2006 Census QuickStats

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Coonabarabran

Code UCL121400 (UCL)
People 2,609
Male 1,247
Female 1,362
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 2,455
People born overseas 164
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8
Families 648
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,245
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $589
Median monthly mortgage repayment $706
Median weekly rent $108
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Coonabarabran % Australia %
Total 2,609 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,247 47.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,362 52.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 415 15.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,609 people were usually resident in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Of the total population 15.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Coonabarabran % Australia %
People
0-4 years 184 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 355 13.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 281 10.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 861 33.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 334 12.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 595 22.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.7% of people usually resident in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 35.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Coonabarabran % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,455 94.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 164 6.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.1% of people usually resident in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 6.3% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Coonabarabran % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 963 46.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 243 11.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 252 12.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 605 29.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.7% were either separated or divorced, 12.2% were widowed and 29.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Coonabarabran % Australia %
Australia 2,308 88.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Coonabarabran % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Coonabarabran % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 511 51.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 315 31.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 45 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 27 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 94 9.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 980 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 992 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 992 people aged 15 years and over in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 51.5% worked full-time, 31.8% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.5% were unemployed. 980 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Coonabarabran % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 329 -- 466 --
Family 744 -- 1,171 --
Household 589 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $329, the median family income was $744 and the median household income was $589.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Coonabarabran % Australia %
Couple family without children 274 42.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 236 36.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 124 19.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 14 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 648 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 648 families in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 42.3% were couple families without children, 36.4% were couple families with children, 19.1% were one parent families and 2.2% 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 Coonabarabran % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,054 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,245 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,054 occupied private dwellings were counted in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Coonabarabran % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 931 88.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10 0.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 71 6.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 37 3.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 5 0.5 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.3% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.7% were flats, units or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Coonabarabran % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 436 41.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 218 20.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 347 32.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 13 1.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 44 4.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.7% were owned with a mortgage and 32.9% were rented.

Landlord type Coonabarabran % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 118 34.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 79 22.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 135 38.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 3.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 34.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 22.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 38.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Coonabarabran % Australia %
Median weekly rent 108 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 706 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $108. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $706. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coonabarabran % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 647 61.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 355 33.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 23 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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