Morwell

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC21757
People 13,771
Male 49.2%
Female 50.8%
Median age 43
Families 3,342
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.6
All private dwellings 6,964
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $807
Median monthly mortgage repayments $953
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

(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
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 6,776 49.2 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 6,995 50.8 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 354 2.6 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 13,771 people in Morwell. Of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

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Age Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 828 6.0 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 793 5.8 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 736 5.3 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 774 5.6 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 916 6.6 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 899 6.5 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 771 5.6 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 674 4.9 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 751 5.5 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 889 6.5 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 887 6.4 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 996 7.2 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 881 6.4 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 844 6.1 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 692 5.0 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 599 4.3 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 398 2.9 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 448 3.3 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Morwell was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 4,306 37.8 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 557 4.9 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,322 11.6 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 973 8.5 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,248 37.2 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Morwell aged 15 years and over, 37.8% were married and 16.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 3,692 38.1 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,055 10.9 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,938 51.0 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Morwell, of people aged 15 years and over, 38.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 159 4.0 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 661 16.8 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 295 7.5 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 22 0.6 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 511 13.0 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 143 3.6 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 51 1.3 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 235 6.0 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 252 6.4 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 114 2.9 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,499 38.0 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Morwell 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.6% were in primary school, 17.8% in secondary school and 12.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 790 6.9 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 686 6.0 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 394 3.4 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,866 16.3 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,361 11.9 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,008 8.8 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,422 12.4 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 21 0.2 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,698 14.9 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 93 0.8 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,827 16.0 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Morwell, 11.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.0% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English 5,059 27.8 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 5,020 27.6 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Scottish 1,347 7.4 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 1,261 6.9 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Italian 957 5.3 352,711 4.5 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Morwell were English 27.8%, Australian 27.6%, Scottish 7.4%, Irish 6.9% and Italian 5.3%.

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 Morwell (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 10,121 73.7 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 346 2.5 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
Italy 337 2.5 70,527 1.2 174,042 0.7
Philippines 131 1.0 51,290 0.9 232,386 1.0
Netherlands 118 0.9 19,813 0.3 70,172 0.3
Scotland 117 0.9 26,073 0.4 119,417 0.5

In Morwell, 73.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.5%, Italy 2.5%, Philippines 1.0%, Netherlands 0.9% and Scotland 0.9%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,102 22.5 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 792 5.8 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 500 3.6 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 7,903 57.4 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Morwell, 57.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 8,488 61.7 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
England 679 4.9 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
Italy 658 4.8 184,608 3.1 470,138 2.0
Scotland 275 2.0 62,046 1.0 276,038 1.2
Netherlands 257 1.9 51,198 0.9 175,354 0.7

In Morwell, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 61.7%, England 4.9%, Italy 4.8%, Scotland 2.0% and Netherlands 1.9%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 8,805 64.0 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 605 4.4 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Italy 600 4.4 161,359 2.7 395,775 1.7
Scotland 250 1.8 55,616 0.9 245,915 1.1
Netherlands 231 1.7 44,458 0.8 152,088 0.6

In Morwell, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 64.0%, England 4.4%, Italy 4.4%, Scotland 1.8% and Netherlands 1.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 4,698 34.1 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 3,350 24.3 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,892 13.7 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 1,638 11.9 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Presbyterian and Reformed 528 3.8 117,036 2.0 526,689 2.3

The most common responses for religion in Morwell were No Religion, so described 34.1%, Catholic 24.3%, Anglican 13.7%, Not stated 11.9% and Presbyterian and Reformed 3.8%. In Morwell, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (58.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Italian 444 3.2 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Greek 104 0.8 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
Arabic 90 0.7 79,589 1.3 321,728 1.4
Maltese 80 0.6 16,898 0.3 31,987 0.1
Mandarin 67 0.5 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
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English only spoken at home 11,059 80.5 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 779 12.7 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Morwell 80.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 3.2%, Greek 0.8%, Arabic 0.7%, Maltese 0.6% and Mandarin 0.5%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,453 47.1 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,697 32.6 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 302 5.8 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 753 14.5 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 5,205 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Morwell. Of these 47.1% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 14.5% 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
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 614 13.8 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 502 11.3 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 575 13.0 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 920 20.7 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,531 34.5 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Morwell, 13.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 714 16.1 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 672 15.1 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 587 13.2 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 565 12.7 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 543 12.2 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Professionals 515 11.6 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Machinery Operators and Drivers 414 9.3 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3
Managers 351 7.9 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Morwell included Technicians and Trades Workers 16.1%, Labourers 15.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.7%, Sales Workers 12.2%, Professionals 11.6%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.3% and Managers 7.9%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 191 4.4 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 173 3.9 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation 151 3.4 1,882 0.1 8,064 0.1
Takeaway Food Services 151 3.4 48,051 1.8 189,447 1.8
Aged Care Residential Services 131 3.0 50,467 1.8 211,621 2.0

Of the employed people in Morwell, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.4%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.9%, Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation 3.4%, Takeaway Food Services 3.4% and Aged Care Residential Services 3.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 470 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,092 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 807 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Morwell was $470.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 3,165 71.4 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 253 5.7 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Walked only 115 2.6 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 73 1.6 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Train 42 0.9 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 114 2.6 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 3,460 77.8 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Morwell, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 71.4%, Car, as passenger 5.7%, Walked only 2.6%, Worked at home 1.6% and Train 0.9%. On the day, 2.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 77.8% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,923 60.7 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,521 22.1 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,347 11.8 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,756 15.4 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Morwell, of people aged 15 years and over, 60.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.1% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.4% 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
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,965 17.2 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,505 21.9 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,261 11.0 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,196 10.5 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Morwell, 21.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,356 40.6 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,055 31.6 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 873 26.2 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 52 1.6 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Morwell, 31.6% were couple families with children, 40.6% were couple families without children and 26.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Morwell, 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% 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
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 291 12.0 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 75 3.1 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 438 18.1 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 332 13.7 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 189 7.8 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 819 33.8 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 143 5.9 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 137 5.7 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Morwell, of couple families with children, 12.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 18.1% 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

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 5,604 86.7 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 861 13.3 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Morwell, 86.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 4,777 85.2 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 350 6.2 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 452 8.1 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 9 0.2 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Morwell, 85.2% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.1% were flats or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 237 4.2 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,225 21.9 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,969 53.0 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 957 17.1 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 204 3.6 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Morwell, of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 21.9% had 2 bedrooms and 53.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,990 35.6 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,467 26.2 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,875 33.5 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 27 0.5 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 236 4.2 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Morwell, 35.6% were owned outright, 26.2% were owned with a mortgage and 33.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 3,291 58.7 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,132 38.1 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 179 3.2 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Morwell, of all households, 58.7% were family households, 38.1% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

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Household income Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 37.7 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Morwell, 37.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.3% 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 Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 180 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.3 -- 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 Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 953 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.9 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.1 -- 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 Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 656 11.7 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,333 41.7 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,635 29.2 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 663 11.8 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 314 5.6 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Morwell, 41.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,488 26.5 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,898 69.5 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 219 3.9 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Morwell, 69.5% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

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.
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 160 45.5 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 192 54.5 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 18 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Morwell, 45.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.5% were female. The median age was 18 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Morwell % Morwell 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 732 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Morwell, 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 $732.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Morwell % Morwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 180 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 949 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Morwell, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $949.

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.