Booroobin Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Booroobin (4552) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 74 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Booroobin is in the federal electorates of Fisher, Longman.

In the 2011 census the population of Booroobin was 292 and is comprised of approximately 44.2% females and 55.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Booroobin is 45 years of age.

75.0% of people living in the suburb of Booroobin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.2% England, 5.1% New Zealand, 2.1% Northern Ireland, 2.1% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.7% United States of America.

92.1% of people living in Booroobin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Hungarian, 1.0% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Booroobin is 25.9% No religion, 19.7% Anglican, 14.6% Catholic, 12.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.4% Uniting Church, 4.1% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Baptist, 2.0% Buddhism, 2.0% Other Religious Groups.

53.2% of people are married, 22.8% have never married and 13.2% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Booroobin.

46.9% of the people living in Booroobin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.8% are working on a part time basis. Booroobin has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Booroobin are 19.9% Managers, 17.0% Labourers, 14.9% Professionals, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 3.5% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Booroobin work in are 15.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.1% Construction, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.0% Retail trade.

40.0% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $484 per week and the median household income is $887 per week.

The median rent in Booroobin is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Booroobin postcode 4552

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