Moreton Bay (R)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA35010
People 425,302
Male 48.9%
Female 51.1%
Median age 38
Families 115,996
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 166,860
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,413
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,781
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 208,170 48.9 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 217,136 51.1 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 12,571 3.0 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 425,302 people in Moreton Bay (R). Of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

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Age Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 28,417 6.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 31,480 7.4 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 29,233 6.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 27,602 6.5 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 25,704 6.0 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 25,002 5.9 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 27,007 6.3 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 27,335 6.4 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 30,292 7.1 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 30,085 7.1 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 27,736 6.5 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 25,591 6.0 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 23,493 5.5 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 23,205 5.5 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 17,227 4.1 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 11,390 2.7 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 7,158 1.7 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 7,364 1.7 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Moreton Bay (R) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 165,344 49.2 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 13,407 4.0 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 32,773 9.7 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 16,557 4.9 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 108,087 32.2 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Moreton Bay (R) aged 15 years and over, 49.2% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 148,614 49.0 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 35,537 11.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 119,236 39.3 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Moreton Bay (R), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 5,535 4.4 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 28,925 22.9 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 5,846 4.6 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 5,621 4.5 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 18,579 14.7 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 5,026 4.0 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 5,243 4.2 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 7,000 5.5 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 13,475 10.7 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 3,371 2.7 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 27,538 21.8 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Moreton Bay (R) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.0% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 16.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 46,898 13.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 32,192 9.6 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 11,631 3.5 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 58,311 17.3 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 55,664 16.6 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 15,844 4.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 48,277 14.4 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 249 0.1 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 27 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 25,102 7.5 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 894 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 31,967 9.5 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Moreton Bay (R), 16.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 181,963 30.4 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 162,676 27.2 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 52,432 8.8 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 46,730 7.8 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 26,774 4.5 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Moreton Bay (R) were English 30.4%, Australian 27.2%, Irish 8.8%, Scottish 7.8% and German 4.5%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Moreton Bay (R) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 316,053 74.3 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 21,337 5.0 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 20,979 4.9 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
South Africa 4,677 1.1 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7
Philippines 3,539 0.8 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
Scotland 2,385 0.6 21,879 0.5 119,417 0.5

In Moreton Bay (R), 74.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 5.0%, England 4.9%, South Africa 1.1%, Philippines 0.8% and Scotland 0.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 100,079 23.5 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 31,042 7.3 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 22,971 5.4 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 243,183 57.2 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Moreton Bay (R), 57.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 267,371 62.9 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 32,976 7.8 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 25,313 6.0 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
Scotland 5,873 1.4 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2
South Africa 5,364 1.3 46,102 1.0 190,816 0.8

In Moreton Bay (R), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 62.9%, England 7.8%, New Zealand 6.0%, Scotland 1.4% and South Africa 1.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 276,006 64.9 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 30,202 7.1 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 25,215 5.9 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
South Africa 5,472 1.3 46,654 1.0 193,412 0.8
Philippines 5,274 1.2 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4

