Ashbury Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Ashbury (2193) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 9 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Ashbury is in the federal electorates of Grayndler, Watson.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashbury was 3,134 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ashbury is 41 years of age.

63.6% of people living in the suburb of Ashbury were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% Italy, 2.6% Lebanon, 2.4% China , 2.4% Greece, 2.0% England, 1.4% Portugal, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% India, 0.9% Ireland, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Egypt, 0.5% Cyprus, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Vietnam.

57.7% of people living in Ashbury speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.7% Italian, 8.2% Greek, 4.7% Arabic, 2.6% Cantonese, 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Portuguese, 1.9% Mandarin, 1.3% Spanish, 1.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Ashbury is 46.4% Catholic, 15.4% No religion, 12.6% Eastern Orthodox, 8.8% Anglican, 4.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.2% Uniting Church, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.8% Islam, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Hinduism.

56.3% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 5.3% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 138 widowed people living in Ashbury.

58.8% of the people living in Ashbury over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.6% are working on a part time basis. Ashbury has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Ashbury are 29.1% Professionals, 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Managers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 6.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Labourers, 3.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ashbury work in are 11.5% Education and training, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Construction, 8.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Retail trade, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Financial and insurance services, 5.5% Manufacturing, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

49.8% of homes are fully owned, and 35.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $621 per week and the median household income is $1693 per week.

The median rent in Ashbury is $443 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ashbury postcode 2193

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