Moreton Electorate Demographics (QLD)

In the 2011 census the population of Moreton was 145,977 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Moreton is 34 years of age.

57.8% of people living in the electorate of Moreton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% China , 3.4% New Zealand, 2.8% India, 2.8% England, 2.7% Taiwan, 1.6% Korea, Republic of , 1.5% Vietnam, 1.2% Hong Kong , 1.2% Malaysia, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Fiji, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Scotland.

63.8% of people living in Moreton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.1% Mandarin, 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Cantonese, 3.3% Other, 1.8% Vietnamese, 1.8% Korean, 1.1% Arabic, 1.0% Punjabi, 0.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Moreton is 23.7% No religion, 22.0% Catholic, 12.0% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 5.1% Buddhism, 3.6% Islam, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox.

47.3% of people are married, 38.7% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 5646 widowed people living in Moreton.

58.0% of the people living in Moreton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Moreton has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Moreton are 28.1% Professionals, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Managers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 8.4% Labourers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Moreton work in are 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Education and training, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.2% Retail trade, 8.1% Manufacturing, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Construction, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

31.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $577 per week and the median household income is $1381 per week.

The median rent in Moreton is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Moreton contains postcodes 4068, 4075, 4103, 4104, 4105, 4106, 4107, 4108, 4109, 4110, 4111, 4112, 4113, 4121 and includes the suburbs of Acacia Ridge, Annerley, Archerfield, Chelmer, Coopers Plains, Corinda, Eight Mile Plains, Fairfield, Graceville, Kuraby, Macgregor, Moorooka, Nathan, Oxley, Robertson, Rocklea, Runcorn, Salisbury, Sherwood, Sunnybank, Sunnybank Hills, Tarragindi, Tennyson, Willawong, Yeerongpilly and Yeronga.