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Moonta

Code UCL415028 (UCL)
People 3,659
Male 1,748
Female 1,911
Median age 53
Families 1,053
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,799
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $697
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,127
Median weekly rent $200
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 Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Total 3,659 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,748 47.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,911 52.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 105 2.9 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,659 people in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 188 5.1 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 169 4.6 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 191 5.2 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 149 4.1 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 131 3.6 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 127 3.5 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 140 3.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 127 3.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 222 6.1 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 206 5.6 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 223 6.1 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 294 8.0 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 383 10.5 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 363 9.9 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 299 8.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 178 4.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 151 4.1 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 117 3.2 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 53 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 30.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,760 56.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 93 3.0 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 326 10.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 293 9.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 641 20.6 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 56.5% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 62 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities) was 62 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,514 55.8 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 253 9.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 947 34.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 31 4.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 228 32.3 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 14 2.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 2.8 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 132 18.7 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 0.9 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 2.8 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 56 7.9 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 18 2.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.3 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 171 24.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 705 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities) 19.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.1% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 10.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,058 83.6 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 591 16.9 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 163 4.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 122 3.5 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,631 75.0 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), 75.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 643 48.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 499 37.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 107 8.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 90 6.7 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,339 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,339 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 48.0% were employed full time, 37.3% were employed part-time and 6.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 168 13.5 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 156 12.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 178 14.3 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 177 14.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 461 37.0 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 386 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 860 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 697 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities) was $386.

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

Unpaid work Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,218 71.2 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 670 21.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 385 12.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 811 26.0 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.5% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 496 15.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 781 25.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 481 15.4 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 463 14.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 625 59.4 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 280 26.6 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 135 12.8 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 1.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.6% were couple families with children, 59.4% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.3 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.7 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities) 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,494 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,704 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,704 and those without children was $1,494.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 87 9.6 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 50 5.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 136 15.0 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 77 8.5 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 61 6.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 383 42.4 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 43 4.8 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 67 7.4 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 9.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 15.0% 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 % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,540 56.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,182 43.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), 56.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 43.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,413 91.8 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 83 5.4 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 37 2.4 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 0.5 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.8% were separate houses, 5.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 29 1.9 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 300 19.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 815 52.9 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 367 23.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 1.6 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 19.5% had 2 bedrooms and 52.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 723 46.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 375 24.3 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 366 23.8 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 32 2.1 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 45 2.9 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.9% were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 23.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,045 67.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 454 29.5 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 40 2.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 67.9% were family households, 29.5% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 42.6 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.4 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.4% 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 % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,127 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 % South Australia % Australia %
None 86 5.6 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 631 41.0 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 540 35.1 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 238 15.5 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 45 2.9 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.5% 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 % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 102 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 47 46.1 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 55 53.9 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 102 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47 (or 46.1%) were male and 55 (or 53.9%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moonta % South Australia % 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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 650 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $650.

Mortgage and rent Moonta % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 758 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Moonta (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $758.

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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