2011 Census QuickStats

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Bees Creek

Code SSC70022 (SSC)
People 812
Male 422
Female 390
Median age 42
Families 213
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 309
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,636
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 812 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 422 52.0 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 390 48.0 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 49 6.0 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 812 people in Bees Creek (State Suburbs) of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.0% of the population.

Age Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 30 3.7 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 54 6.7 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 62 7.6 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 72 8.9 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 29 3.6 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 24 3.0 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 41 5.0 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 53 6.5 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 83 10.2 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 67 8.3 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 81 10.0 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 65 8.0 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 56 6.9 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 45 5.5 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 31 3.8 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 1.4 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.5 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.5 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bees Creek (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 334 50.0 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 36 5.4 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 60 9.0 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 11 1.6 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 227 34.0 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bees Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.0% were married and 14.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bees Creek (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 275 49.6 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 72 13.0 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 207 37.4 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bees Creek (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 4 1.3 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 61 20.2 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 2.0 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 2.0 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 42 13.9 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 2.0 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 5.0 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 13 4.3 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 24 7.9 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 6 2.0 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 119 39.4 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 302 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs) 37.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.3% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 11.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 551 67.8 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 180 25.7 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 43 6.1 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 36 5.1 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 441 63.0 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), 63.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 283 66.9 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 104 24.6 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 26 6.1 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 2.4 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 423 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 423 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bees Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 66.9% were employed full time, 24.6% were employed part-time and 2.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 32 7.8 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 35 8.6 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 37 9.0 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 74 18.1 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 210 51.3 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bees Creek (State Suburbs), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bees Creek (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 745 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 1,732 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,636 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bees Creek (State Suburbs) was $745.

Travel to work, top responses Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 457 68.5 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 155 23.2 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 68 10.2 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 135 20.2 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.2% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 118 17.7 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 189 28.4 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 81 12.2 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 67 10.1 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bees Creek (State Suburbs), 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 98 45.8 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 85 39.7 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 31 14.5 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bees Creek (State Suburbs), 39.7% were couple families with children, 45.8% were couple families without children and 14.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 33.3 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 66.7 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs) 33.3% of single parents were male and 66.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 1,899 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,446 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,446 and those without children was $1,899.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 54 29.3 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 2.7 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 36 19.6 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 19 10.3 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 4.9 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 24 13.0 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 13 7.1 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 24 13.0 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 29.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 19.6% 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 Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 265 98.5 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4 1.5 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), 98.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 1.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 58 21.9 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 203 76.6 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 1.5 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bees Creek (State Suburbs), 21.9% were separate houses, 76.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 1.9 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 25 9.4 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 60 22.6 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 99 37.4 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 71 26.8 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.9 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.4% had 1 bedroom, 22.6% had 2 bedrooms and 37.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 81 30.5 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 116 43.6 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 61 22.9 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.1 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.9 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bees Creek (State Suburbs), 30.5% were owned outright, 43.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 208 78.5 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 43 16.2 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 5.3 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.5% were family households, 16.2% were single person households and 5.3% were group households.

Household income Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.9 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.5 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), 10.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.5% 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 Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 9.0 -- 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 Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.9 -- 7.7 -- 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 Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 5 1.9 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 66 24.7 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 99 37.1 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 94 35.2 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.1 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), 24.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 35.2% 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 Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 48 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 22 45.8 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 26 54.2 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bees Creek (State Suburbs), there were 48 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 22 (or 45.8%) were male and 26 (or 54.2%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,449 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,449.

Mortgage and rent Bees Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 580 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,833 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Bees Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $580 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,833.

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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