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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Beresfield

Code SSC10182 (SSC)
People 3,078
Male 1,549
Female 1,529
Median age 40
Families 909
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,337
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $917
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $260
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 Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,078 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,549 50.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,529 49.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 115 3.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,078 people in Beresfield (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.7% of the population.

Age Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 206 6.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 163 5.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 167 5.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 160 5.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 202 6.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 217 7.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 206 6.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 184 6.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 170 5.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 178 5.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 167 5.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 177 5.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 206 6.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 193 6.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 205 6.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 119 3.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 87 2.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 71 2.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Beresfield (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,247 49.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 78 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 223 8.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 183 7.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 805 31.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Beresfield (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.2% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Beresfield (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,179 49.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 257 10.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 964 40.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beresfield (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 50 6.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 158 21.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 37 5.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 1.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 145 20.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 18 2.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 1.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 72 10.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 49 6.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 12 1.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 164 22.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 722 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Beresfield (State Suburbs) 23.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.4% were in primary school, 23.5% in secondary school and 16.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,748 89.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 291 9.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 154 5.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 117 4.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,370 80.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), 80.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 769 57.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 374 28.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 103 7.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 87 6.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,333 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,333 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beresfield (State Suburbs). Of these 57.7% were employed full time, 28.1% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 101 8.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 140 11.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 130 10.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 247 19.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 521 41.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Beresfield (State Suburbs), 8.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Beresfield (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 437 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,111 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 917 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beresfield (State Suburbs) was $437.

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

Unpaid work Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,743 68.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 745 29.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 309 12.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 308 12.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.4% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 440 17.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 562 22.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 356 14.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 383 15.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beresfield (State Suburbs), 22.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 405 44.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 329 36.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 163 18.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 1.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Beresfield (State Suburbs), 36.2% were couple families with children, 44.6% were couple families without children and 18.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Beresfield (State Suburbs) 19.6% of single parents were male and 80.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,853 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,880 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,880 and those without children was $1,853.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 99 13.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 21 2.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 130 17.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 107 14.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 32 4.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 241 32.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 58 7.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 45 6.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 17.7% 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 Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,252 94.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 68 5.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,160 92.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 49 3.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 39 3.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beresfield (State Suburbs), 92.7% were separate houses, 3.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 26 2.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 246 19.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 772 61.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 179 14.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 2.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.1% had 1 bedroom, 19.6% had 2 bedrooms and 61.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 517 41.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 400 32.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 290 23.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 44 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beresfield (State Suburbs), 41.3% were owned outright, 32.0% were owned with a mortgage and 23.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 895 71.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 315 25.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 40 3.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.6% were family households, 25.2% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), 31.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.3% 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 Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
None 113 9.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 491 39.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 430 34.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 169 13.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 47 3.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), 39.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.5% 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 Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 117 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 58 49.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 59 50.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Beresfield (State Suburbs), there were 117 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 58 (or 49.6%) were male and 59 (or 50.4%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Beresfield % 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 2.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,274 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,274.

Mortgage and rent Beresfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 275 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Beresfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $275 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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