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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Boronia

Code SSC20163 (SSC)
People 20,825
Male 10,099
Female 10,726
Median age 39
Families 5,778
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 8,899
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,162
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,682
Median weekly rent $290
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 Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Total 20,825 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,099 48.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,726 51.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 130 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 20,825 people in Boronia (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,291 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,124 5.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,096 5.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,186 5.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,360 6.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,578 7.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,575 7.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,485 7.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,401 6.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,383 6.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,331 6.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,370 6.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,300 6.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 989 4.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 820 3.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 594 2.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 465 2.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 480 2.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Boronia (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,873 45.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 616 3.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,773 10.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,109 6.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,948 34.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Boronia (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.5% were married and 13.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Boronia (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,334 46.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,530 9.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,052 44.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Boronia (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Boronia (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 325 6.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,100 20.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 233 4.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 80 1.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 830 15.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 172 3.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 128 2.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 536 10.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 627 11.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 186 3.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,148 21.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,365 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Boronia (State Suburbs) 25.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.3% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 21.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Boronia % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 15,286 73.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,107 31.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,632 8.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,099 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 10,877 55.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Boronia (State Suburbs), 55.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Boronia % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,665 60.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,206 29.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 613 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 513 4.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 10,997 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 10,997 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Boronia (State Suburbs). Of these 60.6% were employed full time, 29.2% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,117 10.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 986 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,100 10.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,134 20.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,534 43.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Boronia (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Boronia (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 588 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,393 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,162 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Boronia (State Suburbs) was $588.

Travel to work, top responses Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,401 71.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,876 28.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,928 11.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,810 16.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Boronia (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.1% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,025 23.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,628 26.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,088 12.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,659 9.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Boronia (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,177 37.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,342 40.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,156 20.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 103 1.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Boronia (State Suburbs), 40.5% were couple families with children, 37.7% were couple families without children and 20.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Boronia (State Suburbs) 18.7% of single parents were male and 81.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,954 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,994 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boronia (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,994 and those without children was $1,954.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 914 20.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 175 3.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,073 23.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 781 17.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 272 6.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 806 17.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 261 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 235 5.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Boronia (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 23.8% 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 Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,140 93.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 544 6.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Boronia (State Suburbs), 93.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,266 77.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,365 16.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 504 6.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Boronia (State Suburbs), 77.0% were separate houses, 16.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 22 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 161 2.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,667 20.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,396 54.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,764 21.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 128 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Boronia (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 20.5% had 2 bedrooms and 54.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,690 33.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,258 40.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,947 23.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 42 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 201 2.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Boronia (State Suburbs), 33.1% were owned outright, 40.0% were owned with a mortgage and 23.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,660 69.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,196 27.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 281 3.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Boronia (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.6% were family households, 27.0% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boronia (State Suburbs), 22.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.4% 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 Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,682 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
None 504 6.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,986 36.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,083 37.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,340 16.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 225 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Boronia (State Suburbs), 36.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.5% 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 Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 127 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 72 56.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 55 43.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Boronia (State Suburbs), there were 127 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 72 (or 56.7%) were male and 55 (or 43.3%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Boronia % Victoria % 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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Boronia (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Boronia % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,297 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Boronia (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,297.

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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