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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

West Moonah

Code SSC60397 (SSC)
People 3,774
Male 1,797
Female 1,977
Median age 37
Families 996
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,743
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $939
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,387
Median weekly rent $218
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 3,774 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,797 47.6 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,977 52.4 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 93 2.5 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,774 people in West Moonah (State Suburbs) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 243 6.4 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 208 5.5 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 237 6.3 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 267 7.1 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 275 7.3 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 271 7.2 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 269 7.1 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 251 6.7 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 257 6.8 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 269 7.1 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 289 7.7 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 239 6.3 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 215 5.7 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 133 3.5 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 113 3.0 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 85 2.3 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 92 2.4 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 60 1.6 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in West Moonah (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.9% of the population.

Registered marital status West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,230 39.8 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 109 3.5 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 324 10.5 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 183 5.9 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,247 40.3 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in West Moonah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.8% were married and 14.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in West Moonah (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,133 39.7 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 334 11.7 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,387 48.6 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in West Moonah (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 22 2.0 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 203 18.7 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 75 6.9 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 0.9 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 132 12.2 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 73 6.7 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 19 1.8 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 141 13.0 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 135 12.5 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 27 2.5 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 246 22.7 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,083 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In West Moonah (State Suburbs) 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.7% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 25.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 2,974 78.8 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 843 23.6 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 244 6.8 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 126 3.5 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,362 66.1 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), 66.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,014 53.9 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 634 33.7 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 95 5.1 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 138 7.3 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,881 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,881 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in West Moonah (State Suburbs). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 33.7% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 230 13.2 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 175 10.0 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 228 13.1 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 416 23.9 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 600 34.4 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in West Moonah (State Suburbs), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in West Moonah (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 516 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,186 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 939 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in West Moonah (State Suburbs) was $516.

Travel to work, top responses West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,276 73.6 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 850 27.5 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 348 11.3 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 515 16.7 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.5% 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, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 690 22.3 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 874 28.3 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 386 12.5 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 321 10.4 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in West Moonah (State Suburbs), 28.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 343 34.5 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 402 40.4 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 235 23.6 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 1.5 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in West Moonah (State Suburbs), 40.4% were couple families with children, 34.5% were couple families without children and 23.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.5 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.5 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In West Moonah (State Suburbs) 14.5% of single parents were male and 85.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,910 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,032 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,032 and those without children was $1,910.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 140 18.6 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 41 5.5 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 186 24.7 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 96 12.8 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 44 5.9 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 166 22.1 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 41 5.5 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 38 5.1 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 24.7% 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 West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,538 90.6 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 159 9.4 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), 90.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,164 75.7 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 92 6.0 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 282 18.3 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 West Moonah (State Suburbs), 75.7% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.3 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 112 7.3 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 387 25.1 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 681 44.2 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 331 21.5 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 1.6 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.3% had 1 bedroom, 25.1% had 2 bedrooms and 44.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 475 30.9 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 488 31.7 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 527 34.2 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 0.6 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 2.5 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in West Moonah (State Suburbs), 30.9% were owned outright, 31.7% were owned with a mortgage and 34.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 976 63.5 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 493 32.1 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 69 4.5 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.5% were family households, 32.1% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

Household income West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.0 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), 29.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 218 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.2 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.8 -- 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 West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
None 165 10.7 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 642 41.7 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 477 31.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 210 13.7 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 44 2.9 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), 41.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.7% 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 West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 94 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 47 50.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 47 50.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in West Moonah (State Suburbs), there were 94 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47 (or 50.0%) were male and 47 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent West Moonah % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,213 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In West Moonah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,213.

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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