City Beach

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC50293
People 6,609
Male 48.9%
Female 51.1%
Median age 45
Families 1,807
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1
All private dwellings 2,546
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,925
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,033
Median weekly rent $700
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 3,234 48.9 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,380 51.1 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.1 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,609 people in City Beach. Of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

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Age City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 237 3.6 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 465 7.0 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 611 9.2 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 579 8.8 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 418 6.3 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 176 2.7 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 141 2.1 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 215 3.3 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 402 6.1 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 623 9.4 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 520 7.9 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 476 7.2 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 361 5.5 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 283 4.3 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 273 4.1 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 315 4.8 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 250 3.8 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 266 4.0 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in City Beach was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 3,216 60.6 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 70 1.3 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 248 4.7 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 340 6.4 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,433 27.0 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in City Beach aged 15 years and over, 60.6% were married and 5.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 2,893 60.0 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 237 4.9 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,695 35.1 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In City Beach, of people aged 15 years and over, 60.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 63 2.7 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 360 15.5 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 142 6.1 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 207 8.9 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 141 6.1 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 157 6.8 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 396 17.0 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 46 2.0 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 470 20.2 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 28 1.2 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 313 13.5 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In City Beach 35.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 30.0% in secondary school and 22.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,414 45.6 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 500 9.4 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 45 0.8 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 242 4.6 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 813 15.3 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 199 3.8 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 347 6.6 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 226 4.3 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 389 7.3 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in City Beach, 15.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 5.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English 2,711 29.5 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 2,079 22.7 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 780 8.5 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 697 7.6 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
Italian 378 4.1 122,943 3.7 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in City Beach were English 29.5%, Australian 22.7%, Irish 8.5%, Scottish 7.6% and Italian 4.1%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in City Beach (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 4,344 66.1 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 520 7.9 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
South Africa 155 2.4 41,008 1.7 162,449 0.7
United States of America 137 2.1 9,301 0.4 86,125 0.4
New Zealand 118 1.8 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
Malaysia 96 1.5 29,126 1.2 138,364 0.6

In City Beach, 66.1% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 7.9%, South Africa 2.4%, United States of America 2.1%, New Zealand 1.8% and Malaysia 1.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 2,440 36.9 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 569 8.6 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 483 7.3 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,800 42.4 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In City Beach, 42.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 3,290 49.8 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 669 10.1 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 193 2.9 37,616 1.5 177,536 0.8
Italy 175 2.6 54,428 2.2 470,138 2.0
South Africa 175 2.6 46,181 1.9 190,816 0.8

In City Beach, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 49.8%, England 10.1%, United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 2.9%, Italy 2.6% and South Africa 2.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 3,383 51.2 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 655 9.9 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
South Africa 175 2.6 47,681 1.9 193,412 0.8
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 162 2.5 34,261 1.4 155,231 0.7
New Zealand 158 2.4 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6

In City Beach, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 51.2%, England 9.9%, South Africa 2.6%, United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 2.5% and New Zealand 2.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 2,023 30.6 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,629 24.7 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,347 20.4 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 479 7.2 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 220 3.3 56,688 2.3 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in City Beach were No Religion, so described 30.6%, Catholic 24.7%, Anglican 20.4%, Not stated 7.2% and Uniting Church 3.3%. In City Beach, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (63.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Italian 99 1.5 29,401 1.2 271,597 1.2
Mandarin 92 1.4 47,840 1.9 596,711 2.5
Greek 79 1.2 4,790 0.2 237,588 1.0
German 69 1.0 9,320 0.4 79,353 0.3
Dutch 50 0.8 5,100 0.2 33,835 0.1
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English only spoken at home 5,473 82.7 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 399 17.3 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In City Beach 82.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 1.5%, Mandarin 1.4%, Greek 1.2%, German 1.0% and Dutch 0.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,572 51.0 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,223 39.7 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 123 4.0 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 165 5.4 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 3,083 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in City Beach. Of these 51.0% were employed full time, 39.7% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 594 20.3 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 336 11.5 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 298 10.2 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 254 8.7 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,320 45.1 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in City Beach, 20.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,191 40.6 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 587 20.0 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 335 11.4 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 250 8.5 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 228 7.8 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 162 5.5 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 90 3.1 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 32 1.1 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in City Beach included Professionals 40.6%, Managers 20.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.4%, Sales Workers 8.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 7.8%, Technicians and Trades Workers 5.5%, Labourers 3.1% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 136 4.8 41,706 3.6 411,808 3.9
Accounting Services 93 3.3 13,132 1.1 127,263 1.2
Legal Services 88 3.1 8,209 0.7 104,051 1.0
General Practice Medical Services 83 2.9 9,666 0.8 96,014 0.9
Real Estate Services 71 2.5 11,431 1.0 109,931 1.0

Of the employed people in City Beach, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.8%, Accounting Services 3.3%, Legal Services 3.1%, General Practice Medical Services 2.9% and Real Estate Services 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 1,023 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 3,675 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,925 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in City Beach was $1,023.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,880 64.6 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 271 9.3 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 120 4.1 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Bus 103 3.5 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
Bicycle 61 2.1 11,730 1.0 107,756 1.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 170 5.8 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,059 70.5 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In City Beach, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 64.6%, Worked at home 9.3%, Car, as passenger 4.1%, Bus 3.5% and Bicycle 2.1%. On the day, 5.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 70.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,051 76.4 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,697 32.0 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 615 11.6 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,662 31.3 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In City Beach, of people aged 15 years and over, 76.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.0% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,315 24.8 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,378 26.0 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 787 14.9 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 567 10.7 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in City Beach, 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 664 36.9 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 966 53.7 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 152 8.4 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 18 1.0 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in City Beach, 53.7% were couple families with children, 36.9% were couple families without children and 8.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.5 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.5 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In City Beach, 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 218 13.3 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 80 4.9 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 391 23.9 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 281 17.2 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 113 6.9 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 344 21.0 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 54 3.3 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 154 9.4 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In City Beach, of couple families with children, 13.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 23.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,222 90.6 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 231 9.4 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In City Beach, 90.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,900 85.5 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 106 4.8 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 209 9.4 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.1 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in City Beach, 85.5% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.4% were flats or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 59 2.6 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 181 8.1 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 497 22.2 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,449 64.8 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 46 2.1 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In City Beach, of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 8.1% had 2 bedrooms and 22.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 2.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,127 50.8 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 664 29.9 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 284 12.8 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 95 4.3 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 48 2.2 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in City Beach, 50.8% were owned outright, 29.9% were owned with a mortgage and 12.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 1,792 80.5 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 398 17.9 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 36 1.6 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In City Beach, of all households, 80.5% were family households, 17.9% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

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Household income City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 10.8 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 49.0 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In City Beach, 10.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 49.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Mortgage & rent

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

Rent weekly payments City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 700 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.3 -- 9.7 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 3,033 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.6 -- 8.6 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 78 3.5 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 449 20.2 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 984 44.4 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 652 29.4 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 55 2.5 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In City Beach, 20.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 189 8.5 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,991 89.7 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 40 1.8 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In City Beach, 89.7% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 3 37.5 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 5 62.5 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 14 -- 23 -- 23 --

In City Beach, 37.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 62.5% were female. The median age was 14 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 0 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In City Beach, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
City Beach % City Beach Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In City Beach, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.