Beecroft - Suburb Demographics : Census 2011

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT RESEARCH - BEECROFT

To better understand the PROPERTY MANAGEMENT potential of your INVESTMENT PROPERTY it is crucial to research the suburb of BEECROFT. A good starting point is to assess the population demographics of BEECROFT to understand who are your potential tenants and/or purchasers.

As experienced property managers our property management team uses this information to identify the target market when developing a marketing strategy for your rental property.

This ensures that we provide our landlords with the most accurate advice, achieve the highest rent and attract the best tenants who will look after your valuable investment property.

Unfortunately in most cases the local REAL ESTATE AGENT PROPERTY MANAGEMENT places little importance in keeping up to date with this vital information. Usually because they are either overworked, under staffed or don’t understand the importance.

People — demographics & education

People

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

8,836

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

4,186

47.4

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

4,650

52.6

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

26

0.3

42,609

1.1

548,369

2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,836 people in Beecroft (State Suburbs) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

418

4.7

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

574

6.5

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

647

7.3

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

702

7.9

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

578

6.5

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

321

3.6

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

315

3.6

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

424

4.8

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

607

6.9

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

690

7.8

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

722

8.2

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

673

7.6

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

524

5.9

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

466

5.3

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

349

3.9

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

285

3.2

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

234

2.6

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

307

3.5

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

43

--

35

--

37

--

The median age of people in Beecroft (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.6% of the population.

Registered marital status

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

4,478

62.2

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

84

1.2

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

281

3.9

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

426

5.9

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

1,926

26.8

1,112,771

35.2

5,962,769

34.3

Of people in Beecroft (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.2% were married and 5.1% were either divorced or separated.

Median age by registered marital status

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

53

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

55

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

56

--

53

--

54

--

Widowed

82

--

78

--

78

--

Never married

21

--

26

--

25

--

The median age of married people in Beecroft (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

4,161

62.5

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

211

3.2

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

2,283

34.3

1,225,769

42.6

6,413,399

41.3

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

53

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

43

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

23

--

31

--

33

--

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beecroft (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

167

5.9

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

554

19.5

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

123

4.3

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

123

4.3

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

484

17

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

120

4.2

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

209

7.4

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

140

4.9

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

665

23.4

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

50

1.8

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

205

7.2

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

2,840

--

1,244,494

--

6,503,580

--

In Beecroft (State Suburbs) 32.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.1% were in primary school, 28.6% in secondary school and 28.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

English

2,929

24.7

938,150

19.2

7,238,533

25.9

Australian

2,859

24.1

931,387

19

7,098,486

25.4

Chinese

1,087

9.2

352,986

7.2

866,208

3.1

Irish

1,012

8.5

310,704

6.4

2,087,758

7.5

Scottish

886

7.5

232,322

4.7

1,792,622

6.4

The most common ancestries in Beecroft (State Suburbs) were English 24.7%, Australian 24.1%, Chinese 9.2%, Irish 8.5% and Scottish 7.5%.

Country of birth

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

6,097

69

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

England

317

3.6

146,853

3.8

911,593

4.2

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)

253

2.9

129,248

3.3

318,969

1.5

Hong Kong (SAR of China)

248

2.8

86,767

2.2

74,956

0.3

India

193

2.2

77,298

2

295,362

1.4

New Zealand

175

2

69,405

1.8

483,398

2.2

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), 69.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 3.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.9%, Hong Kong (SAR of China) 2.8%, India 2.2% and New Zealand 2.0%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

3,372

39.4

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

605

7.1

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

502

5.9

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

4,075

47.6

1,288,486

35.5

10,757,087

53.7

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), 47.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Catholic

2,121

24

1,107,046

28.3

5,439,268

25.3

No Religion

1,940

22

684,766

17.5

4,796,787

22.3

Anglican

1,821

20.6

576,427

14.7

3,679,907

17.1

Presbyterian and Reformed

544

6.2

205,971

5.3

599,515

2.8

Uniting Church

480

5.4

179,360

4.6

1,065,795

5

The most common responses for religion in Beecroft (State Suburbs) were Catholic 24.0%, No Religion 22.0%, Anglican 20.6%, Presbyterian and Reformed 6.2% and Uniting Church 5.4%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Cantonese

562

6.4

176,491

4.5

263,673

1.2

Mandarin

282

3.2

132,836

3.4

336,410

1.6

Korean

182

2.1

130,452

3.3

79,787

0.4

Hindi

119

1.3

84,568

2.2

111,351

0.5

Tamil

81

0.9

79,322

2

50,151

0.2

English only spoken at home

6,744

76.3

2,302,714

58.9

16,509,291

76.8

Households where two or more languages are spoken

705

25.2

525,299

39

1,579,949

20.4

In Beecroft (State Suburbs) 76.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Cantonese 6.4%, Mandarin 3.2%, Korean 2.1%, Hindi 1.3% and Tamil 0.9%.

