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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Beldon

Code SSC50055 (SSC)
People 3,991
Male 1,988
Female 2,003
Median age 34
Families 1,164
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,657
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,465
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,988
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 3,991 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,988 49.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,003 50.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 59 1.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,991 people in Beldon (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 288 7.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 253 6.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 242 6.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 272 6.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 290 7.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 363 9.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 326 8.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 315 7.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 259 6.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 287 7.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 321 8.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 277 6.9 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 176 4.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 103 2.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 69 1.7 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 69 1.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 42 1.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 37 0.9 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Beldon (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,475 45.9 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 86 2.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 308 9.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 134 4.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,211 37.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Beldon (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.9% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Beldon (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,365 46.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 410 13.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,190 40.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Beldon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beldon (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 49 4.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 274 25.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 73 6.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 1.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 121 11.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 49 4.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 25 2.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 95 8.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 173 15.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 16 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 195 17.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,090 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Beldon (State Suburbs) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.7% were in primary school, 17.8% in secondary school and 24.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,485 62.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,692 44.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 370 9.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 278 7.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,428 37.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Beldon (State Suburbs), 37.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,389 59.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 672 28.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 167 7.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 111 4.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,339 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,339 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beldon (State Suburbs). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 225 10.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 190 8.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 257 11.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 385 17.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,002 45.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Beldon (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Beldon (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 710 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,690 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,465 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beldon (State Suburbs) was $710.

Travel to work, top responses Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,390 74.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 958 29.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 277 8.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 404 12.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Beldon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.8% provided care for children and 8.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 783 24.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 926 28.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 368 11.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 313 9.7 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beldon (State Suburbs), 28.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 428 36.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 501 43.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 198 17.0 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 38 3.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Beldon (State Suburbs), 43.0% were couple families with children, 36.7% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Beldon (State Suburbs) 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,204 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,288 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beldon (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,288 and those without children was $2,204.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 197 21.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 33 3.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 227 24.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 164 17.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 42 4.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 98 10.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 73 7.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 96 10.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Beldon (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 24.4% 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 Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,510 93.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 103 6.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,465 97.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 30 2.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 0.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beldon (State Suburbs), 97.1% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 0.7 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 26 1.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 834 55.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 605 40.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 1.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Beldon (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 1.7% had 2 bedrooms and 55.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 379 25.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 762 50.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 331 22.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 2.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beldon (State Suburbs), 25.2% were owned outright, 50.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,149 76.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 306 20.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 52 3.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Beldon (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.2% were family households, 20.3% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Beldon (State Suburbs), 17.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.7% 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 Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 8.9 -- 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 Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,988 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.8 -- 10.2 -- 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 Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
None 60 4.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 468 31.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 637 42.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 311 20.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 2.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Beldon (State Suburbs), 31.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.6% 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 Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 58 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 29 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 29 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Beldon (State Suburbs), there were 58 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 29 (or 50.0%) were male and 29 (or 50.0%) 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 Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Beldon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Beldon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,654 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Beldon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,654.

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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