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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Skye (Vic.)

Code SSC21221 (SSC)
People 7,484
Male 3,717
Female 3,767
Median age 31
Families 2,045
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,641
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,474
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $321
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 Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 7,484 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,717 49.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,767 50.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,484 people in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 615 8.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 639 8.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 646 8.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 579 7.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 477 6.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 539 7.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 639 8.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 659 8.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 659 8.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 573 7.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 462 6.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 287 3.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 250 3.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 178 2.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 124 1.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 84 1.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 41 0.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 32 0.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,851 51.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 182 3.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 435 7.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 144 2.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,962 35.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.1% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,709 51.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 645 12.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,930 36.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 168 6.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 644 26.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 121 5.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 93 3.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 408 16.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 101 4.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 79 3.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 206 8.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 158 6.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 50 2.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 404 16.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,432 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 32.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.3% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 14.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,534 74.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,414 34.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 602 8.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 436 6.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,634 51.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 51.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,577 63.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,074 26.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 225 5.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 189 4.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,065 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,065 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 63.4% were employed full time, 26.4% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 361 9.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 317 8.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 396 10.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 817 21.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,760 45.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 9.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 658 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,589 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,474 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $658.

Travel to work, top responses Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,981 71.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,062 37.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 565 10.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 649 11.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.0% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,355 24.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,468 26.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 607 10.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 550 9.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 567 27.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,139 55.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 316 15.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 55.7% were couple families with children, 27.7% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 14.1% of single parents were male and 85.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,020 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,031 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,031 and those without children was $2,020.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 464 27.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 49 2.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 450 26.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 339 19.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 53 3.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 151 8.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 118 6.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 84 4.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 26.3% 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 Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,399 92.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 185 7.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,283 95.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 45 1.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 69 2.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 95.1% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 0.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 110 4.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,179 49.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,069 44.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 32 1.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 4.6% had 2 bedrooms and 49.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 387 16.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,544 64.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 401 16.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 0.9 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 47 2.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 16.1% were owned outright, 64.3% were owned with a mortgage and 16.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,987 82.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 350 14.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 62 2.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.8% were family households, 14.6% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 13.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.8% 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 Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 321 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 78.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 21.1 -- 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 Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 51 2.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 607 25.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,139 47.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 545 22.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 57 2.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 25.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.7% 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 Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 47 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 42.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 27 57.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 47 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 42.6%) were male and 27 (or 57.4%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,100 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,100.

Mortgage and rent Skye (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 368 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,284 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Skye (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $368 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,284.

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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