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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Marsden

Code SSC31021 (SSC)
People 11,278
Male 5,627
Female 5,651
Median age 27
Families 2,839
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 3,796
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,201
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,692
Median weekly rent $320
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 Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Total 11,278 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,627 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,651 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 541 4.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,278 people in Marsden (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.8% of the population.

Age Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,191 10.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,049 9.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 977 8.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 950 8.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 936 8.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 920 8.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 840 7.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 766 6.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 718 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 704 6.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 575 5.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 504 4.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 462 4.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 270 2.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 157 1.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 125 1.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 73 0.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 61 0.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 27 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Marsden (State Suburbs) was 27 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 28.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,318 41.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 361 4.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 706 8.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 287 3.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,394 42.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Marsden (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.1% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Marsden (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,050 41.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,022 13.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,363 45.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Marsden (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Marsden (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 190 5.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,050 28.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 86 2.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 131 3.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 615 16.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 68 1.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 71 1.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 203 5.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 185 4.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 64 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,082 28.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,745 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Marsden (State Suburbs) 33.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.8% were in primary school, 20.1% in secondary school and 10.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,353 65.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,923 38.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 717 7.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 547 5.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,007 49.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Marsden (State Suburbs), 49.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Marsden % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,998 60.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,172 23.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 305 6.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 521 10.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,996 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,996 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Marsden (State Suburbs). Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 23.5% were employed part-time and 10.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 354 7.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 313 7.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 505 11.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,175 26.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,822 40.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Marsden (State Suburbs), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Marsden (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 541 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,232 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,201 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Marsden (State Suburbs) was $541.

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

Unpaid work Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,267 65.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,654 32.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 835 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 896 11.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Marsden (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.9% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,656 20.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,951 24.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 851 10.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 812 10.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Marsden (State Suburbs), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 720 25.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,358 47.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 713 25.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 48 1.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Marsden (State Suburbs), 47.8% were couple families with children, 25.4% were couple families without children and 25.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Marsden (State Suburbs) 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,680 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,885 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marsden (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,885 and those without children was $1,680.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 490 23.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 59 2.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 367 17.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 426 20.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 115 5.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 348 16.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 142 6.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 126 6.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Marsden (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 17.7% 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 Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,328 91.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 292 8.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Marsden (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,010 90.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 207 6.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 104 3.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Marsden (State Suburbs), 90.5% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 101 3.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 149 4.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,629 49.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,356 40.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 82 2.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Marsden (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.5% had 2 bedrooms and 49.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 479 14.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,303 39.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,427 42.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 107 3.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Marsden (State Suburbs), 14.4% were owned outright, 39.2% were owned with a mortgage and 42.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,711 81.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 495 14.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 119 3.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Marsden (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.5% were family households, 14.9% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marsden (State Suburbs), 20.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.2% 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 Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.3 -- 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 Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,692 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
None 220 6.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,085 32.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,259 37.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 643 19.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 117 3.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Marsden (State Suburbs), 32.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.3% 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 Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 539 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 260 48.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 279 51.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Marsden (State Suburbs), there were 539 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 260 (or 48.2%) were male and 279 (or 51.8%) 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 Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,204 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Marsden (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,204.

Mortgage and rent Marsden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 310 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Marsden (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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