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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Coburg North

Code SSC20312 (SSC)
People 6,576
Male 3,233
Female 3,343
Median age 38
Families 1,708
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,802
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,067
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $277
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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,576 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,233 49.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,343 50.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 39 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,576 people in Coburg North (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 446 6.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 348 5.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 306 4.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 274 4.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 503 7.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 527 8.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 530 8.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 569 8.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 545 8.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 427 6.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 371 5.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 316 4.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 246 3.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 239 3.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 235 3.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 238 3.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 222 3.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 235 3.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coburg North (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,446 44.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 167 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 384 7.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 437 8.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,040 37.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coburg North (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.7% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coburg North (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,185 44.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 477 9.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,250 45.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coburg North (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 95 4.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 234 11.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 150 7.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 34 1.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 134 6.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 117 5.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 27 1.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 184 9.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 343 17.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 86 4.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 576 29.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,980 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coburg North (State Suburbs) 30.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.2% were in primary school, 14.0% in secondary school and 26.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,748 57.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,300 54.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 421 7.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 264 4.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,021 33.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), 33.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 54.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,718 56.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 976 32.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 149 4.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 181 6.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,024 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,024 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coburg North (State Suburbs). Of these 56.8% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 6.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 323 11.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 368 12.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 279 9.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 568 20.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,156 40.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coburg North (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coburg North (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 465 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,246 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,067 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coburg North (State Suburbs) was $465.

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

Unpaid work Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,450 63.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,324 24.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 601 11.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 688 12.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.2% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,190 21.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,296 23.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 549 10.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 416 7.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coburg North (State Suburbs), 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 629 36.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 732 42.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 306 17.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 41 2.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coburg North (State Suburbs), 42.9% were couple families with children, 36.8% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Coburg North (State Suburbs) 14.5% of single parents were male and 85.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,088 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,030 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,030 and those without children was $2,088.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 250 18.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 68 5.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 261 19.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 197 14.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 96 7.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 328 24.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 71 5.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 90 6.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.4% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 19.2% 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,408 91.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 221 8.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,876 78.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 281 11.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 228 9.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 18 0.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coburg North (State Suburbs), 78.0% were separate houses, 11.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 19 0.8 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 91 3.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 737 30.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,217 50.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 277 11.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 64 2.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 30.6% had 2 bedrooms and 50.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 910 37.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 696 28.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 701 29.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 90 3.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coburg North (State Suburbs), 37.8% were owned outright, 28.9% were owned with a mortgage and 29.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,655 68.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 617 25.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 134 5.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.8% were family households, 25.6% were single person households and 5.6% were group households.

Household income Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), 28.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.0% 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 277 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
None 358 14.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 975 40.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 722 30.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 249 10.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 100 4.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), 40.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.4% 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 38 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 47.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 20 52.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coburg North (State Suburbs), there were 38 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 47.4%) were male and 20 (or 52.6%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,166 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,166.

Mortgage and rent Coburg North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Coburg North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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