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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Coorparoo

Code SSC30421 (SSC)
People 14,944
Male 7,357
Female 7,587
Median age 33
Families 3,676
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 7,018
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,523
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,152
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Total 14,944 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,357 49.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,587 50.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 148 1.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 14,944 people in Coorparoo (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 903 6.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 782 5.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 675 4.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 714 4.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,407 9.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,885 12.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,477 9.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,305 8.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,139 7.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 998 6.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 875 5.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 692 4.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 626 4.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 384 2.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 309 2.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 252 1.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 273 1.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 249 1.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coorparoo (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,881 38.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 306 2.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,075 8.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 520 4.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,805 46.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coorparoo (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.8% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coorparoo (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,450 38.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,539 13.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,517 47.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coorparoo (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 185 4.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 529 12.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 414 9.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 90 2.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 159 3.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 273 6.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 169 3.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 305 7.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,247 28.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 131 3.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 852 19.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,354 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.7% were in primary school, 13.8% in secondary school and 35.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 10,668 71.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,147 29.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,130 8.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 820 5.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,946 56.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), 56.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,977 65.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,328 25.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 472 5.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 387 4.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 9,164 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 9,164 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coorparoo (State Suburbs). Of these 65.2% were employed full time, 25.4% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 801 9.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 774 8.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 757 8.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,726 19.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,248 48.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coorparoo (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coorparoo (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 835 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,085 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,523 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coorparoo (State Suburbs) was $835.

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

Unpaid work Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,727 77.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,039 24.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,122 8.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,698 21.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.1% provided care for children and 8.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,789 30.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,819 30.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,246 9.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 872 6.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coorparoo (State Suburbs), 30.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,584 43.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,489 40.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 451 12.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 151 4.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coorparoo (State Suburbs), 40.5% were couple families with children, 43.1% were couple families without children and 12.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs) 21.1% of single parents were male and 78.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,300 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,036 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,036 and those without children was $2,300.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 972 31.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 113 3.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 730 23.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 459 14.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 109 3.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 295 9.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 214 7.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 183 6.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), of couple families, 31.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 23.7% 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 Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,241 92.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 482 7.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,030 48.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 759 12.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,453 39.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coorparoo (State Suburbs), 48.5% were separate houses, 12.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 39.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 19 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 438 7.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,677 42.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,768 28.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,251 20.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 90 1.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.0% had 1 bedroom, 42.9% had 2 bedrooms and 28.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,439 23.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,848 29.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,827 45.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 23 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 105 1.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coorparoo (State Suburbs), 23.1% were owned outright, 29.6% were owned with a mortgage and 45.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,618 58.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,040 32.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 584 9.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), of all households, 58.0% were family households, 32.7% were single person households and 9.4% were group households.

Household income Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), 17.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.9% 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 Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.1 -- 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 Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,152 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
None 680 10.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,738 43.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,991 31.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 681 10.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 153 2.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), 43.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.9% 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 Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 149 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 75 50.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 74 49.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coorparoo (State Suburbs), there were 149 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 75 (or 50.3%) were male and 74 (or 49.7%) 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 Coorparoo % 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 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,600 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,600.

Mortgage and rent Coorparoo % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,144 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Coorparoo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,144.

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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