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Coonabarabran

Code UCL115045 (UCL)
People 2,576
Male 1,205
Female 1,371
Median age 45
Families 613
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,184
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $663
Median monthly mortgage repayments $870
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,576 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,205 46.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,371 53.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 434 16.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,576 people in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.8% were male and 53.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 16.8% of the population.

Age Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 149 5.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 170 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 163 6.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 171 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 136 5.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 132 5.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 104 4.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 125 4.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 124 4.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 146 5.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 165 6.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 164 6.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 184 7.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 163 6.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 145 5.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 118 4.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 95 3.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 123 4.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 887 42.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 75 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 190 9.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 264 12.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 680 32.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 42.3% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 746 44.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 170 10.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 778 45.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 34 4.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 171 20.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 38 4.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 176 21.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 99 12.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 44 5.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 11 1.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 244 29.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 820 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) 32.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.9% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 17.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,260 87.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 151 6.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 93 4.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 40 1.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,054 87.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 496 52.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 311 32.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 66 7.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 74 7.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 947 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 947 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.4% were employed full time, 32.8% were employed part-time and 7.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 125 14.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 79 9.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 109 12.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 148 16.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 345 39.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 384 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 851 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 663 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) was $384.

Travel to work, top responses Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,321 63.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 474 22.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 263 12.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 557 26.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.6% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 330 15.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 469 22.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 255 12.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 265 12.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 280 45.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 194 31.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 126 20.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 2.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.5% were couple families with children, 45.5% were couple families without children and 20.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities) 13.7% of single parents were male and 86.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,560 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,517 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,517 and those without children was $1,560.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 80 16.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 22 4.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 71 15.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 49 10.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 30 6.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 144 30.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 32 6.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 44 9.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 16.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 15.0% 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 Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 975 87.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 142 12.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 883 90.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 0.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 72 7.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.9 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.8% were separate houses, 0.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 38 3.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 169 17.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 512 52.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 223 22.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 3.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 17.4% had 2 bedrooms and 52.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 412 42.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 202 20.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 311 32.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 1.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 36 3.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.3% were owned outright, 20.8% were owned with a mortgage and 32.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 606 62.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 334 34.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 33 3.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 62.3% were family households, 34.3% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 44.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.7% 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 Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 11.6 -- 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 Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 870 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.3 -- 10.5 -- 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 Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
None 105 10.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 449 46.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 268 27.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 96 9.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 53 5.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.9% 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 Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 430 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 213 49.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 217 50.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 430 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 213 (or 49.5%) were male and 217 (or 50.5%) 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 Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 722 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $722.

Mortgage and rent Coonabarabran % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 140 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Coonabarabran (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $140 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,625.

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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