2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Coominya

Code SSC30414 (SSC)
People 1,174
Male 619
Female 555
Median age 43
Families 332
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 481
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $866
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,174 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 619 52.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 555 47.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 2.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,174 people in Coominya (State Suburbs) of these 52.7% were male and 47.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 60 5.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 73 6.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 76 6.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 87 7.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 45 3.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 39 3.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 41 3.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 74 6.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 104 8.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 96 8.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 115 9.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 92 7.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 93 7.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 68 5.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 60 5.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 29 2.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 13 1.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coominya (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 449 46.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 54 5.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 105 10.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 50 5.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 305 31.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coominya (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.6% were married and 16.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coominya (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 410 47.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 99 11.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 353 41.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Coominya (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coominya (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 2.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 90 30.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 5 1.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 70 23.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 3.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 13 4.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 17 5.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 9 3.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 75 25.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 298 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coominya (State Suburbs) 25.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.2% were in primary school, 27.5% in secondary school and 7.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 965 82.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 159 14.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 65 6.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 57 5.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 805 74.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Coominya (State Suburbs), 74.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coominya % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 252 55.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 133 29.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 30 6.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 37 8.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 452 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 452 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coominya (State Suburbs). Of these 55.8% were employed full time, 29.4% were employed part-time and 8.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 30 7.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 37 8.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 67 16.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 72 17.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 181 43.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coominya (State Suburbs), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coominya (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 378 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 917 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 866 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coominya (State Suburbs) was $378.

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

Unpaid work Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 634 66.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 239 24.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 127 13.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 141 14.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Coominya (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.9% provided care for children and 13.2% 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 Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 159 16.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 219 22.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 110 11.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 147 15.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coominya (State Suburbs), 22.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 139 41.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 128 38.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 60 18.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coominya (State Suburbs), 38.6% were couple families with children, 41.9% were couple families without children and 18.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Coominya (State Suburbs) 20.3% of single parents were male and 79.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,583 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,765 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coominya (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,765 and those without children was $1,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 42 16.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 5.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 34 12.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 41 15.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 5.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 81 30.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 14 5.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 21 8.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Coominya (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 12.9% 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 Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 419 91.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 40 8.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Coominya (State Suburbs), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 419 99.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coominya (State Suburbs), 99.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.9 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 2.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 67 15.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 220 51.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 112 26.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 2.6 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coominya (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 15.8% had 2 bedrooms and 51.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 149 35.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 182 42.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 73 17.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 1.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 3.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coominya (State Suburbs), 35.1% were owned outright, 42.9% were owned with a mortgage and 17.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 317 74.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 88 20.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 4.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Coominya (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.8% were family households, 20.8% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

Household income Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coominya (State Suburbs), 30.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.5% 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 Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.4 -- 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 Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
None 8 1.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 139 32.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 141 33.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 109 25.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 26 6.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Coominya (State Suburbs), 32.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.8% 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 Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 31 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 54.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 14 45.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coominya (State Suburbs), there were 31 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 54.8%) were male and 14 (or 45.2%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Coominya % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 875 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coominya (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $875.

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

In Coominya (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 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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