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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Statistical Area Level 4

Coffs Harbour - Grafton

Code 104 (SA4)
People 130,604
Male 63,794
Female 66,810
Median age 44
Families 35,876
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 60,426
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $835
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,452
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 130,604 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 63,794 48.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 66,810 51.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6,042 4.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 130,604 people in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.6% of the population.

Age Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 7,657 5.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 8,019 6.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 9,098 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 8,732 6.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 6,027 4.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 5,561 4.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 5,805 4.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 7,302 5.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 8,230 6.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 9,163 7.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 10,106 7.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 9,938 7.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 9,563 7.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 7,727 5.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 6,051 4.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4,744 3.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3,602 2.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3,279 2.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51,344 48.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 4,095 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 11,717 11.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7,533 7.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 31,133 29.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4) aged 15 years and over, 48.5% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46,297 49.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 9,672 10.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 38,298 40.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 2,361 6.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 7,449 19.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,760 4.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,291 3.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 6,427 17.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,447 3.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,400 3.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,728 9.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,669 7.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 702 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8,431 22.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 37,665 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.9% were in primary school, 24.6% in secondary school and 17.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 110,249 84.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 16,899 13.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 7,570 6.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5,404 4.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 92,383 75.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), 75.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 27,612 50.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 19,552 35.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,371 6.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4,687 8.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 55,222 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 55,222 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4). Of these 50.0% were employed full time, 35.4% were employed part-time and 8.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7,015 13.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 5,685 11.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,851 13.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 9,294 18.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 18,320 36.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 434 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 998 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 835 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4) was $434.

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

Unpaid work Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 76,303 72.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 28,222 26.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 13,943 13.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 21,913 20.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 19,069 18.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 27,721 26.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 15,526 14.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 13,988 13.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 15,913 44.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 12,848 35.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6,705 18.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 409 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), 35.8% were couple families with children, 44.4% were couple families without children and 18.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4) 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,551 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,790 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,790 and those without children was $1,551.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 4,186 14.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,462 5.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 5,415 18.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3,461 12.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 2,111 7.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 8,593 29.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 1,535 5.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,998 6.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), of couple families, 14.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 18.8% 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 Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 50,342 87.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 7,071 12.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), 87.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 41,163 81.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,775 7.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,862 7.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 1,497 3.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), 81.8% were separate houses, 7.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.7% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 336 0.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 2,297 4.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 9,932 19.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 22,610 44.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 14,167 28.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 996 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 19.7% had 2 bedrooms and 44.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 19,937 39.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 14,198 28.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 14,401 28.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 512 1.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,292 2.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), 39.6% were owned outright, 28.2% were owned with a mortgage and 28.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 35,109 69.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 13,643 27.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,589 3.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), of all households, 69.7% were family households, 27.1% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), 34.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.7% 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 Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.0 -- 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 Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,452 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
None 3,830 7.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 20,340 40.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 17,516 34.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 6,929 13.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,725 3.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), 40.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% 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 Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6,041 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 2,933 48.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3,108 51.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), there were 6,041 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 2,933 (or 48.6%) were male and 3,108 (or 51.4%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Coffs Harbour - Grafton % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 811 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $811.

Mortgage and rent Coffs Harbour - Grafton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 222 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,499 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Coffs Harbour - Grafton (Statistical Area Level 4), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $222 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,499.

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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