Boroondara (C)

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2016 Census Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA21110
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 324
Male 52.2%
Female 47.8%
Median age 26
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 193
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,933
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,500
Median weekly rent $400
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Aboriginal 299 92.3 44,590 93.3 590,062 90.9
Torres Strait Islander 20 6.2 2,022 4.2 32,344 5.0
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 1.5 1,175 2.5 26,767 4.1

For the 2016 Census in Boroondara (C), there were 324 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 52.2% were male and 47.8% were female.

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Age Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 26 -- 23 -- 23 --
0-4 years 22 7.3 5,476 11.5 73,265 11.3
5-14 years 32 10.6 10,414 21.8 147,134 22.7
15-24 years 81 26.8 9,073 19.0 123,719 19.1
25-34 years 60 19.9 6,539 13.7 88,861 13.7
35-44 years 38 12.6 5,239 11.0 72,394 11.2
45-54 years 29 9.6 5,067 10.6 67,415 10.4
55-64 years 17 5.6 3,472 7.3 45,433 7.0
65 years and over 23 7.6 2,518 5.3 30,952 4.8

In Boroondara (C), the median age of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people was 26 years. Of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 18.0% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 7.6% were people aged 65 years and over.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 61 23.6 7,613 23.9 105,086 24.5
Separated 15 5.8 1,556 4.9 19,112 4.5
Divorced 16 6.2 2,642 8.3 28,796 6.7
Widowed 5 1.9 943 3.0 13,794 3.2
Never married 162 62.5 19,145 60.0 261,980 61.1

In Boroondara (C), 23.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 57 25.6 6,729 23.6 86,716 23.1
De facto marriage 25 11.2 4,079 14.3 60,051 16.0
Not married 141 63.2 17,744 62.1 228,281 60.9

In Boroondara (C), 25.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education attendance Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Pre-school 4 3.3 1,388 7.1 16,698 6.4
Primary 18 14.9 6,935 35.5 97,859 37.5
Secondary 34 28.1 4,828 24.7 65,208 25.0
Technical or further education institution 10 8.3 1,215 6.2 14,227 5.5
University or tertiary institution 36 29.8 1,679 8.6 15,489 5.9
Other 3 2.5 567 2.9 5,047 1.9
Not stated 16 13.2 2,940 15.0 46,428 17.8

Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Boroondara (C), 39.7% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 14.9% were attending a primary school, 28.1% were attending a secondary school and 38.0% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 67 26.2 2,929 9.2 24,911 5.8
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 25 9.8 2,433 7.6 23,795 5.5
Certificate level IV 14 5.5 1,471 4.6 14,308 3.3
Certificate level III 18 7.0 4,581 14.4 56,625 13.2
Year 12 59 23.0 4,285 13.4 59,949 14.0
Year 11 21 8.2 2,661 8.3 34,674 8.1
Year 10 16 6.2 4,289 13.4 77,265 18.0
Certificate level II 0 0.0 97 0.3 1,215 0.3
Certificate level I 0 0.0 13 0.0 241 0.1
Year 9 or below 18 7.0 4,628 14.5 64,604 15.1
No educational attainment 0 0.0 267 0.8 4,256 1.0
Not stated 22 8.6 3,461 10.8 56,698 13.2

Of people aged 15 and over in Boroondara (C), 23.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 12.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Australian Indigenous language, top responses Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English only spoken at home 288 90.9 44,375 92.9 544,491 83.9

English was the only language spoken at home by 90.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Boroondara (C). There were no other responses for language spoken at home.

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Ancestry, top responses Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australian 189 39.3 32,409 46.6 399,843 45.0
English 88 18.3 13,647 19.6 152,758 17.2
Australian Aboriginal 57 11.9 6,416 9.2 140,480 15.8
Irish 54 11.2 5,041 7.2 45,887 5.2
Scottish 22 4.6 3,222 4.6 30,843 3.5

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Boroondara (C) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Boroondara (C), the most common ancestries were Australian 39.3%, English 18.3%, Australian Aboriginal 11.9%, Irish 11.2% and Scottish 4.6%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 88 55.3 8,941 50.0 106,960 48.0
Worked part-time 52 32.7 5,297 29.6 61,049 27.4
Away from work 10 6.3 1,134 6.3 14,143 6.4
Unemployed 9 5.7 2,502 14.0 40,486 18.2
Not in the labour force 93 35.1 13,086 41.0 190,132 44.3

There were 159 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Boroondara (C). Of these 55.3% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

For information on the Community Development Programme (CDP) please refer to the Census Data Dictionary. CDP data is available in TableBuilder.

