2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Murarrie

Code SSC31190 (SSC)
People 3,958
Male 1,973
Female 1,985
Median age 34
Families 1,125
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,528
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,806
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $395
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,958 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,973 49.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,985 50.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 109 2.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,958 people in Murarrie (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 320 8.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 238 6.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 224 5.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 236 6.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 276 7.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 375 9.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 367 9.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 358 9.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 314 7.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 264 6.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 294 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 235 5.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 174 4.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 97 2.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 90 2.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 36 0.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 35 0.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 26 0.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Murarrie (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,422 44.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 105 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 267 8.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 124 3.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,259 39.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Murarrie (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.8% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Murarrie (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,333 45.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 364 12.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,259 42.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Murarrie (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 55 5.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 201 18.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 92 8.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 1.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 98 8.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 43 3.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 50 4.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 70 6.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 188 17.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 34 3.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 256 23.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,107 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Murarrie (State Suburbs) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.3% were in primary school, 17.3% in secondary school and 23.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,790 70.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,127 30.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 306 8.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 211 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,052 55.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), 55.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,543 66.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 522 22.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 132 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 116 5.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,313 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,313 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Murarrie (State Suburbs). Of these 66.7% were employed full time, 22.6% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 196 8.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 158 7.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 172 7.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 410 18.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,132 51.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Murarrie (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Murarrie (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 807 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,964 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,806 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Murarrie (State Suburbs) was $807.

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

Unpaid work Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,438 76.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 983 30.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 333 10.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 529 16.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.9% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 872 27.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 987 31.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 316 9.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 262 8.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Murarrie (State Suburbs), 31.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 389 34.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 482 42.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 226 20.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 29 2.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Murarrie (State Suburbs), 42.8% were couple families with children, 34.5% were couple families without children and 20.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Murarrie (State Suburbs) 20.3% of single parents were male and 79.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,474 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,650 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,650 and those without children was $2,474.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 293 33.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 2.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 196 22.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 144 16.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 24 2.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 83 9.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 57 6.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 53 6.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), of couple families, 33.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 22.5% 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 Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,411 95.6 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 65 4.4 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), 95.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,259 89.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 129 9.1 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 12 0.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 0.8 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Murarrie (State Suburbs), 89.2% were separate houses, 9.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 0.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 108 7.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 754 53.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 502 35.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 33 2.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 7.6% had 2 bedrooms and 53.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 322 22.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 601 42.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 449 31.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 2.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Murarrie (State Suburbs), 22.8% were owned outright, 42.5% were owned with a mortgage and 31.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,089 77.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 237 16.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 85 6.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.2% were family households, 16.8% were single person households and 6.0% were group households.

Household income Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), 13.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.5% 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 Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 395 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 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 Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
None 84 5.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 470 33.2 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 612 43.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 202 14.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 46 3.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), 33.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% 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 Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 108 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 50 46.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 58 53.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Murarrie (State Suburbs), there were 108 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 50 (or 46.3%) were male and 58 (or 53.7%) 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 Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,524 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,524.

Mortgage and rent Murarrie % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 250 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Murarrie (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $250.

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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