Coombabah Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Coombabah (4216) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 59 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Coombabah is in the federal electorate of Fadden.

In the 2011 census the population of Coombabah was 9,774 and is comprised of approximately 54.1% females and 45.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Coombabah is 45 years of age.

61.6% of people living in the suburb of Coombabah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.6% New Zealand, 8.8% England, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% South Africa, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% China , 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% India.

87.0% of people living in Coombabah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% French, 0.5% Japanese, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Coombabah is 25.0% Anglican, 23.0% Catholic, 21.0% No religion, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Lutheran, 1.2% Islam, 1.0% Baptist.

46.2% of people are married, 27.4% have never married and 13.0% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 715 widowed people living in Coombabah.

53.9% of the people living in Coombabah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.3% are working on a part time basis. Coombabah has an unemployment rate of 8.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Coombabah are 17.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Sales workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Professionals, 11.3% Labourers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Managers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coombabah work in are 14.9% Retail trade, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Accommodation and food services, 9.3% Construction, 8.6% Manufacturing, 5.9% Education and training, 5.9% Administrative and support services, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Other services.

38.4% of homes are fully owned, and 24.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $465 per week and the median household income is $793 per week.

The median rent in Coombabah is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1886 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coombabah postcode 4216

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