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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Electoral Divisions

Maroochydore

Code SED30050 (SED)
People 47,645
Male 23,055
Female 24,590
Median age 40
Families 12,787
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 25,847
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $986
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Total 47,645 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 23,055 48.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 24,590 51.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 664 1.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 47,645 people in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,699 5.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,403 5.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,472 5.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,743 5.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,331 7.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,488 7.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,026 6.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 3,265 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 3,232 6.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,262 6.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,282 6.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,341 7.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,119 6.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,440 5.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,933 4.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,464 3.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,102 2.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,044 2.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 17,278 43.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,602 4.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 4,965 12.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,321 5.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 13,908 34.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions) aged 15 years and over, 43.1% were married and 16.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 15,278 43.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 4,451 12.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 15,690 44.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 472 3.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,211 18.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 444 3.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 530 4.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,518 12.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 290 2.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 497 4.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 871 7.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,783 14.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 321 2.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,336 27.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 12,273 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions) 25.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.0% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 21.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 35,256 74.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,860 24.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 3,295 7.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 2,532 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 27,471 62.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), 62.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 13,064 53.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 8,082 33.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,275 5.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,844 7.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 24,265 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 24,265 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions). Of these 53.8% were employed full time, 33.3% were employed part-time and 7.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,748 12.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,251 10.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3,084 13.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,882 17.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 9,177 40.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 555 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,213 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 986 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions) was $555.

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

Unpaid work Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 29,073 72.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 10,049 25.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,846 9.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 7,407 18.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.1% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 9,441 23.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 11,222 28.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 4,872 12.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 3,536 8.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), 28.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,075 47.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,147 32.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,352 18.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 213 1.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), 32.4% were couple families with children, 47.5% were couple families without children and 18.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,765 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,947 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,947 and those without children was $1,765.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,806 17.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 540 5.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,042 20.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,288 12.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 677 6.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,489 24.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 549 5.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 825 8.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), of couple families, 17.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 20.0% 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 Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 19,719 83.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,953 16.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), 83.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 10,366 52.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,502 17.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5,603 28.4 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 227 1.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), 52.6% were separate houses, 17.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 28.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 123 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,017 5.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5,526 28.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 8,445 42.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4,193 21.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 415 2.1 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), of occupied private dwellings 5.2% had 1 bedroom, 28.0% had 2 bedrooms and 42.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,498 27.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,170 26.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 8,341 42.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 200 1.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 509 2.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), 27.9% were owned outright, 26.2% were owned with a mortgage and 42.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 12,625 64.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 5,744 29.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,351 6.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), of all households, 64.0% were family households, 29.1% were single person households and 6.9% were group households.

Household income Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), 27.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.4% 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 Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.2 -- 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 Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
None 1,527 7.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 8,485 43.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 6,886 34.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,198 11.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 623 3.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), 43.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.1% 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 Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 666 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 332 49.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 334 50.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), there were 666 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 332 (or 49.8%) were male and 334 (or 50.2%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,003 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,003.

Mortgage and rent Maroochydore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,767 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Maroochydore (State Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,767.

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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