Maranoa Region

Population: 13,850 (2014)

The Maranoa region covers an area of 58,844.5 km2, and is located in rural south-west Queensland, approximately 480 kms west of Brisbane.

As a significant part of the Surat Basin energy province, the Maranoa region is one of Queensland’s most dynamic regional communities.

Very accessible via air, road and rail, the region offers a diversity of experiences for those visiting, living and investing in the region.

Towns in the region include Roma, Injune, Mitchell, Mungallala, Muckadilla, Amby, Surat, Yuleba, Wallumbilla and Jackson.

Maranoa Economic Quick Stats

Indicator 5 year Growth (%)
Population 13,850 (2014) 6.5%
Labour Force 8983 (December 2013) 12.2%
Unemployment Rate 2.1% (December 2013) 0.5%
Main Industry of Employment (2011) Sheep, Beef Cattle and Grain Farming – 17.6% -

School Education – 4.9%
Hospitals – 4.3%
Local Government Administration – 3.7%

Road Freight Transport – 3.0% N/A
Median Property Price (December 2013) $295,000 $25.4 Million
Residential Building Approvals (June 2014) Number – 72
Value - $23.6 Million
Number 100%
Value 143.9%
Non Residential Building Approvals (June 2014) $25.4 Million 149.3% Change
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