2011 Census QuickStats

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Moonta

Code SSC40447 (SSC)
People 681
Male 305
Female 376
Median age 55
Families 176
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 449
Average people per household 1.8
Median weekly household income $543
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Total 681 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 305 44.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 376 55.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 5.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 681 people in Moonta (State Suburbs) of these 44.8% were male and 55.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.0% of the population.

Age Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 30 4.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 34 5.0 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 28 4.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 28 4.1 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 20 2.9 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 33 4.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 23 3.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 18 2.6 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 27 4.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 44 6.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 54 7.9 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 65 9.5 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 64 9.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 51 7.5 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 53 7.8 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 41 6.0 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 35 5.1 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 35 5.1 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 55 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moonta (State Suburbs) was 55 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 31.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 235 39.7 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 13 2.2 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 87 14.7 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 90 15.2 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 167 28.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moonta (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.7% were married and 17.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 60 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moonta (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 210 38.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 45 8.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 290 53.2 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Moonta (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 58 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moonta (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 3 2.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 31 23.0 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 5.2 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 28 20.7 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 19 14.1 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4 3.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 43 31.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 135 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moonta (State Suburbs) 20.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.1% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 17.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Moonta % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 557 81.8 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 119 18.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 25 3.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 19 2.9 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 482 74.7 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Moonta (State Suburbs), 74.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moonta % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Moonta % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 109 49.8 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 80 36.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 5.5 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 18 8.2 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 219 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 219 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moonta (State Suburbs). Of these 49.8% were employed full time, 36.5% were employed part-time and 8.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 24 11.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 24 11.9 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 33 16.3 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 45 22.3 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 66 32.7 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moonta (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 32.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moonta (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 369 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 724 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 543 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moonta (State Suburbs) was $369.

Travel to work, top responses Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 382 64.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 95 16.0 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 66 11.2 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 141 23.7 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Moonta (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 16.0% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 89 15.0 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 125 21.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 100 16.9 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 69 11.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moonta (State Suburbs), 21.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 88 50.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 40 22.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 45 25.6 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.7 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moonta (State Suburbs), 22.7% were couple families with children, 50.0% were couple families without children and 25.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Moonta (State Suburbs) 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,523 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,312 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moonta (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,312 and those without children was $1,523.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 12.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 4.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 17 12.9 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 8.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 9.1 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 51 38.6 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 3 2.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 11.4 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Moonta (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 12.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 348 78.4 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 96 21.6 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Moonta (State Suburbs), 78.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 301 86.5 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 17 4.9 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 25 7.2 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 1.4 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonta (State Suburbs), 86.5% were separate houses, 4.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 20 5.7 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 104 29.9 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 173 49.7 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 41 11.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 2.9 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.8 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Moonta (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.7% had 1 bedroom, 29.9% had 2 bedrooms and 49.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 1.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 147 42.0 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 77 22.0 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 112 32.0 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.9 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 3.1 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonta (State Suburbs), 42.0% were owned outright, 22.0% were owned with a mortgage and 32.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 180 51.3 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 162 46.2 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 2.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Moonta (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.3% were family households, 46.2% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 58.6 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moonta (State Suburbs), 58.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.6 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.4 -- 9.3 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 8.8 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
None 44 12.6 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 167 47.9 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 89 25.5 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 31 8.9 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 5.2 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Moonta (State Suburbs), 47.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 36 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 50.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 18 50.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moonta (State Suburbs), there were 36 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 50.0%) were male and 18 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moonta (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 85 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Moonta (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $85 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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