2011 Census QuickStats

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Murgon

Code UCL315074 (UCL)
People 2,092
Male 1,004
Female 1,088
Median age 39
Families 529
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 930
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $762
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,014
Median weekly rent $170
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 Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,092 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,004 48.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,088 52.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 377 18.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,092 people in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 18.0% of the population.

Age Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 172 8.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 146 7.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 166 7.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 129 6.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 117 5.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 103 4.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 93 4.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 127 6.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 110 5.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 112 5.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 114 5.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 121 5.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 127 6.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 117 5.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 99 4.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 99 4.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 71 3.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 69 3.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 739 45.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 60 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 125 7.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 163 10.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 523 32.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 45.9% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 647 45.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 154 10.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 609 43.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 29 4.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 136 22.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 45 7.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 1.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 114 18.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 0.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 41 6.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 21 3.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 8 1.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 201 32.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 612 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.6% were in primary school, 20.6% in secondary school and 10.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,769 84.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 189 10.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 83 4.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 73 3.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,550 81.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 81.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Murgon % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 431 53.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 279 34.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 31 3.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 60 7.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 801 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 801 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 53.8% were employed full time, 34.8% were employed part-time and 7.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 80 10.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 74 10.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 119 16.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 168 22.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 261 35.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 408 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 916 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 762 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

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

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

Unpaid work Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,029 63.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 392 24.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 200 12.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 368 22.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.3% 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, 22.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 239 14.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 402 25.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 201 12.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 190 11.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 237 45.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 177 33.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 97 18.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 3.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.6% were couple families with children, 45.0% were couple families without children and 18.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,646 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,646 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 67 16.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 4.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 73 17.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 44 10.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 33 7.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 128 30.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 15 3.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 39 9.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 16.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 17.5% 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 Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 786 89.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 93 10.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 710 90.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 47 6.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.4% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 1.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 128 16.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 442 56.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 163 20.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 40 5.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 16.3% had 2 bedrooms and 56.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 273 34.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 183 23.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 278 35.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 52 6.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.7% were owned outright, 23.3% were owned with a mortgage and 35.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 528 67.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 226 28.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 30 3.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 67.3% were family households, 28.8% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.1% 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 Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,014 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
None 81 10.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 329 42.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 234 29.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 90 11.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 50 6.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.5% 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 Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 380 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 181 47.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 199 52.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 380 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 181 (or 47.6%) were male and 199 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 745 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $745.

Mortgage and rent Murgon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,019 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Murgon (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,019.

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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