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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Cooroy

Code UCL315000 (UCL)
People 2,301
Male 1,047
Female 1,254
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 2,073
People born overseas 295
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10
Families 645
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 998
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $626
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,100
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Cooroy % Australia %
Total 2,301 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,047 45.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,254 54.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 44 1.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,301 people were usually resident in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 45.5% were male and 54.5% were female. Of the total population 1.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cooroy % Australia %
People
0-4 years 126 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 340 14.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 244 10.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 811 35.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 292 12.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 488 21.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.3% of people usually resident in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Cooroy % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,073 90.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 295 12.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.1% of people usually resident in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 12.8% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cooroy % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 866 47.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 294 16.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 168 9.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 506 27.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 16.0% were either separated or divorced, 9.2% were widowed and 27.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cooroy % Australia %
Australia 1,848 80.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Cooroy % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cooroy % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 461 52.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 295 33.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 33 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 21 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 77 8.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 830 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 887 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 887 people aged 15 years and over in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 52.0% worked full-time, 33.3% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.7% were unemployed. 830 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cooroy % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 354 -- 466 --
Family 797 -- 1,171 --
Household 626 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $354, the median family income was $797 and the median household income was $626.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Cooroy % Australia %
Couple family without children 271 42.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 197 30.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 165 25.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 12 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 645 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 645 families in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 42.0% were couple families without children, 30.5% were couple families with children, 25.6% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Cooroy % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 931 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 998 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 931 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Cooroy % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 803 86.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 0.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 105 11.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 16 1.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.3% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cooroy % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 349 37.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 241 25.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 269 28.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 67 7.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 28.9% were rented.

Landlord type Cooroy % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 138 51.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 47 17.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 76 28.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 3.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cooroy % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,100 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,100. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cooroy % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 637 68.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 238 25.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 19 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cooroy (Urban Centres and Localities), 68.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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