2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Boronia

Code SSC21093 (SSC)
People 20,447
Male 9,892
Female 10,555
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 18,024
People born overseas 4,129
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 49
Families 5,585
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,523
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $985
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,148
Median weekly rent $190
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Boronia % Australia %
Total 20,447 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 9,892 48.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 10,555 51.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 109 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 20,447 people were usually resident in Boronia (State Suburbs): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Boronia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,172 5.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,477 12.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,746 13.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 8,624 42.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,503 12.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,924 14.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.8% of people usually resident in Boronia (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Boronia % Australia %
Australian citizenship 18,024 88.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 4,129 20.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 49 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.1% of people usually resident in Boronia (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 20.2% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Boronia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,694 45.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,328 13.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,119 6.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 5,654 33.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Boronia (State Suburbs) were married, 13.9% were either separated or divorced, 6.7% were widowed and 33.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Boronia % Australia %
Australia 15,179 74.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Boronia % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Boronia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Boronia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,412 60.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 3,130 29.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 345 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 293 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 502 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 5,335 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 10,682 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 10,682 people aged 15 years and over in Boronia (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.0% worked full-time, 29.3% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 5,335 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Boronia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Boronia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Boronia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 475 -- 466 --
Family 1,132 -- 1,171 --
Household 985 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Boronia (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $475, the median family income was $1,132 and the median household income was $985.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Boronia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,999 35.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,400 43.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,107 19.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 79 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 5,585 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 5,585 families in Boronia (State Suburbs): of these 35.8% were couple families without children, 43.0% were couple families with children, 19.8% were one parent families and 1.4% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Boronia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,064 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,523 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 8,064 occupied private dwellings were counted in Boronia (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Boronia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,228 77.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,257 15.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 572 7.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 7 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Boronia (State Suburbs), 77.2% were separate houses, 15.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Boronia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,750 34.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,076 38.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,783 22.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 41 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 417 5.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Boronia (State Suburbs), 34.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.1% were owned with a mortgage and 22.1% were rented.

Landlord type Boronia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,056 59.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 216 12.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 462 25.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 49 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Boronia (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 59.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 25.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Boronia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,148 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Boronia (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,148. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boronia % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 5,493 68.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,074 25.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 252 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Boronia (State Suburbs), 68.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.7% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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