Mooroobool Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mooroobool (4870) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1390 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mooroobool is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Mooroobool was 6,815 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mooroobool is 35 years of age.

71.2% of people living in the suburb of Mooroobool were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% New Zealand, 2.5% England, 2.0% Philippines, 1.7% Papua New Guinea, 1.6% Japan, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Cook Islands, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Bhutan, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Canada, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% India.

77.5% of people living in Mooroobool speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.2% Other, 2.3% Japanese, 1.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.0% Tagalog, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.6% German, 0.6% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Mooroobool is 27.1% Catholic, 21.2% No religion, 17.5% Anglican, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Pentecostal, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.6% Lutheran.

43.4% of people are married, 40.2% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 202 widowed people living in Mooroobool.

60.7% of the people living in Mooroobool over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Mooroobool has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Mooroobool are 17.0% Professionals, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Sales workers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Managers, 9.9% Labourers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mooroobool work in are 12.6% Retail trade, 12.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 8.0% Education and training, 7.9% Construction, 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Manufacturing.

26.7% of homes are fully owned, and 33.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $615 per week and the median household income is $1162 per week.

The median rent in Mooroobool is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1710 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mooroobool postcode 4870

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