Beaconsfield Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Beaconsfield (6162) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 15 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Beaconsfield is in the federal electorate of Fremantle.

In the 2011 census the population of Beaconsfield was 4,649 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Beaconsfield is 42 years of age.

60.8% of people living in the suburb of Beaconsfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 7.0% Italy, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.5% Portugal, 1.2% Scotland, 1.2% Croatia, 1.0% South Africa, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.4% France.

73.7% of people living in Beaconsfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.8% Italian, 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 1.8% Croatian, 1.7% Portuguese, 0.9% Serbian, 0.8% French, 0.7% German, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Beaconsfield is 36.6% Catholic, 29.2% No religion, 12.3% Anglican, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Uniting Church, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

44.0% of people are married, 34.8% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 246 widowed people living in Beaconsfield.

56.0% of the people living in Beaconsfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Beaconsfield has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Beaconsfield are 29.9% Professionals, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Managers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 7.5% Labourers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Beaconsfield work in are 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Education and training, 9.9% Retail trade, 8.5% Manufacturing, 8.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.0% Construction, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Other services.

34.9% of homes are fully owned, and 27.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $562 per week and the median household income is $1070 per week.

The median rent in Beaconsfield is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beaconsfield postcode 6162

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