Borroloola Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Borroloola (0854) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Katherine, Northern Territory. It is about 713 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Borroloola is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Borroloola was 926 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Borroloola is 26 years of age.

95.1% of people living in the suburb of Borroloola were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.4% New Zealand, 0.5% England.

61.6% of people living in Borroloola speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 26.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 11.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Other, 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of Borroloola is 35.0% No religion, 27.4% Other Protestant, 22.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Catholic, 3.9% Anglican, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Uniting Church, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Baptist, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

30.3% of people are married, 55.9% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 26 widowed people living in Borroloola.

52.9% of the people living in Borroloola over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Borroloola has an unemployment rate of 10.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Borroloola are 31.1% Labourers, 18.4% Professionals, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 8.7% Managers, 8.7% Technicians & trades workers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 1.0% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Borroloola work in are 30.6% Other services, 12.9% Public administration and safety, 10.0% Education and training, 6.5% Health care and social assistance, 6.1% Construction, 6.1% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.5% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.2% Mining, 3.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

8.7% of homes are fully owned, and 1.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 73.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $386 per week and the median household income is $1160 per week.

The median rent in Borroloola is $50 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Borroloola postcode 0854

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