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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Mossman

Code SSC31110 (SSC)
People 1,732
Male 872
Female 860
Median age 38
Families 417
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 824
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $867
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,820
Median weekly rent $165
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 Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,732 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 872 50.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 860 49.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 363 20.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,732 people in Mossman (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 20.9% of the population.

Age Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 160 9.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 121 7.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 130 7.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 96 5.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 98 5.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 66 3.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 107 6.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 134 7.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 133 7.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 112 6.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 107 6.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 118 6.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 98 5.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 75 4.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 68 3.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 42 2.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 31 1.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 34 2.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mossman (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 498 37.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 40 3.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 152 11.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 96 7.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 539 40.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mossman (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 37.6% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mossman (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 441 38.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 173 15.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 529 46.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Mossman (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mossman (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 17 3.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 106 20.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 46 8.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 82 15.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 3.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 3.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 14 2.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 210 40.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 517 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mossman (State Suburbs) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.5% were in primary school, 17.1% in secondary school and 6.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,339 77.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 241 15.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 106 7.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 80 5.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,093 71.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mossman (State Suburbs), 71.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mossman % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 409 55.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 225 30.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 49 6.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 57 7.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 740 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 740 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mossman (State Suburbs). Of these 55.3% were employed full time, 30.4% were employed part-time and 7.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 66 9.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 63 9.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 97 14.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 138 20.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 267 39.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mossman (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mossman (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 499 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,182 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 867 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mossman (State Suburbs) was $499.

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

Unpaid work Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 879 66.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 356 26.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 138 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 287 21.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mossman (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.9% 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, 21.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 230 17.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 343 25.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 173 13.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 130 9.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mossman (State Suburbs), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 154 37.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 163 39.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 90 21.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 2.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mossman (State Suburbs), 39.2% were couple families with children, 37.0% were couple families without children and 21.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Mossman (State Suburbs) 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,513 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,517 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mossman (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,517 and those without children was $1,513.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 71 22.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 5.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 57 17.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 39 12.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 28 8.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 54 16.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 16 5.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 38 11.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Mossman (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 17.8% 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 Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 640 88.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 84 11.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Mossman (State Suburbs), 88.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 473 74.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 68 10.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 81 12.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 2.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mossman (State Suburbs), 74.0% were separate houses, 10.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 1.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 29 4.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 153 23.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 291 45.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 133 20.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 24 3.8 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mossman (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 23.9% had 2 bedrooms and 45.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 173 27.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 157 24.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 281 44.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 3.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mossman (State Suburbs), 27.1% were owned outright, 24.6% were owned with a mortgage and 44.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 409 64.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 201 31.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 27 4.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Mossman (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.2% were family households, 31.6% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mossman (State Suburbs), 34.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.8% 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 Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 165 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.5 -- 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 Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,820 -- 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 Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
None 93 14.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 244 38.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 189 29.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 73 11.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 6.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mossman (State Suburbs), 38.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.4% 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 Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 361 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 180 49.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 181 50.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mossman (State Suburbs), there were 361 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 180 (or 49.9%) were male and 181 (or 50.1%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mossman % 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 900 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mossman (State Suburbs), 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 $900.

Mortgage and rent Mossman % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,589 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mossman (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,589.

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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