Cooran Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Cooran (4569) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 128 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Cooran is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Cooran was 1,457 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cooran is 43 years of age.

77.5% of people living in the suburb of Cooran were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Germany, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Belgium, 0.5% France, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Thailand.

92.5% of people living in Cooran speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% German, 0.2% Assyrian, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Cooran is 37.4% No religion, 18.1% Anglican, 12.6% Catholic, 11.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Uniting Church, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Buddhism, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Other Religious Groups.

45.8% of people are married, 31.9% have never married and 14.7% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 40 widowed people living in Cooran.

44.7% of the people living in Cooran over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.5% are working on a part time basis. Cooran has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Cooran are 20.0% Professionals, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Labourers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Managers, 8.9% Sales workers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cooran work in are 15.6% Health care and social assistance, 14.0% Construction, 11.2% Retail trade, 9.5% Education and training, 9.0% Manufacturing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

30.5% of homes are fully owned, and 47.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $458 per week and the median household income is $850 per week.

The median rent in Cooran is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1441 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cooran postcode 4569

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