2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Mornington Peninsula (S)

Code LGA25340 (LGA)
People 124,891
Male 60,764
Female 64,127
Australian citizenship 110,259
People born overseas 21,593
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 487
Families 34,624
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 71,535
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
Total 124,891 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 60,764 48.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 64,127 51.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 578 0.5 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 124,891 people were counted in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 7,716 6.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 18,161 14.5 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 14,538 11.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 49,080 39.3 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 13,468 10.8 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 21,928 17.6 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 25,877 children aged 0-14 years and 35,396 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 110,259 88.3 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 21,593 17.3 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 487 0.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 110,259 people were Australian citizens, 21,593 were born overseas and 487 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54,088 54.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 11,730 11.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 7,418 7.5 919,904 6.2
Never married 25,769 26.0 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 54.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.8% were separated or divorced, 7.5% were widowed and 26.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
Australia 95,498 76.5 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 31,947 57.4 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 18,705 33.6 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,693 3.0 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 3,324 6.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 38,073 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 55,669 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 55,669 people aged 15 years and over in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 57.4% worked full-time, 33.6% worked part-time, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.0% were unemployed. 38,073 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 14,583 42.1 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 14,750 42.6 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 4,957 14.3 762,632 15.4
Other family 334 1.0 88,864 1.8
Total families 34,624 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 34,624 families were counted: of these, 42.1% were couple families without children, 42.6% were couple families with children, 14.3% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 49,413 69.1 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 71,535 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 49,413 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 43,511 88.1 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,562 5.2 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,363 4.8 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 641 1.3 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 336 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 88.1% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 22,181 44.9 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 15,092 30.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 8,134 16.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,230 2.5 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,772 5.6 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 44.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.5% were being purchased and 16.5% were rented.

Landlord type Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,949 48.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 920 11.3 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,139 38.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 129 1.6 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 48.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 38.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Mornington Peninsula (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 34,324 69.5 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 11,759 23.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,055 2.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 69.5% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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