Coopers Plains Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Coopers Plains (4108) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 11 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Coopers Plains is in the federal electorate of Moreton.

In the 2011 census the population of Coopers Plains was 4,208 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Coopers Plains is 34 years of age.

56.9% of people living in the suburb of Coopers Plains were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% India, 5.3% China , 2.9% New Zealand, 2.2% Philippines, 2.1% England, 1.7% Vietnam, 1.0% Taiwan, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.9% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.6% Japan, 0.6% Sudan, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% Netherlands.

61.9% of people living in Coopers Plains speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Mandarin, 5.2% Other, 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Cantonese, 2.1% Other, 2.0% Vietnamese, 1.6% Hindi, 1.3% Punjabi, 1.1% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Coopers Plains is 22.1% No religion, 21.0% Catholic, 11.6% Anglican, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.7% Hinduism, 3.8% Buddhism, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Islam, 2.5% Pentecostal.

42.5% of people are married, 41.1% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 179 widowed people living in Coopers Plains.

56.5% of the people living in Coopers Plains over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Coopers Plains has an unemployment rate of 8.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Coopers Plains are 21.5% Professionals, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Labourers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Sales workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.8% Managers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coopers Plains work in are 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Manufacturing, 9.4% Retail trade, 8.3% Education and training, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Construction, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

27.7% of homes are fully owned, and 28.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $489 per week and the median household income is $1063 per week.

The median rent in Coopers Plains is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coopers Plains postcode 4108

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