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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Mornington (Tas.)

Code SSC60231 (SSC)
People 2,185
Male 1,044
Female 1,141
Median age 35
Families 584
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 932
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $948
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,413
Median weekly rent $250
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 Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 2,185 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,044 47.8 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,141 52.2 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 84 3.8 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,185 people in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

Age Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 148 6.8 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 123 5.6 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 115 5.3 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 120 5.5 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 177 8.1 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 205 9.4 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 162 7.4 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 147 6.7 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 120 5.5 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 115 5.3 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 133 6.1 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 116 5.3 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 153 7.0 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 139 6.4 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 65 3.0 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 51 2.3 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 26 1.2 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 69 3.2 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 629 35.0 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 72 4.0 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 213 11.8 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 155 8.6 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 729 40.5 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 35.0% were married and 15.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 561 35.9 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 248 15.9 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 755 48.3 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 35.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 18 3.2 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 130 22.8 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 37 6.5 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 0.7 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 71 12.5 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 23 4.0 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.5 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 57 10.0 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 42 7.4 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 17 3.0 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 168 29.5 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 570 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 26.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.8% were in primary school, 17.2% in secondary school and 17.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,900 87.0 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 182 9.4 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 87 4.5 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 46 2.4 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,624 83.8 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 83.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 594 57.3 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 307 29.6 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 61 5.9 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 75 7.2 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,037 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,037 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.3% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 7.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 84 8.7 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 99 10.3 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 120 12.5 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 240 25.0 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 359 37.4 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 8.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 497 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,123 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 948 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was $497.

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

Unpaid work Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,200 66.7 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 507 28.2 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 193 10.7 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 248 13.8 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.2% 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, 13.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 361 20.1 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 446 24.8 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 210 11.7 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 186 10.3 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 215 36.8 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 198 33.9 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 167 28.6 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.7 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 33.9% were couple families with children, 36.8% were couple families without children and 28.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.6 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.4 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,725 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,647 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,647 and those without children was $1,725.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 85 20.8 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 3.4 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 91 22.3 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 63 15.4 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 31 7.6 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 83 20.3 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 23 5.6 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 18 4.4 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.8% 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 Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 858 95.3 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 42 4.7 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 95.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 735 85.6 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 17 2.0 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 107 12.5 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 85.6% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 39 4.5 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 87 10.1 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 636 74.0 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 80 9.3 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 1.6 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 10.1% had 2 bedrooms and 74.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 226 26.3 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 353 41.0 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 257 29.9 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 2.4 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 26.3% were owned outright, 41.0% were owned with a mortgage and 29.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 576 67.1 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 246 28.7 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 36 4.2 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.1% were family households, 28.7% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.8 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 29.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% 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 (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.4 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.6 -- 9.5 -- 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 (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,413 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 7.5 -- 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 (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 92 10.7 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 345 40.2 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 266 31.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 129 15.0 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 27 3.1 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 40.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.0% 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 (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 88 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 39 44.3 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 49 55.7 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), there were 88 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 39 (or 44.3%) were male and 49 (or 55.7%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % 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 1,221 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mornington (Tas.) (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 $1,221.

Mortgage and rent Mornington (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 245 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,248 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Mornington (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $245 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,248.

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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