2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Cooloola Cove

Code SSC30409 (SSC)
People 2,513
Male 1,280
Female 1,233
Median age 50
Families 761
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,250
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $693
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,343
Median weekly rent $245
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,513 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,280 50.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,233 49.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 75 3.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,513 people in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs) of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 163 6.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 147 5.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 163 6.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 118 4.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 70 2.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 75 3.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 111 4.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 127 5.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 148 5.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 134 5.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 150 6.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 213 8.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 278 11.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 298 11.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 160 6.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 86 3.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 54 2.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 20 0.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,173 57.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 81 4.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 247 12.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 95 4.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 443 21.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.5% were married and 16.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,032 57.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 200 11.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 578 31.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 25 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 169 29.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 14 2.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 1.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 99 17.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 2.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 3.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 24 4.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 14 2.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 1.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 172 30.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 567 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs) 22.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.9% were in primary school, 23.6% in secondary school and 6.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,987 79.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 458 19.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 164 7.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 100 4.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,612 69.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), 69.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 336 46.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 258 35.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 53 7.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 80 11.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 727 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 727 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs). Of these 46.2% were employed full time, 35.5% were employed part-time and 11.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 109 16.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 75 11.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 71 10.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 89 13.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 251 38.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), 16.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 345 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 755 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 693 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs) was $345.

Travel to work, top responses Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,422 69.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 443 21.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 320 15.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 372 18.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.7% provided care for children and 15.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 298 14.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 439 21.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 288 14.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 401 19.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 19.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 446 58.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 198 26.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 113 14.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), 26.1% were couple families with children, 58.7% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,312 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,600 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,600 and those without children was $1,312.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 41 6.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 2.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 62 9.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 66 10.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 46 7.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 328 51.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 23 3.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 57 8.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), of couple families, 6.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 9.7% 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 Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 985 81.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 227 18.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), 81.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 959 97.1 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 0.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.4 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 18 1.8 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), 97.1% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 24 2.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 117 11.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 557 56.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 272 27.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 1.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 11.8% had 2 bedrooms and 56.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 444 44.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 301 30.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 226 22.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 1.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), 44.9% were owned outright, 30.5% were owned with a mortgage and 22.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 748 75.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 220 22.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 2.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.6% were family households, 22.2% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 42.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), 42.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.6% 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 Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 245 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 11.9 -- 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 Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,343 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 9.7 -- 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 Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
None 33 3.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 413 41.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 386 39.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 122 12.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 35 3.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), 41.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.3% 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 Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 74 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 35 47.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 39 52.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), there were 74 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 35 (or 47.3%) were male and 39 (or 52.7%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 766 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $766.

Mortgage and rent Cooloola Cove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Cooloola Cove (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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