2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Cobden

Code SSC25359 (SSC)
People 1,813
Male 865
Female 948
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 1,686
People born overseas 98
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 484
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 767
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $760
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $110
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People — demographics
People Cobden % Australia %
Total 1,813 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 865 47.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 948 52.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,813 people were usually resident in Cobden (State Suburbs): of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cobden % Australia %
People
0-4 years 120 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 259 14.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 166 9.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 634 35.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 234 12.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 400 22.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.9% of people usually resident in Cobden (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 35.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Cobden % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,686 93.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 98 5.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.0% of people usually resident in Cobden (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 5.4% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cobden % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 816 56.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 129 9.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 150 10.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 338 23.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cobden (State Suburbs) were married, 9.0% were either separated or divorced, 10.5% were widowed and 23.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cobden % Australia %
Australia 1,630 89.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Cobden % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Cobden % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Cobden % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 462 59.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 220 28.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 42 5.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 23 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 26 3.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 604 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 773 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 773 people aged 15 years and over in Cobden (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.8% worked full-time, 28.5% worked part-time, 5.4% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.4% were unemployed. 604 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Cobden % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Cobden % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Cobden % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 385 -- 466 --
Family 1,029 -- 1,171 --
Household 760 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cobden (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $385, the median family income was $1,029 and the median household income was $760.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Cobden % Australia %
Couple family without children 218 45.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 209 43.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 53 11.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 484 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 484 families in Cobden (State Suburbs): of these 45.0% were couple families without children, 43.2% were couple families with children, 11.0% were one parent families and 0.8% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Cobden % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 708 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 767 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 708 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cobden (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Cobden % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 642 90.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 46 6.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 20 2.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Cobden (State Suburbs), 90.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cobden % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 347 49.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 181 25.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 150 21.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 3.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cobden (State Suburbs), 49.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.6% were owned with a mortgage and 21.2% were rented.

Landlord type Cobden % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 42 28.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 29 19.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 68 45.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 7.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cobden (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 28.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 45.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cobden % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Cobden (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cobden % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 479 67.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 196 27.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 19 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cobden (State Suburbs), 67.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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