2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Cohuna

Code SSC20315 (SSC)
People 2,313
Male 1,119
Female 1,194
Median age 51
Families 645
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,180
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $813
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $130
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,313 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,119 48.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,194 51.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,313 people in Cohuna (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 122 5.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 106 4.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 151 6.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 119 5.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 65 2.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 83 3.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 107 4.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 105 4.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 146 6.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 130 5.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 147 6.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 167 7.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 185 8.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 184 8.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 146 6.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 122 5.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 102 4.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 127 5.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cohuna (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 29.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,087 56.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 62 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 134 6.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 224 11.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 427 22.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cohuna (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.2% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cohuna (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 968 56.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 131 7.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 622 36.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cohuna (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 37 6.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 121 22.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 5.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 125 23.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 20 3.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 27 5.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 2.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 14 2.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 152 28.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 541 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cohuna (State Suburbs) 23.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.3% were in primary school, 27.4% in secondary school and 6.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,106 90.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 140 6.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 100 4.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 57 2.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,885 86.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), 86.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 563 57.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 339 34.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 56 5.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 30 3.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 988 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 988 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cohuna (State Suburbs). Of these 57.0% were employed full time, 34.3% were employed part-time and 3.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 121 12.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 97 10.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 119 12.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 133 13.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 427 44.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cohuna (State Suburbs), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cohuna (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 452 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,036 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 813 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cohuna (State Suburbs) was $452.

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

Unpaid work Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,309 67.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 468 24.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 212 11.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 603 31.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.2% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 310 16.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 439 22.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 307 15.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 247 12.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cohuna (State Suburbs), 22.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 349 54.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 210 32.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 83 12.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cohuna (State Suburbs), 32.6% were couple families with children, 54.1% were couple families without children and 12.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Cohuna (State Suburbs) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,358 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,772 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,772 and those without children was $1,358.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 91 16.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 28 5.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 131 23.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 58 10.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 29 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 160 28.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 33 5.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 27 4.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.3% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 970 84.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 172 15.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), 84.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 920 94.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 29 3.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 13 1.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 0.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cohuna (State Suburbs), 94.9% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 25 2.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 149 15.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 559 57.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 213 22.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 2.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 15.4% had 2 bedrooms and 57.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 484 49.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 235 24.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 207 21.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 41 4.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cohuna (State Suburbs), 49.9% were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 21.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 645 66.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 310 32.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 1.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.6% were family households, 32.0% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), 38.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.2% 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 Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
None 49 5.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 335 34.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 401 41.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 134 13.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 49 5.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), 34.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% 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 Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 31.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 11 68.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 3 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cohuna (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 31.2%) were male and 11 (or 68.8%) were female. The median age was 3 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cohuna % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 374 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $374.

Mortgage and rent Cohuna % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 145 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Cohuna (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $145 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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

Back to Top