2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Moranbah

Code SSC31100 (SSC)
People 8,965
Male 4,975
Female 3,990
Median age 29
Families 2,122
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,606
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $2,778
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,340
Median weekly rent $80
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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Total 8,965 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,975 55.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,990 44.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 235 2.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,965 people in Moranbah (State Suburbs) of these 55.5% were male and 44.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

Age Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 993 11.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 848 9.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 641 7.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 510 5.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 672 7.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 871 9.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 919 10.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 862 9.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 775 8.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 653 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 517 5.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 378 4.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 208 2.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 65 0.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 24 0.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 0.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 12 0.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 0.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moranbah (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 1.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,401 52.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 215 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 443 6.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 65 1.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,358 36.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moranbah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.5% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moranbah (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,817 53.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 897 16.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,592 30.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moranbah (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 115 4.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,055 37.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 0.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 460 16.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 0.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 148 5.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 189 6.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 54 1.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 788 27.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,829 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moranbah (State Suburbs) 31.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.7% were in primary school, 16.6% in secondary school and 11.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,203 80.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,215 14.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 424 5.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 405 4.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,146 75.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), 75.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,661 72.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 902 17.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 374 7.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 110 2.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,047 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,047 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moranbah (State Suburbs). Of these 72.5% were employed full time, 17.9% were employed part-time and 2.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 325 6.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 253 5.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 324 6.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 455 9.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,205 64.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moranbah (State Suburbs), 6.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 64.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moranbah (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,275 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,828 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,778 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moranbah (State Suburbs) was $1,275.

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

Unpaid work Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,566 70.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,448 37.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 376 5.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,238 19.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.8% provided care for children and 5.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,531 23.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,650 25.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 665 10.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 720 11.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moranbah (State Suburbs), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 625 29.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,295 61.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 193 9.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 0.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moranbah (State Suburbs), 61.0% were couple families with children, 29.5% were couple families without children and 9.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 43.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 57.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Moranbah (State Suburbs) 43.0% of single parents were male and 57.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 3,170 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,121 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,121 and those without children was $3,170.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 568 29.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 0.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 476 24.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 488 25.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 0.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 29 1.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 177 9.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 150 7.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 29.6% had both partners employed full-time, 0.9% had both employed part-time and 24.8% 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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,608 81.6 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 590 18.4 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), 81.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,206 84.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 252 9.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 30 1.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 115 4.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moranbah (State Suburbs), 84.6% were separate houses, 9.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 4.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 16 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 117 4.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 190 7.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,180 45.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,077 41.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 7.3% had 2 bedrooms and 45.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 386 14.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 409 15.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,760 67.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 1.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moranbah (State Suburbs), 14.8% were owned outright, 15.7% were owned with a mortgage and 67.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,072 79.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 425 16.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 109 4.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.5% were family households, 16.3% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 35.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), 4.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 35.6% 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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 80 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,340 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.8 -- 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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
None 62 2.4 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 576 22.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,146 44.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 776 29.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 46 1.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), 22.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.8% 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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 236 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 135 57.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 101 42.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moranbah (State Suburbs), there were 236 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 135 (or 57.2%) were male and 101 (or 42.8%) 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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,768 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,768.

Mortgage and rent Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 80 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,232 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Moranbah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $80 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,232.

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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