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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Mona Vale

Code SSC11573 (SSC)
People 10,166
Male 4,870
Female 5,296
Median age 42
Families 2,757
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,106
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,686
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $475
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 Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 10,166 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,870 47.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,296 52.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 48 0.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,166 people in Mona Vale (State Suburbs) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 626 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 574 5.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 597 5.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 595 5.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 534 5.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 502 4.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 571 5.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 691 6.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 699 6.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 723 7.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 673 6.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 698 6.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 654 6.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 545 5.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 415 4.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 339 3.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 318 3.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 409 4.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mona Vale (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,437 53.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 222 2.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 729 8.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 654 7.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,327 27.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mona Vale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.0% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mona Vale (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,036 54.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 576 7.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,822 38.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mona Vale (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 204 7.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 496 18.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 160 5.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 112 4.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 309 11.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 184 6.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 141 5.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 197 7.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 336 12.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 68 2.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 490 18.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,697 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs) 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.5% were in primary school, 23.5% in secondary school and 19.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 7,314 72.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,054 31.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 810 8.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 701 7.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,057 52.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), 52.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,116 58.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,709 32.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 291 5.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 185 3.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,301 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,301 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mona Vale (State Suburbs). Of these 58.8% were employed full time, 32.2% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 603 11.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 551 10.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 559 10.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 659 12.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,454 48.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mona Vale (State Suburbs), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mona 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 Mona Vale (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 719 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,018 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,686 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mona Vale (State Suburbs) was $719.

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

Unpaid work Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,208 74.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,479 29.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 940 11.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,531 18.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,052 24.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,338 27.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,096 13.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 723 8.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mona Vale (State Suburbs), 27.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,057 38.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,303 47.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 374 13.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 0.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mona Vale (State Suburbs), 47.3% were couple families with children, 38.3% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs) 20.4% of single parents were male and 79.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,247 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,828 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,828 and those without children was $2,247.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 483 20.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 119 5.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 599 25.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 327 13.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 129 5.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 434 18.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 136 5.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 134 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 25.4% 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 Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,636 91.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 348 8.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,121 58.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 480 13.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 984 27.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 49 1.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mona Vale (State Suburbs), 58.3% were separate houses, 13.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 16 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 252 6.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 824 22.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,344 37.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,130 31.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 70 1.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.9% had 1 bedroom, 22.7% had 2 bedrooms and 37.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,460 40.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,189 32.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 848 23.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 49 1.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 90 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mona Vale (State Suburbs), 40.2% were owned outright, 32.7% were owned with a mortgage and 23.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,705 74.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 826 22.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 108 3.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.3% were family households, 22.7% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), 15.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.6% 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 Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 475 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.7 -- 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 Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
None 204 5.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,219 33.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,502 41.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 615 16.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 96 2.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), 33.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.9% 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 Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 50 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 48.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 26 52.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mona Vale (State Suburbs), there were 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 48.0%) were male and 26 (or 52.0%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mona 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 2.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,406 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,406.

Mortgage and rent Mona Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 388 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,750 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Mona Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $388 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,750.

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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