2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Cooroibah

Code SSC30419 (SSC)
People 1,744
Male 880
Female 864
Median age 43
Families 491
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 650
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,078
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,744 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 880 50.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 864 49.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 2.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,744 people in Cooroibah (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 73 4.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 126 7.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 130 7.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 139 8.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 75 4.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 53 3.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 87 5.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 108 6.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 132 7.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 184 10.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 146 8.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 134 7.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 142 8.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 104 6.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 63 3.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 18 1.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 14 0.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 0.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cooroibah (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 767 54.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 38 2.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 136 9.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 47 3.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 422 29.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cooroibah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.4% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cooroibah (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 678 54.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 132 10.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 433 34.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cooroibah (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 20 3.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 138 25.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 15 2.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 3.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 92 17.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 19 3.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 3.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 28 5.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 39 7.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 15 2.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 135 25.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 536 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.9% were in primary school, 23.7% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,279 73.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 378 23.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 95 5.9 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 89 5.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,041 64.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), 64.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 373 43.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 350 40.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 61 7.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 80 9.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 864 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 864 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cooroibah (State Suburbs). Of these 43.2% were employed full time, 40.5% were employed part-time and 9.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 121 15.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 108 13.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 113 14.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 92 11.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 283 36.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cooroibah (State Suburbs), 15.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cooroibah (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 453 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,104 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,078 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cooroibah (State Suburbs) was $453.

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

Unpaid work Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,056 74.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 394 27.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 167 11.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 270 19.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 276 19.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 379 26.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 224 15.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 174 12.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cooroibah (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 195 39.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 227 46.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 66 13.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cooroibah (State Suburbs), 46.2% were couple families with children, 39.7% were couple families without children and 13.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 74.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs) 25.4% of single parents were male and 74.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,286 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,797 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,797 and those without children was $1,286.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 55 12.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 7.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 81 19.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 55 12.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 41 9.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 100 23.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 23 5.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 40 9.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.9% had both partners employed full-time, 7.1% had both employed part-time and 19.1% 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 Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 573 91.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 53 8.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), 91.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 568 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 4 0.7 181,717 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 Cooroibah (State Suburbs), 99.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 2.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 44 7.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 225 39.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 281 49.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 0.9 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 7.7% had 2 bedrooms and 39.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 197 34.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 277 48.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 89 15.6 513,413 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 9 1.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cooroibah (State Suburbs), 34.4% were owned outright, 48.4% were owned with a mortgage and 15.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 474 82.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 82 14.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 3.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.6% were family households, 14.3% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), 24.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 19.0 -- 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 Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
None 5 0.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 131 22.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 238 41.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 184 32.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 2.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), 22.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 32.2% 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 Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 34 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 55.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 15 44.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cooroibah (State Suburbs), there were 34 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 55.9%) were male and 15 (or 44.1%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 500 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent Cooroibah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Cooroibah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,900.

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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