2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Boulia

Code SSC30211 (SSC)
People 230
Male 124
Female 106
Median age 34
Families 58
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 98
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,113
Median monthly mortgage repayments $520
Median weekly rent $80
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Total 230 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 124 53.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 106 46.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 122 53.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 230 people in Boulia (State Suburbs) of these 53.9% were male and 46.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 53.0% of the population.

Age Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 33 14.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 19 8.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 8 3.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 16 6.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 16 6.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 18 7.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10 4.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 16 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 14 6.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 17 7.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 16 6.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 19 8.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 13 5.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5 2.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4 1.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 7 3.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 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 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Boulia (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 27.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 12 7.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 13 7.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4 2.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 94 55.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Boulia (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 27.6% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Boulia (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 38 25.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 43 28.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 71 46.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Boulia (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 25.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 28.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Boulia (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 11.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 21 41.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 5.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 21 41.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 51 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Boulia (State Suburbs) 22.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 41.2% were in primary school, 5.9% in secondary school and 0.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 207 89.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 9 4.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9 4.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 0 0.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 202 91.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Boulia (State Suburbs), 91.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 4.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Boulia % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 71 65.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 12 11.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 13 12.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 11.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 108 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 108 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Boulia (State Suburbs). Of these 65.7% were employed full time, 11.1% were employed part-time and 11.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 10 10.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 0 0.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3 3.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12 12.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 61 62.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Boulia (State Suburbs), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 0.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 62.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 56 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Boulia (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 56 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 581 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,458 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,113 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Boulia (State Suburbs) was $581.

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

Unpaid work Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 115 69.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 39 23.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 14 8.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 46 27.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Boulia (State Suburbs), 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, 23.2% provided care for children and 8.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 37 22.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 41 24.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 14 8.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 25 15.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Boulia (State Suburbs), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 20 34.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 24 41.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 10 17.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 6.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Boulia (State Suburbs), 41.4% were couple families with children, 34.5% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 33.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 66.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Boulia (State Suburbs) 33.3% of single parents were male and 66.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,166 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,083 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boulia (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,083 and those without children was $2,166.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 9 19.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 9 19.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 10 21.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 6.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3 6.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 6.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 19.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Boulia (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.6% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 19.6% 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 Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 88 91.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 8 8.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Boulia (State Suburbs), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 71 85.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 3.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 9 10.8 181,717 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 Boulia (State Suburbs), 85.5% were separate houses, 3.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 5.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 21 24.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 42 49.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 12 14.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 5.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Boulia (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.9% had 1 bedroom, 24.7% had 2 bedrooms and 49.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 21 24.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3 3.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 58 68.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 3.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Boulia (State Suburbs), 24.7% were owned outright, 3.5% were owned with a mortgage and 68.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 56 65.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 30 34.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Boulia (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 34.9% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boulia (State Suburbs), 20.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.0% 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 Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 80 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.9 -- 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 Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 520 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
None 10 11.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 34 39.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 25 29.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 14 16.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Boulia (State Suburbs), 39.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.3% 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 Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 121 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 59 48.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 62 51.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Boulia (State Suburbs), there were 121 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 59 (or 48.8%) were male and 62 (or 51.2%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Boulia (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent Boulia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 100 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 520 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Boulia (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $100 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $520.

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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