2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Skipton

Code SSC21220 (SSC)
People 927
Male 453
Female 474
Median age 48
Families 247
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 466
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $745
Median monthly mortgage repayments $737
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Total 927 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 453 48.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 474 51.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 1.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 927 people in Skipton (State Suburbs) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 64 6.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 46 5.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 74 8.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 50 5.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 24 2.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 34 3.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 43 4.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 48 5.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 48 5.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 65 7.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 82 8.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 59 6.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 75 8.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 49 5.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 39 4.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 39 4.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 43 4.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 43 4.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Skipton (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 417 56.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 19 2.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 61 8.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 70 9.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 173 23.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Skipton (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.4% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 63 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Skipton (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 377 57.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 51 7.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 231 35.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Skipton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 51 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Skipton (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 17 7.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 65 27.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 23 9.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 27 11.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 23 9.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 3.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10 4.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 59 24.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 239 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Skipton (State Suburbs) 25.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.3% were in primary school, 31.0% in secondary school and 8.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 815 88.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 86 9.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 31 3.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 48 5.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 709 81.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Skipton (State Suburbs), 81.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Skipton % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 219 53.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 136 33.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 31 7.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 23 5.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 409 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 409 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Skipton (State Suburbs). Of these 53.5% were employed full time, 33.3% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 55 14.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 45 11.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 42 10.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 21 5.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 197 50.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Skipton (State Suburbs), 14.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Skipton (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 411 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 973 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 745 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Skipton (State Suburbs) was $411.

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

Unpaid work Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 510 68.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 203 27.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 115 15.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 294 39.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Skipton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 15.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 39.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 123 16.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 160 21.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 99 13.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 127 17.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Skipton (State Suburbs), 21.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 111 44.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 106 42.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 28 11.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Skipton (State Suburbs), 42.7% were couple families with children, 44.8% were couple families without children and 11.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Skipton (State Suburbs) 27.6% of single parents were male and 72.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,604 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,392 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Skipton (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,392 and those without children was $1,604.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 45 20.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 6.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 55 25.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 17 7.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 4.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 54 24.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 12 5.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 11 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Skipton (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 6.9% had both employed part-time and 25.2% 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 Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 358 77.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 107 23.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Skipton (State Suburbs), 77.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 357 100.0 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 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Skipton (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.8 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 3.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 54 15.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 176 49.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 108 30.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Skipton (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 15.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 189 52.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 85 23.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 71 19.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.1 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 2.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Skipton (State Suburbs), 52.8% were owned outright, 23.7% were owned with a mortgage and 19.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 245 68.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 102 28.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 2.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Skipton (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.8% were family households, 28.7% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Skipton (State Suburbs), 39.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.8% 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 Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.1 -- 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 Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 737 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.4 -- 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 Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
None 20 5.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 100 28.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 123 34.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 102 28.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Skipton (State Suburbs), 28.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.7% 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 Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 61.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 38.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Skipton (State Suburbs), there were 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 61.5%) were male and 5 (or 38.5%) were female. The median age was 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Skipton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Skipton (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 $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Skipton % 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 1,278 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Skipton (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 $1,278.

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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