Busby Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Busby (2168) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 31 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Busby is in the federal electorate of Fowler.

In the 2011 census the population of Busby was 4,208 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Busby is 31 years of age.

56.0% of people living in the suburb of Busby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% Lebanon, 4.1% Vietnam, 2.4% New Zealand, 2.4% Fiji, 1.9% Iraq, 1.0% Samoa, 0.8% England, 0.8% Philippines, 0.8% Laos, 0.7% Cambodia, 0.6% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% El Salvador.

44.2% of people living in Busby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 17.2% Arabic, 11.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.6% Vietnamese, 3.5% Other, 2.9% Hindi, 2.2% Samoan, 2.1% Spanish, 1.1% Khmer, 1.1% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Busby is 23.9% Catholic, 16.8% Islam, 13.7% Anglican, 13.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.5% Buddhism, 6.2% No religion, 3.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Latter-day Saints, 2.2% Hinduism, 1.6% Other Religious Groups.

43.3% of people are married, 37.9% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 222 widowed people living in Busby.

54.9% of the people living in Busby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.0% are working on a part time basis. Busby has an unemployment rate of 11.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Busby are 17.2% Labourers, 17.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 6.3% Professionals, 5.2% Managers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Busby work in are 18.8% Manufacturing, 14.4% Retail trade, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Construction, 5.2% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.6% Public administration and safety.

23.0% of homes are fully owned, and 28.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $342 per week and the median household income is $820 per week.

The median rent in Busby is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Busby postcode 2168

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