2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Coffs Harbour (C)

Code LGA11800 (LGA)
People 61,186
Male 29,892
Female 31,294
Australian citizenship 56,358
People born overseas 6,875
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 449
Families 16,247
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 25,781
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
Total 61,186 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 29,892 48.9 9,270,466 49.4
Female 31,294 51.1 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,809 3.0 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 61,186 people were counted in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 3.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,838 6.3 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 9,343 15.3 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 7,314 12.0 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 24,343 39.8 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 6,467 10.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 9,881 16.1 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 13,181 children aged 0-14 years and 16,348 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 56,358 92.1 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 6,875 11.2 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 449 0.7 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 56,358 people were Australian citizens, 6,875 were born overseas and 449 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 25,403 52.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 6,506 13.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 3,402 7.1 919,904 6.2
Never married 12,690 26.4 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 52.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 13.6% were separated or divorced, 7.1% were widowed and 26.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
Australia 51,359 83.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 12,480 48.5 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 9,264 36.0 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 626 2.4 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 3,369 13.1 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 20,581 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 25,739 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 25,739 people aged 15 years and over in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 48.5% worked full-time, 36.0% worked part-time, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 13.1% were unemployed. 20,581 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,492 40.0 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 6,589 40.6 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 2,989 18.4 762,632 15.4
Other family 177 1.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 16,247 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 16,247 families were counted: of these, 40.0% were couple families without children, 40.6% were couple families with children, 18.4% were one parent families and 1.1% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 23,656 91.8 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 25,781 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 23,656 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 16,790 71.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,459 10.4 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,936 12.4 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 1,357 5.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 114 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 71.0% were separate houses, 10.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.4% were flats, units or apartments and 5.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,721 41.1 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5,154 21.8 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 7,238 30.6 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 703 3.0 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 840 3.6 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 41.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.8% were being purchased and 30.6% were rented.

Landlord type Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,376 46.6 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,167 16.1 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 2,601 35.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 96 1.3 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 46.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 35.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Coffs Harbour (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 16,029 67.8 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 5,463 23.1 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 766 3.2 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 67.8% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.1% were single (or lone) person households and 3.2% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2001 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. www.abs.gov.au/census

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