Schofields

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC13502
People 4,983
Male 50.4%
Female 49.6%
Median age 32
Families 1,358
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 1.1
All private dwellings 1,742
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $2,051
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,400
Median weekly rent $470
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

Search all persons QuickStats for another area

Map is loading.
Other 2016 Census products available for this area:
To view more QuickStats or Community Profiles for a different area, see Search Census data.

People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 2,509 50.4 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,473 49.6 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 101 2.0 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,983 people in Schofields. Of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

View the data quality statement for Place of Usual Residence (PURP)
Age Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 482 9.7 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 399 8.0 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 341 6.9 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 301 6.0 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 313 6.3 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 416 8.4 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 515 10.3 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 464 9.3 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 357 7.2 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 308 6.2 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 275 5.5 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 218 4.4 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 204 4.1 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 144 2.9 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 99 2.0 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 74 1.5 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 33 0.7 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 35 0.7 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Schofields was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.7% of the population.

View the data quality statement for Age (AGEP)
Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 2,104 56.0 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 114 3.0 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 243 6.5 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 109 2.9 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,186 31.6 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Schofields aged 15 years and over, 56.0% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

View the data quality statement for Registered marital status (MSTP)
Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,925 55.4 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 328 9.4 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,222 35.2 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Schofields, of people aged 15 years and over, 55.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

View the data quality statement for Social marital status (MDCP)
Education Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 115 7.5 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 339 22.0 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 94 6.1 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 64 4.2 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 142 9.2 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 117 7.6 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 61 4.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 115 7.5 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 202 13.1 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 34 2.2 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 258 16.7 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Schofields 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.3% were in primary school, 20.8% in secondary school and 20.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

View the data quality statement for Educational Institution Attendee Status (TYSTAP)
Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 948 25.2 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 335 8.9 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 119 3.2 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 521 13.9 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 565 15.0 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 109 2.9 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 435 11.6 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.1 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 308 8.2 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 28 0.7 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 258 6.9 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Schofields, 15.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.9% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

View the data quality statement for Level of highest educational attainment (HEAP)

Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 1,385 21.3 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 1,325 20.4 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Indian 548 8.4 211,927 2.1 619,164 2.0
Irish 420 6.5 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Maltese 346 5.3 69,490 0.7 175,555 0.6

The most common ancestries in Schofields were Australian 21.3%, English 20.4%, Indian 8.4%, Irish 6.5% and Maltese 5.3%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Schofields (including those who did not state an ancestry).

View the data quality statement for Ancestry (ANCP)
Country of birth Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 3,212 64.5 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
India 387 7.8 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
Philippines 121 2.4 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0
England 110 2.2 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
Malta 93 1.9 14,481 0.2 37,613 0.2
New Zealand 67 1.3 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2

In Schofields, 64.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 7.8%, Philippines 2.4%, England 2.2%, Malta 1.9% and New Zealand 1.3%.

View the data quality statement for Country of birth (BPLP)
Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 2,179 43.8 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 296 5.9 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 259 5.2 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,970 39.6 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Schofields, 39.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 43.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

View the data quality statement for Country of birth of father and/or mother (BPPP)
Country of birth of father, stated responses Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,231 44.9 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
India 582 11.7 195,217 2.6 616,939 2.6
Malta 225 4.5 38,934 0.5 100,031 0.4
England 218 4.4 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
Philippines 161 3.2 106,423 1.4 270,177 1.2

In Schofields, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 44.9%, India 11.7%, Malta 4.5%, England 4.4% and Philippines 3.2%.

View the data quality statement for Country of birth of father (BPMP)
Country of birth of mother, stated responses Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,285 45.9 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
India 571 11.5 191,594 2.6 605,777 2.6
Malta 216 4.3 35,687 0.5 91,404 0.4
England 197 4.0 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Philippines 181 3.6 124,029 1.7 325,049 1.4

In Schofields, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 45.9%, India 11.5%, Malta 4.3%, England 4.0% and Philippines 3.6%.

View the data quality statement for Country of birth of mother (BPFP)
Religious affiliation, top responses Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 1,537 30.8 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 885 17.7 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 668 13.4 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 409 8.2 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Hinduism 395 7.9 181,402 2.4 440,300 1.9

The most common responses for religion in Schofields were Catholic 30.8%, No Religion, so described 17.7%, Anglican 13.4%, Not stated 8.2% and Hinduism 7.9%. In Schofields, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (62.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

View the data quality statement for Religious affiliation (RELP)
Language, top responses (other than English) Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hindi 184 3.7 67,034 0.9 159,652 0.7
Punjabi 143 2.9 33,435 0.4 132,496 0.6
Maltese 114 2.3 12,327 0.2 31,987 0.1
Gujarati 64 1.3 18,873 0.3 52,888 0.2
Mandarin 63 1.3 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 3,343 67.3 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 533 33.2 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Schofields 67.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Hindi 3.7%, Punjabi 2.9%, Maltese 2.3%, Gujarati 1.3% and Mandarin 1.3%.

