2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Cobram

Code SSC20308 (SSC)
People 6,018
Male 2,975
Female 3,043
Median age 42
Families 1,582
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,741
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $784
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $170
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 Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,018 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,975 49.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,043 50.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 84 1.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,018 people in Cobram (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 425 7.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 373 6.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 376 6.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 360 6.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 293 4.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 332 5.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 326 5.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 321 5.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 357 5.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 381 6.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 347 5.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 360 6.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 400 6.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 357 5.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 331 5.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 295 4.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 225 3.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 162 2.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cobram (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,463 50.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 164 3.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 416 8.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 391 8.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,417 29.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cobram (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cobram (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,189 51.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 357 8.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,745 40.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cobram (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cobram (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 84 5.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 193 11.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 227 13.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 39 2.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 300 18.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 36 2.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 48 2.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 123 7.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 67 4.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 49 3.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 472 28.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,638 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cobram (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.9% were in primary school, 23.4% in secondary school and 11.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Cobram % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,812 79.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,205 21.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 359 6.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 159 2.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,892 69.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cobram (State Suburbs), 69.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cobram % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Cobram % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,376 56.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 723 29.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 167 6.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 156 6.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,422 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,422 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cobram (State Suburbs). Of these 56.8% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 242 10.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 227 10.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 253 11.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 333 14.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,051 46.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cobram (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cobram (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 417 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 942 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 784 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cobram (State Suburbs) was $417.

Travel to work, top responses Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,038 62.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,127 23.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 568 11.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 930 19.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cobram (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.2% provided care for children and 11.7% 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 Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 856 17.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,079 22.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 571 11.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 529 10.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cobram (State Suburbs), 22.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 717 45.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 580 36.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 264 16.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cobram (State Suburbs), 36.6% were couple families with children, 45.3% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Cobram (State Suburbs) 15.6% of single parents were male and 84.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,480 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,698 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cobram (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,698 and those without children was $1,480.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 205 15.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 44 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 254 19.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 158 12.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 57 4.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 416 32.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 79 6.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 86 6.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Cobram (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 19.6% 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 Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,337 88.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 298 11.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Cobram (State Suburbs), 88.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,048 87.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 54 2.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 192 8.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 43 1.8 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cobram (State Suburbs), 87.6% were separate houses, 2.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 18 0.8 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 119 5.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 404 17.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,233 52.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 500 21.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 64 2.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cobram (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.1% had 1 bedroom, 17.3% had 2 bedrooms and 52.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 929 39.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 606 25.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 697 29.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 1.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 82 3.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cobram (State Suburbs), 39.7% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 29.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,561 66.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 701 30.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 77 3.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Cobram (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.7% were family households, 30.0% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cobram (State Suburbs), 37.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% 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 Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 9.1 -- 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 Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 10.1 -- 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 Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
None 209 8.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 917 39.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 777 33.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 341 14.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 92 3.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cobram (State Suburbs), 39.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.6% 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 Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 83 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 40 48.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 43 51.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cobram (State Suburbs), there were 83 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 40 (or 48.2%) were male and 43 (or 51.8%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 855 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cobram (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $855.

Mortgage and rent Cobram % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 165 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Cobram (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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