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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Moreton Bay (R)

Code LGA35010 (LGA)
People 378,045
Male 185,672
Female 192,373
Median age 37
Families 104,963
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 148,673
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,258
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,928
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 378,045 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 185,672 49.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 192,373 50.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8,483 2.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 378,045 people in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

Age Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 28,199 7.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 27,432 7.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 27,328 7.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 27,016 7.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 22,207 5.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 22,099 5.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 23,649 6.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 27,440 7.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 28,334 7.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 26,688 7.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 24,305 6.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 22,230 5.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 22,016 5.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 16,906 4.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 11,880 3.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8,362 2.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6,377 1.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5,578 1.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 150,724 51.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 10,716 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 27,567 9.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14,721 5.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 91,352 31.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.1% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 139,645 51.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 28,685 10.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 102,244 37.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 4,808 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 26,092 24.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 5,417 5.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 5,037 4.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 15,530 14.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4,010 3.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4,776 4.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6,744 6.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10,122 9.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 2,656 2.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 23,175 21.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 108,367 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas) 28.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.7% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 15.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 288,295 76.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 84,681 23.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 27,513 7.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 20,022 5.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 222,658 62.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), 62.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 110,630 59.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 52,951 28.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 10,909 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11,461 6.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 185,951 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 185,951 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.5% were employed full time, 28.5% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 18,001 10.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 15,600 8.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 19,344 11.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 34,717 19.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 75,911 43.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 581 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,451 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,258 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas) was $581.

Travel to work, top responses Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 217,619 73.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 94,150 31.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 32,631 11.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 50,949 17.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 65,420 22.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 80,359 27.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 38,945 13.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 32,897 11.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 39,189 37.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 47,132 44.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 17,374 16.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 1,268 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), 44.9% were couple families with children, 37.3% were couple families without children and 16.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moreton Bay (R) % 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 Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,991 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,228 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,228 and those without children was $1,991.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 19,220 22.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 2,853 3.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 18,563 21.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14,166 16.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4,179 4.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16,431 19.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 5,533 6.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5,375 6.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 21.5% 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 Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 132,606 92.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 11,246 7.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 113,853 85.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9,820 7.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7,578 5.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 1,289 1.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), 85.9% were separate houses, 7.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 446 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3,798 2.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 14,208 10.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 55,295 41.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 56,713 42.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 2,146 1.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 10.7% had 2 bedrooms and 41.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 36,935 27.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 52,756 39.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 38,907 29.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 1,323 1.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 2,684 2.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), 27.9% were owned outright, 39.8% were owned with a mortgage and 29.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 102,229 77.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 26,513 20.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3,865 2.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 77.1% were family households, 20.0% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), 21.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.0% 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 Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,928 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
None 7,833 5.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 44,464 33.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 51,501 38.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 25,261 19.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3,547 2.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), 33.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.0% 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 Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8,480 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4,195 49.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4,285 50.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), there were 8,480 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4,195 (or 49.5%) were male and 4,285 (or 50.5%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,134 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,134.

Mortgage and rent Moreton Bay (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 295 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Moreton Bay (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $295 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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