Beckenham Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Beckenham (6107) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 12 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Beckenham is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Beckenham was 6,625 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Beckenham is 34 years of age.

54.8% of people living in the suburb of Beckenham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% England, 3.5% India, 3.4% New Zealand, 2.5% Burma , 2.2% Philippines, 1.7% China , 1.4% Malaysia, 1.1% Italy, 1.1% Indonesia, 1.0% Afghanistan, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Singapore, 0.8% Thailand, 0.6% Iraq.

67.8% of people living in Beckenham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Other, 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Mandarin, 1.9% Arabic, 1.6% Italian, 1.3% Tagalog, 1.1% Punjabi, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.0% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Beckenham is 23.9% Catholic, 22.9% No religion, 13.4% Anglican, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Islam, 3.8% Buddhism, 3.4% Baptist, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Uniting Church.

48.1% of people are married, 36.4% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 205 widowed people living in Beckenham.

60.6% of the people living in Beckenham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Beckenham has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Beckenham are 19.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Professionals, 13.5% Labourers, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Managers, 8.1% Sales workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Beckenham work in are 11.4% Manufacturing, 10.9% Construction, 9.8% Retail trade, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Education and training, 5.4% Other services.

30.9% of homes are fully owned, and 38.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $587 per week and the median household income is $1213 per week.

The median rent in Beckenham is $307 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1673 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beckenham postcode 6107

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