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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Mornington Peninsula (S)

Code LGA25340 (LGA)
People 144,608
Male 70,042
Female 74,566
Median age 43
Families 39,201
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 83,526
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,054
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $260
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 Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 144,608 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 70,042 48.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 74,566 51.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 972 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 144,608 people in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8,442 5.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 8,968 6.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 9,142 6.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 9,116 6.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7,145 4.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 5,901 4.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 6,447 4.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 8,978 6.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 10,252 7.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 9,902 6.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 9,715 6.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 9,278 6.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 10,196 7.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 9,175 6.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 7,323 5.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5,747 4.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4,684 3.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4,197 2.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61,357 52.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,887 3.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 11,760 10.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 8,413 7.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 32,641 27.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.0% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54,456 52.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 9,722 9.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 39,604 38.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 2,535 6.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 8,611 21.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,605 4.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,488 3.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 4,876 12.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,784 4.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 2,460 6.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,918 7.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,018 7.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,029 2.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 10,137 25.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 40,461 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.9% were in primary school, 22.5% in secondary school and 14.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 110,389 76.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 33,007 24.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11,431 8.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7,946 5.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 82,587 61.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 61.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 36,456 54.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 23,021 34.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4,149 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,997 4.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 66,623 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 66,623 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 54.7% were employed full time, 34.6% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 8,567 13.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6,925 10.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 7,527 11.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 9,032 14.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 27,425 43.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 538 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,351 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,054 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas) was $538.

Travel to work, top responses Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 84,303 71.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 33,767 28.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 13,835 11.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 21,912 18.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.6% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 24,099 20.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 30,522 25.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 16,161 13.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 13,522 11.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 16,726 42.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 16,067 41.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6,048 15.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 361 0.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.0% were couple families with children, 42.7% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas) 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,918 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,161 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,161 and those without children was $1,918.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 5,100 15.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,519 4.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 7,606 23.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4,671 14.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 2,010 6.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 8,070 24.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,893 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,923 5.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 15.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 23.2% 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 Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 54,149 66.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 27,022 33.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 66.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 33.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 46,084 85.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,944 9.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,546 4.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 554 1.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 85.1% were separate houses, 9.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 91 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,128 2.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 8,747 16.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 27,010 49.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 16,169 29.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,005 1.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 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 Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.1% had 1 bedroom, 16.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.9% 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 Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 20,974 38.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 19,785 36.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 11,192 20.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 613 1.1 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,588 2.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.7% were owned outright, 36.5% were owned with a mortgage and 20.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 38,658 71.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 14,205 26.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,288 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.4% were family households, 26.2% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.0% 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 Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 2,727 5.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 18,281 33.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 22,034 40.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 9,310 17.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,798 3.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.2% 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 Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 974 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 482 49.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 492 50.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 974 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 482 (or 49.5%) were male and 492 (or 50.5%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % 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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,034 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,034.

Mortgage and rent Mornington Peninsula (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Mornington Peninsula (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

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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