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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Coombabah

Code SSC30412 (SSC)
People 9,774
Male 4,484
Female 5,290
Median age 45
Families 2,789
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 4,682
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $793
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,886
Median weekly rent $335
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 Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Total 9,774 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,484 45.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,290 54.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 161 1.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,774 people in Coombabah (State Suburbs) of these 45.9% were male and 54.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 594 6.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 540 5.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 480 4.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 462 4.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 465 4.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 504 5.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 610 6.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 661 6.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 550 5.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 543 5.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 556 5.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 591 6.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 657 6.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 677 6.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 653 6.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 474 4.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 416 4.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 344 3.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coombabah (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,769 46.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 380 4.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,058 13.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 716 8.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,232 27.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coombabah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.2% were married and 17.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coombabah (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,514 46.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 789 10.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,216 42.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Coombabah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coombabah (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 103 4.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 542 22.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 98 4.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 54 2.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 326 13.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 28 1.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 57 2.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 172 7.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 216 9.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 66 2.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 725 30.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,387 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coombabah (State Suburbs) 24.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 17.3% in secondary school and 16.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 6,026 61.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,626 39.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 614 6.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 537 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,342 47.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Coombabah (State Suburbs), 47.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,283 53.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,365 32.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 231 5.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 353 8.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,232 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,232 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coombabah (State Suburbs). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 440 11.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 387 10.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 532 13.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 737 19.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,547 39.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coombabah (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 465 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 994 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 793 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

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

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

Unpaid work Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,445 66.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,993 24.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 883 10.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,000 12.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Coombabah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.4% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,560 19.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,099 25.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 964 11.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 823 10.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coombabah (State Suburbs), 25.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,341 48.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 857 30.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 550 19.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 40 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coombabah (State Suburbs), 30.7% were couple families with children, 48.1% were couple families without children and 19.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Coombabah (State Suburbs) 12.8% of single parents were male and 87.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,761 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,901 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coombabah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,901 and those without children was $1,761.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 320 14.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 79 3.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 391 17.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 320 14.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 118 5.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 710 32.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 118 5.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 141 6.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Coombabah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 17.8% 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 Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,229 93.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 302 6.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Coombabah (State Suburbs), 93.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,171 51.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,653 39.1 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 398 9.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coombabah (State Suburbs), 51.3% were separate houses, 39.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flats, units or apartments and 9.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 20 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 124 2.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,198 28.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,240 53.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 549 13.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 97 2.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coombabah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 28.3% had 2 bedrooms and 53.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,622 38.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,048 24.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,412 33.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 26 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 120 2.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coombabah (State Suburbs), 38.4% were owned outright, 24.8% were owned with a mortgage and 33.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,748 65.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,311 31.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 171 4.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Coombabah (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.0% were family households, 31.0% were single person households and 4.0% were group households.

Household income Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coombabah (State Suburbs), 37.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 335 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.0 -- 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 Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,886 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
None 336 7.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,119 50.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,278 30.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 346 8.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 151 3.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Coombabah (State Suburbs), 50.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.2% 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 Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 160 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 78 48.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 82 51.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coombabah (State Suburbs), there were 160 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 78 (or 48.8%) were male and 82 (or 51.2%) 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 Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 787 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coombabah (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 $787.

Mortgage and rent Coombabah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,634 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Coombabah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,634.

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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