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

Gender Aberdeenshire Aberdeen 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)

Age Aberdeenshire Aberdeen 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 Group Aberdeenshire Aberdeen 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)

Group Aberdeenshire Aberdeen City Scotland
Residents 10.0% 14.9% 11.6%

Employment

(economically active residents aged 16 - 74)

Gender Aberdeenshire Aberdeen City Scotland
Male 79.6% 75.0% 71.7%
Female 63.0% 61.9% 58.7%

Limiting Long-term illness

Illness Aberdeenshire Aberdeen 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

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

Housing Tenure

Housing Tenure Aberdeenshire Aberdeen 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

Amenities Aberdeenshire Aberdeen 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 Occupancy Aberdeenshire Aberdeen 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

Amount Aberdeenshire Aberdeen 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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