2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Moira (S)

Code LGA24900 (LGA)
People 25,401
Male 12,793
Female 12,608
Australian citizenship 23,663
People born overseas 2,075
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 74
Families 6,923
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,183
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Moira (S) % Australia %
Total 25,401 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 12,793 50.4 9,270,466 49.4
Female 12,608 49.6 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 204 0.8 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 25,401 people were counted in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Moira (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,738 6.8 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 3,970 15.6 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 2,732 10.8 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 9,780 38.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 2,750 10.8 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 4,431 17.4 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 5,708 children aged 0-14 years and 7,181 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Moira (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 23,663 93.2 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 2,075 8.2 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 74 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 23,663 people were Australian citizens, 2,075 were born overseas and 74 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Moira (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,394 57.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,816 9.2 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,696 8.6 919,904 6.2
Never married 4,794 24.3 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 57.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.2% were separated or divorced, 8.6% were widowed and 24.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Moira (S) % Australia %
Australia 22,095 87.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Moira (S) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Moira (S) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moira (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,129 62.5 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 3,248 28.5 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 370 3.2 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 665 5.8 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 7,544 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 11,412 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 11,412 people aged 15 years and over in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.5% worked full-time, 28.5% worked part-time, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.8% were unemployed. 7,544 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Moira (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Moira (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Moira (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,973 42.9 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 3,043 44.0 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 825 11.9 762,632 15.4
Other family 82 1.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 6,923 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 6,923 families were counted: of these, 42.9% were couple families without children, 44.0% were couple families with children, 11.9% were one parent families and 1.2% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Moira (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,793 87.6 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,183 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 9,793 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Moira (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,472 86.5 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 492 5.0 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 469 4.8 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 295 3.0 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 65 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 86.5% were separate houses, 5.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Moira (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,678 47.8 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,388 24.4 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,923 19.6 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 400 4.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 408 4.2 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 47.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.4% were being purchased and 19.6% were rented.

Landlord type Moira (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 644 33.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 375 19.5 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 876 45.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 31 1.6 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 33.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 45.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Moira (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 6,890 70.4 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,352 24.0 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 230 2.3 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 70.4% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2001 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. www.abs.gov.au/census

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