2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Moorabool (S)

Code LGA25150 (LGA)
People 23,832
Male 11,842
Female 11,990
Australian citizenship 21,885
People born overseas 2,822
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 46
Families 6,519
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,266
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Moorabool (S) % Australia %
Total 23,832 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 11,842 49.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 11,990 50.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 135 0.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 23,832 people were counted in Moorabool (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Moorabool (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,823 7.6 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 4,267 17.9 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 2,993 12.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 10,446 43.8 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 2,043 8.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 2,259 9.5 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Moorabool (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 6,090 children aged 0-14 years and 4,302 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Moorabool (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 21,885 91.8 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 2,822 11.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 46 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Moorabool (S) (Local Government Areas), 21,885 people were Australian citizens, 2,822 were born overseas and 46 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Moorabool (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,033 56.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,751 9.9 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 934 5.3 919,904 6.2
Never married 5,024 28.3 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Moorabool (S) (Local Government Areas), 56.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.9% were separated or divorced, 5.3% were widowed and 28.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Moorabool (S) % Australia %
Australia 19,906 83.5 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Moorabool (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,755 60.3 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 3,374 30.1 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 349 3.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 718 6.4 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 5,992 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 11,196 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 11,196 people aged 15 years and over in Moorabool (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.3% worked full-time, 30.1% worked part-time, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.4% were unemployed. 5,992 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Moorabool (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,089 32.0 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 3,471 53.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 900 13.8 762,632 15.4
Other family 59 0.9 88,864 1.8
Total families 6,519 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Moorabool (S) (Local Government Areas), 6,519 families were counted: of these, 32.0% were couple families without children, 53.2% were couple families with children, 13.8% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Moorabool (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,298 89.6 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,266 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Moorabool (S) (Local Government Areas), 8,298 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Moorabool (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,710 92.9 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 66 0.8 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 368 4.4 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 131 1.6 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 23 0.3 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Moorabool (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.9% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Moorabool (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,402 41.0 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,215 38.7 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,169 14.1 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 206 2.5 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 302 3.6 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Moorabool (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.7% were being purchased and 14.1% were rented.

Landlord type Moorabool (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 433 37.0 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 236 20.2 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 501 42.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 12 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Moorabool (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 37.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 20.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Moorabool (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 6,457 77.8 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,502 18.1 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 144 1.7 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Moorabool (S) (Local Government Areas), 77.8% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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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