2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Moira (S)

Code LGA24900 (LGA)
People 28,124
Male 13,985
Female 14,139
Median age 44
Families 7,557
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 13,187
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $828
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 28,124 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 13,985 49.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 14,139 50.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 395 1.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 28,124 people in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,734 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,768 6.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,934 6.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,792 6.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,153 4.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,279 4.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,281 4.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,591 5.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,763 6.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,896 6.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,938 6.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,904 6.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,015 7.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,723 6.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,476 5.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,181 4.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 901 3.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 795 2.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 12,185 53.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 775 3.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,978 8.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,769 7.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,979 26.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.7% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 10,778 53.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,809 9.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,461 37.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 435 5.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,204 15.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 943 12.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 108 1.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,202 15.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 568 7.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 167 2.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 545 7.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 299 3.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 185 2.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,156 27.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 7,812 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas) 27.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.9% were in primary school, 24.8% in secondary school and 10.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 23,927 85.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,288 12.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,368 5.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 823 3.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 20,684 79.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 79.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,111 58.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,694 30.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 853 7.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 591 4.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 12,249 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 12,249 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 30.2% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,354 11.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,069 9.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,276 10.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,597 13.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,515 47.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 437 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,001 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 828 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas) was $437.

Travel to work, top responses Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 15,295 67.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,859 25.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,761 12.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,495 24.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.8% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,162 18.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,304 23.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,974 13.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,853 12.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,537 46.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,891 38.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,037 13.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 91 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.3% were couple families with children, 46.8% were couple families without children and 13.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,460 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,705 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,705 and those without children was $1,460.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,225 19.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 220 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,444 22.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 741 11.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 293 4.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,713 26.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 379 5.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 413 6.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.5% 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 Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,748 85.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,868 14.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 85.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,501 88.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 310 2.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 737 6.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 190 1.8 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 88.4% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 54 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 354 3.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,746 16.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,626 52.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,737 25.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 233 2.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 16.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,389 40.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,422 31.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,509 23.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 99 0.9 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 330 3.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 40.8% were owned outright, 31.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 7,471 69.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,020 28.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 258 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.5% were family households, 28.1% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 9.1 -- 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 Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 10.1 -- 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 Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 637 5.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,625 33.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,876 36.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,225 20.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 388 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.7% 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 Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 394 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 194 49.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 200 50.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 394 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 194 (or 49.2%) were male and 200 (or 50.8%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 754 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $754.

Mortgage and rent Moira (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,343 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Moira (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,343.

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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