2011 Census QuickStats

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Marrara

Code SSC70122 (SSC)
People 1,444
Male 733
Female 711
Median age 41
Families 395
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 807
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,732
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $390
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 Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 1,444 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 733 50.8 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 711 49.2 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 72 5.0 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,444 people in Marrara (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.0% of the population.

Age Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 83 5.7 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 93 6.4 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 68 4.7 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 90 6.2 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 76 5.3 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 84 5.8 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 87 6.0 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 97 6.7 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 99 6.9 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 106 7.3 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 148 10.2 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 146 10.1 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 129 8.9 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 90 6.2 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 21 1.5 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 14 1.0 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 0.6 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 0.3 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Marrara (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 558 46.7 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 41 3.4 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 151 12.6 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 42 3.5 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 403 33.7 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Marrara (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.7% were married and 16.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Marrara (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 503 47.7 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 161 15.3 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 391 37.1 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Marrara (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Marrara (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 25 6.1 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 52 12.6 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 20 4.9 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 30 7.3 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 38 9.2 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 2.7 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 5.1 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 6.3 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 56 13.6 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 7 1.7 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 126 30.6 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 412 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Marrara (State Suburbs) 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.1% were in primary school, 17.3% in secondary school and 19.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 1,002 69.3 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 401 30.5 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 101 7.7 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 76 5.8 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 736 56.0 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Marrara (State Suburbs), 56.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 617 69.9 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 167 18.9 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 73 8.3 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 26 2.9 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 883 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 883 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Marrara (State Suburbs). Of these 69.9% were employed full time, 18.9% were employed part-time and 2.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 62 7.2 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 43 5.0 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 61 7.1 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 165 19.2 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 454 52.9 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Marrara (State Suburbs), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Marrara (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 949 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 2,121 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,732 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Marrara (State Suburbs) was $949.

Travel to work, top responses Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 883 74.0 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 278 23.3 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 78 6.5 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 236 19.8 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Marrara (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.3% provided care for children and 6.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 294 24.6 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 358 30.0 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 155 13.0 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 74 6.2 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Marrara (State Suburbs), 30.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 198 50.1 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 145 36.7 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 44 11.1 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 2.0 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Marrara (State Suburbs), 36.7% were couple families with children, 50.1% were couple families without children and 11.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 31.1 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 68.9 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Marrara (State Suburbs) 31.1% of single parents were male and 68.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,265 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,932 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marrara (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,932 and those without children was $2,265.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 120 34.5 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 2.9 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 69 19.8 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 35 10.1 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 4.9 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 31 8.9 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 38 10.9 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 28 8.0 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Marrara (State Suburbs), of couple families, 34.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 19.8% 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 Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 576 91.9 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 51 8.1 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Marrara (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 207 35.9 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 179 31.1 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 69 12.0 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 118 20.5 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Marrara (State Suburbs), 35.9% were separate houses, 31.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.0% were flats, units or apartments and 20.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 39 6.8 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 79 13.7 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 196 34.1 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 138 24.0 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 115 20.0 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 1.4 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Marrara (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 13.7% had 1 bedroom, 34.1% had 2 bedrooms and 24.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 187 32.6 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 183 31.9 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 190 33.2 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.7 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 1.6 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Marrara (State Suburbs), 32.6% were owned outright, 31.9% were owned with a mortgage and 33.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 397 69.0 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 151 26.3 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 27 4.7 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Marrara (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.0% were family households, 26.3% were single person households and 4.7% were group households.

Household income Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.1 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.8 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marrara (State Suburbs), 10.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.8% 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 Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 390 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 9.0 -- 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 Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 7.7 -- 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 Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 27 4.7 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 221 38.4 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 236 41.0 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 78 13.5 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 2.4 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Marrara (State Suburbs), 38.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.5% 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 Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 70 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 34 48.6 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 36 51.4 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Marrara (State Suburbs), there were 70 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 34 (or 48.6%) were male and 36 (or 51.4%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Marrara (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Marrara % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 400 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Marrara (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 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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