2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Scottsdale

Code SSC60326 (SSC)
People 2,461
Male 1,184
Female 1,277
Median age 43
Families 668
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,120
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $762
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,073
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 2,461 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,184 48.1 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,277 51.9 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 74 3.0 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,461 people in Scottsdale (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 162 6.6 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 150 6.1 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 176 7.1 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 155 6.3 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 114 4.6 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 115 4.7 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 124 5.0 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 144 5.8 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 123 5.0 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 172 7.0 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 165 6.7 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 166 6.7 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 164 6.7 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 126 5.1 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 138 5.6 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 98 4.0 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 86 3.5 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 85 3.5 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Scottsdale (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,007 51.0 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 43 2.2 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 164 8.3 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 198 10.0 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 561 28.4 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Scottsdale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.0% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Scottsdale (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 919 51.9 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 210 11.9 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 643 36.3 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Scottsdale (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 15 2.5 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 226 37.5 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 1.5 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 118 19.6 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 3.3 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 53 8.8 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 30 5.0 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 14 2.3 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 117 19.4 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 602 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs) 24.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.0% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 13.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 2,204 89.6 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 181 7.7 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 67 2.8 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 73 3.1 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,030 86.3 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), 86.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 573 53.6 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 325 30.4 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 62 5.8 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 109 10.2 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,069 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,069 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Scottsdale (State Suburbs). Of these 53.6% were employed full time, 30.4% were employed part-time and 10.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 133 13.9 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 93 9.7 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 97 10.1 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 188 19.6 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 385 40.1 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Scottsdale (State Suburbs), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Scottsdale (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 409 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,006 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 762 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Scottsdale (State Suburbs) was $409.

Travel to work, top responses Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,368 69.4 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 526 26.7 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 241 12.2 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 444 22.5 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 360 18.3 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 470 23.8 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 248 12.6 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 291 14.8 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Scottsdale (State Suburbs), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 311 46.6 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 265 39.7 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 84 12.6 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.0 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Scottsdale (State Suburbs), 39.7% were couple families with children, 46.6% were couple families without children and 12.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.7 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.3 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs) 21.7% of single parents were male and 78.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,437 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,660 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,660 and those without children was $1,437.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 84 14.6 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 28 4.9 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 115 19.9 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 92 15.9 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 32 5.5 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 165 28.6 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 29 5.0 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 32 5.5 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 19.9% 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 Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 971 88.6 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 125 11.4 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), 88.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 908 93.3 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 62 6.4 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.3 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Scottsdale (State Suburbs), 93.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 50 5.1 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 151 15.5 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 573 58.8 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 188 19.3 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 0.9 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.1% had 1 bedroom, 15.5% had 2 bedrooms and 58.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 396 40.7 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 298 30.6 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 247 25.4 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 1.4 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 2.0 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Scottsdale (State Suburbs), 40.7% were owned outright, 30.6% were owned with a mortgage and 25.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 667 68.4 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 297 30.5 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 1.1 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.4% were family households, 30.5% were single person households and 1.1% were group households.

Household income Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.6 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.1 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), 39.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.1% 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 Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 9.5 -- 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 Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,073 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 7.5 -- 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 Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
None 76 7.8 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 350 35.9 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 333 34.2 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 199 20.4 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 16 1.6 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), 35.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.4% 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 Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 71 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 32 45.1 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 39 54.9 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Scottsdale (State Suburbs), there were 71 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 32 (or 45.1%) were male and 39 (or 54.9%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Scottsdale % Tasmania % 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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent Scottsdale % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 113 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,473 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Scottsdale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $113 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,473.

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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