Busselton LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Busselton was 30,286 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Busselton is 39 years of age.

77.5% of people living in the region of Busselton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 2.3% New Zealand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% India.

91.6% of people living in Busselton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.5% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Busselton is 29.2% No religion, 25.4% Anglican, 18.8% Catholic, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 1.0% Buddhism, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

54.0% of people are married, 28.6% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 1323 widowed people living in Busselton.

52.5% of the people living in Busselton 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. Busselton has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Busselton are 18.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Professionals, 13.8% Managers, 13.3% Labourers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Sales workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Busselton work in are 14.0% Construction, 12.9% Retail trade, 10.5% Accommodation and food services, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Education and training, 7.0% Manufacturing, 4.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Mining.

31.9% of homes are fully owned, and 32.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $556 per week and the median household income is $1079 per week.

The median rent in Busselton is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1885 per month.