2011 Census QuickStats

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Beverley (S)

Code LGA50560 (LGA)
People 1,567
Male 809
Female 758
Median age 51
Families 449
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 936
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $771
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $95
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,567 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 809 51.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 758 48.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 83 5.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,567 people in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.3% of the population.

Age Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 70 4.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 114 7.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 89 5.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 59 3.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 43 2.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 50 3.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 46 2.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 73 4.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 100 6.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 108 6.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 113 7.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 148 9.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 163 10.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 140 8.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 117 7.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 55 3.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 40 2.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 38 2.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 737 57.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 39 3.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 141 10.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 100 7.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 276 21.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 57.0% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 59 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 635 56.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 113 10.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 379 33.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 55 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 19 5.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 138 40.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 34 9.9 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 2.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 3.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 5.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 3.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 98 28.6 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 343 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas) 22.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.4% were in primary school, 15.5% in secondary school and 8.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,224 78.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 311 21.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 100 6.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 73 5.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 980 66.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), 66.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 352 54.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 209 32.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 50 7.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 32 5.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 643 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 643 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 54.7% were employed full time, 32.5% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 70 11.5 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 71 11.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 63 10.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 46 7.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 307 50.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 404 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 909 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 771 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas) was $404.

Travel to work, top responses Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 921 71.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 258 20.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 152 11.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 412 31.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.0% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 223 17.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 276 21.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 202 15.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 222 17.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), 21.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.2% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 247 55.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 148 33.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 46 10.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.0% were couple families with children, 55.1% were couple families without children and 10.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas) 26.1% of single parents were male and 73.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,607 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,666 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,666 and those without children was $1,607.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 58 14.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 3.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 66 16.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 41 10.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 31 7.9 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 120 30.7 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 20 5.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 42 10.7 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 14.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 16.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 658 72.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 247 27.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), 72.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 625 95.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 1.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 2.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), 95.0% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.8 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 32 4.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 107 16.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 334 50.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 162 24.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 2.6 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.9% had 1 bedroom, 16.3% had 2 bedrooms and 50.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 347 52.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 181 27.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 110 16.7 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 2.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), 52.7% were owned outright, 27.5% were owned with a mortgage and 16.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 446 67.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 202 30.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 1.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.8% were family households, 30.7% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 41.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.3% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 95 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.6 -- 8.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 10.2 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 26 4.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 202 30.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 236 35.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 171 26.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 3.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 80 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 40 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 40 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 80 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 40 (or 50.0%) were male and 40 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 833 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $833.

Mortgage and rent Beverley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 143 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 4,407 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Beverley (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $143 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $4,407.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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