compiled by PHIDU based on the ABS Census 2011 data.