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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Bessiebelle

Code SSC20126 (SSC)
People 176
Male 97
Female 79
Median age 44
Families 53
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 85
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,274
Median monthly mortgage repayments $208
Median weekly rent $138
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 3.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Total 176 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 97 55.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 79 44.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 2.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 176 people in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs) of these 55.1% were male and 44.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 17 9.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 6 3.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 11 6.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 14 8.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 6 3.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 5 2.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 13 7.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 7 4.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 15 8.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 10 5.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 16 9.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 19 10.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 21 11.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 10 5.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3 1.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 1.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 86 58.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 9 6.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4 2.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 44 30.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.9% were married and 7.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 40 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 62 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 55 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 72 59.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 19 15.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 30 24.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 4 10.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 4 10.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 15.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 5 12.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 12.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 7 17.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 4 10.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 5 12.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 40 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs) 23.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.5% were in primary school, 25.0% in secondary school and 20.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 154 89.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 12 7.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 3 1.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8 4.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 148 86.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), 86.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 63 60.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 33 31.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5 4.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 3.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 105 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 105 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs). Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 10 9.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 12 11.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 16 15.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3 2.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 61 59.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 59.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 531 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,468 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,274 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs) was $531.

Travel to work, top responses Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 105 72.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 38 26.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 17 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 62 42.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 42.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 30 20.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 23 16.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 20 13.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 30 20.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), 16.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 20.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 29 54.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 20 37.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4 7.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), 37.7% were couple families with children, 54.7% were couple families without children and 7.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 57.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 42.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs) 57.1% of single parents were male and 42.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,666 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,666.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 13 27.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 8.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 14 29.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 10.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 10.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3 6.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 6.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.7% had both partners employed full-time, 8.5% had both employed part-time and 29.8% 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 Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 61 71.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 24 28.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), 71.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 28.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 61 100.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bessiebelle (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.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 8 13.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 32 52.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 21 34.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 13.1% had 2 bedrooms and 52.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 28 46.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 22 36.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 10 16.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), 46.7% were owned outright, 36.7% were owned with a mortgage and 16.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 53 84.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 10 15.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.1% were family households, 15.9% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), 23.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.1% 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 Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 138 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 9.1 -- 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 Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 208 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 10.1 -- 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 Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 11 17.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 29 46.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 22 35.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), 17.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 35.5% 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 Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 100.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 13 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 13 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Bessiebelle % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Bessiebelle (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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