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Maryborough (Vic.)

Code UCL214014 (UCL)
People 7,174
Male 3,455
Female 3,719
Median age 48
Families 1,883
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,606
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $659
Median monthly mortgage repayments $900
Median weekly rent $157
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 7,174 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,455 48.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,719 51.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 81 1.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,174 people in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 423 5.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 413 5.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 379 5.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 455 6.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 294 4.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 274 3.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 293 4.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 401 5.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 400 5.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 434 6.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 452 6.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 459 6.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 526 7.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 508 7.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 467 6.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 379 5.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 319 4.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 298 4.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,622 43.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 260 4.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 638 10.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 685 11.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,761 29.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 43.9% were married and 15.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,403 44.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 429 8.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,522 47.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 95 5.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 351 20.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 121 6.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 0.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 279 15.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 58 3.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 85 4.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 95 5.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 78 4.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 70 4.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 515 29.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,758 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities) 24.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.5% were in primary school, 24.0% in secondary school and 9.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 6,262 87.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 645 9.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 270 4.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 227 3.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,587 83.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,302 50.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 889 34.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 198 7.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 168 6.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,557 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,557 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 50.9% were employed full time, 34.8% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 324 13.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 259 10.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 304 12.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 487 20.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 817 34.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 385 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 846 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 659 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $385.

Travel to work, top responses Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,700 62.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,374 23.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 739 12.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,198 20.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.0% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 883 14.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,292 21.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 767 12.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 757 12.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 838 44.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 602 32.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 413 21.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 31 1.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.0% were couple families with children, 44.5% were couple families without children and 21.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities) 13.7% of single parents were male and 86.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,298 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,598 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,598 and those without children was $1,298.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 172 11.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 55 3.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 237 16.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 164 11.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 83 5.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 565 39.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 79 5.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 85 5.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 11.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 16.5% 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 Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,104 88.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 395 11.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,691 86.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 146 4.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 212 6.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 55 1.8 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.7% were separate houses, 4.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 156 5.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 695 22.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,698 54.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 458 14.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 85 2.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.0% had 1 bedroom, 22.4% had 2 bedrooms and 54.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,329 42.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 785 25.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 841 27.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 26 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 124 4.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.8% were owned outright, 25.3% were owned with a mortgage and 27.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,867 60.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,151 37.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 85 2.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 60.2% were family households, 37.1% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 45.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.4% 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 Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 157 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 9.1 -- 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 Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 900 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 10.1 -- 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 Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 320 10.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,347 43.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 936 30.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 352 11.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 149 4.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.3% 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 Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 81 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 35 43.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 46 56.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 81 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 35 (or 43.2%) were male and 46 (or 56.8%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 577 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $577.

Mortgage and rent Maryborough (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Maryborough (Vic.) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000.

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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