2006 Census QuickStats

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Borroloola (L)

Code UCL701400 (UCL)
People 773
Male 413
Female 360
Median age 25
Australian citizenship 732
People born overseas 16
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 129
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 192
Average people per household 4.5
Median weekly household income $1,012
Median monthly mortgage repayment $834
Median weekly rent $30
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People — demographics
People Borroloola (L) % Australia %
Total 773 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 413 53.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 360 46.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 579 74.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 773 people were usually resident in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 53.4% were male and 46.6% were female. Of the total population 74.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Borroloola (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 80 10.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 160 20.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 145 18.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 308 39.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 43 5.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 38 4.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 25 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 31.0% of people usually resident in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 10.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 25 years.

Selected characteristics Borroloola (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 732 94.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 16 2.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.7% of people usually resident in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 2.1% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Borroloola (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 122 22.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 35 6.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 8 1.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 369 69.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 22.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 6.6% were either separated or divorced, 1.5% were widowed and 69.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Borroloola (L) % Australia %
Australia 706 91.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Borroloola (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Borroloola (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Borroloola (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 127 43.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 135 46.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 10 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 5 1.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 15 5.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 192 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 292 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 292 people aged 15 years and over in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 43.5% worked full-time, 46.2% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 1.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.1% were unemployed. 192 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Borroloola (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Borroloola (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 263 -- 466 --
Family 772 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,012 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $263, the median family income was $772 and the median household income was $1,012.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Borroloola (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 21 16.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 66 51.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 42 32.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 129 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 129 families in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 16.3% were couple families without children, 51.2% were couple families with children, 32.6% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Borroloola (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 171 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 192 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 171 occupied private dwellings were counted in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Borroloola (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 131 76.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 10 5.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 30 17.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 17.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Borroloola (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 32 18.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 0 0.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 116 67.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 4.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 9.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 67.8% were rented.

Landlord type Borroloola (L) % 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 17 14.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 89 76.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 7.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 76.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Borroloola (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 30 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 834 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 4.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $30. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $834. The average people per household was 4.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 2.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Borroloola (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 100 58.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 33 19.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.3% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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