Coombs

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC80040
People 1,811
Male 49.6%
Female 50.4%
Median age 30
Families 476
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 705
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $2,315
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $410
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male 898 49.6 195,739 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 914 50.4 201,653 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 22 1.2 6,508 1.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,811 people in Coombs. Of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

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Age Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median age 30 -- 35 -- 38 --
0-4 years 214 11.8 26,795 6.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 153 8.4 25,451 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 109 6.0 22,235 5.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 77 4.2 24,507 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 116 6.4 31,430 7.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 206 11.4 32,488 8.2 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 236 13.0 33,631 8.5 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 223 12.3 30,193 7.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 167 9.2 28,216 7.1 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 93 5.1 26,556 6.7 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 75 4.1 24,433 6.1 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 37 2.0 22,357 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 36 2.0 19,144 4.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 35 1.9 17,285 4.3 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 15 0.8 12,168 3.1 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 9 0.5 8,519 2.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 13 0.7 5,839 1.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 6,158 1.5 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Coombs was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Married 737 55.2 154,584 47.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 33 2.5 8,159 2.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 83 6.2 25,353 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 22 1.6 12,542 3.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 460 34.5 122,279 37.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Coombs aged 15 years and over, 55.2% were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 665 55.1 135,703 48.1 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 163 13.5 32,501 11.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 379 31.4 113,732 40.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Coombs, of people aged 15 years and over, 55.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Preschool 38 6.0 5,904 4.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 135 21.2 20,728 15.7 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 44 6.9 8,123 6.2 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 16 2.5 3,969 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 48 7.5 13,606 10.3 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 31 4.9 6,372 4.8 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 15 2.4 4,207 3.2 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 38 6.0 8,163 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 114 17.9 34,291 26.0 1,160,626 16.1
Other 22 3.5 3,165 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 136 21.4 23,127 17.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Coombs 34.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.2% were in primary school, 14.1% in secondary school and 24.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 638 48.2 119,919 37.1 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 134 10.1 29,758 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 35 2.6 9,461 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 78 5.9 25,750 8.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 187 14.1 57,843 17.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 32 2.4 8,891 2.8 941,531 4.9
Year 10 57 4.3 22,621 7.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 140 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 30 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 20 1.5 14,566 4.5 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 1,151 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 113 8.5 24,951 7.7 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Coombs, 14.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 8.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australian 467 19.8 127,285 23.0 7,298,243 23.3
English 421 17.9 132,031 23.8 7,852,224 25.0
Indian 188 8.0 14,559 2.6 619,164 2.0
Irish 151 6.4 51,611 9.3 2,388,058 7.6
Chinese 128 5.4 22,472 4.1 1,213,903 3.9

The most common ancestries in Coombs were Australian 19.8%, English 17.9%, Indian 8.0%, Irish 6.4% and Chinese 5.4%.

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 Coombs (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 1,037 58.4 270,033 68.0 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
India 139 7.8 10,414 2.6 455,389 1.9
Philippines 50 2.8 3,798 1.0 232,386 1.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 45 2.5 11,351 2.9 509,555 2.2
England 40 2.3 12,757 3.2 907,570 3.9
Nepal 28 1.6 761 0.2 54,754 0.2

In Coombs, 58.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 7.8%, Philippines 2.8%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.5%, England 2.3% and Nepal 1.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 858 47.6 133,304 33.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 107 5.9 29,113 7.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 98 5.4 23,121 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 604 33.5 187,955 47.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Coombs, 33.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 709 39.8 211,707 53.3 12,231,150 52.3
India 198 11.1 14,481 3.6 616,939 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 70 3.9 14,581 3.7 704,658 3.0
Philippines 60 3.4 4,317 1.1 270,177 1.2
England 58 3.3 21,368 5.4 1,403,096 6.0

In Coombs, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 39.8%, India 11.1%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.9%, Philippines 3.4% and England 3.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 715 40.3 218,199 54.9 12,643,365 54.0
India 192 10.8 14,372 3.6 605,777 2.6
Philippines 68 3.8 5,300 1.3 325,049 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 65 3.7 14,782 3.7 699,074 3.0
England 48 2.7 19,203 4.8 1,302,147 5.6

In Coombs, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 40.3%, India 10.8%, Philippines 3.8%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.7% and England 2.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 576 32.0 143,739 36.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 439 24.4 88,619 22.3 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 170 9.5 36,420 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Hinduism 119 6.6 10,211 2.6 440,300 1.9
Anglican 110 6.1 42,734 10.8 3,101,185 13.3

The most common responses for religion in Coombs were No Religion, so described 32.0%, Catholic 24.4%, Not stated 9.5%, Hinduism 6.6% and Anglican 6.1%. In Coombs, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (46.3%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Malayalam 77 4.3 1,994 0.5 53,206 0.2
Mandarin 59 3.3 12,408 3.1 596,711 2.5
Arabic 36 2.0 3,040 0.8 321,728 1.4
Punjabi 33 1.8 2,215 0.6 132,496 0.6
Bengali 31 1.7 1,941 0.5 54,566 0.2
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English only spoken at home 1,011 56.5 288,986 72.7 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 259 38.8 35,846 23.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Coombs 56.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Malayalam 4.3%, Mandarin 3.3%, Arabic 2.0%, Punjabi 1.8% and Bengali 1.7%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 717 69.1 137,058 63.5 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 212 20.4 57,064 26.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 73 7.0 11,506 5.3 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 35 3.4 10,205 4.7 787,452 6.9

