2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Morley

Code SSC50520 (SSC)
People 20,301
Male 10,153
Female 10,148
Median age 38
Families 5,712
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 8,563
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,230
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,890
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 20,301 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,153 50.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,148 50.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 257 1.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 20,301 people in Morley (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,287 6.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,098 5.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,085 5.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,249 6.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,464 7.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,556 7.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,408 6.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,423 7.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,388 6.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,402 6.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,248 6.1 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,214 6.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,231 6.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 974 4.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 837 4.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 658 3.2 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 420 2.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 357 1.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Morley (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,415 50.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 468 2.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,340 8.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 908 5.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,699 33.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Morley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.0% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Morley (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,778 49.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,301 8.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,528 41.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Morley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Morley (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 275 5.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 856 15.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 355 6.5 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 174 3.2 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 585 10.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 344 6.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 122 2.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 515 9.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 827 15.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 144 2.6 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,293 23.6 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,490 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Morley (State Suburbs) 27.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.2% were in primary school, 19.1% in secondary school and 24.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Morley % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 11,049 54.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,989 57.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,417 7.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 956 5.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,764 30.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Morley (State Suburbs), 30.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 57.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Morley % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,317 60.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,987 28.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 618 5.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 501 4.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 10,423 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 10,423 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Morley (State Suburbs). Of these 60.6% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,018 10.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 999 10.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 975 9.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,959 19.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,352 43.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Morley (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

Occupation Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 579 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,410 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,230 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Morley (State Suburbs) was $579.

Travel to work, top responses Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,420 67.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,310 25.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,668 9.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,088 12.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Morley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,664 21.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,194 24.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,903 11.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,660 9.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Morley (State Suburbs), 24.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,292 40.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,388 41.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 903 15.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 129 2.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Morley (State Suburbs), 41.8% were couple families with children, 40.1% were couple families without children and 15.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Morley (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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,064 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,152 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Morley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,152 and those without children was $2,064.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 882 18.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 179 3.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 923 19.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 724 15.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 276 5.9 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,039 22.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 288 6.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 364 7.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Morley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 19.7% 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,656 91.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 672 8.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Morley (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,317 82.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,072 14.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 262 3.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Morley (State Suburbs), 82.5% were separate houses, 14.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 63 0.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 666 8.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,005 52.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,779 36.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 134 1.7 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Morley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 8.7% had 2 bedrooms and 52.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,892 37.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,515 32.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,019 26.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 49 0.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 183 2.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Morley (State Suburbs), 37.8% were owned outright, 32.8% were owned with a mortgage and 26.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 5,564 72.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,770 23.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 324 4.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Morley (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.7% were family households, 23.1% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.1 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Morley (State Suburbs), 22.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.1% 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,890 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
None 470 6.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,628 34.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,873 37.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,457 19.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 229 3.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Morley (State Suburbs), 34.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.0% 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 254 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 105 41.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 149 58.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Morley (State Suburbs), there were 254 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 105 (or 41.3%) were male and 149 (or 58.7%) 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,292 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Morley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,292.

Mortgage and rent Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,842 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Morley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,842.

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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