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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Boambee East

Code SSC10256 (SSC)
People 5,446
Male 2,633
Female 2,813
Median age 38
Families 1,553
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,125
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,018
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,560
Median weekly rent $300
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 Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,446 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,633 48.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,813 51.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 232 4.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,446 people in Boambee East (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.3% of the population.

Age Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 383 7.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 405 7.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 433 7.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 425 7.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 275 5.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 279 5.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 268 4.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 363 6.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 372 6.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 421 7.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 385 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 352 6.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 307 5.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 271 5.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 190 3.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 157 2.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 96 1.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 66 1.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Boambee East (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,200 52.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 171 4.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 395 9.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 181 4.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,280 30.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Boambee East (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.0% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Boambee East (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,024 51.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 398 10.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,485 38.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Boambee East (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 107 6.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 322 18.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 120 7.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 89 5.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 267 15.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 99 5.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 98 5.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 174 10.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 141 8.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 25 1.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 271 15.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,713 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Boambee East (State Suburbs) 31.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.0% were in primary school, 27.1% in secondary school and 18.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,685 86.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 691 13.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 358 6.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 247 4.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,907 75.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), 75.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,351 52.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 882 34.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 146 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 177 6.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,556 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,556 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Boambee East (State Suburbs). Of these 52.9% were employed full time, 34.5% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 319 13.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 229 9.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 332 14.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 503 21.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 843 35.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Boambee East (State Suburbs), 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Boambee East (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 505 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,149 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,018 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Boambee East (State Suburbs) was $505.

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

Unpaid work Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,180 75.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,344 31.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 513 12.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 806 19.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.8% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 832 19.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,223 28.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 629 14.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 495 11.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Boambee East (State Suburbs), 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 595 38.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 652 42.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 292 18.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Boambee East (State Suburbs), 42.0% were couple families with children, 38.3% were couple families without children and 18.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Boambee East (State Suburbs) 16.8% of single parents were male and 83.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,666 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,891 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,891 and those without children was $1,666.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 233 18.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 2.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 260 20.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 171 13.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 83 6.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 307 24.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 70 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 84 6.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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 Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,966 94.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 117 5.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,743 88.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 155 7.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 18 0.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 51 2.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Boambee East (State Suburbs), 88.6% were separate houses, 7.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 32 1.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 177 9.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,072 54.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 660 33.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 0.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 9.0% had 2 bedrooms and 54.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 637 32.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 769 39.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 525 26.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 1.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Boambee East (State Suburbs), 32.4% were owned outright, 39.1% were owned with a mortgage and 26.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,525 77.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 374 19.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 66 3.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.6% were family households, 19.0% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), 25.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.6% 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 Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.8 -- 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 Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,560 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
None 81 4.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 794 40.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 791 40.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 248 12.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 52 2.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), 40.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.6% 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 Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 232 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 95 40.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 137 59.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Boambee East (State Suburbs), there were 232 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 95 (or 40.9%) were male and 137 (or 59.1%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Boambee East % 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 966 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), 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 $966.

Mortgage and rent Boambee East % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 278 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,777 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Boambee East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $278 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,777.

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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