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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Coorow

Code SSC50180 (SSC)
People 161
Male 86
Female 75
Median age 44
Families 43
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 81
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,012
Median monthly mortgage repayments $600
Median weekly rent $77
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 161 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 86 53.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 75 46.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 6.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 161 people in Coorow (State Suburbs) of these 53.4% were male and 46.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.2% of the population.

Age Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 7 4.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 13 8.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 18 11.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3 1.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8 4.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3 1.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 4 2.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 13 8.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 23 14.1 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 9 5.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 13 8.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 7 4.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 17 10.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 12 7.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 10 6.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coorow (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 48.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 0 0.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 20 16.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 0 0.0 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 43 35.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coorow (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.4% were married and 16.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 0 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 0 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 43 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coorow (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 43 years.

Social marital status Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 50.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 18 15.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 39 34.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Coorow (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 54 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coorow (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 54 years.

Education Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 15.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 15 37.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 15.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 7.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 7.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7 17.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 40 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coorow (State Suburbs) 23.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 52.5% were in primary school, 15.0% in secondary school and 0.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 143 87.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 14 8.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 13 8.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 11 7.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 119 75.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Coorow (State Suburbs), 75.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 58 69.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 19 22.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 0 0.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 7.2 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 83 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 83 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coorow (State Suburbs). Of these 69.9% were employed full time, 22.9% were employed part-time and 7.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3 3.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3 3.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 8 10.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 8 10.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 54 71.1 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coorow (State Suburbs), 3.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 71.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coorow (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 492 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,266 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,012 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coorow (State Suburbs) was $492.

Travel to work, top responses Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 87 70.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 30 24.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 12 9.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 32 26.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Coorow (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.2% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 27 22.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 23 18.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 16 13.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 19 15.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coorow (State Suburbs), 18.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 19 44.2 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 20 46.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4 9.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coorow (State Suburbs), 46.5% were couple families with children, 44.2% were couple families without children and 9.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 50.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 50.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Coorow (State Suburbs) 50.0% of single parents were male and 50.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,375 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coorow (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,375 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 9 23.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 7.9 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 12 31.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 13.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 6 15.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 7.9 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Coorow (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 7.9% had both employed part-time and 31.6% 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 Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 67 85.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 11 14.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Coorow (State Suburbs), 85.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 63 95.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 4.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coorow (State Suburbs), 95.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 16 24.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 35 53.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 15 22.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coorow (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 24.2% had 2 bedrooms and 53.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 33 51.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 14 21.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 17 26.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coorow (State Suburbs), 51.6% were owned outright, 21.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 42 64.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 23 35.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Coorow (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.6% were family households, 35.4% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coorow (State Suburbs), 25.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 77 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 8.9 -- 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 Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 600 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 10.2 -- 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 Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
None 4 6.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 21 32.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 21 32.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 16 24.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 4.6 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Coorow (State Suburbs), 32.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.6% 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 Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 5 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coorow (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 50.0%) were male and 5 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coorow (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Coorow % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 93 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Coorow (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $93 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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