2011 Census QuickStats

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Beaconsfield (WA)

Code SSC50048 (SSC)
People 4,649
Male 2,261
Female 2,388
Median age 42
Families 1,244
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,188
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,070
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,300
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,649 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,261 48.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,388 51.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 94 2.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,649 people in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 284 6.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 268 5.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 266 5.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 221 4.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 264 5.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 269 5.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 289 6.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 316 6.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 373 8.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 349 7.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 325 7.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 298 6.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 280 6.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 221 4.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 208 4.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 193 4.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 145 3.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 82 1.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,688 44.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 123 3.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 440 11.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 245 6.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,335 34.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.1% were married and 14.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,532 44.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 356 10.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,583 45.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 31 -- 33 --

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

Education Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 66 5.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 217 16.4 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 82 6.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 51 3.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 82 6.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 100 7.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 2.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 110 8.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 231 17.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 16 1.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 338 25.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,326 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs) 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.4% were in primary school, 16.2% in secondary school and 25.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,827 60.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,984 45.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 468 10.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 267 6.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,601 37.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), 37.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,241 56.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 731 33.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 140 6.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 102 4.6 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,214 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,214 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 33.0% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 288 13.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 219 10.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 227 10.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 355 16.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 889 42.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), 13.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 562 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,613 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,070 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs) was $562.

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

Unpaid work Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,752 71.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,045 27.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 439 11.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 644 16.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.3% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 870 22.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,024 26.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 480 12.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 382 10.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 483 38.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 507 40.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 230 18.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 1.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), 40.8% were couple families with children, 38.9% were couple families without children and 18.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs) 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,409 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,744 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,744 and those without children was $2,409.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 165 16.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 50 5.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 202 20.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 123 12.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 59 6.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 231 23.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 57 5.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 102 10.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,889 90.2 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 206 9.8 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), 90.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,437 76.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 384 20.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 65 3.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), 76.1% were separate houses, 20.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 95 5.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 399 21.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 930 49.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 425 22.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 2.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.0% had 1 bedroom, 21.1% had 2 bedrooms and 49.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 660 34.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 519 27.4 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 643 34.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.7 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 55 2.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), 34.9% were owned outright, 27.4% were owned with a mortgage and 34.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,221 64.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 575 30.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 95 5.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.6% were family households, 30.4% were single person households and 5.0% were group households.

Household income Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), 33.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.2% 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 (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,300 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 212 11.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 725 38.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 631 33.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 242 12.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 81 4.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.8% 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 (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 92 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 46 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 46 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 92 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 46 (or 50.0%) were male and 46 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 490 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $490.

Mortgage and rent Beaconsfield (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 206 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,983 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Beaconsfield (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $206 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,983.

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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