Boroondara

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2021 Census Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people QuickStats
Area code 20701
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 436
Male 55.4%
Female 44.6%
Median age 27
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families 165
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 262
Average number of people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $2,608
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent (a) $456

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.
(b) For 2021, median weekly rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free.

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People and population

Indigenous status
All people
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander total 436 0.3 65,646 1.0 812,728 3.2
Aboriginal 410 0.2 61,865 1.0 742,882 2.9
Torres Strait Islander 17 0.0 2,083 0.0 33,765 0.1
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 0.0 1,692 0.0 36,083 0.1
Non-Indigenous 162,853 97.0 6,148,188 94.5 23,375,949 91.9
Not stated 4,611 2.7 289,665 4.5 1,234,112 4.9

More information on Place of Usual Residence (PURP), Indigenous status (INGP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Age
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 27 N/A 24 N/A 24 N/A
0-4 years 29 6.7 7,014 10.7 85,941 10.6
5-14 years 45 10.3 14,052 21.4 179,604 22.1
15-24 years 119 27.3 11,966 18.2 150,057 18.5
25-34 years 91 20.9 10,115 15.4 117,969 14.5
35-44 years 48 11.0 7,006 10.7 87,910 10.8
45-54 years 48 11.0 6,576 10.0 81,802 10.1
55-64 years 35 8.0 4,961 7.6 61,759 7.6
65 years and over 20 4.6 3,955 6.0 47,677 5.9

More information on Age (AGEP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Registered marital status
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 82 22.8 9,966 22.4 127,525 23.3
Separated 7 1.9 1,979 4.4 23,982 4.4
Divorced 20 5.6 3,702 8.3 37,473 6.8
Widowed 7 1.9 1,232 2.8 16,329 3.0
Never married 248 68.9 27,701 62.1 341,871 62.5

Note: In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.

More information on Registered marital status (MSTP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Social marital status
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over, usually resident and present in the household on Census night
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage (a) 79 25.6 9,225 22.7 112,643 23.0
De facto marriage (b) 65 21.1 6,524 16.1 81,295 16.6
Not married 170 55.2 24,834 61.2 296,032 60.4

(a) In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.
(b) De facto marriage is when two people live together as partners who are not in a registered marriage. It includes people who report de facto, partner, common law husband/wife/spouse, lover, girlfriend or boyfriend.

More information on Social marital status (MDCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Education

Type of educational institution attending
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people attending an educational institution
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 13 8.5 2,597 9.7 25,485 8.0
Primary 23 15.0 9,527 35.6 120,864 37.9
Secondary 52 34.0 6,546 24.5 83,631 26.2
Tertiary - Vocational education (including TAFE and private training providers) 21 13.7 2,099 7.8 21,273 6.7
Tertiary - University or higher education 46 30.1 2,559 9.6 21,149 6.6
Other 0 0.0 846 3.2 7,310 2.3
Not stated 0 0.0 2,589 9.7 38,814 12.2

More information Type of educational institution attending (TYPP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Cultural diversity

Australian Indigenous language, top responses
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Aboriginal English, so described 4 0.9 76 0.1 1,371 0.2
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Australian Indigenous languages used at home 11 2.5 1,010 1.5 76,978 9.5
English only used at home 385 88.3 60,322 91.9 683,122 84.1
Ancestry, top responses
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australian Aboriginal 354 81.2 55,667 84.8 695,359 85.6
Australian 178 40.8 25,293 38.5 277,467 34.1
English 86 19.7 13,172 20.1 131,618 16.2
Irish 26 6.0 3,814 5.8 31,853 3.9
Scottish 23 5.3 2,743 4.2 24,549 3.0

Note 1: 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 sum of all ancestry responses for an area will not equal the total number of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the area.
Note 2: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the area (including those who did not state an ancestry).In 2016 QuickStats percentages were based on total number of responses and will not be comparable to this table.

More information on Ancestry multi response (ANCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Income and work

Median weekly incomes (a)
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal (b) 949 N/A 619 N/A 540 N/A
Family (c) 3,017 N/A 1,638 N/A 1,527 N/A
Household (d) 2,608 N/A 1,565 N/A 1,507 N/A

(a) Incomes are collected in ranges. The medians are then calculated using information from the Survey of Income and Housing.
(b) Excludes people aged 15 years and over who did not state their income.
(c) Excludes families where at least one family member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.
(d) Excludes households where at least one household member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.

