2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Moonee Ponds

Code SSC21465 (SSC)
People 12,636
Male 6,062
Female 6,574
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 10,761
People born overseas 3,034
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 87
Families 3,189
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,698
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,164
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,662
Median weekly rent $210
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Moonee Ponds % Australia %
Total 12,636 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 6,062 48.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 6,574 52.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 30 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 12,636 people were usually resident in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs): of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Moonee Ponds % Australia %
People
0-4 years 822 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,328 10.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,532 12.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 6,010 47.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,188 9.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,757 13.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.0% of people usually resident in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Moonee Ponds % Australia %
Australian citizenship 10,761 85.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,034 24.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 87 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.2% of people usually resident in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 24.0% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Moonee Ponds % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,838 46.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,029 9.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 635 6.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,983 38.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) were married, 9.8% were either separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 38.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Moonee Ponds % Australia %
Australia 8,660 68.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Moonee Ponds % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Moonee Ponds % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moonee Ponds % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,370 65.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,689 25.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 226 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 161 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 272 4.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,006 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,718 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 6,718 people aged 15 years and over in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 65.0% worked full-time, 25.1% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.0% were unemployed. 3,006 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Moonee Ponds % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Moonee Ponds % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 599 -- 466 --
Family 1,636 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,164 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $599, the median family income was $1,636 and the median household income was $1,164.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Moonee Ponds % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,176 36.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,513 47.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 405 12.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 95 3.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,189 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,189 families in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs): of these 36.9% were couple families without children, 47.4% were couple families with children, 12.7% were one parent families and 3.0% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Moonee Ponds % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,279 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,698 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 5,279 occupied private dwellings were counted in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Moonee Ponds % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,228 61.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 794 15.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,231 23.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 26 0.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 61.1% were separate houses, 15.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 23.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Moonee Ponds % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,703 32.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,525 28.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,586 30.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 28 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 438 8.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 32.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.9% were owned with a mortgage and 30.0% were rented.

Landlord type Moonee Ponds % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 973 61.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 200 12.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 376 23.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 36 2.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 61.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Moonee Ponds % Australia %
Median weekly rent 210 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,662 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $210. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,662. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moonee Ponds % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,163 59.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,513 28.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 302 5.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 59.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.7% were single (or lone) person households and 5.7% 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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