2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Coburg

Code SSC21179 (SSC)
People 23,722
Male 11,611
Female 12,111
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 19,643
People born overseas 7,990
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 148
Families 6,116
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,745
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,019
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,436
Median weekly rent $201
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Coburg % Australia %
Total 23,722 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 11,611 48.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 12,111 51.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 93 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 23,722 people were usually resident in Coburg (State Suburbs): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Coburg % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,708 7.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,475 10.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 3,192 13.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 11,093 46.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,940 8.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,314 14.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.6% of people usually resident in Coburg (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Coburg % Australia %
Australian citizenship 19,643 82.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 7,990 33.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 148 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.8% of people usually resident in Coburg (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 33.7% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Coburg % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,924 45.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,740 8.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,186 6.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 7,688 39.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Coburg (State Suburbs) were married, 8.9% were either separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 39.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Coburg % Australia %
Australia 14,026 59.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Coburg % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Coburg % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Coburg % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,666 59.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 3,129 28.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 390 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 345 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 644 5.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 7,046 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 11,174 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 11,174 people aged 15 years and over in Coburg (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.7% worked full-time, 28.0% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.8% were unemployed. 7,046 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Coburg % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Coburg % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Coburg % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 413 -- 466 --
Family 1,157 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,019 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Coburg (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $413, the median family income was $1,157 and the median household income was $1,019.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Coburg % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,041 33.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,896 47.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 982 16.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 197 3.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 6,116 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 6,116 families in Coburg (State Suburbs): of these 33.4% were couple families without children, 47.4% were couple families with children, 16.1% were one parent families and 3.2% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Coburg % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,049 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,745 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 9,049 occupied private dwellings were counted in Coburg (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Coburg % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,837 75.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,083 12.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,073 11.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 56 0.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Coburg (State Suburbs), 75.6% were separate houses, 12.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Coburg % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,270 36.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,671 29.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,391 26.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 47 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 671 7.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Coburg (State Suburbs), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.5% were owned with a mortgage and 26.4% were rented.

Landlord type Coburg % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,544 64.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 182 7.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 602 25.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 62 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Coburg (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 64.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 25.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Coburg % Australia %
Median weekly rent 201 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,436 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Coburg (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $201. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,436. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coburg % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 5,999 66.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,098 23.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 555 6.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Coburg (State Suburbs), 66.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.2% were single (or lone) person households and 6.1% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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