Moorooka Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Moorooka (4105) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 7 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Moorooka is in the federal electorate of Moreton.

In the 2011 census the population of Moorooka was 9,984 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

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

66.8% of people living in the suburb of Moorooka were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% New Zealand, 2.9% England, 2.7% India, 1.0% China , 0.9% Vietnam, 0.8% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.7% Sudan, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Afghanistan, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Iran, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Liberia.

73.9% of people living in Moorooka speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.8% Other, 1.7% Arabic, 1.2% Mandarin, 1.2% Vietnamese, 1.0% Greek, 1.0% Punjabi, 0.9% Spanish, 0.8% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Moorooka is 25.2% Catholic, 23.5% No religion, 12.7% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 3.2% Islam, 3.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Buddhism, 2.2% Christian, nfd.

42.7% of people are married, 41.2% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 408 widowed people living in Moorooka.

61.0% of the people living in Moorooka over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Moorooka has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Moorooka are 29.5% Professionals, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Managers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Labourers, 7.2% Sales workers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Moorooka work in are 14.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Education and training, 9.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.7% Public administration and safety, 8.5% Manufacturing, 7.2% Retail trade, 6.4% Construction, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

26.3% of homes are fully owned, and 31.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $661 per week and the median household income is $1302 per week.

The median rent in Moorooka is $305 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2015 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Moorooka postcode 4105

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