2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Maryborough (Qld)

Code UCL312004 (UCL)
People 21,777
Male 10,590
Female 11,187
Median age 42
Families 5,855
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 9,845
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $776
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $210
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 (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 21,777 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,590 48.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 11,187 51.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 894 4.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 21,777 people in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.1% of the population.

Age Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,382 6.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,438 6.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,526 7.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,424 6.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,120 5.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,058 4.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,093 5.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,284 5.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,224 5.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,360 6.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,441 6.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,418 6.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,494 6.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,235 5.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,105 5.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 835 3.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 670 3.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 669 3.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,942 45.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 756 4.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,928 11.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,474 8.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,331 30.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 45.6% were married and 15.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,117 46.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,591 10.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,765 43.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 185 3.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,503 25.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 243 4.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 142 2.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 956 16.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 250 4.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 115 1.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 371 6.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 314 5.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 127 2.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,711 28.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,917 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.9% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 11.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 18,805 86.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,020 10.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,122 5.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 860 4.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 16,156 80.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), 80.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,408 52.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,556 30.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 535 6.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 832 10.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,331 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 8,331 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.9% were employed full time, 30.7% were employed part-time and 10.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 862 11.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 700 9.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 989 13.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,723 23.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,687 35.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 408 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 944 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 776 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $408.

Travel to work, top responses Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,792 67.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,558 26.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,383 13.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,384 19.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.1% provided care for children and 13.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,961 17.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,176 24.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,251 12.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,402 13.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,499 42.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,991 34.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,264 21.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 101 1.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.0% were couple families with children, 42.7% were couple families without children and 21.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,638 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,848 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,848 and those without children was $1,638.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 655 14.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 128 2.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 698 15.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 607 13.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 280 6.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,503 33.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 262 5.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 359 8.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 14.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 15.5% 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 (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,572 90.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 945 9.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,458 87.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 156 1.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 811 9.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 140 1.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.0% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 38 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 353 4.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,935 22.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,307 50.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,714 20.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 224 2.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 22.6% had 2 bedrooms and 50.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,129 36.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,307 26.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,779 32.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 53 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 303 3.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.5% were owned outright, 26.9% were owned with a mortgage and 32.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 5,758 67.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,537 29.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 277 3.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 67.2% were family households, 29.6% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.3% 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 (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 1,004 11.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,676 42.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,582 30.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 967 11.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 345 4.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.1% 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 (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 894 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 433 48.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 461 51.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 894 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 433 (or 48.4%) were male and 461 (or 51.6%) 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 Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 795 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $795.

Mortgage and rent Maryborough (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Maryborough (Qld) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,192.

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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