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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Beenleigh

Code SSC30129 (SSC)
People 8,244
Male 4,160
Female 4,084
Median age 34
Families 2,062
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,400
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $920
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,612
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Total 8,244 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,160 50.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,084 49.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 257 3.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,244 people in Beenleigh (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 631 7.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 521 6.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 514 6.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 657 8.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 661 8.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 601 7.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 570 6.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 558 6.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 545 6.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 561 6.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 495 6.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 459 5.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 437 5.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 346 4.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 245 3.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 184 2.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 136 1.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 123 1.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Beenleigh (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,381 36.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 349 5.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 804 12.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 361 5.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,686 40.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Beenleigh (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.2% were married and 17.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Beenleigh (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,097 36.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 708 12.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,897 50.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beenleigh (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 88 3.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 497 19.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 72 2.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 40 1.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 342 13.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 74 2.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 32 1.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 172 6.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 158 6.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 64 2.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 981 38.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,520 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.2% were in primary school, 17.8% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,520 66.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,253 30.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 540 7.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 402 5.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,092 56.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), 56.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,040 57.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 977 27.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 210 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 340 9.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,567 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,567 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beenleigh (State Suburbs). Of these 57.2% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 9.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 295 9.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 258 8.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 425 13.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 669 20.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,374 42.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Beenleigh (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 39 -- 40 --

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

Occupation Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 487 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,096 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 920 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beenleigh (State Suburbs) was $487.

Travel to work, top responses Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,075 61.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,739 26.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 680 10.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 824 12.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.4% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,259 19.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,531 23.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 664 10.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 619 9.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beenleigh (State Suburbs), 23.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 701 34.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 734 35.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 575 27.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 52 2.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Beenleigh (State Suburbs), 35.6% were couple families with children, 34.0% were couple families without children and 27.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs) 17.7% of single parents were male and 82.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,778 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,964 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,964 and those without children was $1,778.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 276 19.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 66 4.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 254 17.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 263 18.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 81 5.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 309 21.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 85 6.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 94 6.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 17.8% 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 Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,962 94.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 177 5.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,068 69.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 450 15.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 417 14.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 22 0.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beenleigh (State Suburbs), 69.9% were separate houses, 15.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 19 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 175 5.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 592 20.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,517 51.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 569 19.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 86 2.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.9% had 1 bedroom, 20.0% had 2 bedrooms and 51.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 511 17.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 929 31.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,412 47.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 95 3.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beenleigh (State Suburbs), 17.3% were owned outright, 31.4% were owned with a mortgage and 47.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,978 66.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 851 28.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 130 4.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.8% were family households, 28.8% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

Household income Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), 30.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.6% 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 Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.8 -- 11.9 -- 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 Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,612 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 9.7 -- 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 Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
None 395 13.4 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,164 39.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 873 29.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 394 13.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 131 4.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), 39.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% 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 Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 256 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 124 48.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 132 51.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Beenleigh (State Suburbs), there were 256 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 124 (or 48.4%) were male and 132 (or 51.6%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 862 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $862.

Mortgage and rent Beenleigh % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 290 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Beenleigh (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $290 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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