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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Booragoon

Code SSC50077 (SSC)
People 5,461
Male 2,602
Female 2,859
Median age 43
Families 1,466
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,319
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,489
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,178
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 5,461 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,602 47.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,859 52.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 0.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,461 people in Booragoon (State Suburbs) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 247 4.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 303 5.5 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 360 6.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 426 7.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 348 6.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 283 5.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 195 3.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 337 6.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 363 6.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 374 6.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 386 7.1 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 345 6.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 321 5.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 258 4.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 213 3.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 216 4.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 226 4.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 262 4.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Booragoon (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,412 53.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 89 2.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 286 6.3 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 414 9.1 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,350 29.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Booragoon (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.0% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Booragoon (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,201 53.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 204 5.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,700 41.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Booragoon (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 68 4.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 329 19.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 85 5.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 1.2 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 192 11.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 78 4.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 72 4.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 96 5.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 397 23.3 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 29 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 338 19.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,704 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Booragoon (State Suburbs) 31.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.5% were in primary school, 20.1% in secondary school and 29.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,077 56.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,556 50.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 430 8.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 355 7.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,738 34.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), 34.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 50.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,524 57.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 908 34.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 134 5.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 95 3.6 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,661 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,661 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Booragoon (State Suburbs). Of these 57.3% were employed full time, 34.1% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 394 15.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 258 10.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 255 9.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 357 13.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,171 45.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Booragoon (State Suburbs), 15.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Booragoon (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 674 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,075 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,489 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Booragoon (State Suburbs) was $674.

Travel to work, top responses Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,291 72.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,226 26.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 457 10.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 880 19.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.9% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,024 22.5 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,180 25.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 623 13.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 466 10.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Booragoon (State Suburbs), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 557 38.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 698 47.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 177 12.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 35 2.4 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Booragoon (State Suburbs), 47.6% were couple families with children, 38.0% were couple families without children and 12.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Booragoon (State Suburbs) 12.0% of single parents were male and 88.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,579 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,141 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,141 and those without children was $2,579.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 215 17.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 48 3.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 286 22.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 194 15.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 59 4.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 280 22.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 57 4.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 119 9.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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 Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,052 91.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 184 8.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), 91.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,616 78.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 341 16.6 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 96 4.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Booragoon (State Suburbs), 78.7% were separate houses, 16.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 23 1.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 317 15.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 619 30.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,062 51.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 1.5 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 15.4% had 2 bedrooms and 30.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 998 48.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 627 30.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 360 17.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 58 2.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Booragoon (State Suburbs), 48.7% were owned outright, 30.6% were owned with a mortgage and 17.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,448 70.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 545 26.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 59 2.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.6% were family households, 26.6% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), 19.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.6% 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 Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 8.9 -- 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 Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,178 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 10.2 -- 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 Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
None 134 6.5 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 688 33.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 803 39.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 389 19.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 38 1.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), 33.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.0% 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 Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 12 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 33.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 8 66.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 10 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Booragoon (State Suburbs), there were 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 33.3%) were male and 8 (or 66.7%) were female. The median age was 10 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Booragoon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 550 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Booragoon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $550 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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