There were 1,037 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coombs. Of these 69.1% were employed full time, 20.4% were employed part-time and 3.4% 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
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 60 6.0 20,602 10.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 55 5.5 16,499 8.0 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 93 9.3 19,962 9.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 298 29.7 46,946 22.8 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 426 42.4 90,110 43.8 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Coombs, 6.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Professionals 406 40.0 62,716 30.5 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 173 17.1 34,668 16.9 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 142 14.0 32,776 15.9 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 89 8.8 21,694 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 88 8.7 19,639 9.6 1,447,414 13.5
Sales Workers 53 5.2 13,956 6.8 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 26 2.6 10,354 5.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 16 1.6 4,692 2.3 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Coombs included Professionals 40.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 17.1%, Managers 14.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.8%, Technicians and Trades Workers 8.7%, Sales Workers 5.2%, Labourers 2.6% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Central Government Administration 173 17.9 37,799 18.4 127,598 1.2
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 67 6.9 6,560 3.2 411,808 3.9
Defence 51 5.3 10,753 5.2 75,462 0.7
State Government Administration 45 4.7 6,303 3.1 158,980 1.5
Computer System Design and Related Services 40 4.1 6,009 2.9 162,884 1.5

Of the employed people in Coombs, the most common responses for industry of employment included Central Government Administration 17.9%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 6.9%, Defence 5.3%, State Government Administration 4.7% and Computer System Design and Related Services 4.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Personal 1,280 -- 998 -- 662 --
Family 2,629 -- 2,445 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,315 -- 2,070 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coombs was $1,280.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 729 72.8 130,776 63.6 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 84 8.4 12,320 6.0 489,922 4.6
Bus 30 3.0 12,226 5.9 323,201 3.0
Worked at home 15 1.5 6,307 3.1 503,582 4.7
Bicycle 11 1.1 5,366 2.6 107,756 1.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 37 3.7 14,676 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 818 81.6 146,503 71.2 7,305,271 68.4

In Coombs, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 72.8%, Car, as passenger 8.4%, Bus 3.0%, Worked at home 1.5% and Bicycle 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 81.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,047 78.2 246,674 76.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 495 37.2 93,275 28.9 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 124 9.3 36,947 11.4 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 253 18.9 75,109 23.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Coombs, of people aged 15 years and over, 78.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.2% provided care for children and 9.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.9% 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
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 350 26.1 82,490 25.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 446 33.2 102,171 31.6 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 137 10.2 39,411 12.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 117 8.7 22,606 7.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coombs, 33.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 163 33.7 38,438 37.7 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 259 53.5 48,008 47.1 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 53 11.0 14,129 13.8 959,543 15.8
Other family 9 1.9 1,461 1.4 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Coombs, 53.5% were couple families with children, 33.7% were couple families without children and 11.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male -- 21.8 -- 20.1 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.2 -- 79.9 -- 81.8

In Coombs, 21.8% of single parents were male and 78.2% 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
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 169 40.1 26,341 30.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 14 3.3 2,981 3.4 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 80 19.0 17,892 20.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 68 16.2 11,401 13.2 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 5 1.2 4,054 4.7 302,037 6.0
Both not working 23 5.5 13,020 15.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 45 10.7 5,516 6.4 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 17 4.0 5,231 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Coombs, of couple families with children, 40.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 19.0% 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 Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 615 94.0 142,670 91.9 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 39 6.0 12,593 8.1 1,039,874 11.2

In Coombs, 94.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Separate house 327 53.2 95,520 67.0 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 241 39.2 25,280 17.7 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 47 7.6 21,405 15.0 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 194 0.1 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Coombs, 53.2% were separate houses, 39.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.6% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 301 0.2 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 20 3.2 10,198 7.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 67 10.7 21,301 14.9 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 201 32.0 56,674 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 334 53.1 51,557 36.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 1.1 2,637 1.8 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.5 -- 2.6 --

In Coombs, of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 10.7% had 2 bedrooms and 32.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Owned outright 66 10.6 38,555 27.0 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 461 74.0 54,832 38.4 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 81 13.0 45,346 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 0.5 952 0.7 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 12 1.9 2,984 2.1 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Coombs, 10.6% were owned outright, 74.0% were owned with a mortgage and 13.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Family households 477 76.8 100,308 70.3 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 127 20.5 35,413 24.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 17 2.7 6,938 4.9 354,917 4.3

In Coombs, of all households, 76.8% were family households, 20.5% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

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Household income Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 11.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 32.2 -- 28.4 -- 16.4

In Coombs, 5.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 32.2% 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 Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median rent 410 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.2 -- 91.9 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 2.8 -- 8.1 -- 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 Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 2,058 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.9 -- 94.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.1 -- 5.5 -- 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 Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
None 3 0.5 7,832 5.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 234 37.6 53,025 37.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 300 48.2 55,714 39.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 66 10.6 22,580 15.8 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19 3.1 3,513 2.5 285,197 3.4

In Coombs, 37.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 26 4.2 11,440 8.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 587 94.4 128,278 89.9 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 9 1.4 2,941 2.1 221,494 2.7

In Coombs, 94.4% 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.
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male 13 48.1 3,267 50.2 322,171 49.6
Female 14 51.9 3,236 49.8 326,996 50.4
Median age 26 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Coombs, 48.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.9% were female. The median age was 26 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
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.7 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,249 -- 1,886 -- 1,203 --

In Coombs, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,249.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Coombs % Coombs Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 489 -- 360 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,245 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In Coombs, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $489 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,245.

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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.