2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Coomera

Code SSC30413 (SSC)
People 8,793
Male 4,397
Female 4,396
Median age 29
Families 2,383
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,175
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,583
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Total 8,793 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,397 50.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,396 50.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 132 1.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,793 people in Coomera (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 996 11.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 847 9.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 679 7.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 547 6.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 651 7.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 767 8.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 789 9.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 845 9.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 721 8.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 577 6.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 423 4.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 331 3.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 269 3.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 178 2.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 76 0.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 45 0.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 37 0.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 16 0.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coomera (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 28.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,160 50.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 216 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 517 8.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 91 1.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,280 36.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coomera (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.4% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coomera (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,893 50.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 967 17.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,823 32.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Coomera (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coomera (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 196 6.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 662 22.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 115 3.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 284 9.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 264 9.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 92 3.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 196 6.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 189 6.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 258 8.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 65 2.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 610 20.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,931 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coomera (State Suburbs) 33.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.2% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 15.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,647 64.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,974 36.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 724 8.9 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 504 6.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,954 48.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Coomera (State Suburbs), 48.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coomera % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,798 62.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,183 26.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 191 4.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 324 7.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,496 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,496 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coomera (State Suburbs). Of these 62.2% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 7.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 389 9.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 341 8.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 451 10.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 705 16.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,099 50.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coomera (State Suburbs), 9.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coomera (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 708 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,668 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,583 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coomera (State Suburbs) was $708.

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

Unpaid work Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,702 75.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,505 40.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 440 7.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 920 14.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Coomera (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 40.0% provided care for children and 7.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,498 23.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,825 29.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 764 12.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 612 9.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coomera (State Suburbs), 29.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 736 30.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,248 52.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 382 16.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 0.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coomera (State Suburbs), 52.4% were couple families with children, 30.9% were couple families without children and 16.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Coomera (State Suburbs) 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,018 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,324 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coomera (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,324 and those without children was $2,018.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 512 25.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 73 3.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 469 23.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 441 22.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 96 4.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 179 9.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 96 4.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 119 6.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Coomera (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 23.6% 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 Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,743 91.6 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 250 8.4 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Coomera (State Suburbs), 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,987 72.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 563 20.5 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 190 6.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coomera (State Suburbs), 72.4% were separate houses, 20.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 0.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 117 4.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,067 38.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,525 55.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 0.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coomera (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 4.3% had 2 bedrooms and 38.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 223 8.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 952 34.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,532 55.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 30 1.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coomera (State Suburbs), 8.1% were owned outright, 34.7% were owned with a mortgage and 55.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,331 85.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 291 10.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 120 4.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Coomera (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.0% were family households, 10.6% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

Household income Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coomera (State Suburbs), 11.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.1% 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 Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 370 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 75.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 24.1 -- 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 Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
None 54 2.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 814 29.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,430 52.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 406 14.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 1.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Coomera (State Suburbs), 29.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 52.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.8% 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 Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 133 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 67 50.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 66 49.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coomera (State Suburbs), there were 133 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 67 (or 50.4%) were male and 66 (or 49.6%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,531 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coomera (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,531.

Mortgage and rent Coomera % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 363 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Coomera (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $363 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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