2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Mooroolbark

Code SSC20921 (SSC)
People 20,689
Male 10,271
Female 10,418
Median age 35
Families 5,762
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 7,652
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,361
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,746
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Total 20,689 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,271 49.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,418 50.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 113 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 20,689 people in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,510 7.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,279 6.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,379 6.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,514 7.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,475 7.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,493 7.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,426 6.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,426 6.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,438 6.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,446 7.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,415 6.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,298 6.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,167 5.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 908 4.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 587 2.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 408 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 278 1.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 245 1.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,511 51.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 478 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,337 8.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 687 4.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,508 33.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.5% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,019 52.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,314 8.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,093 39.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 445 7.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,223 20.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 267 4.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 169 2.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 979 16.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 242 4.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 284 4.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 541 9.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 664 11.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 206 3.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 893 15.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,913 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs) 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.1% were in primary school, 25.4% in secondary school and 20.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 16,170 78.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,334 26.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,837 9.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,199 6.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,516 57.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), 57.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,735 60.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,329 29.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 721 6.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 438 3.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 11,223 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 11,223 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs). Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,231 11.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,026 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,069 9.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,021 18.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,714 43.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mooroolbark % 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 Mooroolbark (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 595 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,550 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,361 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs) was $595.

Travel to work, top responses Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,228 74.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,237 31.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,918 11.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,934 17.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.7% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,078 24.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,338 26.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,110 12.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,702 10.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,847 32.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,898 50.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 932 16.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 85 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), 50.3% were couple families with children, 32.1% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Mooroolbark (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 Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,031 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,181 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,181 and those without children was $2,031.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,025 21.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 132 2.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,231 25.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 852 18.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 244 5.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 716 15.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 333 7.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 211 4.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 25.9% 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 Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,095 94.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 424 5.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,799 95.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 89 1.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 195 2.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), 95.8% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 119 1.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 513 7.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,736 52.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,634 37.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 81 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 7.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,307 32.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,381 47.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,248 17.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 135 1.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), 32.5% were owned outright, 47.7% were owned with a mortgage and 17.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,638 79.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,274 18.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 183 2.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.5% were family households, 18.0% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), 17.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.1% 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 Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,746 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.7 -- 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 Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
None 298 4.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,940 27.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,061 43.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,655 23.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 143 2.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), 27.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.3% 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 Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 113 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 56 49.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 57 50.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), there were 113 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 56 (or 49.6%) were male and 57 (or 50.4%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,350 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,350.

Mortgage and rent Mooroolbark % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 370 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,650 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Mooroolbark (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,650.

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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