2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Moonta Bay

Code SSC44231 (SSC)
People 2,042
Male 990
Female 1,052
Median age 54
Australian citizenship 1,884
People born overseas 281
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 590
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,479
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $606
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Moonta Bay % Australia %
Total 2,042 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 990 48.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,052 51.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 31 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,042 people were usually resident in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs): of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Moonta Bay % Australia %
People
0-4 years 98 4.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 194 9.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 150 7.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 609 29.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 409 20.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 584 28.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 54 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.3% of people usually resident in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 48.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 54 years.

Selected characteristics Moonta Bay % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,884 92.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 281 13.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.3% of people usually resident in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.8% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Moonta Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,050 59.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 215 12.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 175 10.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 311 17.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) were married, 12.3% were either separated or divorced, 10.0% were widowed and 17.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Moonta Bay % Australia %
Australia 1,648 80.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Moonta Bay % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Moonta Bay % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moonta Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 366 49.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 265 35.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 28 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 28 3.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 59 7.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 925 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 746 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 746 people aged 15 years and over in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 49.1% worked full-time, 35.5% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 3.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.9% were unemployed. 925 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Moonta Bay % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Moonta Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 325 -- 466 --
Family 722 -- 1,171 --
Household 606 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $325, the median family income was $722 and the median household income was $606.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Moonta Bay % Australia %
Couple family without children 370 62.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 165 28.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 52 8.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 590 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 590 families in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs): of these 62.7% were couple families without children, 28.0% were couple families with children, 8.8% were one parent families and 0.5% 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 Moonta Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 879 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,479 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 879 occupied private dwellings were counted in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Moonta Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 817 92.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 0.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 36 4.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 20 2.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 92.9% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Moonta Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 441 50.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 211 24.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 157 17.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 18 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 52 5.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 50.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.0% were owned with a mortgage and 17.9% were rented.

Landlord type Moonta Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 52 33.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 17 10.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 84 53.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 2.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 33.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 53.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Moonta Bay % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moonta Bay % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 586 66.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 217 24.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 26 3.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 66.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.7% were single (or lone) person households and 3.0% 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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