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Beechboro

Code SSC50052 (SSC)
People 13,997
Male 7,098
Female 6,899
Median age 32
Families 3,790
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,938
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,385
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 13,997 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,098 50.7 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,899 49.3 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 355 2.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,997 people in Beechboro (State Suburbs) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,051 7.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,062 7.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,058 7.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,073 7.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,092 7.8 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,069 7.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,091 7.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,036 7.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,055 7.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,069 7.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 977 7.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 812 5.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 615 4.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 355 2.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 231 1.7 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 146 1.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 124 0.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 81 0.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Beechboro (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,302 49.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 311 2.9 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 916 8.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 353 3.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,944 36.4 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Beechboro (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.0% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Beechboro (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,883 48.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 930 9.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,252 42.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beechboro (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 232 5.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 856 19.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 253 5.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 204 4.6 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 579 13.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 176 4.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 149 3.4 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 404 9.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 443 10.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 89 2.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,055 23.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,440 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Beechboro (State Suburbs) 31.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.5% were in primary school, 20.3% in secondary school and 19.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 7,884 56.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,176 55.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,020 7.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 727 5.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,078 31.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), 31.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 55.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,452 61.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,939 26.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 463 6.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 398 5.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,252 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,252 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beechboro (State Suburbs). Of these 61.4% were employed full time, 26.7% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 725 10.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 566 8.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 647 9.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,475 21.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,983 43.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Beechboro (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Beechboro (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 606 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,489 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,385 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beechboro (State Suburbs) was $606.

Travel to work, top responses Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,048 65.1 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,267 30.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,003 9.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,230 11.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.2% provided care for children and 9.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,386 22.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,545 23.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,057 9.8 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,058 9.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beechboro (State Suburbs), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,049 27.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,953 51.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 706 18.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 82 2.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Beechboro (State Suburbs), 51.5% were couple families with children, 27.7% were couple families without children and 18.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Beechboro (State Suburbs) 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,042 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,120 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,120 and those without children was $2,042.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 685 22.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 96 3.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 638 21.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 600 20.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 161 5.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 373 12.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 192 6.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 258 8.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 21.2% 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 Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,527 94.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 253 5.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,260 94.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 195 4.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 72 1.6 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beechboro (State Suburbs), 94.1% were separate houses, 4.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 50 1.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 122 2.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,856 41.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,402 53.1 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 94 2.1 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 2.7% had 2 bedrooms and 41.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,037 22.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,446 54.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 925 20.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 107 2.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beechboro (State Suburbs), 22.9% were owned outright, 54.0% were owned with a mortgage and 20.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,613 79.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 791 17.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 123 2.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.8% were family households, 17.5% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.8 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), 17.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.8% 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 Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.6 -- 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 Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
None 198 4.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,224 27.0 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,860 41.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,092 24.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 154 3.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), 27.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.1% 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 Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 356 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 154 43.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 202 56.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Beechboro (State Suburbs), there were 356 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 154 (or 43.3%) were male and 202 (or 56.7%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,162 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,162.

Mortgage and rent Beechboro % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Beechboro (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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