2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Beacon

Code SSC53136 (SSC)
People 184
Male 105
Female 79
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 166
People born overseas 8
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 44
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 101
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $919
Median monthly mortgage repayment $550
Median weekly rent $35
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Beacon % Australia %
Total 184 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 105 57.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 79 42.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 184 people were usually resident in Beacon (State Suburbs): of these 57.1% were male and 42.9% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Beacon % Australia %
People
0-4 years 23 12.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 29 15.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 15 8.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 88 47.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 22 12.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 7 3.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 28.3% of people usually resident in Beacon (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Beacon % Australia %
Australian citizenship 166 90.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 8 4.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.2% of people usually resident in Beacon (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 4.3% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Beacon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 83 62.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 8 6.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 3 2.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 31 23.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Beacon (State Suburbs) were married, 6.1% were either separated or divorced, 2.3% were widowed and 23.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Beacon % Australia %
Australia 168 91.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Beacon % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Beacon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 71 69.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 27 26.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 3.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 0 0.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 19 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 102 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 102 people aged 15 years and over in Beacon (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 69.6% worked full-time, 26.5% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 0.0% were unemployed. 19 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Beacon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 572 -- 466 --
Family 1,159 -- 1,171 --
Household 919 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Beacon (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $572, the median family income was $1,159 and the median household income was $919.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Beacon % Australia %
Couple family without children 19 43.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 25 56.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 0 0.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 44 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 44 families in Beacon (State Suburbs): of these 43.2% were couple families without children, 56.8% were couple families with children, 0.0% were one parent families and 0.0% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Beacon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 65 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 101 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 65 occupied private dwellings were counted in Beacon (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Beacon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 65 100.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Beacon (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Beacon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 34 52.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 11 16.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 20 30.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Beacon (State Suburbs), 52.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.9% were owned with a mortgage and 30.8% were rented.

Landlord type Beacon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 5 25.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 12 60.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 20.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Beacon (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 25.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 60.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Beacon % Australia %
Median weekly rent 35 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 550 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Beacon (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $35. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $550. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beacon % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 47 72.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 13 20.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Beacon (State Suburbs), 72.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.0% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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