2011 Census QuickStats

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Moama

Code SSC11563 (SSC)
People 5,559
Male 2,758
Female 2,801
Median age 46
Families 1,538
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,669
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $871
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,559 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,758 49.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,801 50.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 197 3.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,559 people in Moama (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 281 5.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 330 5.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 340 6.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 321 5.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 241 4.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 232 4.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 251 4.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 319 5.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 345 6.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 328 5.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 359 6.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 367 6.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 483 8.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 439 7.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 356 6.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 260 4.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 180 3.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 128 2.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moama (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,625 57.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 138 3.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 369 8.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 350 7.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,122 24.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moama (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.0% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moama (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,256 56.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 394 9.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,313 33.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Moama (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moama (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 76 5.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 280 20.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 55 4.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 85 6.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 89 6.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 109 7.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 134 9.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 85 6.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 76 5.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 24 1.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 360 26.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,373 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moama (State Suburbs) 24.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.6% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 11.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Moama % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,909 88.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 474 9.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 211 4.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 166 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,396 83.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Moama (State Suburbs), 83.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moama % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Moama % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,479 58.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 776 30.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 169 6.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 113 4.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,537 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,537 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moama (State Suburbs). Of these 58.3% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 268 11.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 223 9.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 287 11.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 327 13.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,146 47.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moama (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moama (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 473 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,075 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 871 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moama (State Suburbs) was $473.

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

Unpaid work Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,170 68.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,162 25.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 459 10.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 965 21.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Moama (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.2% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 855 18.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,194 25.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 594 12.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 527 11.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moama (State Suburbs), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 819 53.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 540 35.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 166 10.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 0.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moama (State Suburbs), 35.1% were couple families with children, 53.3% were couple families without children and 10.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Moama (State Suburbs) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,549 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,826 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moama (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,826 and those without children was $1,549.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 261 19.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 55 4.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 300 22.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 119 8.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 78 5.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 390 28.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 71 5.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 85 6.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Moama (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 22.1% 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 Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,143 84.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 391 15.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Moama (State Suburbs), 84.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,857 86.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 25 1.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 205 9.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 46 2.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moama (State Suburbs), 86.6% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.6% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 35 1.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 473 22.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,003 46.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 578 27.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 51 2.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moama (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 22.1% had 2 bedrooms and 46.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 892 41.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 607 28.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 526 24.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 46 2.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 73 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moama (State Suburbs), 41.6% were owned outright, 28.3% were owned with a mortgage and 24.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,522 71.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 569 26.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 53 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Moama (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.0% were family households, 26.5% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moama (State Suburbs), 33.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.1% 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 Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 11.6 -- 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 Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 10.5 -- 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 Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
None 112 5.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 797 37.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 830 38.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 319 14.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 86 4.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Moama (State Suburbs), 37.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.9% 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 Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 198 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 90 45.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 108 54.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moama (State Suburbs), there were 198 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 90 (or 45.5%) were male and 108 (or 54.5%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 654 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moama (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $654.

Mortgage and rent Moama % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 80 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,780 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Moama (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $80 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,780.

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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