2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Mooroobool (Cairns City)

Code SSC36791 (SSC)
People 6,618
Male 3,286
Female 3,332
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 5,502
People born overseas 1,265
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 117
Families 1,715
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,618
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,066
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,192
Median weekly rent $200
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People — demographics
People Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Total 6,618 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,286 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,332 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 742 11.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,618 people were usually resident in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 11.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 504 7.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 996 15.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 936 14.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,885 43.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 723 10.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 574 8.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.7% of people usually resident in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,502 83.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,265 19.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 117 1.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.1% of people usually resident in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 19.1% were born overseas and 1.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,250 44.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 659 12.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 222 4.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,986 38.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs) were married, 12.9% were either separated or divorced, 4.3% were widowed and 38.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Australia 4,714 71.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,127 64.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 843 25.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 104 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 96 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 133 4.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,343 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,303 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,303 people aged 15 years and over in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 64.4% worked full-time, 25.5% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.0% were unemployed. 1,343 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 529 -- 466 --
Family 1,182 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,066 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $529, the median family income was $1,182 and the median household income was $1,066.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 617 36.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 700 40.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 370 21.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 28 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,715 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,715 families in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs): of these 36.0% were couple families without children, 40.8% were couple families with children, 21.6% were one parent families and 1.6% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,451 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,618 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,451 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,114 86.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 166 6.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 134 5.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 37 1.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), 86.3% were separate houses, 6.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 663 27.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 764 31.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 803 32.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 215 8.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), 27.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.2% were owned with a mortgage and 32.8% were rented.

Landlord type Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 395 49.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 143 17.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 250 31.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 1.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 49.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,192 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,192. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mooroobool (Cairns City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,660 67.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 505 20.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 104 4.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), 67.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.6% were single (or lone) person households and 4.2% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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