2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Morayfield

Code SSC31101 (SSC)
People 19,346
Male 9,497
Female 9,849
Median age 31
Families 5,275
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 6,867
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,193
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,742
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Total 19,346 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,497 49.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 9,849 50.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 613 3.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 19,346 people in Morayfield (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

Age Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,716 8.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,518 7.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,558 8.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,593 8.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,530 7.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,384 7.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,266 6.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,272 6.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,376 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,263 6.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,223 6.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,030 5.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 847 4.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 682 3.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 425 2.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 312 1.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 195 1.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 158 0.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Morayfield (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,674 45.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 642 4.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,393 9.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 534 3.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,308 36.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Morayfield (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.9% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Morayfield (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 6,168 46.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,776 13.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,346 40.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Morayfield (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 300 5.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,600 26.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 158 2.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 176 3.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 987 16.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 166 2.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 171 2.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 410 6.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 456 7.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 160 2.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,364 22.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,948 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Morayfield (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.5% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 14.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 15,239 78.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,596 20.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,283 7.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,050 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,963 66.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), 66.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,358 57.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,607 28.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 575 6.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 716 7.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 9,256 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 9,256 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Morayfield (State Suburbs). Of these 57.9% were employed full time, 28.2% were employed part-time and 7.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 839 9.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 765 9.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,001 11.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,827 21.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,531 41.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Morayfield (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Morayfield (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 547 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,261 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,193 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Morayfield (State Suburbs) was $547.

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

Unpaid work Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,537 72.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,893 33.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,673 11.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,920 13.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.6% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,163 21.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,704 25.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,892 13.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,782 12.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Morayfield (State Suburbs), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,685 31.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,404 45.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,135 21.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 51 1.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Morayfield (State Suburbs), 45.6% were couple families with children, 31.9% were couple families without children and 21.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Morayfield (State Suburbs) 14.4% of single parents were male and 85.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,708 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,005 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,005 and those without children was $1,708.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 865 21.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 122 3.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 829 20.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 781 19.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 212 5.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 725 17.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 273 6.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 282 6.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 20.3% 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 Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,242 94.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 332 5.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), 94.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,803 93.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 323 5.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 105 1.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 0.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Morayfield (State Suburbs), 93.0% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 19 0.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 293 4.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,393 38.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,432 55.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 96 1.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 4.7% had 2 bedrooms and 38.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,337 21.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,301 36.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,452 39.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 19 0.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 130 2.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Morayfield (State Suburbs), 21.4% were owned outright, 36.9% were owned with a mortgage and 39.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 5,110 81.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 908 14.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 224 3.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.9% were family households, 14.5% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), 19.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.6% 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 Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.2 -- 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 Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,742 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
None 302 4.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,037 32.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,391 38.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,351 21.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 159 2.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), 32.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.7% 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 Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 614 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 306 49.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 308 50.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Morayfield (State Suburbs), there were 614 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 306 (or 49.8%) were male and 308 (or 50.2%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,061 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,061.

Mortgage and rent Morayfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 310 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Morayfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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