Mornington Peninsula ShireCommunity profile

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Mornington Peninsula Shire

Additional areas

Mornington Peninsula Shire has a total population of 154,999 and 89,116 dwellings in 2016.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2016 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Mornington Peninsula Shire summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population154,999100.0100.0
Australian citizens136,72288.279.6
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)106,95469.060.8
Indigenous population1,3040.80.5
Needs assistance due to age or disability8,4695.54.9
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)8,0075.26.4
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)13,3998.68.5
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)10,9487.16.7
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)10,8437.010.0
Young workforce (25 to 34)13,4938.716.3
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)28,82618.621.1
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)20,80713.411.9
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)21,86114.19.3
Seniors (70 to 84)21,75114.07.7
Frail aged (85 and over)5,0593.32.0
Total Population154,999100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children16,96827.833.5
Couples without children17,50328.622.9
One parent families6,19010.110.1
Lone person households15,55225.422.0
Group households1,1801.94.7
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)61,110100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school15,1329.89.5
Attending secondary school9,5366.26.1
Attending university or TAFE institution6,1254.08.2
Total persons (including those not attending)154,999100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses76,51286.066.1
Medium and high density11,63813.133.0
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)6580.70.5
Occupied private dwellings61,11068.690.7
Unoccupied Dwellings27,89031.39.1
Non private dwellings1160.10.1
Total dwellings89,116100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)89,115100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)11,57019.716.7
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)18,34731.227.3
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)11,97820.423.0
$2,500 or more (high)10,25617.522.9
Incomes not stated6,56311.210.1
Total households58,714100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection48,72279.781.7
No internet connection8,24513.511.3
Not stated4,1396.87.1
Total households61,110100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.