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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Maranoa (R)

Code LGA34860 (LGA)
People 13,076
Male 6,730
Female 6,346
Median age 36
Families 3,301
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 6,124
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,209
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,365
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 13,076 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,730 51.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,346 48.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 958 7.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,076 people in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.3% of the population.

Age Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,071 8.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 942 7.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 952 7.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 793 6.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 780 6.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 952 7.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 873 6.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 912 7.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 922 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 905 6.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 905 6.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 760 5.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 688 5.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 517 4.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 429 3.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 298 2.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 220 1.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 155 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,265 52.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 309 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 699 6.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 517 5.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,315 32.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.1% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,361 52.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,111 13.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,832 34.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 136 3.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 742 20.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 399 10.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 0.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 364 9.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 267 7.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 26 0.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 209 5.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 146 4.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 44 1.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,345 36.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,693 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas) 28.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.3% were in primary school, 17.8% in secondary school and 9.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 11,099 84.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 881 7.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 409 3.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 334 2.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 10,174 86.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), 86.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,809 69.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,452 21.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 466 6.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 172 2.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,899 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 6,899 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas). Of these 69.7% were employed full time, 21.0% were employed part-time and 2.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 487 7.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 417 6.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 549 8.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 875 13.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,929 58.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 645 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,444 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,209 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas) was $645.

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

Unpaid work Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,685 66.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,889 28.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 919 9.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,660 26.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.6% provided care for children and 9.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,915 19.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,435 24.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,209 12.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,128 11.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,396 42.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,473 44.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 402 12.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 30 0.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), 44.6% were couple families with children, 42.3% were couple families without children and 12.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas) 20.2% of single parents were male and 79.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,782 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,972 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,972 and those without children was $1,782.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 940 32.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 91 3.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 606 21.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 335 11.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 68 2.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 298 10.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 222 7.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 306 10.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 32.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,447 81.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,024 18.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), 81.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,062 91.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 132 3.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 158 3.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 71 1.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), 91.3% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 24 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 132 3.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 680 15.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,070 46.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,428 32.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 114 2.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.3% had 2 bedrooms and 46.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,521 34.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,281 28.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,462 32.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 59 1.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 123 2.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), 34.2% were owned outright, 28.8% were owned with a mortgage and 32.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,241 72.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,059 23.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 149 3.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 72.8% were family households, 23.8% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), 23.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.2% 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 Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,365 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
None 258 5.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,259 28.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,576 35.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,175 26.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 179 4.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), 28.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.4% 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 Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 959 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 497 51.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 462 48.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), there were 959 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 497 (or 51.8%) were male and 462 (or 48.2%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,036 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,036.

Mortgage and rent Maranoa (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,275 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Maranoa (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,275.

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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