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Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Moranbah

Code UCL314016 (UCL)
People 8,626
Male 4,709
Female 3,917
Median age 29
Families 2,099
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,542
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $2,780
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,340
Median weekly rent $78
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Total 8,626 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,709 54.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,917 45.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 228 2.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,626 people in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 54.6% were male and 45.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

Age Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 988 11.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 839 9.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 642 7.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 498 5.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 647 7.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 842 9.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 883 10.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 823 9.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 729 8.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 613 7.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 476 5.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 350 4.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 191 2.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 59 0.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 23 0.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 0.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 5 0.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 28.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 1.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,276 53.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 193 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 398 6.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 61 1.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,236 36.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 53.1% were married and 9.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,784 53.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 885 16.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,577 30.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 39 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 112 4.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,053 39.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 0.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 460 17.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 0.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 148 5.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 182 6.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 53 2.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 673 24.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,701 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities) 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.4% were in primary school, 17.4% in secondary school and 12.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,027 81.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,173 14.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 407 5.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 390 4.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,993 75.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), 75.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,477 71.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 895 18.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 367 7.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 112 2.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,851 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,851 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 71.7% were employed full time, 18.4% were employed part-time and 2.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 323 6.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 249 5.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 316 6.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 441 9.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,040 64.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), 6.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 64.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,254 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,835 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,780 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities) was $1,254.

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

Unpaid work Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,472 72.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,407 39.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 370 6.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,223 19.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), 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, 39.0% provided care for children and 6.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,479 24.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,622 26.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 655 10.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 713 11.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 616 29.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,285 61.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 190 9.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 0.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.2% were couple families with children, 29.3% were couple families without children and 9.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 42.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 57.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities) 42.4% of single parents were male and 57.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 3,185 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,123 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,123 and those without children was $3,185.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 559 29.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 0.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 478 25.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 482 25.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 0.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 28 1.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 173 9.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 149 7.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 29.5% had both partners employed full-time, 0.8% had both employed part-time and 25.2% 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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,579 82.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 568 18.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,185 84.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 252 9.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 30 1.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 111 4.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.8% were separate houses, 9.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 4.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 112 4.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 187 7.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,168 45.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,067 41.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.1 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 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 7.2% had 2 bedrooms and 45.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 381 14.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 400 15.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,746 67.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 0.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 1.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.8% were owned outright, 15.5% were owned with a mortgage and 67.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,049 79.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 419 16.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 111 4.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 79.4% were family households, 16.2% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

Household income Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 35.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), 4.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 35.7% 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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 78 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,340 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.8 -- 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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
None 65 2.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 574 22.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,139 44.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 757 29.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 44 1.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.4% 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 Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 229 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 130 56.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 99 43.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 229 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 130 (or 56.8%) were male and 99 (or 43.2%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Moranbah % 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 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,814 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,814.

Mortgage and rent Moranbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 86 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,232 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Moranbah (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $86 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,232.

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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