People — employment

Employment

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over

Worked full-time

2,617

57.3

1,228,536

62.6

6,367,554

59.7

Worked part-time

1,536

33.6

514,663

26.2

3,062,976

28.7

Away from work

229

5

106,602

5.4

627,797

5.9

Unemployed

186

4.1

112,174

5.7

600,133

5.6

Total in labour force

4,568

--

1,961,975

--

10,658,460

--

There were 4,568 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beecroft (State Suburbs). Of these 57.3% were employed full time, 33.6% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

1-15 hours per week

612

14

175,037

9.5

1,087,799

10.8

16-24 hours per week

514

11.7

175,405

9.5

947,792

9.4

25-34 hours per week

411

9.4

164,220

8.9

1,027,380

10.2

35-39 hours per week

502

11.4

344,015

18.6

1,808,879

18

40 hours or more per week

2,116

48.2

884,519

47.8

4,558,678

45.3

Of employed people in Beecroft (State Suburbs), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

Employed full-time

47

--

39

--

40

--

Employed part-time

45

--

39

--

40

--

The median age of people employed full-time in Beecroft (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Professionals

1,766

40.3

488,129

26.4

2,145,442

21.3

Managers

739

16.9

301,857

16.3

1,293,970

12.9

Clerical and Administrative Workers

674

15.4

247,925

13.4

1,483,558

14.7

Sales Workers

353

8.1

216,894

11.7

942,140

9.4

Community and Personal Service Workers

291

6.6

164,384

8.9

971,897

9.7

Technicians and Trades Workers

289

6.6

159,462

8.6

1,425,146

14.2

Labourers

144

3.3

130,650

7.1

947,608

9.4

Machinery Operators And Drivers

53

1.2

103,732

5.6

659,551

6.6

The most common occupations in Beecroft (State Suburbs) included Professionals 40.3%, Managers 16.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.4%, Sales Workers 8.1%, and Community and Personal Service Workers 6.6%.

Industry of employment, top responses

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

School Education

268

6.1

74,393

4

467,373

4.6

Legal and Accounting Services

214

4.9

72,555

3.9

209,182

2.1

Hospitals

172

3.9

59,072

3.2

361,011

3.6

Computer System Design and Related Services

169

3.9

54,531

2.9

139,409

1.4

Tertiary Education

162

3.7

48,110

2.6

198,933

2

Of the employed people in Beecroft (State Suburbs), 6.1% worked in School Education. Other major industries of employment included Legal and Accounting Services 4.9%, Hospitals 3.9%, Computer System Design and Related Services 3.9% and Tertiary Education 3.7%.

Median weekly incomes

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Personal

796

--

634

--

577

--

Family

2,663

--

1,728

--

1,481

--

Household

2,523

--

1,493

--

1,234

--

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beecroft (State Suburbs) was $796.

Travel to work, top responses

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Car, as driver

2,324

53

972,949

52.6

6,059,972

60.2

Train

660

15

180,837

9.8

388,012

3.9

Car, as passenger

128

2.9

106,077

5.7

537,638

5.3

Train, car as driver

99

2.3

83,060

4.5

77,819

0.8

Walked only

81

1.8

80,014

4.3

377,043

3.7

People who travelled to work by public transport

974

22.2

396,492

21.4

1,046,721

10.4

People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger

2,458

56

1,059,231

57.3

6,620,840

65.8

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), on the day of the Census, the methods of travel to work for employed people were Car, as driver 53.0%, Train 15.0% and Car, as passenger 2.9%. Other common responses were Train, car as driver 2.3% and Walked only 1.8%. On the day, 22.2% of employed people travelled to work on public transport and 56.0% by car (either as driver or as passenger).

