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City of Boroondara

Market characteristics

The City of Boroondara has a higher proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Victoria.

The people who live in an area are one of the most important resources that an economy draws upon, both as a market that consumes goods and services and as a source of labour.

This table provides an overview of the City of Boroondara's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Boroondara's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
City of Boroondara20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents159,181100.0100.0154,454100.0100.0+4,727
Males76,50048.149.273,93247.949.1+2,568
Females82,68151.950.880,52252.150.9+2,159
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years27,75217.418.727,86618.019.3-114
15 - 24 years24,55715.413.523,81315.413.7+744
25 - 54 years64,98640.842.363,67241.242.6+1,314
55 - 64 Years18,29711.511.416,80810.910.8+1,489
65 years and over23,58914.814.222,24814.413.7+1,341
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school12,8908.17.712,2918.08.1+599
Secondary school12,3947.86.511,7527.66.8+642
TAFE2,4871.62.22,6691.72.1-182
University13,7138.64.612,7508.34.0+963
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born44,95128.226.239,43725.523.7+5,514
Non-English speaking backgrounds33,12720.819.528,42818.417.3+4,699
Speaks another language and English well or very well11,8247.46.711,0097.16.5+815
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree56,71143.220.849,22138.917.2+7,490
Certificate level9,7187.416.49,6107.615.3+108
No qualification41,67831.743.942,44633.547.5-768
Household income--------------
Nil to $5998,46914.621.3--------
$600 to $1,2499,58916.624.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 8,89215.418.8--------
$2,000 or more 24,44642.224.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned23,19138.933.022,94539.434.7+246
Purchasing16,80628.234.516,64528.634.0+161
Renting16,39527.525.915,00125.823.9+1,394
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house40,10161.775.838,80061.676.2+1,301
Medium house18,52628.518.119,21130.518.3-685
High density6,0709.35.34,6017.34.6+1,469

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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