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Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Boonah

Code UCL315010 (UCL)
People 2,474
Male 1,192
Female 1,282
Median age 44
Families 645
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,156
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $788
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,474 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,192 48.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,282 51.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 50 2.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,474 people in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 155 6.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 164 6.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 146 5.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 127 5.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 112 4.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 130 5.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 146 5.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 143 5.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 117 4.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 134 5.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 154 6.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 140 5.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 164 6.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 139 5.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 128 5.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 124 5.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 111 4.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 139 5.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 991 49.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 61 3.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 193 9.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 234 11.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 528 26.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 49.4% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 889 49.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 146 8.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 774 42.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 22 3.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 135 23.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 71 12.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 1.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 121 21.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 5.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 19 3.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 16 2.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 139 24.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 574 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities) 23.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.3% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 9.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,100 84.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 355 15.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 129 5.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 82 3.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,770 75.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), 75.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Boonah % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 554 56.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 327 33.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 56 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 50 5.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 987 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 987 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 33.1% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 99 10.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 95 10.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 128 13.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 162 17.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 397 42.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 440 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,028 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 788 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities) was $440.

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

Unpaid work Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,397 69.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 487 24.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 247 12.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 473 23.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.3% provided care for children and 12.3% 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 Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 380 18.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 462 23.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 280 14.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 274 13.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 310 48.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 217 33.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 111 17.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.6% were couple families with children, 48.0% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,463 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,785 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,785 and those without children was $1,463.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 71 13.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 2.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 108 20.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 69 13.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 33 6.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 163 31.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 36 6.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 30 5.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 13.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 20.6% 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 Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,005 89.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 113 10.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 902 89.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 66 6.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 13 1.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 25 2.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.7% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 32 3.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 204 20.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 479 47.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 266 26.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 24 2.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 20.3% had 2 bedrooms and 47.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 396 39.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 272 27.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 283 28.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 21 2.1 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 34 3.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.4% were owned outright, 27.0% were owned with a mortgage and 28.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 640 63.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 336 33.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 31 3.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 63.6% were family households, 33.4% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.9 -- 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 Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.2 -- 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 Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
None 100 9.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 427 42.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 317 31.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 123 12.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 4.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.2% 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 Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 51 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 26 51.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 25 49.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 42 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 51 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 26 (or 51.0%) were male and 25 (or 49.0%) were female. The median age was 42 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 733 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $733.

Mortgage and rent Boonah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Boonah (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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