2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Boolarra

Code SSC25195 (SSC)
People 1,119
Male 550
Female 569
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 1,037
People born overseas 133
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 302
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 488
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $848
Median monthly mortgage repayment $732
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Boolarra % Australia %
Total 1,119 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 550 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 569 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,119 people were usually resident in Boolarra (State Suburbs): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Boolarra % Australia %
People
0-4 years 47 4.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 187 16.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 144 12.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 466 41.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 148 13.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 126 11.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.9% of people usually resident in Boolarra (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Boolarra % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,037 92.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 133 11.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.7% of people usually resident in Boolarra (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 11.9% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Boolarra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 479 54.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 107 12.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 34 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 266 30.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Boolarra (State Suburbs) were married, 12.1% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 30.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Boolarra % Australia %
Australia 924 82.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Boolarra % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Boolarra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 281 54.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 167 32.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 21 4.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 16 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 33 6.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 333 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 518 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 518 people aged 15 years and over in Boolarra (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 54.2% worked full-time, 32.2% worked part-time, 4.1% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.4% were unemployed. 333 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Boolarra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 384 -- 466 --
Family 1,040 -- 1,171 --
Household 848 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Boolarra (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $384, the median family income was $1,040 and the median household income was $848.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Boolarra % Australia %
Couple family without children 125 41.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 136 45.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 41 13.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 302 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 302 families in Boolarra (State Suburbs): of these 41.4% were couple families without children, 45.0% were couple families with children, 13.6% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Boolarra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 414 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 488 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 414 occupied private dwellings were counted in Boolarra (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Boolarra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 398 96.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 1.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 11 2.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Boolarra (State Suburbs), 96.1% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Boolarra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 182 44.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 151 36.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 56 13.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 4.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Boolarra (State Suburbs), 44.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 36.5% were owned with a mortgage and 13.5% were rented.

Landlord type Boolarra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 15 26.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 7.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 30 53.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 10.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Boolarra (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 26.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 53.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Boolarra % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 732 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Boolarra (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $732. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boolarra % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 305 73.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 87 21.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Boolarra (State Suburbs), 73.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.0% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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