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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Moorabbin

Code SSC20917 (SSC)
People 5,283
Male 2,608
Female 2,675
Median age 39
Families 1,461
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,253
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,290
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $329
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Total 5,283 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,608 49.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,675 50.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,283 people in Moorabbin (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 346 6.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 279 5.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 263 5.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 276 5.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 340 6.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 336 6.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 371 7.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 434 8.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 411 7.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 377 7.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 359 6.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 279 5.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 283 5.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 204 3.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 193 3.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 212 4.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 180 3.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 139 2.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moorabbin (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,191 49.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 136 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 346 7.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 284 6.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,440 32.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moorabbin (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.8% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moorabbin (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,037 50.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 337 8.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,692 41.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moorabbin (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 98 6.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 219 14.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 114 7.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 28 1.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 150 10.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 97 6.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 34 2.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 148 10.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 221 14.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 36 2.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 342 23.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,487 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.3% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 24.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,301 62.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,311 46.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 350 7.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 248 5.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,081 41.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), 41.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 46.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,636 60.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 789 29.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 164 6.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 117 4.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,706 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,706 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moorabbin (State Suburbs). Of these 60.5% were employed full time, 29.2% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 303 11.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 241 9.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 251 9.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 454 17.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,182 45.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moorabbin (State Suburbs), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Moorabbin (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 593 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,638 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,290 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moorabbin (State Suburbs) was $593.

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

Unpaid work Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,147 71.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,141 26.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 472 10.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 704 16.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,095 24.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,178 26.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 482 11.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 393 8.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moorabbin (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 521 35.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 682 46.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 217 14.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 40 2.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moorabbin (State Suburbs), 46.7% were couple families with children, 35.7% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs) 19.7% of single parents were male and 80.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,355 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,383 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,383 and those without children was $2,355.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 284 23.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 41 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 269 22.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 174 14.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 57 4.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 243 20.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 81 6.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 58 4.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.3% 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 Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,026 92.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 157 7.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,629 80.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 249 12.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 132 6.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 0.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moorabbin (State Suburbs), 80.4% were separate houses, 12.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 66 3.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 410 20.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,092 53.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 405 20.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 49 2.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 20.2% had 2 bedrooms and 53.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 785 38.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 718 35.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 436 21.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 72 3.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moorabbin (State Suburbs), 38.8% were owned outright, 35.5% were owned with a mortgage and 21.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,434 70.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 517 25.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 73 3.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.8% were family households, 25.5% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), 23.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.1% 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 Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 329 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 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 Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
None 170 8.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 762 37.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 744 36.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 275 13.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 74 3.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), 37.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.6% 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 Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 44.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 10 55.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 47 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moorabbin (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 44.4%) were male and 10 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 47 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,166 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,166.

Mortgage and rent Moorabbin % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 76 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,033 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Moorabbin (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $76 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,033.

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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