2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Boulia (Boulia Shire)

Code SSC35355 (SSC)
People 205
Male 105
Female 100
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 192
People born overseas 12
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10
Families 49
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 104
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,014
Median monthly mortgage repayment $468
Median weekly rent $64
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People — demographics
People Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
Total 205 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 105 51.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 100 48.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 75 36.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 205 people were usually resident in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Of the total population 36.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 20 9.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 30 14.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 21 10.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 96 46.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 24 11.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 16 7.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.4% of people usually resident in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 192 93.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 12 5.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10 4.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.7% of people usually resident in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 5.9% were born overseas and 4.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 33.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 24 15.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 3 1.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 73 46.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 33.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 15.3% were either separated or divorced, 1.9% were widowed and 46.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
Australia 170 82.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 63 57.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 20 18.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 6.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 19 17.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 37 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 109 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 109 people aged 15 years and over in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.8% worked full-time, 18.3% worked part-time, 6.4% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 17.4% were unemployed. 37 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 509 -- 466 --
Family 1,119 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,014 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $509, the median family income was $1,119 and the median household income was $1,014.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 16 32.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 21 42.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 8 16.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 8.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 49 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 49 families in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 32.7% were couple families without children, 42.9% were couple families with children, 16.3% were one parent families and 8.2% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 80 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 104 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 80 occupied private dwellings were counted in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 67 83.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 7.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 7 8.8 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 Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs), 83.8% were separate houses, 7.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 18 22.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5 6.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 51 63.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 3.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 5.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs), 22.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 6.3% were owned with a mortgage and 63.8% were rented.

Landlord type Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 15 29.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 35 68.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 5.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 29.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 68.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 64 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 468 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $64. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $468. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.3.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boulia (Boulia Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 53 66.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 21 26.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 5 6.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Boulia (Boulia Shire) (State Suburbs), 66.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.3% were single (or lone) person households and 6.3% 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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