2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Maryborough

Code UCL337400 (UCL)
People 21,501
Male 10,448
Female 11,053
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 19,925
People born overseas 1,685
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 63
Families 5,863
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,465
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $648
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Maryborough % Australia %
Total 21,501 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 10,448 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 11,053 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 726 3.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 21,501 people were usually resident in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 3.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Maryborough % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,364 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 3,031 14.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,455 11.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 7,716 35.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,720 12.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 4,214 19.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.4% of people usually resident in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Maryborough % Australia %
Australian citizenship 19,925 92.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,685 7.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 63 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.7% of people usually resident in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 7.8% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Maryborough % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,444 49.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,327 13.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,553 9.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 4,785 28.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.6% were either separated or divorced, 9.1% were widowed and 28.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Maryborough % Australia %
Australia 18,674 86.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Maryborough % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Maryborough % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Maryborough % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,616 55.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,507 29.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 304 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 211 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 744 8.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 7,821 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 8,382 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 8,382 people aged 15 years and over in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 55.1% worked full-time, 29.9% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.9% were unemployed. 7,821 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Maryborough % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Maryborough % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Maryborough % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 345 -- 466 --
Family 839 -- 1,171 --
Household 648 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $345, the median family income was $839 and the median household income was $648.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Maryborough % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,553 43.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,101 35.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,122 19.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 87 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 5,863 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 5,863 families in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 43.5% were couple families without children, 35.8% were couple families with children, 19.1% were one parent families and 1.5% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Maryborough % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,687 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,465 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 8,687 occupied private dwellings were counted in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Maryborough % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,465 85.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 158 1.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 811 9.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 253 2.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.9% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Maryborough % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,448 39.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,196 25.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,535 29.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 60 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 450 5.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.3% were owned with a mortgage and 29.2% were rented.

Landlord type Maryborough % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,115 44.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 386 15.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 958 37.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 74 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Maryborough % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maryborough % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 5,777 66.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,404 27.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 210 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Maryborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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