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Moss Vale

Code UCL114018 (UCL)
People 7,305
Male 3,538
Female 3,767
Median age 41
Families 2,028
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,207
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $992
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $250
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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,305 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,538 48.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,767 51.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 180 2.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,305 people in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 476 6.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 484 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 529 7.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 504 6.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 395 5.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 387 5.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 335 4.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 425 5.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 457 6.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 513 7.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 518 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 429 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 496 6.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 467 6.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 334 4.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 242 3.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 199 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 113 1.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,841 48.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 205 3.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 606 10.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 357 6.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,807 31.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.8% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,671 49.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 513 9.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,205 40.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 125 5.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 427 20.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 122 5.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 105 5.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 286 13.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 185 8.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 54 2.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 254 12.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 132 6.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 49 2.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 376 17.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,115 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities) 28.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.0% were in primary school, 24.8% in secondary school and 18.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,068 83.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,169 16.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 558 8.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 388 5.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,860 69.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), 69.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,036 59.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,018 29.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 193 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 178 5.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,425 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,425 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 343 10.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 303 9.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 376 11.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 591 18.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,448 44.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 532 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,242 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 992 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities) was $532.

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

Unpaid work Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,367 75.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,659 28.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 736 12.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,170 20.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.5% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,140 19.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,605 27.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 868 14.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 752 12.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 849 41.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 772 38.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 379 18.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.1% were couple families with children, 41.9% were couple families without children and 18.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities) 12.7% of single parents were male and 87.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,769 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,048 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,048 and those without children was $1,769.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 323 19.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 54 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 352 21.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 241 14.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 105 6.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 380 23.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 87 5.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 78 4.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 19.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 21.7% 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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,858 91.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 268 8.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,485 87.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 303 10.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 51 1.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.0% were separate houses, 10.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 109 3.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 411 14.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,274 44.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,017 35.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 46 1.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 14.4% had 2 bedrooms and 44.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 993 34.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 898 31.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 883 30.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 16 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 67 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.8% were owned outright, 31.4% were owned with a mortgage and 30.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,984 69.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 803 28.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 71 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 69.4% were family households, 28.1% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.9% 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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.4 -- 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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
None 243 8.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,118 39.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 979 34.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 437 15.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 82 2.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.3% 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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 179 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 84 46.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 95 53.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 179 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 84 (or 46.9%) were male and 95 (or 53.1%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moss Vale % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 930 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 $930.

Mortgage and rent Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,284 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Moss Vale (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,284.

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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