2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Booroobin

Code SSC30204 (SSC)
People 292
Male 163
Female 129
Median age 45
Families 89
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 138
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $887
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Total 292 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 163 55.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 129 44.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 1.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 292 people in Booroobin (State Suburbs) of these 55.8% were male and 44.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 12 4.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 15 5.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 19 6.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 21 7.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 14 4.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10 3.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9 3.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 16 5.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 16 5.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 24 8.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 43 14.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 25 8.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 27 9.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 20 6.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 4.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Booroobin (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 136 54.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 2.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 35 14.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 11 4.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 59 23.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Booroobin (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.8% were married and 17.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 63 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Booroobin (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 127 56.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 23 10.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 74 33.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 27 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Booroobin (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 27 years.

Education Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 9 13.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 4.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 8.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 8 11.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 11.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 13.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 8.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 20 29.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 69 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Booroobin (State Suburbs) 22.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.3% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 15.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 218 73.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 69 25.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 17 6.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7 2.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 180 65.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), 65.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 68 46.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 62 42.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 11 7.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 3.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 146 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 146 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Booroobin (State Suburbs). Of these 46.6% were employed full time, 42.5% were employed part-time and 3.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 17 12.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 9.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 26 18.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 14 9.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 60 42.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Booroobin (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Booroobin (State Suburbs) was 51 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 484 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 919 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 887 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Booroobin (State Suburbs) was $484.

Travel to work, top responses Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 186 76.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 73 29.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 36 14.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 61 24.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.7% provided care for children and 14.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 44 18.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 55 22.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 51 20.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 37 15.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Booroobin (State Suburbs), 22.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 20.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 47 52.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 30 33.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 12 13.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Booroobin (State Suburbs), 33.7% were couple families with children, 52.8% were couple families without children and 13.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Booroobin (State Suburbs) 27.3% of single parents were male and 72.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,333 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,333 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 11 14.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 9.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 13 17.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 12 15.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 9.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 18.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 5 6.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 9.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.5% had both partners employed full-time, 9.2% had both employed part-time and 17.1% 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 Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 109 82.6 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 23 17.4 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), 82.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 109 100.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Booroobin (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 2.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 8.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 17 15.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 40 36.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 40 36.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.3% had 1 bedroom, 15.6% had 2 bedrooms and 36.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 44 39.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 34 30.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 25 22.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 7.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Booroobin (State Suburbs), 39.6% were owned outright, 30.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 85 78.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 24 22.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.0% were family households, 22.0% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), 25.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.1% 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 Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 11.9 -- 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 Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 9.7 -- 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 Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 37 33.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 48 42.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 24 21.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), 33.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.4% 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 Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 100.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Booroobin (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) 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 Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Booroobin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Booroobin (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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