Cooloolabin Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Cooloolabin (4560) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 104 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Cooloolabin is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Cooloolabin was 426 and is comprised of approximately 45.5% females and 54.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cooloolabin is 44 years of age.

78.2% of people living in the suburb of Cooloolabin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% New Zealand, 3.5% England, 2.3% United States of America, 2.1% Thailand, 1.6% Switzerland, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Germany, 0.9% Papua New Guinea.

91.0% of people living in Cooloolabin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Thai, 0.7% German.

The religious makeup of Cooloolabin is 36.9% No religion, 14.3% Catholic, 12.2% Anglican, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.9% Christian, nfd, 3.8% Buddhism, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.9% Other Religious Groups.

51.9% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 13.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Cooloolabin.

51.4% of the people living in Cooloolabin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.7% are working on a part time basis. Cooloolabin has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Cooloolabin are 16.0% Managers, 14.0% Professionals, 13.5% Labourers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Sales workers, 4.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cooloolabin work in are 14.6% Construction, 11.6% Education and training, 10.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.5% Retail trade, 7.5% Manufacturing, 7.5% Wholesale trade, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

51.3% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $543 per week and the median household income is $1156 per week.

The median rent in Cooloolabin is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cooloolabin postcode 4560

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