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Maranoa Regional Council

Market characteristics

The Maranoa Regional Council has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Queensland.

The people who live in an area are one of the most important resources that an economy draws upon, both as a market that consumes goods and services and as a source of labour.

This table provides an overview of the Maranoa Regional Council's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Maranoa Regional Council's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Maranoa Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents13,079100.0100.012,284100.0100.0+795
Males6,72951.449.66,24250.849.6+487
Females6,35048.650.46,04249.250.4+308
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,97522.720.22,89123.520.7+84
15 - 24 years1,56812.013.61,47912.013.8+89
25 - 54 years5,47041.841.55,10341.542.0+367
55 - 64 Years1,46811.211.61,30710.611.2+161
65 years and over1,59812.213.11,50112.212.4+97
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,1598.98.81,29210.58.9-133
Secondary school6515.06.06265.16.1+25
TAFE2141.61.81971.61.7+17
University1431.14.01241.03.5+19
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born7896.020.54533.717.9+336
Non-English speaking backgrounds3973.09.51741.47.8+223
Speaks another language and English well or very well3923.011.02792.310.0+113
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9869.815.97898.413.1+197
Certificate level1,90118.819.91,51116.117.9+390
No qualification5,26752.145.85,69060.649.6-423
Household income--------------
Nil to $59997320.220.4--------
$600 to $1,2491,15323.924.7--------
$1,250 to $1,999 89218.519.0--------
$2,000 or more 1,05621.924.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,70333.428.41,81137.430.4-108
Purchasing1,28025.132.61,24925.831.4+31
Renting1,57731.032.01,44829.930.0+129
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house5,34287.275.75,16589.275.4+177
Medium house4186.815.23205.515.0+98
High density00.06.5270.56.8-27

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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