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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Cootharaba (Noosa Shire)

Code SSC35677 (SSC)
People 691
Male 370
Female 321
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 579
People born overseas 105
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 188
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 345
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $731
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $135
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Total 691 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 370 53.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 321 46.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 1.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 691 people were usually resident in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 53.5% were male and 46.5% were female. Of the total population 1.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 45 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 77 11.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 58 8.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 321 46.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 116 16.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 73 10.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.7% of people usually resident in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 579 83.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 105 15.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.8% of people usually resident in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 15.2% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 278 48.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 101 17.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 31 5.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 154 27.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 17.8% were either separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 27.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Australia 505 73.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 156 48.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 112 34.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 11 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 8 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 34 10.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 184 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 321 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 321 people aged 15 years and over in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 48.6% worked full-time, 34.9% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.6% were unemployed. 184 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 372 -- 466 --
Family 884 -- 1,171 --
Household 731 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $372, the median family income was $884 and the median household income was $731.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 84 44.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 68 36.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 31 16.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 2.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 188 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 188 families in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 44.7% were couple families without children, 36.2% were couple families with children, 16.5% were one parent families and 2.7% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 295 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 345 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 295 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 254 86.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 37 12.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 86.1% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 12.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 107 36.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 96 32.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 40 13.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 2.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 13.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 36.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.5% were owned with a mortgage and 13.6% were rented.

Landlord type Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8 20.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 24 60.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 17.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 20.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 60.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 135 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $135. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 184 62.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 53 18.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 62.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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