South Coogee

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC13579
People 5,502
Male 46.9%
Female 53.1%
Median age 41
Families 1,314
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 2,386
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,517
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,132
Median weekly rent $177
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 2,579 46.9 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,919 53.1 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 119 2.2 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 5,502 people in South Coogee. Of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

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Age South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 358 6.5 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 379 6.9 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 370 6.7 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 333 6.1 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 309 5.6 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 245 4.5 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 285 5.2 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 332 6.0 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 392 7.1 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 454 8.3 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 421 7.7 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 341 6.2 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 310 5.6 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 278 5.1 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 225 4.1 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 181 3.3 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 132 2.4 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 151 2.7 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in South Coogee was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 2,000 45.5 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 136 3.1 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 435 9.9 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 256 5.8 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,567 35.7 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in South Coogee aged 15 years and over, 45.5% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,798 45.3 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 236 5.9 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,936 48.8 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In South Coogee, of people aged 15 years and over, 45.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 123 6.9 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 239 13.4 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 120 6.7 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 135 7.5 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 84 4.7 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 118 6.6 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 179 10.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 83 4.6 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 292 16.3 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 35 2.0 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 382 21.3 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In South Coogee 32.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.9% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 20.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,509 34.3 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 402 9.1 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 65 1.5 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 309 7.0 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 712 16.2 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 124 2.8 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 388 8.8 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 274 6.2 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 14 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 478 10.9 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in South Coogee, 16.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 8.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 1,463 20.0 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,353 18.5 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 795 10.8 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 403 5.5 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
Chinese 382 5.2 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9

The most common ancestries in South Coogee were English 20.0%, Australian 18.5%, Irish 10.8%, Scottish 5.5% and Chinese 5.2%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in South Coogee (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 3,362 61.3 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 282 5.1 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
South Africa 112 2.0 43,058 0.6 162,449 0.7
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 102 1.9 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
Ireland 79 1.4 24,038 0.3 74,888 0.3
New Zealand 74 1.3 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2

In South Coogee, 61.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.1%, South Africa 2.0%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.9%, Ireland 1.4% and New Zealand 1.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 2,452 44.6 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 379 6.9 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 307 5.6 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,994 36.3 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In South Coogee, 36.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,317 42.2 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 366 6.7 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
Greece 186 3.4 72,635 1.0 226,920 1.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 177 3.2 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
South Africa 165 3.0 52,344 0.7 190,816 0.8

In South Coogee, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 42.2%, England 6.7%, Greece 3.4%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.2% and South Africa 3.0%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,388 43.7 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 355 6.5 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 164 3.0 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
South Africa 161 2.9 52,673 0.7 193,412 0.8
Ireland 154 2.8 45,638 0.6 147,423 0.6

In South Coogee, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 43.7%, England 6.5%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.0%, South Africa 2.9% and Ireland 2.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 1,605 29.2 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 1,417 25.8 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 552 10.0 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 535 9.7 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Eastern Orthodox 477 8.7 188,442 2.5 502,801 2.1

The most common responses for religion in South Coogee were Catholic 29.2%, No Religion, so described 25.8%, Not stated 10.0%, Anglican 9.7% and Eastern Orthodox 8.7%. In South Coogee, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (60.6%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Greek 226 4.1 81,683 1.1 237,588 1.0
Russian 164 3.0 18,763 0.3 50,314 0.2
Mandarin 121 2.2 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
French 97 1.8 23,743 0.3 70,873 0.3
Cantonese 95 1.7 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
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English only spoken at home 3,850 70.0 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 656 29.8 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In South Coogee 70.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Greek 4.1%, Russian 3.0%, Mandarin 2.2%, French 1.8% and Cantonese 1.7%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,456 59.1 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 755 30.6 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 107 4.3 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 146 5.9 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 2,464 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Coogee. Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 287 12.3 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 245 10.5 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 230 9.9 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 250 10.8 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,202 51.7 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in South Coogee, 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 807 34.9 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 480 20.8 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 313 13.5 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 231 10.0 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 188 8.1 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Technicians and Trades Workers 156 6.8 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 61 2.6 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 33 1.4 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in South Coogee included Professionals 34.9%, Managers 20.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.0%, Sales Workers 8.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 6.8%, Labourers 2.6% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 95 4.2 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Defence 77 3.4 21,848 0.6 75,462 0.7
Higher Education 75 3.3 46,246 1.4 155,985 1.5
Banking 73 3.3 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Legal Services 62 2.8 39,267 1.2 104,051 1.0

Of the employed people in South Coogee, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.2%, Defence 3.4%, Higher Education 3.3%, Banking 3.3% and Legal Services 2.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 755 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,723 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,517 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Coogee was $755.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,175 51.0 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 332 14.4 133,903 4.0 323,201 3.0
Worked at home 171 7.4 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 105 4.6 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 55 2.4 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 436 18.8 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,333 57.5 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In South Coogee, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 51.0%, Bus 14.4%, Worked at home 7.4%, Car, as passenger 4.6% and Walked only 2.4%. On the day, 18.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 57.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,987 68.0 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,278 29.1 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 552 12.6 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 854 19.4 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In South Coogee, of people aged 15 years and over, 68.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.1% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,097 25.0 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,076 24.5 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 487 11.1 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 330 7.5 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in South Coogee, 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 340 25.8 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 714 54.1 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 242 18.3 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 24 1.8 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in South Coogee, 54.1% were couple families with children, 25.8% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 12.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 87.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In South Coogee, 12.1% of single parents were male and 87.9% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 282 26.7 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 41 3.9 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 252 23.8 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 114 10.8 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 47 4.4 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 188 17.8 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 54 5.1 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 80 7.6 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In South Coogee, of couple families with children, 26.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 23.8% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,063 92.0 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 180 8.0 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In South Coogee, 92.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 754 36.5 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 348 16.9 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 937 45.4 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 16 0.8 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in South Coogee, 36.5% were separate houses, 16.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 45.4% were flats or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 60 2.9 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 215 10.4 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 496 24.0 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 597 28.9 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 625 30.3 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 70 3.4 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In South Coogee, of occupied private dwellings 10.4% had 1 bedroom, 24.0% had 2 bedrooms and 28.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 467 22.6 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 469 22.7 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,034 50.0 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 33 1.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 63 3.0 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in South Coogee, 22.6% were owned outright, 22.7% were owned with a mortgage and 50.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 1,283 62.3 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 685 33.3 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 90 4.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In South Coogee, of all households, 62.3% were family households, 33.3% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

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Household income South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 32.9 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 31.4 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In South Coogee, 32.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 31.4% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 177 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.5 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 20.5 -- 12.9 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 3,132 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.6 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 456 22.1 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 673 32.6 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 595 28.8 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 228 11.0 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 112 5.4 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In South Coogee, 32.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 420 20.4 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,565 76.1 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 72 3.5 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In South Coogee, 76.1% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 42 36.5 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 73 63.5 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 23 --

In South Coogee, 36.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 63.5% were female. The median age was 19 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 680 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In South Coogee, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $680.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
South Coogee % South Coogee New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 150 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 5,200 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In South Coogee, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $5,200.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.