2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Coolah (L)

Code UCL120800 (UCL)
People 798
Male 389
Female 409
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 753
People born overseas 38
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 201
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 387
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $617
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $100
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Coolah (L) % Australia %
Total 798 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 389 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 409 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 29 3.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 798 people were usually resident in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 3.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Coolah (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 71 8.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 130 16.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 60 7.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 274 34.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 81 10.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 182 22.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.2% of people usually resident in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Coolah (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 753 94.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 38 4.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.4% of people usually resident in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 4.8% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Coolah (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 295 49.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 95 15.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 70 11.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 138 23.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 15.9% were either separated or divorced, 11.7% were widowed and 23.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Coolah (L) % Australia %
Australia 709 88.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Coolah (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Coolah (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Coolah (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 170 57.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 83 28.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 13 4.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 9 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 21 7.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 265 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 296 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 296 people aged 15 years and over in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 57.4% worked full-time, 28.0% worked part-time, 4.4% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.1% were unemployed. 265 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Coolah (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Coolah (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Coolah (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 348 -- 466 --
Family 806 -- 1,171 --
Household 617 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $348, the median family income was $806 and the median household income was $617.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Coolah (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 88 43.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 74 36.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 33 16.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 3.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 201 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 201 families in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 43.8% were couple families without children, 36.8% were couple families with children, 16.4% were one parent families and 3.0% 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 Coolah (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 312 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 387 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 312 occupied private dwellings were counted in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Coolah (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 289 92.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 2.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 15 4.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.6% were separate houses, 2.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Coolah (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 130 41.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 71 22.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 92 29.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 6.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.8% were owned with a mortgage and 29.5% were rented.

Landlord type Coolah (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 27 29.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 7 7.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 59 64.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 29.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 64.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Coolah (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 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 Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coolah (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 201 64.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 97 31.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 9 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Coolah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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