2011 Census QuickStats

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Scotland Island

Code SSC12054 (SSC)
People 715
Male 372
Female 343
Median age 39
Families 204
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 344
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,724
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,817
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 715 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 372 52.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 343 48.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 715 people in Scotland Island (State Suburbs) of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 48 6.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 61 8.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 52 7.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 50 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 19 2.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 23 3.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 23 3.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 59 8.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 74 10.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 82 11.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 72 10.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 47 6.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 47 6.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 38 5.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 17 2.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 0.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Scotland Island (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 288 52.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 3.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 57 10.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 12 2.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 174 31.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Scotland Island (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.2% were married and 14.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Scotland Island (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 280 55.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 67 13.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 160 31.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Scotland Island (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 18 7.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 57 24.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 7.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 42 17.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 3.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 4.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 18 7.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 22 9.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 2.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 36 15.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 236 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs) 33.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.8% were in primary school, 25.8% in secondary school and 17.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 474 66.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 280 41.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 54 8.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 58 8.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 280 41.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), 41.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 240 60.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 128 32.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 15 3.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 17 4.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 400 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 400 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Scotland Island (State Suburbs). Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 48 12.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 43 11.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 39 10.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 46 11.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 191 49.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Scotland Island (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Scotland Island (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 920 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,874 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,724 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Scotland Island (State Suburbs) was $920.

Travel to work, top responses Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 461 83.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 217 39.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 47 8.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 181 33.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 83.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 39.4% provided care for children and 8.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 144 26.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 167 30.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 91 16.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 54 9.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Scotland Island (State Suburbs), 30.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 65 31.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 113 55.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 26 12.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Scotland Island (State Suburbs), 55.4% were couple families with children, 31.9% were couple families without children and 12.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 29.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 70.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs) 29.6% of single parents were male and 70.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,777 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,555 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,555 and those without children was $2,777.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 41 23.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 4.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 46 26.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 35 20.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 6.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 11 6.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 14 8.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 5.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 26.3% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 252 75.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 82 24.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), 75.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 24.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 248 98.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Scotland Island (State Suburbs), 98.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 3.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 58 23.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 121 48.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 55 21.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 2.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 23.0% had 2 bedrooms and 48.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 74 29.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 112 44.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 59 23.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 2.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Scotland Island (State Suburbs), 29.6% were owned outright, 44.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 203 80.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 46 18.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.6% were family households, 18.3% were single person households and 1.2% were group households.

Household income Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), 14.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.5% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — 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 Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,817 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.3 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
None 41 16.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 104 41.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 71 28.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 26 10.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 3.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), 41.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Scotland Island (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,750 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,750.

Mortgage and rent Scotland Island % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Scotland Island (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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