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Boorowa

Code UCL115024 (UCL)
People 1,211
Male 585
Female 626
Median age 47
Families 313
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 611
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $720
Median monthly mortgage repayments $899
Median weekly rent $153
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,211 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 585 48.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 626 51.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 2.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,211 people in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 77 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 69 5.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 85 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 77 6.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 48 4.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 41 3.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 48 4.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 67 5.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 71 5.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 80 6.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 67 5.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 82 6.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 97 8.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 97 8.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 52 4.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 58 4.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 51 4.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 44 3.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 475 48.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 34 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 94 9.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 115 11.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 269 27.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.1% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 412 47.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 79 9.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 376 43.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 15 4.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 71 22.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 25 7.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 69 21.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 4.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 2.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 22 6.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 4.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 77 24.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 318 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.5% were in primary school, 28.3% in secondary school and 11.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,109 91.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 70 6.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 41 3.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 25 2.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,010 88.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 256 52.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 161 33.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 42 8.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 25 5.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 484 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 484 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.9% were employed full time, 33.3% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 61 13.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 42 9.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 64 13.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 64 13.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 189 40.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 423 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,052 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 720 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities) was $423.

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

Unpaid work Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 639 64.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 227 23.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 135 13.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 240 24.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.0% provided care for children and 13.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 152 15.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 257 26.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 107 10.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 128 13.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 140 44.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 112 35.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 57 18.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.9% were couple families with children, 44.9% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities) 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,343 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,968 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,968 and those without children was $1,343.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 39 15.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 4.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 50 19.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 27 10.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 20 7.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 70 27.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 25 9.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 4.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 15.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 19.8% 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 % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 499 84.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 92 15.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 454 91.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 30 6.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 2.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.2% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 1.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 29 5.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 87 17.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 227 45.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 137 27.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 2.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.8% had 1 bedroom, 17.4% had 2 bedrooms and 45.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 231 46.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 131 26.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 116 23.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 3.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.5% were owned outright, 26.4% were owned with a mortgage and 23.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 311 62.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 182 36.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 0.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 62.6% were family households, 36.6% were single person households and 0.8% were group households.

Household income Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 41.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.8% 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 Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 153 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 899 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 % New South Wales % Australia %
None 38 7.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 192 38.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 171 34.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 70 14.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 5.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.0% 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 Boorowa % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 26 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 53.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 46.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 53.8%) were male and 12 (or 46.2%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Boorowa % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Boorowa % 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 1,647 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Boorowa (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,647.

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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