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Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Mapoon (L)

Code UCL322071 (UCL)
People 263
Male 133
Female 130
Median age 30
Families 64
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 91
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $872
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $53
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 263 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 133 50.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 130 49.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 235 90.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 263 people in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 90.4% of the population.

Age Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 22 8.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 19 7.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 20 7.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 24 9.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 19 7.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 17 6.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 18 6.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 12 4.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 26 9.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 19 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 26 9.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 15 5.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 7 2.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 8 3.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 0 0.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 1.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 1.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 28 13.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 3.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 11 5.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 4.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 147 72.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 13.9% were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 65 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 65 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 22 12.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 60 33.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 100 54.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 12.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 33.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 65 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 65 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 32 56.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 8 14.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 10.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4 7.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 5.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 4 7.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 57 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 22.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 58.9% were in primary school, 14.3% in secondary school and 14.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 261 100.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6 2.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 3 1.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3 1.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 244 95.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 2.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 40 44.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 37 41.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 7 7.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 6.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 90 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 90 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 44.4% were employed full time, 41.1% were employed part-time and 6.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 0 0.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 24 28.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 11 12.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 31 36.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 13 15.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 0.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 28.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 15.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 293 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 845 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 872 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $293.

Travel to work, top responses Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 164 81.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 73 36.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 36 17.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 30 14.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.5% provided care for children and 17.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 63 31.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 66 32.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 23 11.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 13 6.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 19 29.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 19 29.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 21 32.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 9.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.2% were couple families with children, 29.2% were couple families without children and 32.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 14.3% of single parents were male and 85.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,458 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,458 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6 14.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 7 17.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 9.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 39.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 4 9.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 9.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 14.6% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 0.0% 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 Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 69 83.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 14 16.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 58 84.1 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5 7.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 8.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.2% were flats, units or apartments and 8.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 13.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 16 23.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 18 26.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 23 33.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 4.3 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 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 13.0% had 1 bedroom, 23.2% had 2 bedrooms and 26.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3 4.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 64 91.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 4.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 4.3% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 91.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 52 75.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 17 24.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 75.4% were family households, 24.6% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 53 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
None 29 42.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 21 30.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 13 18.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 3 4.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 4.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 18.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.3% 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 Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 233 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 113 48.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 120 51.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 233 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 113 (or 48.5%) were male and 120 (or 51.5%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 955 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $955.

Mortgage and rent Mapoon (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 53 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mapoon (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $53 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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