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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Skipton (L)

Code UCL248600 (UCL)
People 482
Male 231
Female 251
Median age 51
Australian citizenship 422
People born overseas 51
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 132
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 249
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $539
Median monthly mortgage repayment $570
Median weekly rent $107
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Skipton (L) % Australia %
Total 482 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 231 47.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 251 52.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 482 people were usually resident in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Skipton (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 15 3.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 70 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 31 6.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 143 29.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 75 15.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 147 30.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 51 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.6% of people usually resident in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 46.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 51 years.

Selected characteristics Skipton (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 422 87.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 51 10.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.6% of people usually resident in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 10.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Skipton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 231 58.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 45 11.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 48 12.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 75 18.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.4% were either separated or divorced, 12.1% were widowed and 18.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Skipton (L) % Australia %
Australia 396 82.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Skipton (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Skipton (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Skipton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 73 46.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 56 35.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 5.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 3 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 17 10.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 214 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 157 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 157 people aged 15 years and over in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 46.5% worked full-time, 35.7% worked part-time, 5.1% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.8% were unemployed. 214 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Skipton (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Skipton (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Skipton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 267 -- 466 --
Family 630 -- 1,171 --
Household 539 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $267, the median family income was $630 and the median household income was $539.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Skipton (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 72 54.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 47 35.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 13 9.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 132 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 132 families in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 54.5% were couple families without children, 35.6% were couple families with children, 9.8% were one parent families and 0.0% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Skipton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 205 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 249 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 205 occupied private dwellings were counted in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Skipton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 195 95.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 10 4.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 4.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Skipton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 112 54.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 53 25.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 22 10.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 5.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 54.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 10.7% were rented.

Landlord type Skipton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5 22.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 18.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 12 54.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 13.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 22.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 54.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Skipton (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 107 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 570 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $107. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $570. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Skipton (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 129 62.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 64 31.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Skipton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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