View the data quality statement for Language spoken at home (LANP)

Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,754 65.5 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 666 24.9 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 119 4.4 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 137 5.1 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 2,676 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Schofields. Of these 65.5% were employed full time, 24.9% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

View the data quality statement for Labour force status (LFSP)
Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 239 9.4 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 216 8.5 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 219 8.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 566 22.2 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,193 46.8 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Schofields, 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.8% worked 40 hours or more.

View the data quality statement for Hours worked (HRSP)
Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 541 21.4 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 420 16.6 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 383 15.1 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 294 11.6 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 236 9.3 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 222 8.8 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 205 8.1 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 193 7.6 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Schofields included Professionals 21.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.1%, Managers 11.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.3%, Sales Workers 8.8%, Labourers 8.1% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 7.6%.

View the data quality statement for Occupation (OCCP)
Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 75 3.1 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Banking 69 2.8 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Computer System Design and Related Services 64 2.6 63,717 1.9 162,884 1.5
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 56 2.3 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 52 2.1 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2

Of the employed people in Schofields, the most common responses for industry of employment included Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.1%, Banking 2.8%, Computer System Design and Related Services 2.6%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.3% and Primary Education 2.1%.

View the data quality statement for Industry of employment (INDP)
Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 822 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,120 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,051 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Schofields was $822.

View the data quality statements for: Total personal income (INCP) Total family income (FINF) Total household income (HIND)

Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,553 61.8 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 269 10.7 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Worked at home 98 3.9 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 97 3.9 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Train, bus 46 1.8 60,155 1.8 104,122 1.0
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 448 17.7 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,756 69.1 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Schofields, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 61.8%, Train 10.7%, Worked at home 3.9%, Car, as passenger 3.9% and Train, bus 1.8%. On the day, 17.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 69.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

View the data quality statement for Method of travel to work (MTWP)
Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,740 72.9 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,377 36.6 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 415 11.0 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 650 17.3 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Schofields, 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, 36.6% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

View the data quality statements for: Unpaid domestic work (DOMP) Unpaid child care (CHCAREP) Unpaid assistance (UNCAREP) Voluntary work (VOLWP)

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 877 23.3 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,037 27.6 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 439 11.7 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 388 10.3 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Schofields, 27.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

View the data quality statement for Unpaid domestic work, number of hours (DOMP)

Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 376 27.6 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 772 56.7 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 194 14.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 20 1.5 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Schofields, 56.7% were couple families with children, 27.6% were couple families without children and 14.2% were one parent families.

View the data quality statement for Family composition (FMCF)
Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 22.2 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 77.8 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Schofields, 22.2% of single parents were male and 77.8% were female.

View the data quality statement for Family composition (FMCF)

Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 363 31.5 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 30 2.6 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 245 21.3 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 208 18.1 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 51 4.4 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 136 11.8 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 66 5.7 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 53 4.6 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Schofields, of couple families with children, 31.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 21.3% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

View the data quality statement for Labour force status of parents / partners in families (LFSF)

Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,532 91.9 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 135 8.1 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Schofields, 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

View the data quality statements for: Dwelling type (DWTD) Dwelling Structure (STRD)

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,232 80.4 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 262 17.1 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3 0.2 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 25 1.6 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Schofields, 80.4% were separate houses, 17.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.2% were flats or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling structure (STRD)
Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.3 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 15 1.0 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 66 4.3 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 575 37.4 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 842 54.7 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 2.4 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Schofields, of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.3% had 2 bedrooms and 37.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.1 people.

View the data quality statements for: Number of bedrooms in a private dwelling (BEDD) Number of persons usually resident in dwelling (NPRD)

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 366 23.9 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 735 48.0 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 389 25.4 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 41 2.7 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Schofields, 23.9% were owned outright, 48.0% were owned with a mortgage and 25.4% were rented.

View the data quality statement for Tenure type (TEND)

Household composition

Household composition Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 1,303 85.4 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 195 12.8 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 28 1.8 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Schofields, of all households, 85.4% were family households, 12.8% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

View the data quality statement for Household composition (HHCD)
Household income Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 10.2 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.0 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Schofields, 10.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 22.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

View the data quality statement for Household income, total weekly (HIND)

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 Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 470 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.1 -- 12.9 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

View the data quality statement for Rent weekly payments (RNTD)
Mortgage monthly repayments Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,400 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.9 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

View the data quality statement for Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED)

Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 43 2.8 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 460 30.0 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 639 41.7 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 349 22.8 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 2.7 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Schofields, 30.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

View the data quality statement for Number of registered motor vehicles (VEHD)

Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 139 9.1 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,351 88.1 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 44 2.9 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Schofields, 88.1% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 56 56.0 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 44 44.0 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Schofields, 56.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 44.0% were female. The median age was 20 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,200 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Schofields, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,200.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Schofields % Schofields New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 420 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Schofields, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $420 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.