2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Schofields

Code SSC11895 (SSC)
People 3,908
Male 1,958
Female 1,950
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 3,519
People born overseas 851
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 1,085
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,433
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,128
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,690
Median weekly rent $230
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People — demographics
People Schofields % Australia %
Total 3,908 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,958 50.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,950 49.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 50 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,908 people were usually resident in Schofields (State Suburbs): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Schofields % Australia %
People
0-4 years 298 7.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 579 14.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 589 15.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,664 42.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 407 10.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 372 9.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.4% of people usually resident in Schofields (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Schofields % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,519 90.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 851 21.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.0% of people usually resident in Schofields (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 21.8% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Schofields % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,640 54.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 281 9.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 127 4.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 981 32.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Schofields (State Suburbs) were married, 9.3% were either separated or divorced, 4.2% were widowed and 32.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Schofields % Australia %
Australia 2,903 74.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Schofields % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Schofields % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Schofields % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,322 64.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 508 24.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 68 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 72 3.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 76 3.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 880 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,046 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,046 people aged 15 years and over in Schofields (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 64.6% worked full-time, 24.8% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.7% were unemployed. 880 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Schofields % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Schofields % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Schofields % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 496 -- 466 --
Family 1,236 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,128 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Schofields (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $496, the median family income was $1,236 and the median household income was $1,128.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Schofields % Australia %
Couple family without children 320 29.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 586 54.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 159 14.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 20 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,085 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,085 families in Schofields (State Suburbs): of these 29.5% were couple families without children, 54.0% were couple families with children, 14.7% were one parent families and 1.8% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Schofields % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,335 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,433 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,335 occupied private dwellings were counted in Schofields (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Schofields % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,275 95.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 50 3.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 7 0.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Schofields (State Suburbs), 95.5% were separate houses, 3.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Schofields % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 500 37.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 451 33.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 320 24.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 54 4.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Schofields (State Suburbs), 37.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 33.8% were owned with a mortgage and 24.0% were rented.

Landlord type Schofields % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 205 64.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 1.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 96 30.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 4.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Schofields (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 64.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Schofields % Australia %
Median weekly rent 230 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,690 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Schofields (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $230. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,690. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Schofields % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,064 79.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 213 16.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 29 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Schofields (State Suburbs), 79.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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