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Schofields

Code SSC12052 (SSC)
People 3,813
Male 1,939
Female 1,874
Median age 35
Families 1,020
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,413
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,454
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,159
Median weekly rent $325
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,813 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,939 50.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,874 49.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 76 2.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,813 people in Schofields (State Suburbs) of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 255 6.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 284 7.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 288 7.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 280 7.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 256 6.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 266 7.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 271 7.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 263 6.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 280 7.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 298 7.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 254 6.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 226 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 189 5.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 133 3.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 117 3.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 61 1.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 56 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 36 0.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Schofields (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,533 51.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 105 3.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 207 6.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 140 4.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,004 33.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Schofields (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.3% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Schofields (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,440 51.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 218 7.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,148 40.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Schofields (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Schofields (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 73 6.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 251 21.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 79 6.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 31 2.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 130 11.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 117 10.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 44 3.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 81 7.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 130 11.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 19 1.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 191 16.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,146 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Schofields (State Suburbs) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.5% were in primary school, 25.3% in secondary school and 18.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,820 74.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,334 36.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 261 7.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 168 4.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,856 51.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Schofields (State Suburbs), 51.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,287 62.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 549 26.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 130 6.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 83 4.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,049 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,049 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Schofields (State Suburbs). Of these 62.8% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 180 9.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 176 8.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 194 9.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 365 18.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 922 46.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Schofields (State Suburbs), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Schofields (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 618 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,660 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,454 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Schofields (State Suburbs) was $618.

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

Unpaid work Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,106 70.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 955 31.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 328 11.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 428 14.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Schofields (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 678 22.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 785 26.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 353 11.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 292 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 Schofields (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% 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 Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 308 30.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 536 52.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 160 15.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Schofields (State Suburbs), 52.5% were couple families with children, 30.2% were couple families without children and 15.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Schofields (State Suburbs) 24.7% of single parents were male and 75.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,913 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,323 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Schofields (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,323 and those without children was $1,913.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 210 25.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 35 4.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 197 23.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 142 16.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 3.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 125 14.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 63 7.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 42 5.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Schofields (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,274 92.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 99 7.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Schofields (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,213 95.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 48 3.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 0.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Schofields (State Suburbs), 95.3% were separate houses, 3.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 20 1.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 104 8.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 609 47.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 512 40.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 24 1.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Schofields (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 8.2% had 2 bedrooms and 47.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 443 34.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 473 37.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 314 24.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 38 3.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Schofields (State Suburbs), 34.9% were owned outright, 37.2% were owned with a mortgage and 24.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 993 78.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 242 19.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 37 2.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Schofields (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.1% were family households, 19.0% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Schofields (State Suburbs), 18.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.3% 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 Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 325 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,159 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
None 65 5.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 371 29.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 489 38.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 307 24.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 3.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Schofields (State Suburbs), 29.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.1% 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 Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 73 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 31 42.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 42 57.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Schofields (State Suburbs), there were 73 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 31 (or 42.5%) were male and 42 (or 57.5%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Schofields % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Schofields (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Schofields % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 275 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,467 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Schofields (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $275 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,467.

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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