Coburg North profile
The Coburg North profile covers social demographics from the 2016 Australian Bureau of Statistics Census of Population and Housing.
The place of usual residence population was 7,678 and the median age was 37. The average number of people per household was 2.5.
The age profile for people living in Coburg North was very similar to the City of Merri-bek. In Coburg North 32.8 per cent of residents were aged 20 to 39. This figure was 38.4 per cent for the City of Merri-bek. In Coburg North 21.8 per cent of residents were aged 0 to 19. This figure was 20.4 per cent for the City of Merri-bek.
Country of birth
57.8% of Coburg North residents stated they were born in Australia. The top 5 countries of birth for Coburg North (excluding Australia) were Italy, China, England and Lebanon.
Coburg North had a similar proportion of residents who speak English only at home (54.8%) compared to the City of Merri-bek (56.0%).
The top 5 languages spoken at home in Coburg North (other than English) were Italian, Greek, Arabic, Mandarin and Turkish.
The same proportion of Coburg North residents professed no religious affiliation (31.8%) when compared to the City of Merri-bek (31.9%).
The main religions represented by Coburg North residents were Catholicism (27.5%), Islam (7.3%) and Eastern Orthodox (6.6%).
A total of 30.4 per cent of residents in Coburg North were attending an educational institution. Of those attending an educational institute at the time of the 2016 census 23.4 per cent of Coburg North residents were attending a university or tertiary institution which was similar to the 27.3 per cent of those living in the City of Merri-bek.
The majority of dwellings were separate houses in Coburg North (73.5%). This was followed by semi-detached, row/terrace housing (20.8%) and flats/apartments (4.7%) and. Three bedroom dwellings were more common (47.7%) in Coburg North than two bedroom dwellings (29.2%) which was the next most common number of bedrooms.
In the City of Merri-bek separate houses accounted for 56.3 per cent of dwellings. This was followed by semi-detached, row/terrace housing (26.3%) and flats/apartments (16.6%) and. Three bedroom dwellings were more common (41.6%) in Merri-bek than two bedroom dwellings (33.3%) which was the next most common number of bedrooms.
The Moreland Community Profile website has detailed statistical and demographic information about Merri-bek and its suburbs based on results from the latest Census and previous Censuses of Population and Housing. The site is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.