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Beacon Hill

Code SSC10139 (SSC)
People 6,900
Male 3,377
Female 3,523
Median age 39
Families 1,935
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,291
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,950
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,817
Median weekly rent $575
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,900 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,377 48.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,523 51.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,900 people in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 480 7.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 513 7.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 499 7.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 518 7.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 391 5.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 283 4.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 323 4.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 458 6.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 585 8.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 549 8.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 518 7.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 404 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 332 4.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 307 4.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 273 4.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 239 3.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 137 2.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 92 1.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,192 59.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 108 2.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 304 5.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 246 4.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,555 28.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.1% were married and 7.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,015 59.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 270 5.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,786 35.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 152 7.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 430 19.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 141 6.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 83 3.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 309 14.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 173 8.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 90 4.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 141 6.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 277 12.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 42 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 334 15.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,172 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs) 31.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.1% were in primary school, 26.3% in secondary school and 19.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,774 69.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,618 39.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 612 9.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 421 6.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,906 44.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), 44.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,137 59.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,171 32.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 207 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 106 2.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,621 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,621 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs). Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 2.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 426 12.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 369 10.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 368 10.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 547 15.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,594 45.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 671 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,048 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,950 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs) was $671.

Travel to work, top responses Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,128 76.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,834 33.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 577 10.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,018 18.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.9% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,289 23.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,545 28.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 752 13.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 541 10.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% 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 Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 589 30.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,092 56.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 238 12.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 0.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), 56.4% were couple families with children, 30.4% were couple families without children and 12.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs) 19.7% of single parents were male and 80.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,328 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,740 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,740 and those without children was $2,328.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 366 21.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 66 3.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 452 27.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 237 14.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 72 4.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 301 17.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 95 5.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 88 5.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 27.0% 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 Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,162 97.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 67 3.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), 97.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,956 90.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 167 7.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 39 1.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), 90.5% were separate houses, 7.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 30 1.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 122 5.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 860 39.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,119 51.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 1.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 5.6% had 2 bedrooms and 39.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 872 40.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 963 44.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 275 12.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 1.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), 40.4% were owned outright, 44.6% were owned with a mortgage and 12.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,858 85.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 276 12.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 29 1.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.9% were family households, 12.8% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 23.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), 13.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 23.4% 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 Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 575 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 11.6 -- 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 Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,817 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.6 -- 10.5 -- 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 Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
None 75 3.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 620 28.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 989 45.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 441 20.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 38 1.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), 28.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.7% 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 Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 72.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 27.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 59 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 72.2%) were male and 5 (or 27.8%) were female. The median age was 59 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 866 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $866.

Mortgage and rent Beacon Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,225 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Beacon Hill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,225.

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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