2011 Census QuickStats

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Coomalie (S)

Code LGA70700 (LGA)
People 1,106
Male 592
Female 514
Median age 43
Families 242
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 765
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $806
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,333
Median weekly rent $92
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 1,106 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 592 53.5 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 514 46.5 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 234 21.2 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,106 people in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 53.5% were male and 46.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 21.2% of the population.

Age Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 74 6.7 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 53 4.8 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 78 7.1 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 70 6.3 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 53 4.8 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 46 4.2 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 45 4.1 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 63 5.7 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 84 7.6 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 97 8.8 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 95 8.6 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 113 10.2 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 108 9.8 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 71 6.4 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 33 3.0 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 0.9 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 0.7 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 0.5 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 307 34.0 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 53 5.9 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 143 15.8 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 26 2.9 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 375 41.5 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 34.0% were married and 21.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 36 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 36 years.

Social marital status Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 225 33.2 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 127 18.8 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 325 48.0 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 33.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 48 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 48 years.

Education Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 16 4.2 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 55 14.3 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 1.6 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 52 13.5 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.8 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 13 3.4 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 27 7.0 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 4 1.0 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 208 54.2 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 384 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) 34.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 16.0% were in primary school, 14.7% in secondary school and 10.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 766 69.4 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 162 18.1 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 55 6.1 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 37 4.1 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 642 71.7 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 71.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 290 60.4 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 103 21.5 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 44 9.2 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 43 9.0 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 480 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 480 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.4% were employed full time, 21.5% were employed part-time and 9.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 35 7.9 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 39 8.8 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 35 7.9 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 59 13.3 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 234 52.9 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 528 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 1,066 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 806 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) was $528.

Travel to work, top responses Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 526 58.1 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 184 20.4 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 64 7.1 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 173 19.2 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.4% provided care for children and 7.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 123 13.6 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 209 23.1 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 111 12.3 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 81 9.0 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 113 46.5 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 76 31.3 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 49 20.2 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 2.1 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 31.3% were couple families with children, 46.5% were couple families without children and 20.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 34.6 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 65.4 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) 34.6% of single parents were male and 65.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 1,542 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $1,542.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 50 27.0 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 4.3 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 26 14.1 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 18 9.7 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 2.7 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 38 20.5 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 17 9.2 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 12.4 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 27.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 14.1% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 401 73.0 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 148 27.0 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 73.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 352 87.6 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 1.5 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 36 9.0 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 87.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 9.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 19 4.7 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 80 19.9 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 105 26.1 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 130 32.3 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 50 12.4 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 4.5 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 19.9% had 1 bedroom, 26.1% had 2 bedrooms and 32.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 145 36.0 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 97 24.1 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 137 34.0 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 1.7 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 4.2 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.0% were owned outright, 24.1% were owned with a mortgage and 34.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 239 59.8 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 145 36.2 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 16 4.0 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 59.8% were family households, 36.2% were single person households and 4.0% were group households.

Household income Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.1 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 37.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.3% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 92 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 9.0 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,333 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 7.7 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 41 10.2 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 148 36.7 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 139 34.5 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 52 12.9 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 5.7 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 233 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 105 45.1 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 128 54.9 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 233 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 105 (or 45.1%) were male and 128 (or 54.9%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 691 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $691.

Mortgage and rent Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 78 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $78 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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