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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Lake Boga

Code SSC25939 (SSC)
People 725
Male 370
Female 355
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 682
People born overseas 51
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 215
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 375
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $721
Median monthly mortgage repayment $762
Median weekly rent $145
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Lake Boga % Australia %
Total 725 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 370 51.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 355 49.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 30 4.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 725 people were usually resident in Lake Boga (State Suburbs): of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Of the total population 4.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Lake Boga % Australia %
People
0-4 years 30 4.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 101 13.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 75 10.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 255 35.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 110 15.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 154 21.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.1% of people usually resident in Lake Boga (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 36.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Lake Boga % Australia %
Australian citizenship 682 94.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 51 7.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.1% of people usually resident in Lake Boga (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 7.0% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Lake Boga % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 331 55.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 65 10.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 40 6.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 154 25.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Lake Boga (State Suburbs) were married, 10.9% were either separated or divorced, 6.7% were widowed and 25.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Lake Boga % Australia %
Australia 644 88.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Lake Boga % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Lake Boga % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lake Boga % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 197 59.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 93 28.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 12 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 12 3.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 17 5.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 233 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 331 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 331 people aged 15 years and over in Lake Boga (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.5% worked full-time, 28.1% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.1% were unemployed. 233 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Lake Boga % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Lake Boga % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lake Boga % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 389 -- 466 --
Family 905 -- 1,171 --
Household 721 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $389, the median family income was $905 and the median household income was $721.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Lake Boga % Australia %
Couple family without children 110 51.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 66 30.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 33 15.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 2.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 215 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 215 families in Lake Boga (State Suburbs): of these 51.2% were couple families without children, 30.7% were couple families with children, 15.3% were one parent families and 2.8% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Lake Boga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 302 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 375 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 302 occupied private dwellings were counted in Lake Boga (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Lake Boga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 283 93.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 11 3.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 8 2.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 93.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Lake Boga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 134 44.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 102 33.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 49 16.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 44.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 33.8% were owned with a mortgage and 16.2% were rented.

Landlord type Lake Boga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 23 46.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 6.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 22 44.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 6.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 46.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 44.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Lake Boga % Australia %
Median weekly rent 145 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 762 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $145. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $762. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lake Boga % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 210 69.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 79 26.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 9 3.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Lake Boga (State Suburbs), 69.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.2% were single (or lone) person households and 3.0% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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