City of BoroondaraCommunity profile

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City of Boroondara

Additional areas

Cotham Ward has a total population of 15,997 and 6,479 dwellings in 2016.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2016 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Cotham Ward summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%City of Boroondara %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population15,997100.0100.0
Australian citizens13,22782.781.6
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)10,36864.863.0
Indigenous population90.10.2
Needs assistance due to age or disability7494.73.8
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)5663.54.6
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)1,2948.18.6
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,4549.18.2
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)1,72410.810.9
Young workforce (25 to 34)1,68910.613.5
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,85917.919.8
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)2,24714.013.2
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1,84011.510.0
Seniors (70 to 84)1,74910.98.4
Frail aged (85 and over)5993.72.9
Total Population15,997100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children2,11836.235.1
Couples without children1,31722.522.7
One parent families59910.27.9
Lone person households1,23121.023.1
Group households2093.65.0
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)5,850100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school1,4559.110.0
Attending secondary school1,4268.97.9
Attending university or TAFE institution1,63010.210.6
Total persons (including those not attending)15,997100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses3,93660.954.5
Medium and high density2,52039.044.8
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)30.00.4
Occupied private dwellings5,85090.390.5
Unoccupied Dwellings6269.79.3
Non private dwellings30.00.2
Total dwellings6,479100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)6,514100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)72312.913.8
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)1,12820.219.7
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)1,05118.819.3
$2,500 or more (high)2,02536.236.3
Incomes not stated67012.010.9
Total households5,596100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection5,08186.987.1
No internet connection4327.47.3
Not stated3245.55.6
Total households5,850100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.