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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Scarsdale

Code SSC21188 (SSC)
People 772
Male 392
Female 380
Median age 41
Families 220
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 336
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $937
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,170
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Total 772 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 392 50.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 380 49.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.9 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 772 people in Scarsdale (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 52 6.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 57 7.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 59 7.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 59 7.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 27 3.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 44 5.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 43 5.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 49 6.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 57 7.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 65 8.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 68 8.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 63 8.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 49 6.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 26 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 24 3.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 1.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 14 1.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Scarsdale (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 289 47.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 23 3.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 59 9.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 20 3.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 216 35.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Scarsdale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.6% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Scarsdale (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 278 49.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 81 14.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 200 35.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Scarsdale (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 14 6.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 47 21.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 18 8.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 2.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 46 20.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 4.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 2.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 14 6.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 5.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 4.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 40 17.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 224 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.6% were in primary school, 28.0% in secondary school and 12.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 645 83.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 123 16.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 46 6.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 31 4.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 533 72.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), 72.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 206 57.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 102 28.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 25 7.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 24 6.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 357 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 357 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Scarsdale (State Suburbs). Of these 57.7% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 6.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 37 11.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 38 11.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 29 8.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 66 19.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 140 41.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Scarsdale (State Suburbs), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Scarsdale (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 452 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 988 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 937 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Scarsdale (State Suburbs) was $452.

Travel to work, top responses Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 442 72.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 202 33.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 99 16.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 130 21.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.4% provided care for children and 16.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 104 17.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 156 25.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 84 13.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 99 16.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Scarsdale (State Suburbs), 25.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 91 41.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 89 40.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 36 16.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Scarsdale (State Suburbs), 40.5% were couple families with children, 41.4% were couple families without children and 16.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs) 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,525 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,535 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,535 and those without children was $1,525.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 28 15.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 39 21.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 42 23.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 5.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 35 19.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 12 6.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 11 6.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.6% had both partners employed full-time, 1.7% had both employed part-time and 21.7% 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 Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 284 85.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 47 14.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), 85.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 279 97.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 1.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Scarsdale (State Suburbs), 97.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 4.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 49 17.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 139 48.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 80 28.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 17.3% had 2 bedrooms and 48.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 109 38.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 148 51.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 20 7.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.1 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Scarsdale (State Suburbs), 38.2% were owned outright, 51.9% were owned with a mortgage and 7.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 218 76.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 63 22.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.8% were family households, 22.2% were single person households and 1.1% were group households.

Household income Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), 29.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.5 -- 9.1 -- 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 Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,170 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.6 -- 10.1 -- 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 Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 72 25.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 136 48.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 71 25.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), 25.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.2% 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 Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 7 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 57.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 42.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 4 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Scarsdale (State Suburbs), there were 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 57.1%) were male and 3 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 4 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 966 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $966.

Mortgage and rent Scarsdale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,686 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Scarsdale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,686.

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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