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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Moonee Valley (C)

Code LGA25060 (LGA)
People 107,443
Male 52,061
Female 55,382
Median age 38
Families 28,400
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 46,050
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,377
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 107,443 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 52,061 48.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 55,382 51.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 317 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 107,443 people in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 6,403 6.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 6,107 5.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 5,744 5.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 6,058 5.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7,673 7.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8,282 7.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 7,887 7.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 8,066 7.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 8,249 7.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 7,495 7.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 6,989 6.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 6,163 5.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 5,575 5.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 4,321 4.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3,914 3.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,269 3.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,745 2.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 2,502 2.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43,232 48.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,249 2.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 6,178 6.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5,520 6.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 32,011 35.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 48.5% were married and 9.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 39,850 48.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 6,224 7.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 35,758 43.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 1,653 5.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3,210 10.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3,372 10.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 973 3.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,676 8.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 2,274 7.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,329 4.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,067 6.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5,957 18.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 963 3.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7,259 22.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 31,733 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.8% were in primary school, 19.8% in secondary school and 25.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 72,396 67.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 44,082 43.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 7,138 7.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4,357 4.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 45,155 44.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), 44.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 43.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 34,052 61.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 16,018 28.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,074 5.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,631 4.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 55,775 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 55,775 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.1% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 5,808 10.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 5,147 9.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 5,056 9.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 9,059 17.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 24,990 47.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 628 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,776 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,377 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas) was $628.

Travel to work, top responses Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 62,178 69.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 22,617 25.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 10,722 12.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 13,673 15.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 22,123 24.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 22,546 25.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 9,710 10.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 7,800 8.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 10,174 35.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 13,312 46.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4,181 14.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 733 2.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), 46.9% were couple families with children, 35.8% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,307 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,746 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,746 and those without children was $2,307.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 5,334 22.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 795 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 5,354 22.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3,456 14.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,177 5.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4,634 19.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,431 6.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,299 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 40,559 91.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,624 8.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), 91.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 27,026 66.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,832 11.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8,580 21.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 104 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), 66.6% were separate houses, 11.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 196 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 2,367 5.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 10,271 25.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 18,441 45.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 8,469 20.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 816 2.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.8% had 1 bedroom, 25.3% had 2 bedrooms and 45.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 15,342 37.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 11,818 29.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 12,015 29.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 205 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,178 2.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.8% were owned outright, 29.1% were owned with a mortgage and 29.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 27,980 69.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 10,615 26.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,964 4.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.0% were family households, 26.2% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

Household income Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), 23.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.2% 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 Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 4,712 11.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 14,966 36.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 14,053 34.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 5,510 13.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,317 3.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), 36.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.6% 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 Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 317 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 156 49.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 161 50.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 317 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 156 (or 49.2%) were male and 161 (or 50.8%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,331 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,331.

Mortgage and rent Moonee Valley (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 293 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,643 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Moonee Valley (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $293 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,643.

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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