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Coonabarabran

Code SSC10603 (SSC)
People 3,174
Male 1,514
Female 1,660
Median age 44
Families 784
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,482
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $717
Median monthly mortgage repayments $958
Median weekly rent $145
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,174 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,514 47.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,660 52.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 448 14.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,174 people in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs) of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 14.1% of the population.

Age Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 198 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 209 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 214 6.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 204 6.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 150 4.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 155 4.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 134 4.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 158 5.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 170 5.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 187 5.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 212 6.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 216 6.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 234 7.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 190 6.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 163 5.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 144 4.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 109 3.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 130 4.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,182 46.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 82 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 221 8.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 280 11.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 788 30.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.3% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,018 48.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 212 10.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 888 41.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 50 4.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 207 20.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 60 5.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 220 21.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 115 11.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 54 5.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 15 1.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 298 29.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,022 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs) 32.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.3% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 16.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,782 87.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 214 7.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 137 4.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 59 2.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,483 85.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), 85.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 650 53.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 401 32.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 81 6.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 95 7.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,227 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,227 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs). Of these 53.0% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 7.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 161 14.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 110 9.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 132 11.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 188 16.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 456 40.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 392 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 929 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 717 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs) was $392.

Travel to work, top responses Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,680 65.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 619 24.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 344 13.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 739 28.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.2% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 402 15.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 591 23.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 327 12.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 363 14.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 365 46.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 270 34.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 133 17.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 2.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), 34.4% were couple families with children, 46.6% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs) 13.4% of single parents were male and 86.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,477 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,639 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,639 and those without children was $1,477.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 110 17.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 27 4.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 112 17.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 65 10.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 48 7.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 179 28.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 38 6.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 53 8.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 17.7% 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 Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,188 84.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 219 15.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), 84.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,094 91.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 0.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 74 6.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), 91.9% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 46 3.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 196 16.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 599 50.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 313 26.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 30 2.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 16.5% had 2 bedrooms and 50.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 514 43.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 285 23.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 340 28.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 1.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), 43.2% were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 28.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 774 65.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 375 31.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 41 3.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.0% were family households, 31.5% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 42.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), 42.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% 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 Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 145 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 11.6 -- 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 Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 958 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 10.5 -- 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 Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
None 113 9.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 505 42.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 360 30.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 150 12.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 63 5.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), 42.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.6% 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 Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 447 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 224 50.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 223 49.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), there were 447 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 224 (or 50.1%) were male and 223 (or 49.9%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 778 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $778.

Mortgage and rent Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 138 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,359 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Coonabarabran (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $138 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,359.

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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