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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Moonee Ponds

Code SSC20916 (SSC)
People 13,532
Male 6,520
Female 7,012
Median age 37
Families 3,402
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 5,964
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,608
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $321
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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Total 13,532 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,520 48.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,012 51.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 41 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,532 people in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 858 6.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 748 5.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 660 4.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 663 4.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 934 6.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,117 8.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,174 8.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,132 8.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,077 8.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 985 7.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 885 6.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 742 5.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 661 4.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 462 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 389 2.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 371 2.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 311 2.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 363 2.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,268 46.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 241 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 812 7.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 673 6.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,278 38.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.7% were married and 9.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,809 46.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 953 9.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,502 43.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 234 6.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 368 9.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 390 10.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 188 4.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 235 6.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 277 7.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 206 5.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 260 6.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 820 21.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 93 2.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 784 20.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,855 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.5% were in primary school, 18.6% in secondary school and 27.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 9,463 69.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,060 39.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 978 7.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 615 4.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,112 47.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 47.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,712 63.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,072 27.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 388 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 273 3.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,445 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,445 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs). Of these 63.3% were employed full time, 27.8% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 724 10.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 676 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 672 9.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,183 16.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,528 49.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 763 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,189 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,608 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) was $763.

Travel to work, top responses Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,076 71.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,845 25.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,380 12.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,836 16.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.2% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,888 25.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,095 27.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,229 10.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 863 7.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,271 37.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,670 49.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 370 10.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 91 2.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 49.1% were couple families with children, 37.4% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) 18.2% of single parents were male and 81.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,435 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,089 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,089 and those without children was $2,435.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 749 25.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 108 3.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 742 25.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 455 15.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 112 3.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 425 14.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 187 6.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 158 5.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 25.3% 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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,268 92.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 450 7.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,247 61.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 703 13.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,291 24.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 24 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 61.6% were separate houses, 13.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 44 0.8 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 473 9.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,624 30.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,092 39.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 942 17.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 92 1.7 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.0% had 1 bedroom, 30.8% had 2 bedrooms and 39.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,789 34.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,608 30.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,711 32.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 41 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 120 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 34.0% were owned outright, 30.5% were owned with a mortgage and 32.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,364 63.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,548 29.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 355 6.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.9% were family households, 29.4% were single person households and 6.7% were group households.

Household income Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 20.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.3% 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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 321 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
None 765 14.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,082 39.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,692 32.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 576 10.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 152 2.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 39.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.9% 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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 41 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 41.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 24 58.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 40 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), there were 41 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 41.5%) were male and 24 (or 58.5%) were female. The median age was 40 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moonee Ponds % 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 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,125 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,125.

Mortgage and rent Moonee Ponds % Victoria % 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 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Moonee Ponds (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 $1,300.

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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