2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales Local Government Areas

Coffs Harbour (C)

Code LGA11800 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 72,944
Male 48.4%
Female 51.6%
Median age 44
Families 19,270
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 32,392
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,107
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,603
Median weekly rent $305
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 35,319 48.4 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 37,629 51.6 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 3,643 5.0 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 72,944 people in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.0% of the population.

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Age Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 4,055 5.6 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 4,762 6.5 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 4,538 6.2 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 4,331 5.9 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 3,688 5.1 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 3,759 5.2 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 3,888 5.3 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 3,789 5.2 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 4,426 6.1 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 4,701 6.4 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 4,935 6.8 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 5,394 7.4 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 5,301 7.3 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 4,922 6.7 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 3,591 4.9 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 2,840 3.9 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 1,951 2.7 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 2,070 2.8 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 27,888 46.8 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 2,484 4.2 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 6,815 11.4 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 4,030 6.8 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 18,385 30.8 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 46.8% were married and 15.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 24,216 46.6 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 5,794 11.2 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 21,933 42.2 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 1,375 6.3 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 4,011 18.5 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,177 5.4 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 843 3.9 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 2,782 12.8 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 906 4.2 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 882 4.1 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,700 7.8 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,672 7.7 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 473 2.2 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 5,879 27.1 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.8% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 15.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 8,809 14.8 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 5,433 9.1 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 2,138 3.6 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 9,563 16.0 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 6,912 11.6 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 2,400 4.0 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 8,951 15.0 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 105 0.2 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 13 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 5,915 9.9 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 315 0.5 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 7,100 11.9 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 11.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 57,154 78.4 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 12,333 16.9 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 4,392 6.0 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 3,175 4.4 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 47,121 64.6 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 64.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 16,313 51.0 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 11,722 36.7 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 1,587 5.0 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 2,347 7.3 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 31,969 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 51.0% were employed full time, 36.7% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 4,106 13.9 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 3,341 11.3 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 4,275 14.4 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 5,782 19.5 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 10,530 35.6 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 566 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,346 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,107 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas) was $566.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 41,733 70.0 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 15,699 26.3 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 7,415 12.4 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 11,761 19.7 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.3% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 11,585 19.4 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 16,085 27.0 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 7,931 13.3 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 6,131 10.3 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 8,228 42.7 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 7,141 37.0 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 3,699 19.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 210 1.1 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.0% were couple families with children, 42.7% were couple families without children and 19.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 19.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 2,608 17.0 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 838 5.5 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,174 20.7 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,760 11.5 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,092 7.1 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 4,298 28.0 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 692 4.5 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 903 5.9 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 17.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 20.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 27,035 90.2 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,931 9.8 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 90.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 20,092 74.3 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,312 12.3 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 2,725 10.1 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 626 2.3 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 74.3% were separate houses, 12.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.1% were flat or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 156 0.6 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,143 4.2 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 5,328 19.7 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 11,212 41.5 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 8,454 31.3 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 752 2.8 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 19.7% had 2 bedrooms and 41.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 9,850 36.4 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 7,751 28.7 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 8,316 30.7 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 312 1.2 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 816 3.0 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 36.4% were owned outright, 28.7% were owned with a mortgage and 30.7% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 18,743 69.3 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 7,276 26.9 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,025 3.8 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.3% were family households, 26.9% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

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Household income Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 25.0 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 8.2 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 8.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 305 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.0 -- 12.9 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,603 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.1 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,643 6.1 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 10,188 37.7 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 9,812 36.3 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 4,261 15.8 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,134 4.2 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 4,346 16.1 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 21,878 80.9 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 814 3.0 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 80.9% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 1,753 48.1 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 1,894 51.9 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), 48.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.9% were female. The median age was 22 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,126 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,126.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Coffs Harbour (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 300 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,690 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Coffs Harbour (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,690.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 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 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census