2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Macleay Island

Code SSC30994 (SSC)
People 2,572
Male 1,288
Female 1,284
Median age 52
Families 677
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,623
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $573
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,100
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,572 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,288 50.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,284 49.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 95 3.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,572 people in Macleay Island (State Suburbs) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.7% of the population.

Age Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 147 5.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 148 5.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 162 6.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 104 4.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 60 2.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 77 3.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 99 3.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 116 4.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 137 5.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 170 6.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 169 6.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 234 9.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 302 11.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 287 11.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 181 7.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 102 4.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 57 2.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 0.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Macleay Island (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 966 45.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 115 5.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 399 18.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 137 6.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 496 23.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Macleay Island (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.7% were married and 24.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Macleay Island (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 823 45.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 177 9.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 829 45.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Macleay Island (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 20 3.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 178 26.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 0.4 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 76 11.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 0.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 24 3.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 34 5.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 26 3.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 18 2.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 288 42.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 673 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs) 26.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.7% were in primary school, 15.4% in secondary school and 9.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,755 68.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 664 29.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 195 8.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 114 5.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,313 57.4 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), 57.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 285 39.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 270 37.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 52 7.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 112 15.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 719 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 719 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Macleay Island (State Suburbs). Of these 39.6% were employed full time, 37.6% were employed part-time and 15.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 97 16.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 74 12.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 99 16.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 85 14.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 197 32.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Macleay Island (State Suburbs), 16.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 32.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Macleay Island (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 343 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 710 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 573 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Macleay Island (State Suburbs) was $343.

Travel to work, top responses Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,405 66.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 422 20.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 313 14.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 423 20.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.0% provided care for children and 14.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 271 12.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 450 21.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 323 15.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 358 17.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Macleay Island (State Suburbs), 21.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 376 55.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 141 20.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 155 22.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Macleay Island (State Suburbs), 20.8% were couple families with children, 55.5% were couple families without children and 22.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs) 24.2% of single parents were male and 75.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,312 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,524 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,524 and those without children was $1,312.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 24 4.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 23 4.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 39 7.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 71 13.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 56 10.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 238 46.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 22 4.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 42 8.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), of couple families, 4.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 7.6% 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 Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,102 71.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 439 28.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), 71.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 28.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,093 99.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Macleay Island (State Suburbs), 99.2% were separate houses, 0.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 58 5.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 378 34.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 536 48.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 109 9.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 1.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.3% had 1 bedroom, 34.4% had 2 bedrooms and 48.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 433 39.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 319 28.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 318 28.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 2.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Macleay Island (State Suburbs), 39.3% were owned outright, 28.9% were owned with a mortgage and 28.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 668 60.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 387 35.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 45 4.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.7% were family households, 35.2% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 52.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), 52.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.6% 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 Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.3 -- 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 Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,100 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.0 -- 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 Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
None 150 13.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 590 53.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 259 23.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 74 6.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 30 2.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), 53.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.7% 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 Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 98 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 43 43.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 55 56.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Macleay Island (State Suburbs), there were 98 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 43 (or 43.9%) were male and 55 (or 56.1%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 563 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $563.

Mortgage and rent Macleay Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 190 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,608 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Macleay Island (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,608.

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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