Unpaid work

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Did unpaid domestic work (last week)

5,650

78.5

2,122,441

67.1

12,149,347

70

Cared for child/children (last two weeks)

2,253

31.3

855,914

27.1

4,827,808

27.8

Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks)

904

12.6

337,766

10.7

1,896,957

10.9

Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months)

1,936

26.9

470,618

14.9

3,090,874

17.8

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.3% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Less than 5 hours per week

1,728

24

750,393

23.7

3,883,357

22.4

5 to 14 hours per week

2,017

28

769,030

24.3

4,444,640

25.6

15 to 29 hours per week

1,115

15.5

332,589

10.5

2,075,154

12

30 hours or more per week

789

11

270,426

8.6

1,746,196

10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beecroft (State Suburbs), 28.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% worked 30 hours or more.

Families — family composition

Family composition

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Couple family without children

792

31.9

337,517

33

2,150,301

37.8

Couple family with children

1,449

58.3

506,277

49.5

2,534,399

44.6

One parent family

213

8.6

158,418

15.5

901,637

15.9

Other family

30

1.2

20,220

2

97,722

1.7

Of the families in Beecroft (State Suburbs), 58.3% were couple families with children, 31.9% were couple families without children and 8.6% were one parent families.

Single (or lone) parents

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population

Male

--

17.9

--

16

--

17.6

Female

--

82.1

--

84

--

82.4

In Beecroft (State Suburbs) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes

Median family income, couple families with two incomes

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Families without children

3,077

--

2,343

--

2,081

--

Families with children

3,360

--

2,596

--

2,310

--

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,360 and those without children was $3,077.

Families — employment status of couple families

Employment status of couple families

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over

Both employed, worked full-time

484

21.6

204,350

24.2

1,015,165

21.7

Both employed, worked part-time

87

3.9

28,701

3.4

174,795

3.7

One employed full-time, one part-time

571

25.5

166,457

19.7

1,001,907

21.4

One employed full-time, other not working

330

14.7

150,440

17.8

736,322

15.7

One employed part-time, other not working

141

6.3

46,322

5.5

251,191

5.4

Both not working

404

18

148,685

17.6

899,598

19.2

Other

98

4.4

50,082

5.9

291,196

6.2

Labour force status not stated

127

5.7

48,765

5.8

314,529

6.7

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 25.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling type

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

2,798

92.3

1,347,807

93.5

7,760,320

89.3

Unoccupied private dwellings

235

7.7

94,282

6.5

934,470

10.7

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Separate house

2,603

93

780,082

57.9

5,864,574

75.6

Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc

100

3.6

178,456

13.2

765,980

9.9

Flat, unit or apartment

91

3.3

382,258

28.4

1,056,237

13.6

Other dwelling

4

0.1

4,928

0.4

66,666

0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Beecroft (State Suburbs), 93.0% were separate houses, 3.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Number of bedrooms

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

None (includes bedsitters)

4

0.1

13,167

1

42,160

0.5

1 bedroom

27

1

93,989

7

363,129

4.7

2 bedrooms

167

6

349,565

25.9

1,481,577

19.1

3 bedrooms

946

33.8

488,348

36.2

3,379,930

43.6

4 or more bedrooms

1,635

58.5

378,020

28

2,350,132

30.3

Number of bedrooms not stated

17

0.6

24,718

1.8

143,394

1.8

Average number of bedrooms per dwelling

3.7

--

2.9

--

3.1

--

Average number of people per household

3

--

2.7

--

2.6

--

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 6.0% had 2 bedrooms and 33.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3 people.

Tenure

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Owned outright

1,341

47.9

400,989

29.8

2,488,149

32.1

Owned with a mortgage

1,079

38.6

466,427

34.6

2,709,433

34.9

Rented

330

11.8

438,126

32.5

2,297,458

29.6

Other tenure type

24

0.9

9,786

0.7

70,069

0.9

Tenure type not stated

23

0.8

32,479

2.4

195,213

2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Beecroft (State Suburbs), 47.9% were owned outright, 38.6% were owned with a mortgage and 11.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition

Household composition

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Family households

2,424

86.7

986,162

73.2

5,550,614

71.5

Single (or lone) person households

343

12.3

301,187

22.3

1,888,698

24.3

Group households

29

1

60,457

4.5

321,007

4.1

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.7% were family households, 12.3% were single person households and 1.0% were group households.

