2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Mount Coolon

Code SSC31120 (SSC)
People 567
Male 324
Female 243
Median age 36
Families 145
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 258
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,212
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,397
Median weekly rent $0
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Total 567 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 324 57.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 243 42.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 2.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 567 people in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs) of these 57.1% were male and 42.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 40 7.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 32 5.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 33 5.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 33 5.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 31 5.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 49 8.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 35 6.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 59 10.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 41 7.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 38 6.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 36 6.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 37 6.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 42 7.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 32 5.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 17 3.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 1.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 251 55.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 0.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 28 6.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 11 2.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 163 35.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.0% were married and 7.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 40 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 206 55.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 51 13.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 115 30.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 2.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 32 24.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 6.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 2.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 18 13.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 2.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 2.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 2.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 53 40.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 130 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs) 22.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.8% were in primary school, 16.2% in secondary school and 4.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 484 85.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 30 5.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 17 3.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 16 3.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 446 87.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), 87.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 246 78.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 51 16.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 14 4.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 1.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 315 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 315 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs). Of these 78.1% were employed full time, 16.2% were employed part-time and 1.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 23 7.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 10 3.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 18 5.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 21 6.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 224 71.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), 7.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 71.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 565 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,431 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,212 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs) was $565.

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

Unpaid work Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 283 61.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 110 24.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 40 8.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 101 22.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.1% provided care for children and 8.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 79 17.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 91 19.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 50 10.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 62 13.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), 19.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 71 48.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 63 43.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 9 6.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), 43.2% were couple families with children, 48.6% were couple families without children and 6.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 100.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 0.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs) 100.0% of single parents were male and 0.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,625 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,625 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 46 34.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 3.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 26 19.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 21 15.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 19 14.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 2.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 14 10.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), of couple families, 34.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 191 79.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 50 20.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), 79.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 181 94.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 4.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), 94.3% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 4.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 6.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 34 18.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 64 33.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 69 36.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 4.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.9% had 1 bedroom, 18.0% had 2 bedrooms and 33.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 89 46.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 44 23.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 47 24.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 3.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 2.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), 46.6% were owned outright, 23.0% were owned with a mortgage and 24.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 142 75.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 38 20.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 4.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.1% were family households, 20.1% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

Household income Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), 26.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.9% 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 Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.8 -- 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 Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,397 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 1.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 45 23.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 62 32.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 76 39.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 3.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), 23.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 39.6% 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 Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 12 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 6 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), there were 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 50.0%) were male and 6 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,750 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Coolon (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 $2,750.

Mortgage and rent Mount Coolon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Coolon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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