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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Cooran

Code SSC30417 (SSC)
People 1,457
Male 708
Female 749
Median age 43
Families 430
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 684
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $850
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,441
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,457 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 708 48.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 749 51.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 2.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,457 people in Cooran (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 91 6.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 100 6.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 106 7.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 85 5.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 53 3.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 46 3.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 70 4.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 107 7.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 106 7.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 135 9.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 137 9.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 132 9.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 97 6.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 79 5.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 57 3.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 38 2.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 15 1.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cooran (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 529 45.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 47 4.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 169 14.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 41 3.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 370 32.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cooran (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.8% were married and 18.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cooran (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 488 46.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 157 14.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 411 38.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Cooran (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cooran (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 14 3.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 121 31.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 2.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 60 15.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 14 3.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 27 7.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 31 8.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 94 24.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 384 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cooran (State Suburbs) 26.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.4% were in primary school, 21.1% in secondary school and 14.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Cooran % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,131 77.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 297 21.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 133 9.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 83 6.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 843 62.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cooran (State Suburbs), 62.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cooran % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Cooran % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 300 45.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 263 39.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 49 7.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 52 7.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 664 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 664 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cooran (State Suburbs). Of these 45.2% were employed full time, 39.6% were employed part-time and 7.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 83 13.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 88 14.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 88 14.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 104 17.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 194 31.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cooran (State Suburbs), 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 31.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cooran (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

Occupation Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 458 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,030 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 850 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cooran (State Suburbs) was $458.

Travel to work, top responses Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 889 76.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 341 29.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 133 11.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 244 21.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cooran (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.5% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 188 16.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 321 27.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 181 15.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 198 17.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cooran (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 181 41.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 152 35.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 96 22.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cooran (State Suburbs), 35.2% were couple families with children, 41.9% were couple families without children and 22.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Cooran (State Suburbs) 12.1% of single parents were male and 87.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,569 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cooran (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,569.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 43 12.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 9.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 46 13.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 50 15.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 31 9.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 87 26.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 21 6.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 26 7.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Cooran (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.9% had both partners employed full-time, 9.0% had both employed part-time and 13.8% 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 Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 564 85.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 96 14.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Cooran (State Suburbs), 85.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 550 97.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 1.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cooran (State Suburbs), 97.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 25 4.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 110 19.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 292 51.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 128 22.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 0.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cooran (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 19.5% had 2 bedrooms and 51.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 173 30.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 267 47.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 113 20.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 2.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cooran (State Suburbs), 30.7% were owned outright, 47.3% were owned with a mortgage and 20.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 422 74.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 127 22.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 2.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Cooran (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.8% were family households, 22.5% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cooran (State Suburbs), 31.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.8% 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 Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.0 -- 11.9 -- 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 Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,441 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.1 -- 9.7 -- 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 Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
None 15 2.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 213 37.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 217 38.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 109 19.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 1.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cooran (State Suburbs), 37.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.3% 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 Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 34 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 47.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 18 52.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cooran (State Suburbs), there were 34 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 47.1%) were male and 18 (or 52.9%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cooran (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Cooran % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Cooran (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

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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