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North Beach (WA)

Code SSC50583 (SSC)
People 3,091
Male 1,500
Female 1,591
Median age 41
Families 827
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,534
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,346
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,822
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 3,091 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,500 48.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,591 51.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 44 1.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,091 people in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 185 6.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 175 5.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 143 4.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 150 4.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 190 6.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 210 6.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 200 6.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 236 7.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 222 7.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 195 6.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 194 6.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 230 7.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 239 7.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 199 6.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 128 4.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 74 2.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 67 2.2 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 55 1.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.9% of the population.

Registered marital status North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,203 46.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 86 3.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 286 11.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 130 5.0 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 877 34.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.6% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,085 46.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 228 9.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,011 43.5 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 47 5.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 120 15.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 42 5.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 34 4.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 63 7.9 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 37 4.7 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 55 6.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 42 5.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 146 18.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 11 1.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 196 24.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 793 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs) 25.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.7% were in primary school, 19.4% in secondary school and 24.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,149 69.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 998 34.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 266 9.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 192 6.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,443 49.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), 49.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 921 57.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 534 33.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 108 6.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 51 3.2 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,614 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,614 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 33.1% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 184 11.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 167 10.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 184 11.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 209 13.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 708 45.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 784 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,066 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,346 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs) was $784.

Travel to work, top responses North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,942 75.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 719 27.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 269 10.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 536 20.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 660 25.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 714 27.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 342 13.2 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 226 8.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 365 44.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 315 38.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 135 16.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 1.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), 38.1% were couple families with children, 44.1% were couple families without children and 16.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,007 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,264 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,264 and those without children was $3,007.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 115 16.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 46 6.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 157 23.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 93 13.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 45 6.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 125 18.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 48 7.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 53 7.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.9% had both partners employed full-time, 6.7% had both employed part-time and 23.0% 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 North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,313 88.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 168 11.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), 88.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 720 54.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 407 31.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 184 14.0 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 North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), 54.8% were separate houses, 31.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 29 2.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 330 25.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 619 47.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 310 23.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 24 1.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 25.1% had 2 bedrooms and 47.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 446 34.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 343 26.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 491 37.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 2.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), 34.0% were owned outright, 26.1% were owned with a mortgage and 37.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 821 62.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 424 32.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 67 5.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.6% were family households, 32.3% were single person households and 5.1% were group households.

Household income North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.1 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), 25.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.1% 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 North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,822 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 92 7.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 451 34.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 517 39.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 204 15.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 49 3.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), 34.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.5% 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 North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 44 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 25 56.8 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 19 43.2 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 44 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 25 (or 56.8%) were male and 19 (or 43.2%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 680 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $680.

Mortgage and rent North Beach (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In North Beach (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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