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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Boroondara (C)

Code LGA21110 (LGA)
People 159,184
Male 76,499
Female 82,685
Median age 38
Families 40,783
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 65,010
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,893
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,400
Median weekly rent $364
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 159,184 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 76,499 48.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 82,685 51.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 222 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 159,184 people in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8,168 5.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 9,585 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 10,012 6.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 11,644 7.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 12,902 8.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11,393 7.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9,029 5.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 9,658 6.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 11,605 7.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 12,036 7.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 11,253 7.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 9,681 6.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 8,635 5.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 6,360 4.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4,806 3.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,973 2.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3,813 2.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4,631 2.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 66,381 50.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,194 1.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 7,381 5.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7,030 5.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 48,430 36.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.5% were married and 7.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60,252 50.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 8,052 6.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 50,537 42.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 2,963 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 7,627 14.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,734 5.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 2,528 4.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3,942 7.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 2,484 4.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5,969 11.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,488 4.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13,712 25.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,241 2.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7,941 14.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 53,629 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas) 33.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.0% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 30.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 107,741 67.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 58,649 38.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11,304 7.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8,370 5.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 73,169 48.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 48.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 49,410 58.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 26,817 31.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4,068 4.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,765 4.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 84,060 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 84,060 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.8% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 10,857 13.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 8,312 10.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 7,650 9.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 9,878 12.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 39,531 49.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 773 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,505 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,893 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas) was $773.

Travel to work, top responses Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 98,613 75.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 35,772 27.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 15,553 11.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 31,027 23.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.2% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 36,336 27.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 34,984 26.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 15,815 12.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 11,479 8.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 13,948 34.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 21,217 52.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4,698 11.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 921 2.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 52.0% were couple families with children, 34.2% were couple families without children and 11.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas) 16.9% of single parents were male and 83.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,599 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,274 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,274 and those without children was $2,599.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7,882 22.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,489 4.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 8,625 24.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5,986 17.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,892 5.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 5,151 14.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,810 5.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 2,334 6.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 24.5% 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 Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 57,233 91.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 5,417 8.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 91.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 36,276 63.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8,304 14.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 12,395 21.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 230 0.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 63.4% were separate houses, 14.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 347 0.6 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3,286 5.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 15,436 27.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 19,853 34.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 17,578 30.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 731 1.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.7% had 1 bedroom, 27.0% had 2 bedrooms and 34.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 23,001 40.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 16,705 29.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 16,106 28.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 339 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,082 1.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 40.2% were owned outright, 29.2% were owned with a mortgage and 28.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 40,240 70.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 13,849 24.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3,143 5.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.3% were family households, 24.2% were single person households and 5.5% were group households.

Household income Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 25.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 16.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 25.5% 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 Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 364 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 9.1 -- 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 Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,400 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 10.1 -- 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 Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 4,921 8.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 20,759 36.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 22,084 38.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 8,248 14.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,219 2.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), 36.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.4% 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 Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 221 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 108 48.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 113 51.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 221 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 108 (or 48.9%) were male and 113 (or 51.1%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,937 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,937.

Mortgage and rent Boroondara (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 390 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Boroondara (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $390 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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