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Occupation, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 33 23.7 2,391 15.6 24,339 13.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 22 15.8 1,931 12.6 23,174 12.7
Community and Personal Service Workers 18 12.9 2,459 16.0 30,991 17.0
Managers 16 11.5 1,357 8.8 12,844 7.1
Technicians and Trades Workers 16 11.5 2,166 14.1 24,399 13.4
Sales Workers 14 10.1 1,447 9.4 15,791 8.7
Labourers 12 8.6 1,970 12.8 27,814 15.3
Inadequately described 5 3.6 284 1.8 3,291 1.8

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Boroondara (C), the most common occupations were Professionals 23.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.9%, Managers 11.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 11.5%, Sales Workers 10.1%, Labourers 8.6% and Inadequately described 3.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
State Government Administration 7 7.6 327 2.1 4,176 2.3
Landscape Construction Services 6 6.5 87 0.6 817 0.4
Clothing Retailing 5 5.4 124 0.8 1,017 0.6
Cafes and Restaurants 5 5.4 321 2.1 2,888 1.6
Local Government Administration 5 5.4 332 2.2 5,511 3.0

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Boroondara (C), the most common industries of employment were State Government Administration 7.6%, Landscape Construction Services 6.5%, Clothing Retailing 5.4%, Cafes and Restaurants 5.4% and Local Government Administration 5.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 548 -- 479 -- 441 --
Household 1,933 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Boroondara (C) was $548 and the median weekly household income was $1,933.

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 188 72.0 20,093 63.0 263,334 61.4
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 54 20.8 9,408 29.5 136,079 31.7
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 33 12.7 4,560 14.3 58,541 13.7
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 67 25.9 5,878 18.4 63,303 14.8

In Boroondara (C), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 72.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.8% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Dwellings

dwelling characteristics | dwelling structure

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7 -- 1.8 -- 1.7 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Boroondara (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom and 1.7 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

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Housing costs
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 400 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,500 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Boroondara (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,500.

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Family household composition
Counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
One family household: Couple family with no children 49 25.7 4,037 17.0 42,536 16.2
One family household: Couple family with children 53 27.7 6,960 29.3 80,803 30.7
One family household: One parent family 22 11.5 6,066 25.5 67,528 25.7
One family household: Other family 3 1.6 448 1.9 5,547 2.1
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 0 0.0 146 0.6 2,223 0.8
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 0 0.0 245 1.0 4,951 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 0 0.0 353 1.5 5,768 2.2
Multiple family household: Other family 0 0.0 17 0.1 471 0.2
Other household 64 33.5 5,500 23.1 53,195 20.2

In Boroondara (C), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households, 25.7% were a couple family with no children, 27.7% were a couple family with children and 11.5% were a one parent family.

In multiple family households, only the family composition of the primary family is recorded. Other household includes lone person households and group households.

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 96 50.3 18,993 80.2 211,205 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 33 17.3 2,661 11.2 27,017 10.3
Flat or apartment 62 32.5 1,847 7.8 20,580 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 176 0.7 2,897 1.1

In Boroondara (C) there were 193 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Where a dwelling type was stated, 50.3% were separate houses, 17.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 32.5% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Boroondara (C) % Boroondara (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 42 21.4 3,379 14.2 32,045 12.2
Owned with a mortgage 35 17.9 6,916 29.1 68,085 25.9
Rented 108 55.1 12,300 51.7 150,832 57.3
Other tenure type 0 0.0 188 0.8 1,888 0.7
Tenure type not stated 11 5.6 986 4.1 10,182 3.9

In Boroondara (C), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 21.4% were owned outright, 17.9% were owned with a mortgage and 55.1% were rented.

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Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.