Booral Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Booral (4655) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 236 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Booral is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Booral was 1,449 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Booral is 42 years of age.

81.3% of people living in the suburb of Booral were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.4% Germany, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Italy, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines.

94.5% of people living in Booral speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% German, 0.6% Italian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Korean, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Booral is 25.7% No religion, 23.9% Anglican, 18.1% Catholic, 9.2% Uniting Church, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Baptist, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Lutheran, 1.0% Buddhism.

53.2% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 34 widowed people living in Booral.

48.2% of the people living in Booral over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Booral has an unemployment rate of 11.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Booral are 18.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Labourers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Professionals, 10.4% Managers, 9.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.5% Sales workers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Booral work in are 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Retail trade, 10.5% Accommodation and food services, 9.6% Construction, 6.1% Manufacturing, 6.1% Education and training, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Other services.

34.9% of homes are fully owned, and 45.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $378 per week and the median household income is $937 per week.

The median rent in Booral is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1398 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Booral postcode 4655

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