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Scotts Head

Code SSC12055 (SSC)
People 821
Male 420
Female 401
Median age 51
Families 219
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 548
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $704
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 821 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 420 51.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 401 48.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 43 5.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 821 people in Scotts Head (State Suburbs) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.2% of the population.

Age Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 59 7.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 38 4.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 37 4.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 49 6.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 19 2.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 29 3.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 35 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 34 4.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 41 5.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 49 6.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 85 10.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 76 9.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 85 10.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 65 7.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 45 5.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 34 4.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 26 3.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 15 1.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Scotts Head (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 355 51.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 24 3.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 80 11.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 46 6.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 185 26.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Scotts Head (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.4% were married and 15.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Scotts Head (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 286 49.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 54 9.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 240 41.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Scotts Head (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 16 7.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 45 22.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 2.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 36 17.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 16.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 4.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 54 26.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 205 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs) 24.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.0% were in primary school, 19.1% in secondary school and 19.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 706 85.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 91 11.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 42 5.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 39 5.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 605 77.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), 77.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 138 43.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 126 39.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 6.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 34 10.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 317 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 317 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Scotts Head (State Suburbs). Of these 43.5% were employed full time, 39.7% were employed part-time and 10.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 47 16.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 31 11.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 51 18.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 55 19.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 83 29.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Scotts Head (State Suburbs), 16.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 29.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Scotts Head (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

Occupation Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 396 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 930 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 704 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Scotts Head (State Suburbs) was $396.

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

Unpaid work Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 527 76.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 162 23.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 94 13.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 207 30.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.5% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 132 19.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 175 25.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 113 16.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 103 14.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Scotts Head (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 111 50.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 69 31.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 36 16.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Scotts Head (State Suburbs), 31.5% were couple families with children, 50.7% were couple families without children and 16.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 28.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 71.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs) 28.9% of single parents were male and 71.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,156 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,430 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,430 and those without children was $1,156.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 9.7 327,626 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 25 14.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 30 17.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 9.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 52 29.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 10 5.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 9.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), of couple families, 9.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 14.3% 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 Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 335 65.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 180 35.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), 65.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 35.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 300 89.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 19 5.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15 4.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Scotts Head (State Suburbs), 89.8% were separate houses, 5.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.9 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 2.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 57 17.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 176 52.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 86 25.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 0.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 17.1% had 2 bedrooms and 52.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 154 46.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 70 21.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 102 30.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Scotts Head (State Suburbs), 46.1% were owned outright, 21.0% were owned with a mortgage and 30.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 212 63.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 112 33.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.9% were family households, 33.7% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 40.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), 40.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.3% 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 Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.6 -- 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 Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
None 19 5.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 159 47.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 113 34.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 26 7.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 4.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), 47.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.8% 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 Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 42 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 57.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 18 42.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 10 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Scotts Head (State Suburbs), there were 42 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 57.1%) were male and 18 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 10 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Scotts Head % 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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,083 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,083.

Mortgage and rent Scotts Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Scotts Head (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500.

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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