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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

South Morang

Code SSC21237 (SSC)
People 20,873
Male 10,224
Female 10,649
Median age 31
Families 5,640
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 6,948
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,576
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Total 20,873 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,224 49.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,649 51.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 107 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 20,873 people in South Morang (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,009 9.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,828 8.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,601 7.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,418 6.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,255 6.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,598 7.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,997 9.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,037 9.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,893 9.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,380 6.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,047 5.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 841 4.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 655 3.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 406 1.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 288 1.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 198 0.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 186 0.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 235 1.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in South Morang (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.3% of the population.

Registered marital status South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,606 55.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 497 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,034 6.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 614 4.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,680 30.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in South Morang (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.8% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in South Morang (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,121 56.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,221 8.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,020 35.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In South Morang (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 41 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in South Morang (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 496 7.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,317 20.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 764 11.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 101 1.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 896 13.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 538 8.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 96 1.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 386 5.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 636 9.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 145 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,202 18.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,577 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In South Morang (State Suburbs) 31.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.2% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 15.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 14,660 70.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,988 45.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,435 7.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 797 4.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,512 43.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In South Morang (State Suburbs), 43.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses South Morang % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,988 63.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,847 26.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 622 5.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 493 4.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 10,950 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 10,950 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Morang (State Suburbs). Of these 63.8% were employed full time, 26.0% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 938 9.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 884 8.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,027 9.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,210 21.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,781 45.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in South Morang (State Suburbs), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in South Morang (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 669 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,653 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,576 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Morang (State Suburbs) was $669.

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

Unpaid work South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,476 67.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,633 36.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,605 10.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,505 9.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In South Morang (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.5% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,603 23.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,799 24.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,640 10.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,433 9.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in South Morang (State Suburbs), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,361 24.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,385 60.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 827 14.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 67 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in South Morang (State Suburbs), 60.0% were couple families with children, 24.1% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In South Morang (State Suburbs) 15.8% of single parents were male and 84.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,069 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,070 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In South Morang (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,070 and those without children was $2,069.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,268 26.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 116 2.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,225 25.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 929 19.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 181 3.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 465 9.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 344 7.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 216 4.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In South Morang (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 25.8% 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 South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,396 94.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 404 5.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In South Morang (State Suburbs), 94.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,390 84.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 879 13.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 128 2.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in South Morang (State Suburbs), 84.3% were separate houses, 13.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 18 0.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 358 5.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,855 44.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,092 48.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 68 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In South Morang (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 5.6% had 2 bedrooms and 44.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,145 17.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,929 61.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,186 18.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 29 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 108 1.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in South Morang (State Suburbs), 17.9% were owned outright, 61.4% were owned with a mortgage and 18.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,503 86.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 758 11.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 136 2.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In South Morang (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.0% were family households, 11.8% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In South Morang (State Suburbs), 12.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.4% 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 South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.5 -- 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 South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
None 137 2.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,561 24.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,194 49.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,366 21.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 139 2.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In South Morang (State Suburbs), 24.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.4% 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 South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 108 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 59 54.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 49 45.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in South Morang (State Suburbs), there were 108 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 59 (or 54.6%) were male and 49 (or 45.4%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,300 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In South Morang (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,300.

Mortgage and rent South Morang % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 309 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,670 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In South Morang (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $309 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,670.

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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