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Moora (WA)

Code SSC50514 (SSC)
People 1,822
Male 887
Female 935
Median age 37
Families 476
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 798
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,211
Median monthly mortgage repayments $952
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,822 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 887 48.7 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 935 51.3 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 287 15.7 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,822 people in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 15.7% of the population.

Age Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 136 7.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 114 6.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 146 8.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 139 7.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 103 5.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 118 6.5 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 105 5.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 119 6.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 100 5.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 134 7.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 124 6.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 131 7.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 105 5.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 78 4.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 58 3.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 43 2.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 32 1.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 38 2.1 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 665 46.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 44 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 106 7.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 79 5.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 533 37.4 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.6% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 568 46.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 187 15.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 469 38.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 23 4.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 56 10.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 100 19.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.6 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 112 21.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 1.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 55 10.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 1.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 149 28.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 520 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs) 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.5% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,474 80.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 296 17.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 107 6.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 76 4.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,209 71.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), 71.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 564 63.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 241 27.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 55 6.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 30 3.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 890 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 890 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 63.4% were employed full time, 27.1% were employed part-time and 3.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 89 10.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 65 7.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 89 10.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 116 13.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 446 51.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

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

Occupation Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 564 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,420 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,211 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs) was $564.

Travel to work, top responses Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 951 66.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 405 28.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 139 9.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 427 29.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 263 18.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 345 24.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 184 12.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 159 11.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 199 41.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 198 41.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 75 15.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), 41.7% were couple families with children, 41.9% were couple families without children and 15.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,874 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,979 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,979 and those without children was $1,874.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 99 25.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 4.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 95 24.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 52 13.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 6.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 50 12.7 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 24 6.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 8.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 24.1% 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 Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 658 85.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 113 14.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), 85.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 604 91.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 3.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 23 3.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.5 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), 91.8% were separate houses, 3.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 26 4.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 92 14.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 305 46.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 218 33.1 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 2.6 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 14.0% had 2 bedrooms and 46.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 203 30.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 229 34.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 207 31.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 2.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), 30.8% were owned outright, 34.7% were owned with a mortgage and 31.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 462 70.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 175 26.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 3.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.2% were family households, 26.6% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), 25.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.2% 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 Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 8.9 -- 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 Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 952 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.2 -- 10.2 -- 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 Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 49 7.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 203 30.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 222 33.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 165 25.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19 2.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), 30.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.1% 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 Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 286 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 120 42.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 166 58.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 286 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 120 (or 42.0%) were male and 166 (or 58.0%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 836 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $836.

Mortgage and rent Moora (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 110 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 950 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Moora (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $110 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $950.

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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