2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Koo Wee Rup

Code SSC20729 (SSC)
People 3,079
Male 1,532
Female 1,547
Median age 36
Families 814
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,210
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,101
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $205
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Total 3,079 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,532 49.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,547 50.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,079 people in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 214 6.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 241 7.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 242 7.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 213 6.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 201 6.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 200 6.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 174 5.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 191 6.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 235 7.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 240 7.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 188 6.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 138 4.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 169 5.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 108 3.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 102 3.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 80 2.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 75 2.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 70 2.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,133 47.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 86 3.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 206 8.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 161 6.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 796 33.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.6% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,041 48.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 258 11.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 866 40.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 60 6.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 199 21.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 89 9.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 23 2.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 182 19.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 3.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 26 2.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 70 7.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 49 5.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 24 2.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 184 19.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 935 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.1% were in primary school, 25.3% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,599 84.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 532 18.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 219 7.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 154 5.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,022 69.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), 69.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 901 60.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 435 29.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 87 5.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 64 4.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,487 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,487 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs). Of these 60.6% were employed full time, 29.3% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 161 11.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 116 8.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 157 11.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 240 16.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 663 46.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 522 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,355 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,101 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs) was $522.

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

Unpaid work Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,626 68.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 736 30.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 279 11.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 426 17.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.9% 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, 17.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 513 21.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 556 23.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 275 11.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 283 11.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), 23.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 267 32.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 397 48.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 136 16.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 1.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), 48.8% were couple families with children, 32.8% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs) 22.1% of single parents were male and 77.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,689 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,830 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,830 and those without children was $1,689.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 131 19.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 28 4.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 170 25.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 126 19.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 34 5.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 93 14.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 51 7.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 4.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 25.6% 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 Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,079 91.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 98 8.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 953 88.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 4.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 64 5.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 1.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), 88.4% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 3.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 137 12.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 510 47.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 363 33.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 2.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 12.7% had 2 bedrooms and 47.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 307 28.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 488 45.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 238 22.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 3.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), 28.6% were owned outright, 45.4% were owned with a mortgage and 22.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 804 74.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 254 23.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 1.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.7% were family households, 23.6% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), 25.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.2% 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 Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 205 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.6 -- 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 Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
None 53 4.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 275 25.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 447 41.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 273 25.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 2.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), 25.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.3% 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 Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 20 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 70.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 6 30.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), there were 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 70.0%) were male and 6 (or 30.0%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 500 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent Koo Wee Rup % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 190 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Koo Wee Rup (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 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

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