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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Beaconsfield (Vic.)

Code SSC20094 (SSC)
People 6,412
Male 3,224
Female 3,188
Median age 35
Families 1,685
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,159
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,646
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,948
Median weekly rent $271
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,412 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,224 50.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,188 49.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,412 people in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 450 7.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 541 8.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 595 9.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 598 9.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 356 5.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 247 3.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 360 5.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 509 7.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 633 9.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 566 8.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 454 7.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 314 4.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 286 4.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 191 3.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 150 2.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 73 1.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 58 0.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 31 0.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,761 57.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 155 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 332 6.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 136 2.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,444 29.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.2% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,592 57.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 316 7.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,583 35.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 22 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 140 6.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 413 18.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 133 6.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 177 8.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 251 11.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 114 5.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 253 11.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 157 7.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 186 8.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 45 2.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 319 14.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,188 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 34.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.0% were in primary school, 28.2% in secondary school and 15.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,063 78.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,571 25.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 518 8.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 402 6.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,585 59.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 59.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,090 60.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,083 31.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 165 4.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 136 3.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,474 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,474 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.2% were employed full time, 31.2% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 410 12.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 340 10.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 327 9.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 523 15.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,565 46.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 648 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,850 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,646 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $648.

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

Unpaid work Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,690 76.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,756 36.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 526 10.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 909 18.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (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, 36.4% provided care for children and 10.9% 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 Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,244 25.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,303 27.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 645 13.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 502 10.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 417 24.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,066 63.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 184 10.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 63.3% were couple families with children, 24.7% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,083 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,327 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,327 and those without children was $2,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 341 23.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 43 2.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 480 32.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 259 17.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 58 3.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 146 9.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 85 5.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 68 4.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 32.4% 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 (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,983 95.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 100 4.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 95.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,754 88.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 131 6.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 12 0.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 81 4.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 88.5% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 4.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 65 3.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 145 7.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 658 33.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,086 54.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 7.3% had 2 bedrooms and 33.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 527 26.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,117 56.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 306 15.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 1.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.6% were owned outright, 56.4% were owned with a mortgage and 15.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,650 83.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 308 15.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 24 1.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.2% were family households, 15.5% were single person households and 1.2% were group households.

Household income Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 12.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.9% 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 (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 271 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 9.1 -- 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 (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,948 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.1 -- 10.1 -- 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 (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 43 2.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 454 22.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 913 46.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 532 26.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 2.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 22.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.8% 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 (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 24 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 41.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 14 58.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 13 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 41.7%) were male and 14 (or 58.3%) were female. The median age was 13 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,583 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,583.

Mortgage and rent Beaconsfield (Vic.) % Victoria % 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 2,221 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Beaconsfield (Vic.) (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 $2,221.

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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