Cooroy Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Cooroy (4563) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 117 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Cooroy is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Cooroy was 3,459 and is comprised of approximately 53.5% females and 46.5% males.

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

78.6% of people living in the suburb of Cooroy were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% England, 3.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Jersey, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Netherlands.

93.0% of people living in Cooroy speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% German, 0.6% Other, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Russian.

The religious makeup of Cooroy is 28.4% No religion, 20.1% Anglican, 14.7% Catholic, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.4% Uniting Church, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.4% Other religious affiliation .

48.0% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 251 widowed people living in Cooroy.

48.2% of the people living in Cooroy over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.6% are working on a part time basis. Cooroy has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Cooroy are 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Professionals, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 12.6% Labourers, 10.8% Sales workers, 9.9% Managers, 6.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cooroy work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 14.1% Retail trade, 10.1% Construction, 8.7% Education and training, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.8% Manufacturing, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

39.5% of homes are fully owned, and 31.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $469 per week and the median household income is $851 per week.

The median rent in Cooroy is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1650 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cooroy postcode 4563

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