2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Maleny

Code SSC30999 (SSC)
People 3,441
Male 1,584
Female 1,857
Median age 52
Families 988
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,705
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $808
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,441 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,584 46.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,857 54.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 31 0.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,441 people in Maleny (State Suburbs) of these 46.0% were male and 54.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 136 4.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 202 5.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 207 6.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 206 6.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 83 2.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 64 1.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 115 3.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 175 5.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 220 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 202 5.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 253 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 299 8.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 331 9.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 295 8.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 242 7.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 177 5.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 115 3.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 120 3.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Maleny (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,517 52.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 109 3.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 374 12.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 235 8.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 664 22.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Maleny (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.3% were married and 16.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Maleny (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,313 52.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 205 8.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 984 39.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Maleny (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 48 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Maleny (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 48 years.

Education Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 27 2.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 178 19.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 0.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 83 8.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 175 18.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 3.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 40 4.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 84 9.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 26 2.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 289 30.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 936 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Maleny (State Suburbs) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 13.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,508 72.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 797 25.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 245 7.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 187 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,921 61.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Maleny (State Suburbs), 61.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Maleny % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 633 45.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 606 43.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 77 5.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 90 6.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,406 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,406 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maleny (State Suburbs). Of these 45.0% were employed full time, 43.1% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 241 18.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 178 13.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 189 14.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 169 12.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 462 35.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Maleny (State Suburbs), 18.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Maleny (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 466 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 976 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 808 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maleny (State Suburbs) was $466.

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

Unpaid work Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,163 74.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 691 23.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 349 12.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 920 31.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Maleny (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.8% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 481 16.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 804 27.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 489 16.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 391 13.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maleny (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 524 53.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 263 26.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 191 19.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 0.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Maleny (State Suburbs), 26.6% were couple families with children, 53.1% were couple families without children and 19.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Maleny (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,510 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,949 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maleny (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,949 and those without children was $1,510.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 84 10.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 57 7.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 127 16.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 74 9.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 60 7.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 277 35.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 36 4.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 70 8.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Maleny (State Suburbs), of couple families, 10.7% had both partners employed full-time, 7.3% had both employed part-time and 16.2% 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 Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,409 86.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 214 13.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Maleny (State Suburbs), 86.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,196 84.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 118 8.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 87 6.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Maleny (State Suburbs), 84.9% were separate houses, 8.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 50 3.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 239 17.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 702 49.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 387 27.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 1.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maleny (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 17.0% had 2 bedrooms and 49.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 653 46.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 363 25.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 343 24.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 1.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 2.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Maleny (State Suburbs), 46.4% were owned outright, 25.8% were owned with a mortgage and 24.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 976 69.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 392 27.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 38 2.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Maleny (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.4% were family households, 27.9% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maleny (State Suburbs), 35.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.4% 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 Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
None 77 5.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 667 47.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 478 33.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 155 11.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 2.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Maleny (State Suburbs), 47.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.0% 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 Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 30 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 40.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 18 60.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Maleny (State Suburbs), there were 30 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 40.0%) were male and 18 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 733 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Maleny (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $733.

Mortgage and rent Maleny % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 305 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 726 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Maleny (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $305 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $726.

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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