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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Mornington (Vic.)

Code SSC20926 (SSC)
People 22,421
Male 10,434
Female 11,987
Median age 43
Families 6,095
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 10,502
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,025
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,738
Median weekly rent $280
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 Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 22,421 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,434 46.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 11,987 53.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 123 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 22,421 people in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 46.5% were male and 53.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,387 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,348 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,297 5.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,209 5.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,061 4.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 924 4.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,209 5.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,601 7.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,623 7.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,424 6.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,348 6.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,354 6.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,542 6.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,415 6.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,141 5.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 941 4.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 822 3.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 774 3.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,998 48.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 621 3.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,126 11.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,604 8.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,036 27.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.9% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,156 49.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,525 9.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,810 41.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 431 7.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,273 21.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 291 4.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 167 2.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 713 11.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 304 5.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 216 3.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 420 6.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 480 7.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 174 2.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,596 26.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,065 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 27.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.5% were in primary school, 20.3% in secondary school and 14.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 16,297 72.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,022 28.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,876 8.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,229 5.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,852 56.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 56.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,855 56.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,374 32.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 601 5.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 514 5.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 10,344 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 10,344 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 56.6% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,192 12.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,061 10.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,118 11.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,566 15.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,290 43.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

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

Occupation Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 555 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,358 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,025 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $555.

Travel to work, top responses Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,158 71.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,374 29.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,081 11.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,201 17.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mornington (Vic.) (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, 29.2% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,968 21.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,802 26.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,449 13.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,937 10.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,592 42.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,353 38.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,092 17.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 59 1.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 38.6% were couple families with children, 42.5% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,080 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,116 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,116 and those without children was $2,080.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 809 16.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 191 3.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,161 23.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 698 14.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 253 5.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,264 25.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 288 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 284 5.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,957 87.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,236 12.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 87.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,356 71.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,654 18.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 817 9.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 125 1.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 71.0% were separate houses, 18.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 252 2.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,893 21.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,414 49.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,219 24.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 163 1.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 21.1% had 2 bedrooms and 49.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,254 36.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,155 35.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,236 25.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 57 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 253 2.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 36.3% were owned outright, 35.2% were owned with a mortgage and 25.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 6,018 67.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,666 29.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 271 3.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.2% were family households, 29.8% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 27.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.7% 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 Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,738 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 607 6.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,483 38.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,410 38.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,155 12.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 299 3.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 38.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.9% 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 Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 123 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 57 46.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 66 53.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 123 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 57 (or 46.3%) were male and 66 (or 53.7%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 825 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $825.

Mortgage and rent Mornington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 215 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,367 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Mornington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $215 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,367.

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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