Westbury Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Westbury (7303) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 156 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Westbury is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Westbury was 2,104 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Westbury is 45 years of age.

82.9% of people living in the suburb of Westbury were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Greece, 0.2% China , 0.2% Switzerland, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Wales, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

94.6% of people living in Westbury speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% French, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Westbury is 27.5% Anglican, 23.7% No religion, 16.6% Catholic, 10.4% Uniting Church, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Baptist, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Latter-day Saints, 1.0% Other Christian.

52.2% of people are married, 27.7% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 104 widowed people living in Westbury.

54.3% of the people living in Westbury over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Westbury has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Westbury are 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Managers, 14.1% Professionals, 13.0% Labourers, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.1% Sales workers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Westbury work in are 11.5% Manufacturing, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.5% Construction, 7.3% Education and training, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.2% Wholesale trade.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 35.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $421 per week and the median household income is $828 per week.

The median rent in Westbury is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1242 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Westbury postcode 7303

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