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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Boronia Heights

Code SSC30208 (SSC)
People 7,604
Male 3,682
Female 3,922
Median age 30
Families 2,001
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,662
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,207
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,773
Median weekly rent $315
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Total 7,604 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,682 48.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,922 51.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 208 2.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,604 people in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 708 9.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 598 7.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 612 8.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 570 7.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 596 7.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 654 8.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 562 7.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 576 7.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 487 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 438 5.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 451 5.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 351 4.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 316 4.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 183 2.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 131 1.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 112 1.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 122 1.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 139 1.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,403 42.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 272 4.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 524 9.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 310 5.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,179 38.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.2% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,209 43.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 688 13.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,217 43.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 118 5.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 657 29.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 75 3.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 51 2.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 423 18.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 38 1.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 39 1.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 164 7.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 151 6.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 61 2.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 467 20.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,244 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.9% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 14.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,429 71.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,263 31.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 534 7.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 435 6.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,908 54.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), 54.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,213 60.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 940 25.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 184 5.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 301 8.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,638 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,638 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 60.8% were employed full time, 25.8% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 267 8.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 281 8.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 387 11.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 762 22.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,450 43.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), 8.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 547 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,265 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,207 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs) was $547.

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

Unpaid work Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,817 67.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,934 34.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 565 9.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 669 11.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.0% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,162 20.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,451 25.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 640 11.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 568 10.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 568 28.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 903 45.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 497 24.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 33 1.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), 45.1% were couple families with children, 28.4% were couple families without children and 24.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs) 17.0% of single parents were male and 83.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,740 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,867 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,867 and those without children was $1,740.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 357 24.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 50 3.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 312 21.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 300 20.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 72 4.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 223 15.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 86 5.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 75 5.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 21.2% 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 Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,463 94.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 143 5.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), 94.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,293 93.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 161 6.5 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7 0.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), 93.2% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 21 0.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 90 3.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,377 55.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 936 38.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 35 1.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 3.7% had 2 bedrooms and 55.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 381 15.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,092 44.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 902 36.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 38 1.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 47 1.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), 15.5% were owned outright, 44.4% were owned with a mortgage and 36.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,940 78.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 435 17.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 87 3.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.8% were family households, 17.7% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), 19.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 315 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 11.9 -- 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 Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,773 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.7 -- 9.7 -- 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 Heights % Queensland % Australia %
None 128 5.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 855 34.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 951 38.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 456 18.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 71 2.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), 34.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.5% 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 Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 207 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 92 44.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 115 55.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), there were 207 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 92 (or 44.4%) were male and 115 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,312 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Boronia Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,312.

Mortgage and rent Boronia Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,603 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Boronia Heights (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 $1,603.

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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