2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Boroondara (C)

Code LGA21110 (LGA)
People 148,532
Male 70,163
Female 78,369
Australian citizenship 129,388
People born overseas 36,319
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,701
Families 37,578
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 61,716
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Boroondara (C) % Australia %
Total 148,532 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 70,163 47.2 9,270,466 49.4
Female 78,369 52.8 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 193 0.1 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 148,532 people were counted in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Of the total population 0.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Boroondara (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 7,891 5.3 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 18,884 12.7 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 22,853 15.4 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 63,858 43.0 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 13,165 8.9 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 21,881 14.7 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 26,775 children aged 0-14 years and 35,046 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Boroondara (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 129,388 87.1 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 36,319 24.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,701 1.1 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 129,388 people were Australian citizens, 36,319 were born overseas and 1,701 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Boroondara (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59,835 49.1 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 9,421 7.7 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 8,482 7.0 919,904 6.2
Never married 44,020 36.2 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 49.1% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 7.7% were separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 36.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Boroondara (C) % Australia %
Australia 105,008 70.7 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Boroondara (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Boroondara (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Boroondara (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 46,476 60.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 24,666 32.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,740 2.3 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 3,403 4.5 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 40,755 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 76,285 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 76,285 people aged 15 years and over in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.9% worked full-time, 32.3% worked part-time, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 40,755 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Boroondara (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Boroondara (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Boroondara (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 12,619 33.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 19,258 51.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 4,498 12.0 762,632 15.4
Other family 1,203 3.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 37,578 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 37,578 families were counted: of these, 33.6% were couple families without children, 51.2% were couple families with children, 12.0% were one parent families and 3.2% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Boroondara (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 57,330 92.9 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 61,716 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 57,330 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Boroondara (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 36,697 64.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8,654 15.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11,201 19.5 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 405 0.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 373 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 64.0% were separate houses, 15.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 19.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Boroondara (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 27,219 47.5 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 12,250 21.4 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 14,180 24.7 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,191 2.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,491 4.3 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 47.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.4% were being purchased and 24.7% were rented.

Landlord type Boroondara (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8,754 61.7 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 477 3.4 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 4,813 33.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 137 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 61.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Boroondara (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 37,300 65.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 14,582 25.4 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 3,242 5.7 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 65.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.4% were single (or lone) person households and 5.7% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2001 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. www.abs.gov.au/census

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