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Moora (S)

Code LGA55600 (LGA)
People 2,476
Male 1,246
Female 1,230
Median age 37
Families 660
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,084
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,180
Median monthly mortgage repayments $919
Median weekly rent $125
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,476 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,246 50.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,230 49.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 306 12.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,476 people in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 12.3% of the population.

Age Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 205 8.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 158 6.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 187 7.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 169 6.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 123 5.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 146 5.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 150 6.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 184 7.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 159 6.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 196 7.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 161 6.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 178 7.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 145 5.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 104 4.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 70 2.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 57 2.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 37 1.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 48 1.9 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 992 51.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 50 2.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 142 7.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 102 5.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 641 33.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.5% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 848 51.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 234 14.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 582 35.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 38 5.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 115 17.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 109 16.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 129 19.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 1.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 66 9.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 1.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 178 26.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 672 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas) 27.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.9% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 11.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,049 82.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 376 16.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 147 6.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 120 5.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,679 72.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), 72.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 820 63.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 354 27.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 76 5.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 42 3.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,292 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,292 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 63.5% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 138 11.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 96 7.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 124 9.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 133 10.6 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 684 54.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 590 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,361 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,180 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas) was $590.

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

Unpaid work Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,362 70.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 601 31.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 170 8.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 627 32.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.2% provided care for children and 8.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 32.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 375 19.5 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 481 25.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 258 13.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 246 12.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 275 41.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 290 43.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 92 13.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.9% were couple families with children, 41.6% were couple families without children and 13.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.5 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.5 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas) 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,757 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,837 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,837 and those without children was $1,757.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 145 25.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 29 5.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 150 26.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 76 13.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 4.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 54 9.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 35 6.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 48 8.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 25.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 26.6% 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 Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 894 85.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 154 14.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), 85.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 839 93.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 22 2.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 22 2.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 1.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.7% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 30 3.4 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 119 13.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 393 43.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 331 37.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 22 2.5 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 13.3% had 2 bedrooms and 43.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 326 36.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 271 30.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 268 29.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 2.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.4% were owned outright, 30.2% were owned with a mortgage and 29.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 649 72.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 219 24.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 29 3.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 72.4% were family households, 24.4% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.0% 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 Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 125 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 8.9 -- 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 Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 919 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 10.2 -- 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 Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 50 5.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 238 26.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 325 36.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 262 29.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19 2.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.3% 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 Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 305 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 131 43.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 174 57.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 305 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 131 (or 43.0%) were male and 174 (or 57.0%) 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 Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 787 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $787.

Mortgage and rent Moora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 111 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 735 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Moora (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $111 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $735.

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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