Facts about Moreland

  • Despite population ageing, approximately 1,900 babies have been born in Moreland each year since 1995. In the 2004–2005 financial year, 2,219 babies were born in the municipality.
  • The life expectancy of residents living in Moreland is similar to the Victorian average and is increasing. Women in Moreland (and Victoria) live longer than males by approximately five years. The life expectancy of females born in Moreland between 1999 and 2003 is 82.8 years and males 77.6 years.
  • The proportion of family households that comprise couples with children has decreased over the past ten years. The proportion of households comprising couples without children has remained stable over the past ten years, whereas considerable increases have occurred in the proportions of one person and single parent households.