Mornington Peninsula (S)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA25340
People 154,999
Male 48.3%
Female 51.7%
Median age 46
Families 41,779
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 88,996
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,276
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 74,875 48.3 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 80,125 51.7 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,305 0.8 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 154,999 people in Mornington Peninsula (S). Of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

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Age Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 46 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 8,007 5.2 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 9,601 6.2 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 9,231 6.0 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 8,945 5.8 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 7,409 4.8 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 6,561 4.2 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 6,930 4.5 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 7,837 5.1 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 10,081 6.5 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 10,909 7.0 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 10,343 6.7 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 10,465 6.8 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 10,537 6.8 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 11,320 7.3 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 9,578 6.2 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 7,198 4.6 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 4,973 3.2 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 5,059 3.3 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mornington Peninsula (S) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 65,668 51.2 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 4,490 3.5 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 13,168 10.3 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 8,787 6.9 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 36,046 28.1 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mornington Peninsula (S) aged 15 years and over, 51.2% were married and 13.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 56,757 51.0 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 11,728 10.5 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 42,807 38.5 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Mornington Peninsula (S), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,437 5.8 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 9,317 22.1 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,864 4.4 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,516 3.6 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 4,935 11.7 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 2,103 5.0 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 2,499 5.9 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,432 5.8 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3,694 8.8 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,045 2.5 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 10,302 24.4 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Mornington Peninsula (S) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.1% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 14.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 22,082 17.2 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 13,621 10.6 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 4,333 3.4 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 19,886 15.5 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 17,728 13.8 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 9,463 7.4 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 12,325 9.6 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 98 0.1 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 14 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 10,854 8.5 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 414 0.3 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 13,690 10.7 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mornington Peninsula (S), 13.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English 70,359 32.9 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 58,062 27.1 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 19,448 9.1 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 18,313 8.6 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
Italian 6,313 2.9 352,711 4.5 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Mornington Peninsula (S) were English 32.9%, Australian 27.1%, Irish 9.1%, Scottish 8.6% and Italian 2.9%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Mornington Peninsula (S) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 116,942 75.5 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 11,598 7.5 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 2,149 1.4 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
Scotland 1,502 1.0 26,073 0.4 119,417 0.5
Italy 1,146 0.7 70,527 1.2 174,042 0.7
Germany 919 0.6 26,308 0.4 102,595 0.4

In Mornington Peninsula (S), 75.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 7.5%, New Zealand 1.4%, Scotland 1.0%, Italy 0.7% and Germany 0.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 35,341 22.8 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 12,295 7.9 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 8,773 5.7 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 88,341 57.0 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Mornington Peninsula (S), 57.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 97,640 63.0 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
England 16,663 10.8 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
Scotland 3,283 2.1 62,046 1.0 276,038 1.2
New Zealand 3,030 2.0 103,922 1.8 617,331 2.6
Italy 2,938 1.9 184,608 3.1 470,138 2.0

In Mornington Peninsula (S), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 63.0%, England 10.8%, Scotland 2.1%, New Zealand 2.0% and Italy 1.9%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 101,352 65.4 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 15,897 10.3 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Scotland 2,925 1.9 55,616 0.9 245,915 1.1
New Zealand 2,906 1.9 102,791 1.7 608,329 2.6
Italy 2,366 1.5 161,359 2.7 395,775 1.7

