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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Murrumba Downs

Code SSC31195 (SSC)
People 9,393
Male 4,563
Female 4,830
Median age 35
Families 2,727
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,536
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,595
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Total 9,393 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,563 48.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,830 51.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 149 1.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,393 people in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 774 8.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 700 7.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 644 6.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 644 6.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 603 6.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 551 5.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 652 6.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 715 7.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 765 8.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 691 7.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 564 6.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 550 5.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 488 5.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 326 3.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 228 2.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 185 2.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 149 1.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 164 1.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,142 56.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 246 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 527 7.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 339 4.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,022 27.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.9% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,880 57.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 703 10.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,115 31.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 129 4.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 536 20.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 166 6.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 187 7.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 317 12.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 104 4.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 179 6.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 142 5.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 294 11.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 81 3.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 489 18.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,624 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs) 27.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.9% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 16.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,157 76.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,291 25.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 738 8.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 526 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,397 60.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), 60.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,210 63.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,342 26.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 276 5.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 219 4.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,047 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,047 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs). Of these 63.6% were employed full time, 26.6% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 458 9.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 400 8.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 476 9.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 901 18.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,310 47.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 695 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,736 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,595 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs) was $695.

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

Unpaid work Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,493 75.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,514 34.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 725 10.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,247 17.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.5% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,724 23.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,084 28.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 967 13.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 718 9.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,053 38.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,290 47.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 356 13.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 29 1.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), 47.3% were couple families with children, 38.6% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,070 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,341 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,341 and those without children was $2,070.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 647 27.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 66 2.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 545 23.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 385 16.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 91 3.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 337 14.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 142 6.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 132 5.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 23.2% 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 Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,198 92.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 247 7.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,623 82.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 555 17.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 0.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), 82.0% were separate houses, 17.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 58 1.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 194 6.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,092 34.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,791 56.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 58 1.8 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 6.1% had 2 bedrooms and 34.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 743 23.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,479 46.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 812 25.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 87 2.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 77 2.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), 23.2% were owned outright, 46.2% were owned with a mortgage and 25.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,661 83.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 471 14.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 68 2.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.2% were family households, 14.7% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), 13.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.5% 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 Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 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 Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
None 87 2.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 912 28.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,524 47.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 598 18.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 76 2.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), 28.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.7% 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 Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 152 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 69 45.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 83 54.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), there were 152 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 69 (or 45.4%) were male and 83 (or 54.6%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Murrumba Downs % 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 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,521 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,521.

Mortgage and rent Murrumba Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 343 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,459 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Murrumba Downs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $343 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,459.

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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