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Boorowa (A)

Code LGA11050 (LGA)
People 2,399
Male 1,205
Female 1,194
Median age 45
Families 636
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,342
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $778
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $125
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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People — demographics & education
People Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,399 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,205 50.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,194 49.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 48 2.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,399 people in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 144 6.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 135 5.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 184 7.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 144 6.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 107 4.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 84 3.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 96 4.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 126 5.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 147 6.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 173 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 182 7.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 178 7.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 187 7.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 181 7.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 117 4.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 85 3.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 79 3.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 51 2.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,025 53.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 61 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 154 8.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 174 9.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 518 26.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.1% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 916 53.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 136 7.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 676 39.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 29 4.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 146 23.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 56 8.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 5 0.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 140 22.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 37 5.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 1.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 41 6.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 36 5.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 0.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 131 20.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 634 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas) 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.6% were in primary school, 29.0% in secondary school and 12.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,175 90.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 181 7.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 90 3.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 67 2.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,950 85.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), 85.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 622 56.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 343 31.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 89 8.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 42 3.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,096 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,096 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 56.8% were employed full time, 31.3% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 128 12.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 93 8.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 123 11.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 113 10.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 509 48.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 452 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,081 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 778 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas) was $452.

Travel to work, top responses Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,339 69.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 469 24.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 230 11.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 533 27.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.3% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 321 16.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 477 24.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 245 12.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 298 15.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.4% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 293 46.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 245 38.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 91 14.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.5% were couple families with children, 46.1% were couple families without children and 14.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,519 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,776 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,776 and those without children was $1,519.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 100 18.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 23 4.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 116 21.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 62 11.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 31 5.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 131 24.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 45 8.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 5.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 21.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 967 74.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 340 26.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), 74.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 918 94.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 31 3.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5 0.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 13 1.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), 94.9% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 1.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 4.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 154 15.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 413 42.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 335 34.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 1.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 15.9% had 2 bedrooms and 42.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 484 50.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 251 25.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 199 20.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 1.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 20 2.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), 50.0% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 20.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 631 65.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 319 33.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 1.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 65.4% were family households, 33.1% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), 39.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 125 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 43 4.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 326 33.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 348 36.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 215 22.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 35 3.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), 33.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 44.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 25 55.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 44.4%) were male and 25 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 512 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $512.

Mortgage and rent Boorowa (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,249 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Boorowa (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,249.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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