2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Moorebank

Code SSC11675 (SSC)
People 7,599
Male 3,830
Female 3,769
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 6,690
People born overseas 2,132
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14
Families 2,107
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,741
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,166
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $223
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People — demographics
People Moorebank % Australia %
Total 7,599 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,830 50.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,769 49.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 57 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,599 people were usually resident in Moorebank (State Suburbs): 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 Moorebank % Australia %
People
0-4 years 615 8.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 968 12.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,001 13.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,180 41.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,097 14.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 737 9.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.8% of people usually resident in Moorebank (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Moorebank % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,690 88.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,132 28.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.0% of people usually resident in Moorebank (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 28.1% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Moorebank % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,381 56.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 573 9.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 273 4.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,789 29.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Moorebank (State Suburbs) were married, 9.5% were either separated or divorced, 4.5% were widowed and 29.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Moorebank % Australia %
Australia 5,006 65.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Moorebank % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Moorebank % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moorebank % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,642 66.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 883 22.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 125 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 132 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 169 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,768 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,951 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,951 people aged 15 years and over in Moorebank (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 66.9% worked full-time, 22.3% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 1,768 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Moorebank % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Moorebank % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Moorebank % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 522 -- 466 --
Family 1,272 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,166 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Moorebank (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $522, the median family income was $1,272 and the median household income was $1,166.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Moorebank % Australia %
Couple family without children 663 31.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,106 52.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 313 14.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 25 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,107 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,107 families in Moorebank (State Suburbs): of these 31.5% were couple families without children, 52.5% were couple families with children, 14.9% were one parent families and 1.2% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Moorebank % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,569 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,741 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,569 occupied private dwellings were counted in Moorebank (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Moorebank % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,264 88.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 250 9.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 50 1.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 0.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Moorebank (State Suburbs), 88.1% were separate houses, 9.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Moorebank % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 932 36.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 930 36.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 556 21.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 143 5.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Moorebank (State Suburbs), 36.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 36.2% were owned with a mortgage and 21.6% were rented.

Landlord type Moorebank % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 275 49.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 80 14.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 192 34.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 1.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Moorebank (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 49.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Moorebank % Australia %
Median weekly rent 223 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Moorebank (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $223. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moorebank % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,038 79.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 378 14.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 51 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Moorebank (State Suburbs), 79.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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