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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Boulder

Code SSC53256 (SSC)
People 5,178
Male 2,687
Female 2,491
Median age 29
Australian citizenship 4,158
People born overseas 731
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 1,268
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,202
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,308
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $170
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Boulder % Australia %
Total 5,178 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,687 51.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,491 48.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 520 10.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,178 people were usually resident in Boulder (State Suburbs): of these 51.9% were male and 48.1% were female. Of the total population 10.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Boulder % Australia %
People
0-4 years 460 8.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 841 16.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 838 16.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,413 46.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 403 7.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 223 4.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 29 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.1% of people usually resident in Boulder (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 12.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 29 years.

Selected characteristics Boulder % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,158 80.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 731 14.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 80.3% of people usually resident in Boulder (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 14.1% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Boulder % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,460 37.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 559 14.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 128 3.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,732 44.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 37.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Boulder (State Suburbs) were married, 14.4% were either separated or divorced, 3.3% were widowed and 44.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Boulder % Australia %
Australia 3,840 74.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Boulder % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Boulder % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Boulder % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,798 67.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 549 20.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 85 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 125 4.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 111 4.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 799 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,668 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,668 people aged 15 years and over in Boulder (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 67.4% worked full-time, 20.6% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 4.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.2% were unemployed. 799 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Boulder % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Boulder % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 611 -- 466 --
Family 1,517 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,308 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Boulder (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $611, the median family income was $1,517 and the median household income was $1,308.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Boulder % Australia %
Couple family without children 428 33.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 569 44.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 242 19.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 29 2.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,268 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,268 families in Boulder (State Suburbs): of these 33.8% were couple families without children, 44.9% were couple families with children, 19.1% were one parent families and 2.3% 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 Boulder % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,965 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,202 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,965 occupied private dwellings were counted in Boulder (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Boulder % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,538 78.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 145 7.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 167 8.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 115 5.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Boulder (State Suburbs), 78.3% were separate houses, 7.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.5% were flats, units or apartments and 5.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Boulder % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 327 16.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 784 39.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 614 31.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 226 11.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Boulder (State Suburbs), 16.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.9% were owned with a mortgage and 31.2% were rented.

Landlord type Boulder % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 302 49.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 117 19.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 178 29.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 19 3.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Boulder (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 49.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Boulder % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Boulder (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boulder % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,246 63.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 417 21.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 77 3.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Boulder (State Suburbs), 63.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.2% were single (or lone) person households and 3.9% 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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