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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Mosman

Code SSC11603 (SSC)
People 27,452
Male 12,819
Female 14,633
Median age 40
Families 7,041
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 12,895
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $2,465
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,033
Median weekly rent $473
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 27,452 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 12,819 46.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 14,633 53.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 31 0.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 27,452 people in Mosman (State Suburbs) of these 46.7% were male and 53.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,626 5.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,674 6.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,721 6.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,353 4.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,362 5.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,652 6.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,831 6.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,148 7.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,169 7.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,115 7.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,900 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,640 6.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,678 6.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,457 5.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 942 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 673 2.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 672 2.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 839 3.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mosman (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,528 51.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 462 2.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,933 8.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,249 5.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 7,261 32.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mosman (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.4% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mosman (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 10,190 51.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,730 8.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,705 39.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Mosman (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mosman (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 524 6.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 995 11.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 413 4.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 772 9.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 260 3.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 387 4.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,069 12.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 288 3.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,523 17.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 223 2.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,165 25.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 8,619 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mosman (State Suburbs) 31.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.3% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 21.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 16,632 60.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,079 39.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,266 9.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,677 6.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,242 44.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Mosman (State Suburbs), 44.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,948 63.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,830 27.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 708 5.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 512 3.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 13,998 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 13,998 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mosman (State Suburbs). Of these 63.9% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,435 10.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,248 9.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,145 8.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,334 9.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,616 56.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mosman (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 56.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mosman (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,117 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,838 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,465 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mosman (State Suburbs) was $1,117.

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

Unpaid work Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 16,754 74.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,234 27.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,293 10.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,265 23.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mosman (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.8% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,268 27.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,018 26.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,569 11.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,901 8.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mosman (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,932 41.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,239 46.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 769 10.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 102 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mosman (State Suburbs), 46.0% were couple families with children, 41.6% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Mosman (State Suburbs) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,168 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,671 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mosman (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,671 and those without children was $3,168.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,442 23.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 258 4.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,152 18.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,322 21.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 370 6.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 837 13.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 322 5.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 467 7.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Mosman (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 18.7% 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 Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,742 89.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,243 10.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Mosman (State Suburbs), 89.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,177 38.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,347 12.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5,160 48.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mosman (State Suburbs), 38.9% were separate houses, 12.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 48.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 58 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,597 14.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,396 31.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,749 25.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,803 26.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 138 1.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mosman (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 14.9% had 1 bedroom, 31.6% had 2 bedrooms and 25.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,945 36.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,830 26.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,684 34.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 88 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 194 1.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mosman (State Suburbs), 36.7% were owned outright, 26.3% were owned with a mortgage and 34.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 6,993 65.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,404 31.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 345 3.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Mosman (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 31.7% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 28.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mosman (State Suburbs), 12.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 28.8% 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 Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 473 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 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 Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,033 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,258 11.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,869 45.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,432 32.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 978 9.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 204 1.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Mosman (State Suburbs), 45.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.1% 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 Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 31 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 48.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 16 51.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 43 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mosman (State Suburbs), there were 31 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 48.4%) were male and 16 (or 51.6%) were female. The median age was 43 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mosman % 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 1.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,562 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mosman (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,562.

Mortgage and rent Mosman % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Mosman (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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