Booie Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Booie (4610) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 153 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Booie is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Booie was 912 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Booie is 44 years of age.

90.3% of people living in the suburb of Booie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.5% Belgium, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Papua New Guinea.

96.9% of people living in Booie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% French, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of Booie is 20.7% No religion, 18.0% Catholic, 17.6% Anglican, 9.9% Uniting Church, 9.7% Lutheran, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses.

67.4% of people are married, 18.9% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 23 widowed people living in Booie.

57.5% of the people living in Booie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Booie has an unemployment rate of 2.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Booie are 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 17.1% Managers, 13.1% Professionals, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Sales workers, 10.4% Labourers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Booie work in are 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Retail trade, 9.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.6% Construction, 7.9% Education and training, 7.7% Manufacturing, 7.4% Mining, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Public administration and safety.

45.1% of homes are fully owned, and 43.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $447 per week and the median household income is $992 per week.

The median rent in Booie is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1837 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Booie postcode 4610

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