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Mapoon (S)

Code LGA34830 (LGA)
People 266
Male 137
Female 129
Median age 31
Families 65
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 102
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $892
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $53
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 266 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 137 51.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 129 48.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 237 90.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 266 people in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 90.1% of the population.

Age Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 22 8.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 19 7.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 20 7.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 24 9.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 19 7.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 17 6.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 18 6.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 5.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 26 9.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 18 6.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 26 9.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 15 5.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 8 3.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 7 2.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 0 0.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 1.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 1.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 27 13.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 3.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 11 5.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 10 5.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 147 72.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 13.4% were married and 8.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 64 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 59 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas) was 64 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 22 12.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 59 32.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 102 55.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 12.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 32.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 32 57.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 5.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 7 12.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 5 8.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 5.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 5.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3 5.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 56 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas) 21.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 56.1% were in primary school, 14.0% in secondary school and 14.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 264 100.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5 1.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 3 1.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3 1.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 248 95.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), 95.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 1.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 47 50.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 36 38.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 6 6.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 5.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 94 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 94 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 50.0% were employed full time, 38.3% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 0 0.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 24 28.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 11 12.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 31 36.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 13 15.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), 0.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 28.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 15.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 298 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 854 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 892 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas) was $298.

Travel to work, top responses Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 164 80.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 72 35.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 35 17.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 31 15.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.8% provided care for children and 17.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 61 30.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 65 32.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 23 11.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 13 6.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), 32.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.4% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 18 27.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 20 30.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 21 32.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 9.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), 30.8% were couple families with children, 27.7% were couple families without children and 32.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas) 13.6% of single parents were male and 86.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,458 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,458 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6 14.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 8 19.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 9.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 15 36.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 4 9.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 9.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 14.6% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 0.0% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 71 83.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 14 16.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), 83.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 60 84.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 8.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 7.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), 84.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.5% were flats, units or apartments and 7.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 10.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 17 24.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 18 25.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 24 34.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 5.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 10.0% had 1 bedroom, 24.3% had 2 bedrooms and 25.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3 4.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 66 88.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 4.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 4.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), 4.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 88.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 51 70.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 21 29.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.8% were family households, 29.2% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), 21.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — 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 Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 53 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 11.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 9.7 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
None 28 38.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 25 34.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 13 18.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 3 4.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 4.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), 34.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 18.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 235 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 116 49.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 119 50.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 235 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 116 (or 49.4%) were male and 119 (or 50.6%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 924 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $924.

Mortgage and rent Mapoon (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 53 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mapoon (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $53 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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