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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Beaconsfield Upper

Code SSC20095 (SSC)
People 2,843
Male 1,409
Female 1,434
Median age 41
Families 769
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 933
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,867
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,843 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,409 49.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,434 50.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,843 people in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 147 5.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 232 8.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 234 8.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 245 8.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 171 6.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 71 2.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 116 4.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 170 6.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 227 8.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 253 8.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 268 9.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 199 7.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 182 6.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 121 4.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 73 2.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 59 2.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 37 1.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 37 1.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,350 60.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 31 1.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 128 5.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 101 4.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 613 27.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.7% were married and 7.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,238 61.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 154 7.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 616 30.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 22 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 48 5.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 202 22.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 14 1.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 103 11.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 78 8.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 3.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 136 14.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 67 7.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 109 11.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 23 2.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 109 11.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 918 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs) 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.7% were in primary school, 26.5% in secondary school and 19.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,318 81.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 575 21.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 259 9.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 184 6.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,673 62.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), 62.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 887 57.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 530 34.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 84 5.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 33 2.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,534 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,534 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs). Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 34.6% were employed part-time and 2.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 202 13.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 153 10.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 176 11.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 191 12.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 697 46.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 700 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,997 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,867 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs) was $700.

Travel to work, top responses Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,679 75.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 768 34.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 263 11.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 518 23.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.6% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 462 20.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 621 27.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 311 14.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 285 12.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), 27.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 252 32.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 461 59.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 53 6.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), 59.9% were couple families with children, 32.8% were couple families without children and 6.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs) 27.1% of single parents were male and 72.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,215 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,440 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,440 and those without children was $2,215.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 151 21.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 34 4.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 220 31.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 107 15.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 33 4.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 90 12.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 41 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 4.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 31.1% 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 Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 854 93.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 58 6.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), 93.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 850 99.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), 99.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 1.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 37 4.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 332 38.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 461 54.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 1.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 4.3% had 2 bedrooms and 38.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 348 40.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 454 53.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 39 4.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 1.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), 40.7% were owned outright, 53.0% were owned with a mortgage and 4.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 751 87.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 94 11.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 1.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.7% were family households, 11.0% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), 9.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.3% 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 Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.7 -- 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 Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.3 -- 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 Upper % Victoria % Australia %
None 8 0.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 118 13.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 368 42.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 351 41.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 12 1.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), 13.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 41.0% 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 Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 40.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 9 60.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 40.0%) were male and 9 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Beaconsfield Upper % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,833 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Beaconsfield Upper (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,833.

Mortgage and rent Beaconsfield Upper % 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 650 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Beaconsfield Upper (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 $650.

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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