2011 Census QuickStats

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Beaconsfield (Tas.)

Code SSC60017 (SSC)
People 1,199
Male 594
Female 605
Median age 42
Families 326
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 564
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $680
Median monthly mortgage repayments $914
Median weekly rent $155
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 1,199 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 594 49.5 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 605 50.5 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 51 4.3 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,199 people in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.3% of the population.

Age Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 84 7.0 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 78 6.5 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 79 6.6 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 79 6.6 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 69 5.8 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 52 4.3 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 57 4.8 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 65 5.4 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 78 6.5 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 86 7.2 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 98 8.2 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 79 6.6 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 69 5.8 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 80 6.7 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 60 5.0 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 37 3.1 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 29 2.4 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 1.6 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 406 42.6 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 42 4.4 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 112 11.8 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 79 8.3 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 314 32.9 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.6% were married and 16.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 357 42.0 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 120 14.1 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 372 43.8 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 11 3.3 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 93 28.3 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 1.8 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.9 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 65 19.8 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5 1.5 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 6.1 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 17 5.2 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 9 2.7 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 100 30.4 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 329 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.1% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 11.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,013 84.6 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 127 11.4 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 58 5.2 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 29 2.6 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 898 80.8 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 80.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 217 47.3 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 156 34.0 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 43 9.4 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 43 9.4 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 459 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 459 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs). Of these 47.3% were employed full time, 34.0% were employed part-time and 9.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 55 13.2 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 54 12.9 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 46 11.0 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 65 15.6 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 153 36.6 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --

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

Occupation Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 364 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 809 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 680 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was $364.

Travel to work, top responses Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 593 62.3 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 253 26.5 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 115 12.1 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 145 15.2 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 139 14.6 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 210 22.1 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 123 12.9 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 123 12.9 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 22.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 133 40.7 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 114 34.9 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 72 22.0 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 2.4 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 34.9% were couple families with children, 40.7% were couple families without children and 22.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.8 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.2 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 15.8% of single parents were male and 84.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,596 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,596 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 20 8.0 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 5.6 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 38 15.2 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 39 15.6 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 6.0 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 75 30.0 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 23 9.2 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 26 10.4 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 8.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 15.2% 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 Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 484 88.3 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 64 11.7 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 88.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 428 88.6 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 33 6.8 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 16 3.3 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 1.2 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 88.6% were separate houses, 6.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 1.2 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 26 5.4 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 107 22.2 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 277 57.3 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 59 12.2 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 1.7 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.4% had 1 bedroom, 22.2% had 2 bedrooms and 57.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 163 33.8 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 154 32.0 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 143 29.7 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.6 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 3.9 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 33.8% were owned outright, 32.0% were owned with a mortgage and 29.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 326 67.4 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 146 30.2 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 2.5 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.4% were family households, 30.2% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 45.1 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.7 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 45.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.7% 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 (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 155 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.5 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.5 -- 9.5 -- 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 (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 914 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 7.5 -- 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 (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 33 6.8 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 188 38.9 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 175 36.2 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 73 15.1 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 2.9 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 38.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.1% 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 Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 53 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 45.3 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 29 54.7 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), there were 53 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 45.3%) were male and 29 (or 54.7%) 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 Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Beaconsfield (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 672 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Beaconsfield (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $672.

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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