2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Lake Boga

Code SSC20751 (SSC)
People 719
Male 371
Female 348
Median age 41
Families 208
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 365
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $815
Median monthly mortgage repayments $888
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Total 719 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 371 51.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 348 48.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 20 2.8 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 719 people in Lake Boga (State Suburbs) of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 54 7.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 39 5.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 46 6.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 30 4.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 51 7.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 27 3.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 35 4.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 46 6.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 41 5.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 50 7.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 44 6.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 53 7.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 54 7.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 44 6.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 50 7.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 22 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 16 2.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 1.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lake Boga (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 320 56.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 3.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 51 8.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 32 5.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 147 25.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lake Boga (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.0% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lake Boga (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 286 54.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 53 10.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 185 35.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lake Boga (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 6 3.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 55 34.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 28 17.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 11 6.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8 5.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 50 31.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 161 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs) 22.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.2% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 11.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 615 85.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 66 9.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 32 4.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 20 2.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 560 82.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 82.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 191 58.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 98 29.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 30 9.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 2.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 328 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 328 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lake Boga (State Suburbs). Of these 58.2% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 2.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 34 10.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 25 7.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 36 11.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 70 22.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 123 38.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lake Boga (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 456 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 919 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 815 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lake Boga (State Suburbs) was $456.

Travel to work, top responses Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 400 70.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 161 28.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 73 12.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 163 28.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.1% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 117 20.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 147 25.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 68 11.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 67 11.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 25.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 97 46.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 74 35.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 33 15.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 35.7% were couple families with children, 46.9% were couple families without children and 15.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs) 24.1% of single parents were male and 75.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,224 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,704 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,704 and those without children was $1,224.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 32 18.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 46 26.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 20 11.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 2.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 48 27.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 13 7.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 3.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.5% had both partners employed full-time, 1.7% had both employed part-time and 26.6% 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 Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 280 78.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 77 21.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 78.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 269 96.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 2.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 96.4% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 1.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 3.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 39 13.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 166 59.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 60 21.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 13.9% had 2 bedrooms and 59.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 119 42.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 92 32.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 54 19.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 3.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 42.5% were owned outright, 32.9% were owned with a mortgage and 19.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 202 72.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 70 25.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 2.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.4% were family households, 25.1% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 34.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.4% 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 Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 9.1 -- 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 Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 888 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 10.1 -- 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 Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
None 14 5.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 74 26.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 125 44.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 58 20.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 2.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 26.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.8% 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 Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 22 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 54.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 10 45.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), there were 22 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 54.5%) were male and 10 (or 45.5%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent Lake Boga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 70 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Lake Boga (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $70 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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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