2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Beaconsfield (Qld)

Code SSC30123 (SSC)
People 4,934
Male 2,428
Female 2,506
Median age 34
Families 1,349
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,846
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,514
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 4,934 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,428 49.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,506 50.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 342 6.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,934 people in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.9% of the population.

Age Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 343 7.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 350 7.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 398 8.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 421 8.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 320 6.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 348 7.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 321 6.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 324 6.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 375 7.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 369 7.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 323 6.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 263 5.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 263 5.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 177 3.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 128 2.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 88 1.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 62 1.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 57 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,848 48.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 114 3.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 312 8.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 196 5.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,374 35.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.1% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,626 47.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 441 12.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,354 39.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 54 3.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 364 25.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 78 5.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 75 5.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 225 15.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 67 4.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 55 3.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 89 6.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 99 6.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 34 2.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 318 21.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,458 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.5% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 13.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,128 83.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 659 14.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 266 5.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 206 4.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,481 75.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 75.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,632 64.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 642 25.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 163 6.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 87 3.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,524 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,524 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 64.7% were employed full time, 25.4% were employed part-time and 3.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 235 9.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 178 7.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 232 9.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 425 17.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,207 49.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 635 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,700 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,514 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $635.

Travel to work, top responses Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,698 70.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,198 31.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 373 9.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 591 15.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.2% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 839 21.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 976 25.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 450 11.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 435 11.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 479 35.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 615 45.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 230 17.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 1.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 45.6% were couple families with children, 35.5% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs) 14.8% of single parents were male and 85.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,226 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,449 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,449 and those without children was $2,226.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 260 23.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 1.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 223 20.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 160 14.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 54 4.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 170 15.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 74 6.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 142 13.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 1.2% had both employed part-time and 20.3% 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 Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,676 92.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 135 7.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,538 91.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 90 5.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 45 2.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 91.8% were separate houses, 5.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 28 1.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 165 9.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 978 58.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 471 28.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 30 1.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 9.9% had 2 bedrooms and 58.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 472 28.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 611 36.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 490 29.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 66 3.9 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 36 2.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 28.2% were owned outright, 36.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,309 78.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 309 18.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 57 3.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.1% were family households, 18.4% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 21.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.8% 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 Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 11.9 -- 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 Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 9.7 -- 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 Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 93 5.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 531 31.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 657 39.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 350 20.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 45 2.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), 31.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.9% 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 Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 341 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 162 47.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 179 52.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 341 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 162 (or 47.5%) were male and 179 (or 52.5%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,483 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,483.

Mortgage and rent Beaconsfield (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 247 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,106 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Beaconsfield (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $247 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,106.

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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