Beaconsfield | City of Fremantle

Beaconsfield

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Beaconsfield
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Highlights

Schools

Fremantle College, Winterfold Primary School, Beaconsfield Primary School, Christ the King School.

Quick stats

Information is based on 2016 census data unless otherwise stated:

Population: 4,985 (source: Reiwa, 2020)
Number of private dwellings: 2,346
Average people per household: 2.4
Median weekly household income: $1,483
Median monthly mortgage repayments: $2,167
Median weekly rent: $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling: 1.7

Age composition

The median age of people in Beaconsfield was 41 years. Children aged 0–14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.2% of the population.

Ancestry

The most common ancestries in Beaconsfield were English 25.8%, Australian 21.1%, Italian 10.8%, Irish 8.6% and Scottish 6.7%.

64.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 7.8%, Italy 5.4%, New Zealand 1.7%, Portugal 1.1% and Croatia 1.0%.

Language

In Beaconsfield, 74.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 7.6%, Portuguese 1.7%, Croatian 1.6%, German 1.2% and French 1.0%.

Employment

2,471 people reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night. Of these 53.6% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 8.1% were unemployed.

Occupation

The most common occupations in Beaconsfield included Professionals 32.3%, Managers 14.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.3%, and Community and Personal Service Workers 9.6%.

Household composition

Of the 1,953 households in Beaconsfield, 67.8% were family households, 27.3% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

Families

Of the families in Beaconsfield, 42.6% were couple families with children, 38.1% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

Precinct group

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Beaconsfield Elected Members