2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Beechworth

Code UCL204200 (UCL)
People 2,645
Male 1,240
Female 1,405
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 2,405
People born overseas 292
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 685
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,240
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $745
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,040
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Beechworth % Australia %
Total 2,645 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,240 46.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,405 53.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,645 people were usually resident in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Beechworth % Australia %
People
0-4 years 129 4.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 339 12.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 252 9.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 978 37.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 377 14.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 571 21.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.7% of people usually resident in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 35.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics Beechworth % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,405 90.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 292 11.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.9% of people usually resident in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 11.0% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Beechworth % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,040 47.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 323 14.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 209 9.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 598 27.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.8% were either separated or divorced, 9.6% were widowed and 27.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Beechworth % Australia %
Australia 2,139 80.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Beechworth % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Beechworth % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 622 52.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 420 35.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 52 4.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 33 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 54 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 866 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,181 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,181 people aged 15 years and over in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 52.7% worked full-time, 35.6% worked part-time, 4.4% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 866 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Beechworth % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 391 -- 466 --
Family 1,023 -- 1,171 --
Household 745 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $391, the median family income was $1,023 and the median household income was $745.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Beechworth % Australia %
Couple family without children 298 43.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 258 37.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 119 17.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 685 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 685 families in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 43.5% were couple families without children, 37.7% were couple families with children, 17.4% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Beechworth % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,084 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,240 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,084 occupied private dwellings were counted in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Beechworth % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 973 89.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 51 4.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 45 4.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 15 1.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.8% were separate houses, 4.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Beechworth % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 473 43.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 293 27.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 242 22.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 68 6.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.3% were rented.

Landlord type Beechworth % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 115 47.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 40 16.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 79 32.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 47.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Beechworth % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,040 -- 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 Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,040. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beechworth % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 681 62.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 336 31.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 30 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Beechworth (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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