Census Profiles for Aberdeenshire

2001 Census Profile

2001 profile of population and households.

Resident Profile

by population, age group, ethnic group, migration, employment, long-term illness

Population

GenderAberdeenshireAberdeen City Scotland
Male 112,470 103,818 2,432,494
Female 114,401 108,307 2,629,517
Total 226,871 212,125 5,062,011

Age Group

(Retirement age, male = 65, female = 60)

AgeAberdeenshireAberdeen City Scotland
0 - 4 5.7% 4.8% 5.5%
5 - 15 15.3% 11.6% 13.7%
16 - 24 9.5% 14.6% 11.2%
25 - 34 12.6% 16.1% 13.8%
35 - 44 16.4% 14.9% 15.4%
45 - Retired 23.8% 20.4% 21.8%
Retired - 74 10.3% 10.7% 11.5%
75 6.4% 6.9% 7.1%

Ethnic Group

Ethnic GroupAberdeenshireAberdeen City Scotland
White 99.3% 97.1% 98.0%
Other Groups 0.7% 2.9% 2.0%

Migration

(residents with a different address one year ago)

GroupAberdeenshireAberdeen City Scotland
Residents 10.0% 14.9% 11.6%

Employment

(economically active residents aged 16 - 74)

GenderAberdeenshireAberdeen City Scotland
Male 79.6% 75.0% 71.7%
Female 63.0% 61.9% 58.7%

Limiting Long-term illness

IllnessAberdeenshireAberdeen City Scotland
Residents in Households 14.5% 16.9% 19.7%
Residents in Communal Establishments 84.2% 42.4% 57.4%

Households

by total households, housing tenure, amenities, occupancy, car ownership

Total Households

2001AberdeenshireAberdeen City Scotland
All Resident Households 90,736 97,013 2,192,246

Housing Tenure

Housing TenureAberdeenshireAberdeen City Scotland
Owner Occupied 71.3% 61.0% 62.6%
Council Rented/Scottish Homes 15.8% 23.4% 21.6%
Housing Association 2.8% 3.5% 5.6%
Privately Rented 5.7% 7.7% 5.6%
Other 4.4% 4.5% 4.6%

Amenities

AmenitiesAberdeenshireAberdeen City Scotland
No Bath/Shower and WC 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
No Central Heating 5.4% 6.4% 7.2%

Household Occupancy

Household OccupancyAberdeenshireAberdeen City Scotland
1 Person 25.3% 37.6% 32.9%
2 Persons and No Dependent Children 42.4% 39.3% 39.0%
2 Persons and Dependent Children 27.9% 17.7% 21.3%
Lone Parent and Dependent Children 4.4% 5.5% 6.9%
Lone Pensioner 12.9% 13.4% 15.0%
All Pensioners 22.1% 21.3% 23.5%

Car Ownership

AmountAberdeenshireAberdeen City Scotland
No Car 17.9% 33.8% 34.2%
1 Car 44.9% 45.5% 43.4%
2 or More Cars 37.3% 20.7% 22.4%

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