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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Coolaroo

Code SSC20329 (SSC)
People 3,261
Male 1,601
Female 1,660
Median age 36
Families 815
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,072
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $797
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,250
Median weekly rent $270
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 Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Total 3,261 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,601 49.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,660 50.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,261 people in Coolaroo (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 232 7.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 236 7.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 235 7.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 259 7.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 237 7.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 213 6.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 186 5.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 192 5.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 229 7.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 212 6.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 184 5.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 134 4.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 182 5.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 171 5.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 158 4.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 112 3.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 48 1.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 43 1.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coolaroo (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,150 44.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 111 4.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 224 8.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 218 8.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 859 33.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coolaroo (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.9% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coolaroo (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,040 44.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 78 3.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,205 51.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coolaroo (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 36 3.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 159 14.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 48 4.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 38 3.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 170 15.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 28 2.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 34 3.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 84 7.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 69 6.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 43 3.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 403 36.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,112 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs) 34.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.2% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 13.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,706 52.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,820 63.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 182 6.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 75 2.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 802 27.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), 27.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 63.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 497 51.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 267 27.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 86 8.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 118 12.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 968 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 968 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coolaroo (State Suburbs). Of these 51.3% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 12.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 96 11.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 87 10.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 87 10.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 201 23.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 293 34.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coolaroo (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coolaroo (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 329 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 875 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 797 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coolaroo (State Suburbs) was $329.

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

Unpaid work Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,196 46.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 500 19.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 309 12.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 171 6.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.5% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 6.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 359 14.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 394 15.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 187 7.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 253 9.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coolaroo (State Suburbs), 15.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 184 22.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 381 46.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 230 28.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 2.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coolaroo (State Suburbs), 46.7% were couple families with children, 22.6% were couple families without children and 28.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs) 13.2% of single parents were male and 86.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,430 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,478 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,478 and those without children was $1,430.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 37 6.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 2.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 39 6.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 102 18.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 43 7.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 269 47.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 28 4.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 5.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), of couple families, 6.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 6.9% 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 Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 995 96.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 33 3.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), 96.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 950 95.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 2.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 17 1.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coolaroo (State Suburbs), 95.7% were separate houses, 2.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 0.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 38 3.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 815 82.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 101 10.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 34 3.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 3.8% had 2 bedrooms and 82.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 380 38.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 310 31.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 240 24.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.9 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 54 5.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coolaroo (State Suburbs), 38.3% were owned outright, 31.2% were owned with a mortgage and 24.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 778 78.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 197 19.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 1.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.3% were family households, 19.8% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), 33.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.5% 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 Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,250 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.4 -- 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 Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
None 92 9.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 381 38.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 312 31.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 152 15.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 57 5.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.3% 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 Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 24 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 41.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 14 58.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coolaroo (State Suburbs), there were 24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 41.7%) were male and 14 (or 58.3%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 941 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $941.

Mortgage and rent Coolaroo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 192 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 975 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Coolaroo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $192 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $975.

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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