City of BoroondaraCommunity profile

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City of Boroondara

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City of Boroondara has a total population of 167,231 and 69,417 dwellings in 2016.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2016 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

City of Boroondara summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population167,231100.0100.0
Australian citizens136,44681.679.6
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)105,33863.060.8
Indigenous population3160.20.5
Needs assistance due to age or disability6,4063.84.9
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)7,7424.66.4
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)14,4468.68.5
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)13,6488.26.7
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)18,22310.910.0
Young workforce (25 to 34)22,54413.516.3
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)33,05419.821.1
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)22,00913.211.9
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)16,67210.09.3
Seniors (70 to 84)14,0578.47.7
Frail aged (85 and over)4,8292.92.0
Total Population167,231100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children22,06035.133.5
Couples without children14,25222.722.9
One parent families4,9757.910.1
Lone person households14,47423.122.0
Group households3,1345.04.7
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)62,794100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school16,72910.09.5
Attending secondary school13,1777.96.1
Attending university or TAFE institution17,76410.68.2
Total persons (including those not attending)167,231100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses37,76554.566.1
Medium and high density31,03344.833.0
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)2520.40.5
Occupied private dwellings62,79490.590.7
Unoccupied Dwellings6,4889.39.1
Non private dwellings1350.20.1
Total dwellings69,417100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)69,420100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)8,34713.816.7
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)11,92019.727.3
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)11,70719.323.0
$2,500 or more (high)21,96636.322.9
Incomes not stated6,56510.910.1
Total households60,505100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection54,68387.181.7
No internet connection4,5917.311.3
Not stated3,5225.67.1
Total households62,794100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.