More information on Total personal income (weekly) (INCP), Total family income (weekly) (FINF), Total household income (weekly) (HIND), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD), Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander family indicator (INGF)
Personal income data is based on place of usual residence
Family and household income data is based on place of enumeration

Unpaid work and care

Unpaid work and care
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (week before Census Night) 242 68.4 27,873 62.5 328,022 59.9
Provided unpaid care for child/children (during two weeks before Census Night) 66 18.3 12,363 27.7 166,628 30.5
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, health condition or due to old age (during two weeks before Census Night) 56 15.6 7,306 16.4 76,568 14.0
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 78 21.7 5,840 13.1 58,029 10.6

Health

Type of long-term health condition
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Arthritis 21 4.8 4,766 7.3 50,807 6.3
Asthma 51 11.7 10,632 16.2 107,162 13.2
Cancer (including remission) 11 2.5 1,237 1.9 12,927 1.6
Dementia (including Alzheimer's) 3 0.7 275 0.4 3,610 0.4
Diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes) 16 3.7 3,195 4.9 47,688 5.9
Heart disease (including heart attack or angina) 16 3.7 2,388 3.6 30,160 3.7
Kidney disease 4 0.9 761 1.2 10,053 1.2
Lung condition (including COPD or emphysema) 10 2.3 1,615 2.5 17,552 2.2
Mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) 76 17.4 11,996 18.3 107,776 13.3
Stroke 9 2.1 728 1.1 7,059 0.9
Any other long-term health condition(s) 46 10.6 6,894 10.5 70,592 8.7
No long-term health condition(s) 257 58.9 34,396 52.4 462,348 56.9
Not stated 18 4.1 4,811 7.3 65,539 8.1

Note 1: Measures the number of people who reported that they have been told by a doctor or nurse that they have any of these long-term health conditions.
Note 2: Respondents had the option of reporting multiple long-term health conditions. Therefore, the sum of all long-term health condition responses for an area will not equal the total number of people in the area.
Note 3: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the area (including those who did not answer the long-term health conditions question).

More information on Type of long-term health condition (LTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Count of selected long-term health conditions
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None of the selected conditions 271 62.2 37,121 56.5 493,110 60.7
One condition 98 22.5 15,192 23.1 167,204 20.6
Two conditions 27 6.2 5,336 8.1 54,174 6.7
Three or more conditions 15 3.4 3,181 4.8 32,701 4.0
Not stated 18 4.1 4,811 7.3 65,539 8.1

Note: Selected long-term health conditions include arthritis, asthma, cancer (including remission), dementia (including Alzheimer's), diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes), heart disease (including heart attack or angina), kidney disease, lung condition (including COPD or emphysema), mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) and stroke. Other long-term health conditions are not included in this count.

More information on Count of selected long-term health conditions (CLTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Housing

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Number of dwellings requiring one or more extra bedroom(s) (a) 5 1.9 2,320 6.8 31,268 8.9
Average number of people per household 2.8 N/A 3 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 N/A 0.9 N/A 1 N/A
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9 N/A 1.9 N/A 1.9 N/A

(a) The Canadian National Occupancy Standard for Housing Appropriateness is used to determine whether there are enough bedrooms in the dwelling for the usual residents. See Housing suitability information below for more details.

More information on Number of bedrooms in private dwelling (BEDD), Household composition (HHCD), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD), Housing suitability (HOSD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Mortgage and Rent
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent (a) $456 N/A $330 N/A $300 N/A
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000 N/A $1,600 N/A $1,721 N/A

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.

More information on Rent (weekly) dollar values (RNTD), Mortgage repayments (monthly) dollar values (MRED), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Family household composition
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
One family household: Couple family with no children 75 28.6 6,431 19.0 62,751 17.8
One family household: Couple family with children 73 27.9 9,640 28.4 104,435 29.7
One family household: One parent family 24 9.2 8,046 23.7 86,135 24.5
One family household: Other family 0 0.0 610 1.8 7,040 2.0
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 0 0.0 161 0.5 2,130 0.6
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 0 0.0 357 1.1 6,813 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 0 0.0 614 1.8 8,606 2.4
Multiple family household: Other family 0 0.0 15 0.0 412 0.1
Other household 85 32.4 8,019 23.7 73,717 20.9

Note: This table counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level. In multiple family households, only the family composition of the primary family is recorded. Other household includes lone person households and group households.

More information on Family household composition (dwelling) (HCFMD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 130 49.6 27,227 80.3 281,729 80.0
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc. 54 20.6 3,822 11.3 38,396 10.9
Flat or apartment 81 30.9 2,576 7.6 27,919 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 219 0.6 2,861 0.8

More information on Dwelling structure (STRD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Tenure type
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Boroondara % Boroondara Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 35 13.4 5,219 15.4 48,452 13.8
Owned with a mortgage (a) 51 19.5 9,994 29.5 96,647 27.5
Rented (b) 169 64.5 17,377 51.3 192,703 54.7
Other (c) 6 2.3 488 1.4 5,582 1.6
Not stated 0 0.0 814 2.4 8,652 2.5

(a) Includes dwellings purchased under a shared equity scheme.
(b) Excludes dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.
(c) Comprises dwellings occupied rent-free, occupied under a life tenure scheme and other tenure type

More information on Tenure type (TEND)
Table based on place of enumeration

Please note that there are small random adjustments made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from table totals.