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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Moss Vale

Code SSC11604 (SSC)
People 7,792
Male 3,744
Female 4,048
Median age 42
Families 2,137
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,384
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,008
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $250
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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,792 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,744 48.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,048 52.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 180 2.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,792 people in Moss Vale (State Suburbs) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 495 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 506 6.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 554 7.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 517 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 397 5.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 401 5.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 347 4.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 445 5.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 473 6.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 538 6.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 550 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 469 6.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 532 6.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 499 6.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 355 4.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 263 3.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 239 3.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 211 2.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moss Vale (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,064 49.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 222 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 643 10.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 451 7.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,863 29.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moss Vale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.1% were married and 13.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moss Vale (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,850 50.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 535 9.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,283 40.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moss Vale (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 132 6.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 438 20.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 126 5.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 113 5.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 293 13.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 191 8.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 62 2.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 260 11.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 139 6.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 48 2.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 393 17.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,195 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs) 28.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.9% were in primary school, 24.9% in secondary school and 18.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,488 83.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,234 16.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 573 7.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 399 5.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,122 69.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs), 69.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,156 59.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,086 29.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 203 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 187 5.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,632 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,632 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moss Vale (State Suburbs). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 369 10.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 328 9.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 387 11.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 607 17.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,552 45.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moss Vale (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moss Vale (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 537 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,251 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,008 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moss Vale (State Suburbs) was $537.

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

Unpaid work Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,612 73.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,745 27.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 785 12.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,246 20.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,214 19.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,698 27.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 907 14.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 793 12.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moss Vale (State Suburbs), 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 907 42.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 816 38.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 386 18.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moss Vale (State Suburbs), 38.2% were couple families with children, 42.5% were couple families without children and 18.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs) 12.5% of single parents were male and 87.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,787 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,092 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,092 and those without children was $1,787.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 354 20.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 62 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 377 21.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 252 14.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 111 6.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 394 22.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 91 5.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 81 4.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 21.9% 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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,000 90.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 301 9.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs), 90.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,628 87.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 302 10.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 52 1.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moss Vale (State Suburbs), 87.6% were separate houses, 10.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 112 3.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 421 14.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,335 44.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,082 36.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 49 1.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 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 Moss Vale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 14.0% had 2 bedrooms and 44.5% 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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,049 35.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 937 31.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 920 30.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 79 2.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moss Vale (State Suburbs), 35.0% were owned outright, 31.2% were owned with a mortgage and 30.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,090 69.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 836 27.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 75 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.6% were family households, 27.9% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs), 28.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.0% 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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.2 -- 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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
None 245 8.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,148 38.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,041 34.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 481 16.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 84 2.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.0% 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 Moss Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 182 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 83 45.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 99 54.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moss Vale (State Suburbs), there were 182 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 83 (or 45.6%) were male and 99 (or 54.4%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moss 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 3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 961 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $961.

Mortgage and rent Moss Vale % New South Wales % 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 2,284 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Moss Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,284.

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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