Banksia Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Banksia (2216) is a suburb of Sydney, St George, New South Wales. It is about 11 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Banksia is in the federal electorate of Barton.

In the 2011 census the population of Banksia was 3,231 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Banksia is 38 years of age.

50.7% of people living in the suburb of Banksia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 3.5% China , 2.9% Lebanon, 2.6% Greece, 2.5% Philippines, 1.6% Italy, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.6% England, 1.3% Fiji, 1.1% Indonesia, 1.1% Bangladesh, 1.1% Nepal, 1.1% Vietnam, 0.8% Malta.

40.4% of people living in Banksia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.1% Macedonian, 7.4% Arabic, 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.6% Greek, 5.4% Cantonese, 2.4% Italian, 2.0% Spanish, 1.8% Other, 1.6% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Banksia is 25.4% Catholic, 21.3% Eastern Orthodox, 11.6% No religion, 9.8% Islam, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Anglican, 3.6% Buddhism, 2.1% Hinduism, 1.7% Uniting Church, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

55.1% of people are married, 30.4% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 145 widowed people living in Banksia.

62.6% of the people living in Banksia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.8% are working on a part time basis. Banksia has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Banksia are 17.5% Professionals, 17.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Labourers, 10.2% Sales workers, 10.1% Managers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Banksia work in are 10.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Retail trade, 7.5% Construction, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Manufacturing, 7.1% Financial and insurance services, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

43.1% of homes are fully owned, and 35.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $531 per week and the median household income is $1371 per week.

The median rent in Banksia is $430 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Banksia postcode 2216

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