In Mornington Peninsula (S), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 65.4%, England 10.3%, Scotland 1.9%, New Zealand 1.9% and Italy 1.5%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 60,169 38.8 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 31,814 20.5 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 25,370 16.4 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 13,884 9.0 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 5,957 3.8 197,572 3.3 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Mornington Peninsula (S) were No Religion, so described 38.8%, Catholic 20.5%, Anglican 16.4%, Not stated 9.0% and Uniting Church 3.8%. In Mornington Peninsula (S), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (55.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Italian 1,545 1.0 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Greek 1,158 0.7 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
German 663 0.4 19,714 0.3 79,353 0.3
Mandarin 427 0.3 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
French 379 0.2 19,313 0.3 70,873 0.3
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English only spoken at home 137,793 88.9 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 4,784 7.8 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Mornington Peninsula (S) 88.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 1.0%, Greek 0.7%, German 0.4%, Mandarin 0.3% and French 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 37,951 53.5 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 25,796 36.3 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3,754 5.3 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 3,487 4.9 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 70,988 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mornington Peninsula (S). Of these 53.5% were employed full time, 36.3% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 9,558 14.2 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 7,591 11.2 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 8,653 12.8 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 10,164 15.1 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 27,790 41.2 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mornington Peninsula (S), 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 12,711 18.8 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 11,944 17.7 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 9,546 14.1 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 8,110 12.0 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 7,988 11.8 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 7,278 10.8 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 6,108 9.0 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 2,746 4.1 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Mornington Peninsula (S) included Professionals 18.8%, Technicians and Trades Workers 17.7%, Managers 14.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.8%, Sales Workers 10.8%, Labourers 9.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,559 3.8 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2,013 3.0 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Primary Education 1,725 2.6 52,964 1.9 231,198 2.2
Cafes and Restaurants 1,682 2.5 69,149 2.5 253,385 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 1,601 2.4 50,467 1.8 211,621 2.0

Of the employed people in Mornington Peninsula (S), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.8%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.0%, Primary Education 2.6%, Cafes and Restaurants 2.5% and Aged Care Residential Services 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 630 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,621 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,276 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mornington Peninsula (S) was $630.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 47,394 70.2 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 4,352 6.4 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 2,752 4.1 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Walked only 1,744 2.6 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
Truck 600 0.9 16,720 0.6 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 1,803 2.7 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 51,281 76.0 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Mornington Peninsula (S), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 70.2%, Worked at home 6.4%, Car, as passenger 4.1%, Walked only 2.6% and Truck 0.9%. On the day, 2.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 76.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 91,195 71.2 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 36,895 28.8 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 15,622 12.2 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 25,663 20.0 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Mornington Peninsula (S), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 27,204 21.2 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 34,424 26.9 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 17,005 13.3 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 12,561 9.8 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mornington Peninsula (S), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 17,941 42.9 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 17,072 40.9 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 6,371 15.2 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 397 1.0 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mornington Peninsula (S), 40.9% were couple families with children, 42.9% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.0 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.0 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Mornington Peninsula (S), 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 5,545 15.8 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,721 4.9 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 8,410 24.0 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 4,354 12.4 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 2,371 6.8 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 8,979 25.6 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,684 4.8 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,950 5.6 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Mornington Peninsula (S), of couple families with children, 15.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 24.0% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 57,789 67.4 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 27,890 32.6 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Mornington Peninsula (S), 67.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 32.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 48,672 84.2 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,777 10.0 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 2,705 4.7 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 468 0.8 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mornington Peninsula (S), 84.2% were separate houses, 10.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 92 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,087 1.9 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 9,502 16.4 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 27,446 47.5 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 18,191 31.5 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,467 2.5 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mornington Peninsula (S), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 16.4% had 2 bedrooms and 47.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 22,693 39.3 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 20,451 35.4 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 12,039 20.8 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 855 1.5 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,750 3.0 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mornington Peninsula (S), 39.3% were owned outright, 35.4% were owned with a mortgage and 20.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 41,053 71.0 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 15,561 26.9 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,180 2.0 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Mornington Peninsula (S), of all households, 71.0% were family households, 26.9% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

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Household income Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 22.1 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.2 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Mornington Peninsula (S), 22.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 310 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.4 -- 7.5 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 2,338 4.0 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 18,914 32.7 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 23,267 40.3 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 10,976 19.0 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 2,299 4.0 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Mornington Peninsula (S), 32.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 8,015 13.9 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 48,135 83.3 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,637 2.8 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Mornington Peninsula (S), 83.3% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 661 50.7 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 642 49.3 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Mornington Peninsula (S), 50.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.3% were female. The median age was 23 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,254 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Mornington Peninsula (S), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,254.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mornington Peninsula (S) % Mornington Peninsula (S) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 290 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,603 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Mornington Peninsula (S), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $290 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,603.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.