In Moreton Bay (R), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 64.9%, England 7.1%, New Zealand 5.9%, South Africa 1.3% and Philippines 1.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 131,242 30.9 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 88,216 20.7 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 68,567 16.1 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 38,361 9.0 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 21,723 5.1 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Moreton Bay (R) were No Religion, so described 30.9%, Catholic 20.7%, Anglican 16.1%, Not stated 9.0% and Uniting Church 5.1%. In Moreton Bay (R), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (62.8%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Samoan 2,037 0.5 14,969 0.3 44,869 0.2
Mandarin 1,918 0.5 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Afrikaans 1,735 0.4 12,525 0.3 43,741 0.2
Tagalog 1,568 0.4 16,999 0.4 111,273 0.5
Hindi 1,463 0.3 18,163 0.4 159,652 0.7
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English only spoken at home 371,380 87.3 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 14,243 9.2 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Moreton Bay (R) 87.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Samoan 0.5%, Mandarin 0.5%, Afrikaans 0.4%, Tagalog 0.4% and Hindi 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 118,054 57.5 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 61,417 29.9 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 10,023 4.9 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 15,857 7.7 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 205,351 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moreton Bay (R). Of these 57.5% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 7.7% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 20,628 10.9 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 17,635 9.3 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 23,156 12.2 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 39,274 20.7 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 78,781 41.6 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Moreton Bay (R), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 31,158 16.4 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 29,278 15.5 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 28,947 15.3 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 23,030 12.2 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 20,505 10.8 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 20,435 10.8 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 19,409 10.2 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 13,599 7.2 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Moreton Bay (R) included Professionals 16.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.2%, Managers 10.8%, Labourers 10.8%, Sales Workers 10.2% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 7.2%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 7,714 4.1 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 5,255 2.8 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Primary Education 4,967 2.6 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Aged Care Residential Services 4,536 2.4 40,967 1.9 211,621 2.0
Takeaway Food Services 4,387 2.3 41,958 2.0 189,447 1.8

Of the employed people in Moreton Bay (R), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.1%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.8%, Primary Education 2.6%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.4% and Takeaway Food Services 2.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 652 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,638 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,413 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moreton Bay (R) was $652.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 124,445 65.7 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 9,717 5.1 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 8,741 4.6 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Train 6,383 3.4 42,306 2.0 488,012 4.6
Train, car as driver 3,414 1.8 11,835 0.6 86,003 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 14,829 7.8 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 140,460 74.1 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Moreton Bay (R), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 65.7%, Car, as passenger 5.1%, Worked at home 4.6%, Train 3.4% and Train, car as driver 1.8%. On the day, 7.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 74.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 244,366 72.7 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 105,375 31.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 39,620 11.8 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 58,371 17.4 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Moreton Bay (R), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.3% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 74,650 22.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 93,447 27.8 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 42,411 12.6 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 33,859 10.1 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moreton Bay (R), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 43,252 37.3 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 51,175 44.1 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 20,089 17.3 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 1,471 1.3 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Moreton Bay (R), 44.1% were couple families with children, 37.3% were couple families without children and 17.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.9 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.1 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Moreton Bay (R), 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 20,416 21.6 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 3,151 3.3 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 20,363 21.6 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 14,606 15.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 5,171 5.5 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 20,128 21.3 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 5,124 5.4 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 5,476 5.8 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Moreton Bay (R), of couple families with children, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 21.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 147,668 92.7 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 11,651 7.3 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Moreton Bay (R), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 122,497 83.0 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 16,181 11.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 7,412 5.0 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 1,216 0.8 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Moreton Bay (R), 83.0% were separate houses, 11.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.0% were flats or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 503 0.3 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 4,016 2.7 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 15,859 10.7 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 58,968 39.9 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 65,420 44.3 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 2,898 2.0 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Moreton Bay (R), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 10.7% had 2 bedrooms and 39.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 40,415 27.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 55,732 37.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 46,719 31.6 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 1,519 1.0 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 3,281 2.2 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Moreton Bay (R), 27.4% were owned outright, 37.7% were owned with a mortgage and 31.6% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 112,615 76.3 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 30,495 20.7 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 4,548 3.1 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Moreton Bay (R), of all households, 76.3% were family households, 20.7% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

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Household income Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 18.3 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.1 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Moreton Bay (R), 18.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 340 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.2 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 12.8 -- 12.8 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,781 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.8 -- 6.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 7,090 4.8 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 47,687 32.3 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 56,988 38.6 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 31,689 21.5 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4,210 2.9 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Moreton Bay (R), 32.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 17,798 12.1 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 126,658 85.8 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 3,208 2.2 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Moreton Bay (R), 85.8% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 6,163 49.0 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 6,411 51.0 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Moreton Bay (R), 49.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.0% were female. The median age was 21 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,335 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Moreton Bay (R), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,335.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Moreton Bay (R) % Moreton Bay (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 330 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Moreton Bay (R), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.