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Borroloola (L)

Code UCL721004 (UCL)
People 926
Male 473
Female 453
Median age 26
Families 189
Average children per family 2.5
All private dwellings 246
Average people per household 4
Median weekly household income $1,160
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $50
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 926 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 473 51.1 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 453 48.9 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 732 79.0 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 926 people in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 79.0% of the population.

Age Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 104 11.2 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 89 9.6 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 87 9.4 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 81 8.8 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 86 9.3 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 66 7.1 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 78 8.4 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 65 7.0 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 58 6.3 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 44 4.8 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 54 5.8 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 32 3.5 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 30 3.2 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 25 2.7 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 12 1.3 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 0.9 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.3 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.3 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 26 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 26 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 30.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 195 30.0 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 22 3.4 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 44 6.8 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 27 4.1 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 363 55.8 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 30.0% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 142 25.2 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 115 20.4 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 306 54.4 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 25.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 13 3.4 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 91 24.0 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.8 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 32 8.4 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 1.1 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 0.8 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 0.8 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.6 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 224 59.1 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 379 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 41.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.3% were in primary school, 9.6% in secondary school and 1.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 875 94.6 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 33 4.4 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11 1.5 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8 1.1 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 706 93.1 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 4.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 180 52.9 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 97 28.5 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 8.2 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 35 10.3 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 340 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 340 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.9% were employed full time, 28.5% were employed part-time and 10.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 22 7.2 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 23 7.5 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 49 16.0 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 44 14.4 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 139 45.4 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

Occupation Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 386 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 930 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,160 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $386.

Travel to work, top responses Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 423 65.2 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 96 14.8 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 21 3.2 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 74 11.4 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 14.8% provided care for children and 3.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 64 9.9 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 85 13.1 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 140 21.6 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 135 20.8 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 21.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 20.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 46 24.2 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 89 46.8 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 48 25.3 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 3.7 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.8% were couple families with children, 24.2% were couple families without children and 25.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.4 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.6 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 24.4% of single parents were male and 75.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 900 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $900 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 28 21.1 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 3.8 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 17 12.8 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 16 12.0 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 7.5 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 17 12.8 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 9 6.8 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 23.3 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 21.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 12.8% 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 Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 198 95.2 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 10 4.8 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 149 74.9 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 26 13.1 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 10.6 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 74.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.1% were flats, units or apartments and 10.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.5 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 21 10.6 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 41 20.7 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 83 41.9 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 13 6.6 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 18.7 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 4 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 10.6% had 1 bedroom, 20.7% had 2 bedrooms and 41.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 17 8.6 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3 1.5 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 143 72.2 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.5 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 16.2 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 8.6% were owned outright, 1.5% were owned with a mortgage and 72.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 153 77.3 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 39 19.7 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 3.0 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 77.3% were family households, 19.7% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.4 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.0 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.0% 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 Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 50 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 9.0 -- 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 Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 7.7 -- 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 Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 55 27.6 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 60 30.2 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 28 14.1 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 14 7.0 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 21.1 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 14.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.0% 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 Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 729 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 358 49.1 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 371 50.9 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 729 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 358 (or 49.1%) were male and 371 (or 50.9%) 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 Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2.1 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 953 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 2.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $953.

Mortgage and rent Borroloola (L) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 55 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Borroloola (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $55 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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