Beenleigh Suburb Profile

The People

In the 2016 Census, there were 8,252 people in Beenleigh. Of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.3% of the population.

The median age of people in Beenleigh was 37 years. Children aged 0 – 14 years made up 19.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.5% of the population.

Of people in Beenleigh aged 15 years and over, 32.4% were married and 19.0% were either divorced or separated.

In Beenleigh, of people aged 15 years and over, 31.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.3% were in a de facto marriage.

In Beenleigh 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 14.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Of people aged 15 and over in Beenleigh, 16.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

The most common ancestries in Beenleigh were English 27.9%, Australian 26.2%, Irish 7.7%, Scottish 6.8% and German 4.3%.

In Beenleigh, 69.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 8.0%, England 3.2%, Philippines 1.4%, India 0.6% and Germany 0.5%.

In Beenleigh, 52.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

In Beenleigh, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 58.3%, New Zealand 8.8%, England 5.8%, Philippines 1.6% and Scotland 1.2%.

In Beenleigh, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 60.1%, New Zealand 8.9%, England 5.0%, Philippines 2.0% and Scotland 0.9%.

The most common responses for religion in Beenleigh were No Religion, so described 31.9%, Catholic 18.9%, Anglican 13.9%, Not stated 11.4% and Uniting Church 4.8%. In Beenleigh, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (60.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

In Beenleigh 82.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Tagalog 0.8%, Samoan 0.4%, Malayalam 0.4%, Vietnamese 0.4% and Maori (New Zealand) 0.4%.

There were 3,604 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beenleigh. Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 27.3% were employed part-time and 12.7% were unemployed.

Of employed people in Beenleigh, 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.5% worked 40 hours or more.

The most common occupations in Beenleigh included Labourers 18.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.2%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 11.9%, Professionals 9.5%, Sales Workers 9.4% and Managers 7.7%.

Of the employed people in Beenleigh, the most common responses for industry of employment included Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.5%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.7%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.5%, Road Freight Transport 2.4% and Other Social Assistance Services 2.2%.

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beenleigh was $531.

In Beenleigh, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 68.5%, Car, as passenger 6.5%, Train 3.3%, Worked at home 2.8% and Walked only 2.5%. On the day, 6.4% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 76.8% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

In Beenleigh, of people aged 15 years and over, 62.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census.

During the two weeks before the Census, 27.3% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beenleigh, 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.2% worked 30 hours or more.

Of the families in Beenleigh, 35.9% were couple families with children, 30.6% were couple families without children and 30.8% were one parent families.

In Beenleigh, 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% were female.

In Beenleigh, of couple families with children, 19.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 17.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Property

In Beenleigh, 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Of occupied private dwellings in Beenleigh, 65.9% were separate houses, 18.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.8% were flats or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

In Beenleigh, of occupied private dwellings 8.2% had 1 bedroom, 20.2% had 2 bedrooms and 48.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Of occupied private dwellings in Beenleigh, 16.1% were owned outright, 27.4% were owned with a mortgage and 52.5% were rented.

In Beenleigh, of all households, 63.1% were family households, 32.2% were single person households and 4.7% were group households.

In Beenleigh, 29.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

In Beenleigh, 38.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

In Beenleigh, 73.4% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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