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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Moorooka

Code SSC31099 (SSC)
People 9,984
Male 4,978
Female 5,006
Median age 35
Families 2,540
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,511
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,302
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,015
Median weekly rent $305
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 Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Total 9,984 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,978 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,006 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 112 1.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,984 people in Moorooka (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 761 7.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 514 5.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 451 4.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 516 5.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 749 7.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 978 9.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 927 9.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 890 8.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 814 8.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 671 6.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 541 5.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 473 4.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 490 4.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 331 3.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 265 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 231 2.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 182 1.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 199 2.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moorooka (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,529 42.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 250 3.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 669 8.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 407 4.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,408 41.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moorooka (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.7% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moorooka (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,175 41.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 904 11.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,530 46.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moorooka (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 130 4.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 409 13.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 202 6.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 1.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 246 8.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 118 3.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 58 1.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 253 8.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 707 23.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 122 4.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 749 24.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,023 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moorooka (State Suburbs) 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.1% were in primary school, 14.0% in secondary school and 31.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 6,672 66.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,240 35.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 718 7.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 483 5.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,821 52.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), 52.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,296 61.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,512 28.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 296 5.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 299 5.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,403 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,403 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moorooka (State Suburbs). Of these 61.0% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 515 10.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 518 10.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 479 9.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,045 20.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,248 44.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moorooka (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moorooka (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 661 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,702 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,302 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moorooka (State Suburbs) was $661.

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

Unpaid work Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,068 73.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,081 25.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 865 10.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,769 21.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.2% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,088 25.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,334 28.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 943 11.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 704 8.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moorooka (State Suburbs), 28.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,025 40.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,056 41.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 387 15.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 72 2.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moorooka (State Suburbs), 41.6% were couple families with children, 40.4% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Moorooka (State Suburbs) 15.6% of single parents were male and 84.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,239 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,453 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,453 and those without children was $2,239.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 519 24.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 82 3.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 494 23.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 315 15.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 110 5.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 309 14.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 141 6.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 115 5.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 23.7% 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 Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,025 93.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 299 6.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), 93.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,641 65.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 356 8.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,014 25.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 14 0.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moorooka (State Suburbs), 65.6% were separate houses, 8.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 29 0.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 306 7.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,120 27.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,769 43.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 708 17.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 94 2.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.6% had 1 bedroom, 27.8% had 2 bedrooms and 43.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,062 26.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,275 31.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,562 38.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 109 2.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moorooka (State Suburbs), 26.4% were owned outright, 31.7% were owned with a mortgage and 38.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,493 61.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,241 30.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 291 7.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.9% were family households, 30.8% were single person households and 7.2% were group households.

Household income Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), 22.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.2% 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 Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 305 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.6 -- 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 Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,015 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
None 476 11.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,677 41.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,274 31.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 450 11.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 148 3.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), 41.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.2% 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 Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 114 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 61 53.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 53 46.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moorooka (State Suburbs), there were 114 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 61 (or 53.5%) were male and 53 (or 46.5%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 966 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $966.

Mortgage and rent Moorooka % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 283 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Moorooka (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $283 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,300.

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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