Beaconsfield Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Beaconsfield (3807) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 43 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Beaconsfield is in the federal electorate of La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Beaconsfield was 6,412 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Beaconsfield is 35 years of age.

78.9% of people living in the suburb of Beaconsfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Mauritius, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% India, 0.3% Romania, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% China , 0.2% Hungary.

90.9% of people living in Beaconsfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% Sinhalese, 0.5% Hungarian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% German, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Beaconsfield is 28.8% Catholic, 24.3% No religion, 18.8% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Baptist, 1.6% Pentecostal, 0.9% Buddhism.

57.2% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 139 widowed people living in Beaconsfield.

60.1% of the people living in Beaconsfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.1% are working on a part time basis. Beaconsfield has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Beaconsfield are 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.1% Professionals, 14.4% Managers, 11.5% Sales workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Labourers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Beaconsfield work in are 13.5% Manufacturing, 13.0% Construction, 12.4% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Education and training, 7.6% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Other services, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

26.5% of homes are fully owned, and 56.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $648 per week and the median household income is $1646 per week.

The median rent in Beaconsfield is $271 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1948 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beaconsfield postcode 3807

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