2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Moonta Bay

Code SSC40448 (SSC)
People 1,978
Male 973
Female 1,005
Median age 51
Families 604
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,598
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $744
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $215
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,978 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 973 49.2 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,005 50.8 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 58 2.9 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,978 people in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 114 5.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 104 5.3 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 115 5.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 73 3.7 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 76 3.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 62 3.1 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 81 4.1 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 82 4.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 127 6.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 106 5.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 111 5.6 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 160 8.1 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 216 10.9 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 204 10.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 156 7.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 96 4.8 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 57 2.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 40 2.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 988 60.1 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 51 3.1 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 166 10.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 113 6.9 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 326 19.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.1% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 870 59.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 146 9.9 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 456 31.0 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 17 4.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 146 37.2 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 2.5 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 4.6 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 64 16.3 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.8 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.5 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 24 6.1 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 3.1 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.8 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 90 22.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 393 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) 20.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 44.8% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 8.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,669 84.3 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 296 15.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 89 4.7 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 64 3.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,446 76.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 76.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 357 46.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 294 38.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 64 8.3 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 58 7.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 773 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 773 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 46.2% were employed full time, 38.0% were employed part-time and 7.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 93 13.1 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 96 13.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 106 14.9 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 92 12.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 265 37.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 402 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 874 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 744 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) was $402.

Travel to work, top responses Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,249 75.9 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 395 24.0 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 207 12.6 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 437 26.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 271 16.5 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 444 27.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 265 16.1 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 267 16.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 365 60.3 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 162 26.8 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 73 12.1 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.8 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 26.8% were couple families with children, 60.3% were couple families without children and 12.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs) 13.0% of single parents were male and 87.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,422 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,784 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,784 and those without children was $1,422.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 47 8.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 6.8 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 88 16.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 36 6.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 30 5.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 221 42.0 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 24 4.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 44 8.4 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 8.9% had both partners employed full-time, 6.8% had both employed part-time and 16.7% 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 Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 818 52.7 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 733 47.3 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 52.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 47.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 800 97.9 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.4 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 1.3 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.4 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 97.9% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.5 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 1.2 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 113 13.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 445 54.4 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 235 28.7 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 1.3 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 13.8% had 2 bedrooms and 54.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 407 49.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 197 24.1 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 199 24.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 1.7 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 49.8% were owned outright, 24.1% were owned with a mortgage and 24.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 597 73.0 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 190 23.2 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 31 3.8 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.0% were family households, 23.2% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.7 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 38.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.8% 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 Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 215 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 9.3 -- 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 Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 8.8 -- 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 Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
None 31 3.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 315 38.5 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 324 39.6 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 123 15.0 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 25 3.1 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), 38.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.0% 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 Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 58 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 29 50.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 29 50.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), there were 58 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 29 (or 50.0%) were male and 29 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Moonta Bay % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Moonta Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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