Beaconsfield Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Beaconsfield (7270) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 192 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Beaconsfield is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Beaconsfield was 1,199 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

84.6% of people living in the suburb of Beaconsfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Scotland.

92.7% of people living in Beaconsfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% German, 0.5% Hungarian, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Beaconsfield is 29.8% Anglican, 27.1% No religion, 14.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.2% Catholic, 6.9% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Salvation Army, 0.8% Jehovah's Witnesses.

42.6% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 81 widowed people living in Beaconsfield.

46.5% of the people living in Beaconsfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Beaconsfield has an unemployment rate of 10.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Beaconsfield are 19.7% Labourers, 16.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Sales workers, 9.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Managers, 6.0% Professionals, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Beaconsfield work in are 16.4% Manufacturing, 13.3% Retail trade, 8.9% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Construction, 5.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.3% Mining.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 31.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $364 per week and the median household income is $680 per week.

The median rent in Beaconsfield is $155 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $914 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beaconsfield postcode 7270

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