2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Beaconsfield

Code SSC51111 (SSC)
People 4,120
Male 1,985
Female 2,135
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 3,523
People born overseas 1,432
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18
Families 1,126
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,020
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $810
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,423
Median weekly rent $170
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Beaconsfield % Australia %
Total 4,120 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,985 48.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,135 51.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,120 people were usually resident in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs): of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Beaconsfield % Australia %
People
0-4 years 221 5.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 440 10.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 434 10.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,725 41.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 481 11.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 818 19.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.0% of people usually resident in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Beaconsfield % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,523 85.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,432 34.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.5% of people usually resident in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 34.8% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Beaconsfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,529 44.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 522 15.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 274 7.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,138 32.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs) were married, 15.1% were either separated or divorced, 7.9% were widowed and 32.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Beaconsfield % Australia %
Australia 2,423 58.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Beaconsfield % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Beaconsfield % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Beaconsfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,100 57.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 596 31.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 62 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 52 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 89 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,329 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,899 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,899 people aged 15 years and over in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.9% worked full-time, 31.4% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 1,329 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Beaconsfield % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Beaconsfield % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Beaconsfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 412 -- 466 --
Family 1,122 -- 1,171 --
Household 810 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $412, the median family income was $1,122 and the median household income was $810.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Beaconsfield % Australia %
Couple family without children 457 40.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 413 36.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 237 21.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 19 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,126 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,126 families in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs): of these 40.6% were couple families without children, 36.7% were couple families with children, 21.0% were one parent families and 1.7% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Beaconsfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,827 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,020 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,827 occupied private dwellings were counted in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Beaconsfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,473 80.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 251 13.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 103 5.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs), 80.6% were separate houses, 13.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Beaconsfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 674 36.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 436 23.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 532 29.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 23 1.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 164 9.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs), 36.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 29.1% were rented.

Landlord type Beaconsfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 148 27.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 190 35.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 181 34.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 15 2.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 27.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 35.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Beaconsfield % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,423 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,423. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beaconsfield % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,121 61.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 533 29.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 84 4.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Beaconsfield (State Suburbs), 61.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.2% were single (or lone) person households and 4.6% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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