2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Coburg

Code SSC20311 (SSC)
People 24,977
Male 12,193
Female 12,784
Median age 35
Families 6,323
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 10,234
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,325
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,954
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Total 24,977 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 12,193 48.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 12,784 51.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 104 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 24,977 people in Coburg (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,738 7.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,403 5.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,085 4.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,176 4.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,081 8.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,422 9.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,282 9.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,224 8.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,014 8.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,617 6.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,472 5.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,199 4.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 993 4.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 778 3.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 762 3.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 739 3.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 570 2.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 422 1.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coburg (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,133 44.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 469 2.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,348 6.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,084 5.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,717 42.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coburg (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.0% were married and 8.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coburg (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,359 43.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,861 9.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 8,872 46.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Coburg (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coburg (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 418 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 872 11.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 561 7.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 154 2.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 574 7.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 348 4.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 150 2.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 630 8.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,795 23.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 244 3.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,900 24.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 7,646 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coburg (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.8% were in primary school, 14.0% in secondary school and 31.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Coburg % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 15,054 60.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 12,281 53.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,870 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,035 4.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,000 34.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Coburg (State Suburbs), 34.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 53.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coburg % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Coburg % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,307 57.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,805 30.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 837 6.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 745 5.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 12,694 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 12,694 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coburg (State Suburbs). Of these 57.6% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,237 10.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,351 11.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,219 10.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,222 18.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,084 42.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coburg (State Suburbs), 10.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coburg (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 548 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,539 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,325 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coburg (State Suburbs) was $548.

Travel to work, top responses Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 14,045 67.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,111 24.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,445 11.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,940 14.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Coburg (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.6% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,951 23.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,357 25.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,021 9.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,716 8.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coburg (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,234 35.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,972 47.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 932 14.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 185 2.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coburg (State Suburbs), 47.0% were couple families with children, 35.3% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Coburg (State Suburbs) 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,214 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,383 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coburg (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,383 and those without children was $2,214.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,014 19.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 232 4.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,063 20.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 805 15.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 279 5.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,152 22.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 360 6.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 303 5.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Coburg (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,116 93.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 683 7.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Coburg (State Suburbs), 93.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,622 72.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,271 13.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,195 13.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 27 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coburg (State Suburbs), 72.6% were separate houses, 13.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 29 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 415 4.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,821 30.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,220 46.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,423 15.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 209 2.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coburg (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 30.9% had 2 bedrooms and 46.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,127 34.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,873 31.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,772 30.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 59 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 285 3.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coburg (State Suburbs), 34.3% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 30.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 6,170 67.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,188 24.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 760 8.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Coburg (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.7% were family households, 24.0% were single person households and 8.3% were group households.

Household income Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coburg (State Suburbs), 23.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.8% 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 Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 9.1 -- 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 Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,954 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 10.1 -- 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 Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
None 1,262 13.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,929 43.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,630 28.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 982 10.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 314 3.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Coburg (State Suburbs), 43.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.8% 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 Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 102 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 58 56.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 44 43.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coburg (State Suburbs), there were 102 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 58 (or 56.9%) were male and 44 (or 43.1%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Coburg % Victoria % 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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,202 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coburg (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,202.

Mortgage and rent Coburg % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Coburg (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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