Upper Coomera

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC32932
People 25,276
Male 49.2%
Female 50.8%
Median age 30
Families 6,668
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all households (a) 1.1
All private dwellings 8,217
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,731
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $415
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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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
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 12,447 49.2 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 12,829 50.8 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 618 2.4 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 25,276 people in Upper Coomera. Of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

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Age Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 30 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,473 9.8 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,511 9.9 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,040 8.1 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,868 7.4 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,538 6.1 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,817 7.2 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 2,214 8.8 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,239 8.9 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 2,119 8.4 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,730 6.8 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,203 4.8 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 988 3.9 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 771 3.0 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 754 3.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 454 1.8 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 264 1.0 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 143 0.6 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 165 0.7 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Upper Coomera was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 8,790 48.2 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 749 4.1 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,449 7.9 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 443 2.4 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 6,821 37.4 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Upper Coomera aged 15 years and over, 48.2% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 7,942 47.8 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 2,688 16.2 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 5,970 36.0 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Upper Coomera, of people aged 15 years and over, 47.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 540 6.3 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 2,378 27.9 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 286 3.4 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 428 5.0 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,415 16.6 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 211 2.5 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 348 4.1 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 506 5.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 765 9.0 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 216 2.5 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,440 16.9 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Upper Coomera 33.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.3% were in primary school, 23.2% in secondary school and 14.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,303 12.6 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,943 10.6 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 729 4.0 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 3,478 19.1 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,388 18.6 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,056 5.8 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,340 12.8 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 11 0.1 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 989 5.4 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 44 0.2 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,478 8.1 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Upper Coomera, 18.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 23.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 10,680 29.9 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 8,545 24.0 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 2,472 6.9 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 2,347 6.6 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
Maori 1,549 4.3 53,649 0.8 142,107 0.5

The most common ancestries in Upper Coomera were English 29.9%, Australian 24.0%, Irish 6.9%, Scottish 6.6% and Maori 4.3%.

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 Upper Coomera (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 16,362 64.7 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 3,367 13.3 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 1,269 5.0 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
South Africa 398 1.6 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7
Philippines 198 0.8 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
India 162 0.6 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9

In Upper Coomera, 64.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 13.3%, England 5.0%, South Africa 1.6%, Philippines 0.8% and India 0.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 9,187 36.4 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,823 7.2 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,534 6.1 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 11,155 44.1 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Upper Coomera, 44.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 12,740 50.5 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
New Zealand 4,051 16.1 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
England 1,863 7.4 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
South Africa 477 1.9 46,102 1.0 190,816 0.8
Scotland 282 1.1 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2

In Upper Coomera, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 50.5%, New Zealand 16.1%, England 7.4%, South Africa 1.9% and Scotland 1.1%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 13,071 51.7 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 4,023 15.9 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
England 1,840 7.3 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
South Africa 511 2.0 46,654 1.0 193,412 0.8
Philippines 319 1.3 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4

In Upper Coomera, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 51.7%, New Zealand 15.9%, England 7.3%, South Africa 2.0% and Philippines 1.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 9,209 36.4 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 4,771 18.9 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 3,871 15.3 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 2,147 8.5 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 921 3.6 143,355 3.0 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Upper Coomera were No Religion, so described 36.4%, Catholic 18.9%, Anglican 15.3%, Not stated 8.5% and Christian, nfd 3.6%. In Upper Coomera, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (55.8%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Mandarin 208 0.8 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Korean 170 0.7 19,620 0.4 108,997 0.5
Spanish 133 0.5 21,006 0.4 140,817 0.6
Japanese 123 0.5 16,877 0.4 55,966 0.2
Maori (New Zealand) 119 0.5 4,264 0.1 11,747 0.1
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English only spoken at home 21,518 85.2 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,090 14.0 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Upper Coomera 85.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 0.8%, Korean 0.7%, Spanish 0.5%, Japanese 0.5% and Maori (New Zealand) 0.5%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 7,627 59.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,709 28.8 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 608 4.7 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 954 7.4 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 12,898 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Upper Coomera. Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 28.8% were employed part-time and 7.4% 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
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,177 9.9 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 995 8.3 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,530 12.8 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,463 20.6 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 5,166 43.3 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Upper Coomera, 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,951 16.3 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 1,681 14.1 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,641 13.7 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,436 12.0 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 1,431 12.0 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 1,375 11.5 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 1,248 10.4 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 974 8.2 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Upper Coomera included Technicians and Trades Workers 16.3%, Professionals 14.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.0%, Labourers 12.0%, Sales Workers 11.5%, Managers 10.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.2%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 382 3.2 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 365 3.1 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Takeaway Food Services 288 2.4 41,958 2.0 189,447 1.8
Aged Care Residential Services 280 2.4 40,967 1.9 211,621 2.0
Cafes and Restaurants 250 2.1 49,488 2.3 253,385 2.4

Of the employed people in Upper Coomera, the most common responses for industry of employment included Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.2%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.1%, Takeaway Food Services 2.4%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.4% and Cafes and Restaurants 2.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 726 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,765 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,731 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Upper Coomera was $726.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 8,711 73.2 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 649 5.5 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 465 3.9 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Train 168 1.4 42,306 2.0 488,012 4.6
Walked only 130 1.1 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 446 3.7 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 9,569 80.1 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Upper Coomera, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 73.2%, Car, as passenger 5.5%, Worked at home 3.9%, Train 1.4% and Walked only 1.1%. On the day, 3.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 80.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,296 72.9 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,408 40.6 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,771 9.7 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,525 13.8 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Upper Coomera, of people aged 15 years and over, 72.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 40.6% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.8% 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
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 4,355 23.9 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 5,114 28.0 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,123 11.6 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,701 9.3 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Upper Coomera, 28.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,807 27.1 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3,665 54.9 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,126 16.9 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 72 1.1 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Upper Coomera, 54.9% were couple families with children, 27.1% were couple families without children and 16.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.9 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.1 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Upper Coomera, 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% 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
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,410 25.8 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 180 3.3 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,396 25.5 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 957 17.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 274 5.0 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 584 10.7 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 323 5.9 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 343 6.3 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Upper Coomera, of couple families with children, 25.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 25.5% 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

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 7,436 94.8 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 409 5.2 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Upper Coomera, 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 5,985 80.5 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,385 18.6 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 48 0.6 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Upper Coomera, 80.5% were separate houses, 18.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.2 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 33 0.4 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 196 2.6 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,183 29.4 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 4,868 65.5 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 134 1.8 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Upper Coomera, of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 2.6% had 2 bedrooms and 29.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 841 11.3 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3,123 42.1 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 3,270 44.1 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 43 0.6 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 146 2.0 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Upper Coomera, 11.3% were owned outright, 42.1% were owned with a mortgage and 44.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 6,448 86.8 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 704 9.5 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 278 3.7 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Upper Coomera, of all households, 86.8% were family households, 9.5% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

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Household income Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 10.0 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.6 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Upper Coomera, 10.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.6% 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 Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 415 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.5 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 16.5 -- 12.8 -- 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 Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.4 -- 6.4 -- 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 Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 109 1.5 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,819 24.5 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 3,556 47.8 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,760 23.7 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 189 2.5 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Upper Coomera, 24.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 514 6.9 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 6,761 91.0 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 152 2.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Upper Coomera, 91.0% 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.
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 299 48.4 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 319 51.6 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Upper Coomera, 48.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.6% were female. The median age was 18 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
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,670 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Upper Coomera, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,670.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Upper Coomera % Upper Coomera Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 410 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,985 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Upper Coomera, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $410 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,985.

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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.