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Moruya

Code UCL115105 (UCL)
People 2,531
Male 1,246
Female 1,285
Median age 46
Families 679
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,219
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $668
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,369
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,531 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,246 49.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,285 50.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 284 11.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,531 people in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 11.2% of the population.

Age Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 156 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 144 5.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 171 6.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 163 6.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 94 3.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 101 4.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 109 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 151 6.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 140 5.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 162 6.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 177 7.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 171 6.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 167 6.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 162 6.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 156 6.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 127 5.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 92 3.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 88 3.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 911 44.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 77 3.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 218 10.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 198 9.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 652 31.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 44.3% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 829 44.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 171 9.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 848 45.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 45 6.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 136 20.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 47 6.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 1.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 136 20.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25 3.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 2.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 73 10.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 1.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 8 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 168 24.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 677 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.8% were in primary school, 26.0% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,107 83.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 336 14.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 155 6.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 88 3.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,780 75.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), 75.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 404 44.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 351 39.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 54 6.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 90 10.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 899 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 899 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 44.9% were employed full time, 39.0% were employed part-time and 10.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 120 14.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 108 13.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 124 15.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 147 18.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 254 31.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 31.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 379 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 881 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 668 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities) was $379.

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

Unpaid work Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,384 67.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 492 23.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 277 13.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 412 20.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.9% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 334 16.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 477 23.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 289 14.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 284 13.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 296 43.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 216 31.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 158 23.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.8% were couple families with children, 43.6% were couple families without children and 23.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities) 15.2% of single parents were male and 84.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,307 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,641 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,641 and those without children was $1,307.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 45 8.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 21 4.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 89 17.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 64 12.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 42 8.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 197 38.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 19 3.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 38 7.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 8.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 17.3% 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 Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,043 88.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 138 11.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 865 82.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 114 10.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 43 4.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 2.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.9% were separate houses, 10.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 79 7.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 189 18.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 521 50.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 228 21.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 1.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 7.6% had 1 bedroom, 18.1% had 2 bedrooms and 50.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 410 39.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 234 22.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 344 33.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 1.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 38 3.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.3% were owned outright, 22.4% were owned with a mortgage and 33.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 670 64.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 348 33.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 25 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 64.2% were family households, 33.4% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 45.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.8% 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 Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.0 -- 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 Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,369 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
None 131 12.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 474 45.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 293 28.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 104 10.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 43 4.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.0% 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 Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 283 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 138 48.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 145 51.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 283 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 138 (or 48.8%) were male and 145 (or 51.2%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moruya % 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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 627 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $627.

Mortgage and rent Moruya % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 138 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,695 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Moruya (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $138 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,695.

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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