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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Moreland (C)

Code LGA25250 (LGA)
People 147,241
Male 72,129
Female 75,112
Median age 35
Families 36,993
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 63,302
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,215
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $310
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 Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 147,241 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 72,129 49.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 75,112 51.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 703 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 147,241 people in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9,543 6.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 7,664 5.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 6,649 4.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 6,969 4.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 12,018 8.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 15,072 10.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 14,297 9.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 12,384 8.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 10,905 7.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 9,334 6.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 8,115 5.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 6,560 4.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 5,694 3.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 4,599 3.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4,885 3.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4,840 3.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4,152 2.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3,563 2.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53,282 43.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,066 2.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 8,319 6.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7,777 6.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 50,943 41.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 43.2% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48,365 43.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 10,989 9.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 53,077 47.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 2,271 5.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 5,139 11.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,884 6.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 973 2.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3,869 8.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,874 4.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 987 2.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,607 8.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9,943 22.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,679 3.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 11,207 25.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 44,433 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas) 30.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.2% were in primary school, 15.1% in secondary school and 30.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 88,500 60.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 71,544 52.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10,335 7.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 6,149 4.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 48,551 35.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), 35.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 52.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 44,088 59.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 21,288 28.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4,480 6.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4,307 5.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 74,163 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 74,163 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7,121 10.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 7,184 10.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,980 10.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 13,402 19.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 30,688 43.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 551 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,452 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,215 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas) was $551.

Travel to work, top responses Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 81,774 66.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 28,145 22.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 13,723 11.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 17,661 14.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.8% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 30,079 24.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 30,416 24.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 11,663 9.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 9,619 7.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), 24.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 14,153 38.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 16,146 43.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 5,617 15.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 1,077 2.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), 43.6% were couple families with children, 38.3% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,215 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,325 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,325 and those without children was $2,215.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6,265 20.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,195 3.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 5,883 19.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4,659 15.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,655 5.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 6,831 22.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,945 6.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,865 6.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 19.4% 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 Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 55,842 92.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,719 7.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 36,224 64.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9,464 16.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 9,896 17.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 225 0.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), 64.9% were separate houses, 16.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 285 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3,654 6.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 17,701 31.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 25,187 45.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 7,778 13.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,238 2.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.5% had 1 bedroom, 31.7% had 2 bedrooms and 45.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 18,997 34.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 16,091 28.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 18,750 33.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 296 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,711 3.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), 34.0% were owned outright, 28.8% were owned with a mortgage and 33.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 36,204 64.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 15,092 27.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4,549 8.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 64.8% were family households, 27.0% were single person households and 8.1% were group households.

Household income Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.5% 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 Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 9.1 -- 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 Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 10.1 -- 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 Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 8,124 14.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 23,944 42.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 16,141 28.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 5,646 10.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,990 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), 42.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.1% 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 Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 703 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 359 51.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 344 48.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 703 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 359 (or 51.1%) were male and 344 (or 48.9%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,156 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,156.

Mortgage and rent Moreland (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Moreland (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,100.

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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