Scotland Island Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Scotland Island (2105) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Beaches, New South Wales. It is about 26 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Scotland Island is in the federal electorate of Mackellar.

In the 2011 census the population of Scotland Island was 715 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Scotland Island is 39 years of age.

66.1% of people living in the suburb of Scotland Island were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.7% England, 4.6% New Zealand, 3.2% United States of America, 2.2% Canada, 1.5% Germany, 1.0% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Zambia, 0.7% Peru, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Sweden, 0.6% Croatia.

89.7% of people living in Scotland Island speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.3% German, 1.1% Japanese, 0.7% Spanish, 0.6% French, 0.6% Croatian, 0.6% Polish, 0.6% Italian.

The religious makeup of Scotland Island is 46.7% No religion, 14.1% Catholic, 11.7% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Other religious affiliation , 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.4% Baptist.

52.1% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Scotland Island.

59.2% of the people living in Scotland Island over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Scotland Island has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Scotland Island are 39.4% Professionals, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Managers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Labourers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.1% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Scotland Island work in are 18.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.5% Education and training, 9.6% Construction, 8.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Manufacturing, 6.0% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Information media and telecommunications, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Financial and insurance services.

29.4% of homes are fully owned, and 45.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $920 per week and the median household income is $1724 per week.

The median rent in Scotland Island is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2817 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Scotland Island postcode 2105

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