2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Lower Beechmont

Code SSC30970 (SSC)
People 1,003
Male 508
Female 495
Median age 39
Families 291
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 429
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,223
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,820
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,003 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 508 50.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 495 49.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 1.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,003 people in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 84 8.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 61 6.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 64 6.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 52 5.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 50 5.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 49 4.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 65 6.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 76 7.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 85 8.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 87 8.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 75 7.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 75 7.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 78 7.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 43 4.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 24 2.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 15 1.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 13 1.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 0.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 387 48.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 25 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 105 13.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 19 2.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 258 32.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.7% were married and 16.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 352 49.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 115 16.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 241 34.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 7 2.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 64 22.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 17 6.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 38 13.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 14 5.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 2.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 21 7.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 33 11.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 8 2.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 69 24.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 281 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs) 27.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.9% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 19.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 685 68.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 291 31.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 72 7.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 63 6.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 506 54.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), 54.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 291 56.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 171 33.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 25 4.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 31 6.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 518 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 518 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs). Of these 56.2% were employed full time, 33.0% were employed part-time and 6.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 64 13.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 56 11.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 50 10.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 85 17.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 209 42.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 620 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,363 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,223 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs) was $620.

Travel to work, top responses Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 608 76.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 248 31.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 84 10.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 152 19.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.3% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 148 18.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 255 32.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 101 12.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 103 13.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), 32.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 120 41.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 121 41.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 50 17.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), 41.6% were couple families with children, 41.2% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs) 26.5% of single parents were male and 73.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,583 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,892 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,892 and those without children was $1,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 49 20.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 5.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 56 23.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 35 14.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 5.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 39 16.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 16 6.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 17 7.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.4% had both partners employed full-time, 5.8% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 360 88.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 47 11.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), 88.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 354 98.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 1.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 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 Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), 98.6% were separate houses, 1.4% 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 Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 2.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 68 18.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 186 51.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 98 27.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 18.9% had 2 bedrooms and 51.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 80 22.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 209 57.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 66 18.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 0.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), 22.2% were owned outright, 57.9% were owned with a mortgage and 18.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 282 78.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 62 17.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 16 4.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.3% were family households, 17.2% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

Household income Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), 21.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.5% 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 Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,820 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 76.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 23.4 -- 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 Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
None 4 1.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 110 30.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 167 46.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 73 20.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.4% 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 Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 53.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 6 46.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 1 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), there were 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 53.8%) were male and 6 (or 46.2%) were female. The median age was 1 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 856 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $856.

Mortgage and rent Lower Beechmont % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Lower Beechmont (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 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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