2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Maroochy River

Code SSC31018 (SSC)
People 1,337
Male 684
Female 653
Median age 39
Families 371
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 492
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,359
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,863
Median weekly rent $327
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,337 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 684 51.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 653 48.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 2.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,337 people in Maroochy River (State Suburbs) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 95 7.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 114 8.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 96 7.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 90 6.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 45 3.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 32 2.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 82 6.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 102 7.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 129 9.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 101 7.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 130 9.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 85 6.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 86 6.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 70 5.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 35 2.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 22 1.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 13 1.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 10 0.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Maroochy River (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 645 62.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 2.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 69 6.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 2.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 262 25.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Maroochy River (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.8% were married and 9.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Maroochy River (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 575 62.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 65 7.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 285 30.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Maroochy River (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 28 7.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 106 26.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 20 5.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 34 8.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 56 14.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 3.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 8.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 10 2.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 33 8.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 8 2.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 60 15.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 400 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs) 30.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.0% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 10.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,063 79.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 248 19.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 91 7.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 72 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 858 67.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), 67.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 361 53.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 236 35.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 35 5.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 41 6.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 673 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 673 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maroochy River (State Suburbs). Of these 53.6% were employed full time, 35.1% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 87 13.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 71 11.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 79 12.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 82 13.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 279 44.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Maroochy River (State Suburbs), 13.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Maroochy River (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 563 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,435 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,359 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maroochy River (State Suburbs) was $563.

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

Unpaid work Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 833 81.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 356 34.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 107 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 213 20.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.6% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 210 20.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 309 30.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 160 15.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 155 15.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maroochy River (State Suburbs), 30.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 145 39.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 190 51.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 31 8.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Maroochy River (State Suburbs), 51.2% were couple families with children, 39.1% were couple families without children and 8.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 42.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 57.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs) 42.4% of single parents were male and 57.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,968 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,073 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,073 and those without children was $1,968.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 57 16.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 5.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 86 25.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 37 11.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 5.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 68 20.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 19 5.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 34 10.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 25.5% 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 Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 439 91.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 39 8.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), 91.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 432 97.7 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 4 0.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Maroochy River (State Suburbs), 97.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 15 3.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 20 4.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 171 38.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 225 50.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 2.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 4.5% had 2 bedrooms and 38.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 147 33.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 219 49.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 63 14.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.9 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 2.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Maroochy River (State Suburbs), 33.3% were owned outright, 49.5% were owned with a mortgage and 14.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 366 83.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 56 12.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 4.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.0% were family households, 12.7% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

Household income Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), 16.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.3% 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 Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 327 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,863 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.0 -- 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 Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 90 20.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 220 49.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 117 26.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 3.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), 20.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.5% 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 Maroochy River % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 33 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 22 66.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 11 33.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 10 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Maroochy River (State Suburbs), there were 33 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 22 (or 66.7%) were male and 11 (or 33.3%) were female. The median age was 10 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Maroochy River % 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 1,712 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), 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 $1,712.

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

In Maroochy River (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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