Housing

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The 2011 Census reported that there were 1,737 private dwellings in the region with Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal residents. Of these:

  • 5.5 per cent of these were fully owned
  • 2.1 per cent were owned with a mortgage
  • 86.2 per cent were rented
  • 6.2 per cent had other or non-stated tenancy arrangements.