Household income

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Less than $600 gross weekly income

--

9.7

--

19.6

--

23.7

More than $3,000 gross weekly income

--

35.8

--

16.6

--

11.2

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), 9.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 35.8% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median rent

500

--

369

--

285

--

Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income

--

96.7

--

87.1

--

89.6

Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income

--

3.3

--

12.9

--

10.4

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

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median mortgage repayments

2,650

--

2,193

--

1,800

--

Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income

--

89.8

--

87.9

--

90.1

Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income

--

10.2

--

12.1

--

9.9

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

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

None

95

3.4

170,897

12.7

665,852

8.6

1 motor vehicle

784

28

522,529

38.8

2,778,576

35.8

2 motor vehicles

1,294

46.3

440,149

32.7

2,802,468

36.1

3 or more vehicles

581

20.8

174,444

12.9

1,279,134

16.5

Number of motor vehicles not stated

43

1.5

39,787

3

234,292

3

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), 28.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Source: ABS Census 2011

People — demographics & education

People

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

8,836

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

4,186

47.4

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

4,650

52.6

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

26

0.3

42,609

1.1

548,369

2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,836 people in Beecroft (State Suburbs) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

418

4.7

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

574

6.5

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

647

7.3

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

702

7.9

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

578

6.5

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

321

3.6

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

315

3.6

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

424

4.8

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

607

6.9

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

690

7.8

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

722

8.2

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

673

7.6

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

524

5.9

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

466

5.3

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

349

3.9

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

285

3.2

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

234

2.6

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

307

3.5

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

43

--

35

--

37

--


The median age of people in Beecroft (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.6% of the population.

Registered marital status

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

4,478

62.2

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

84

1.2

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

281

3.9

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

426

5.9

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

1,926

26.8

1,112,771

35.2

5,962,769

34.3


Of people in Beecroft (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.2% were married and 5.1% were either divorced or separated.


Median age by registered marital status

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

53

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

55

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

56

--

53

--

54

--

Widowed

82

--

78

--

78

--

Never married

21

--

26

--

25

--


The median age of married people in Beecroft (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

4,161

62.5

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

211

3.2

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

2,283

34.3

1,225,769

42.6

6,413,399

41.3


In Beecroft (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

53

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

43

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

23

--

31

--

33

--


The median age of people in a registered marriage in Beecroft (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

167

5.9

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

554

19.5

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

123

4.3

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

123

4.3

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

484

17

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

120

4.2

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

209

7.4

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

140

4.9

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

665

23.4

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

50

1.8

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

205

7.2

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

2,840

--

1,244,494

--

6,503,580

--


In Beecroft (State Suburbs) 32.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.1% were in primary school, 28.6% in secondary school and 28.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

English

2,929

24.7

938,150

19.2

7,238,533

25.9

Australian

2,859

24.1

931,387

19

7,098,486

25.4

Chinese

1,087

9.2

352,986

7.2

866,208

3.1

Irish

1,012

8.5

310,704

6.4

2,087,758

7.5

Scottish

886

7.5

232,322

4.7

1,792,622

6.4

The most common ancestries in Beecroft (State Suburbs) were English 24.7%, Australian 24.1%, Chinese 9.2%, Irish 8.5% and Scottish 7.5%.

Country of birth

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

6,097

69

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

England

317

3.6

146,853

3.8

911,593

4.2

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)

253

2.9

129,248

3.3

318,969

1.5

Hong Kong (SAR of China)

248

2.8

86,767

2.2

74,956

0.3

India

193

2.2

77,298

2

295,362

1.4

New Zealand

175

2

69,405

1.8

483,398

2.2

In Beecroft (State Suburbs), 69.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 3.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.9%, Hong Kong (SAR of China) 2.8%, India 2.2% and New Zealand 2.0%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

3,372

39.4

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

605

7.1

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

502

5.9

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

4,075

47.6

1,288,486

35.5

10,757,087

53.7


In Beecroft (State Suburbs), 47.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Catholic

2,121

24

1,107,046

28.3

5,439,268

25.3

No Religion

1,940

22

684,766

17.5

4,796,787

22.3

Anglican

1,821

20.6

576,427

14.7

3,679,907

17.1

Presbyterian and Reformed

544

6.2

205,971

5.3

599,515

2.8

Uniting Church

480

5.4

179,360

4.6

1,065,795

5

The most common responses for religion in Beecroft (State Suburbs) were Catholic 24.0%, No Religion 22.0%, Anglican 20.6%, Presbyterian and Reformed 6.2% and Uniting Church 5.4%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Beecroft

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Cantonese

562

6.4

176,491

4.5

263,673

1.2

Mandarin

282

3.2

132,836

3.4

336,410

1.6

Korean

182

2.1

130,452

3.3

79,787

0.4

Hindi

119

1.3

84,568

2.2

111,351

0.5

Tamil

81

0.9

79,322

2

50,151

0.2