2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Busby

Code SSC11153 (SSC)
People 3,948
Male 1,894
Female 2,054
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 3,401
People born overseas 1,250
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6
Families 1,026
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,354
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $639
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Busby % Australia %
Total 3,948 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,894 48.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,054 52.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 166 4.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,948 people were usually resident in Busby (State Suburbs): of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Of the total population 4.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Busby % Australia %
People
0-4 years 292 7.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 742 18.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 629 15.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,448 36.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 309 7.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 529 13.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.2% of people usually resident in Busby (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Busby % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,401 86.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,250 31.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.1% of people usually resident in Busby (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 31.7% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Busby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,270 43.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 383 13.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 205 7.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,053 36.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Busby (State Suburbs) were married, 13.1% were either separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 36.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Busby % Australia %
Australia 2,390 60.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Busby % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Busby % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Busby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 714 55.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 301 23.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 25 2.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 74 5.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 166 13.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,432 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,280 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,280 people aged 15 years and over in Busby (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.8% worked full-time, 23.5% worked part-time, 2.0% were away from work, 5.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 13.0% were unemployed. 1,432 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Busby % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Busby % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Busby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 277 -- 466 --
Family 736 -- 1,171 --
Household 639 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Busby (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $277, the median family income was $736 and the median household income was $639.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Busby % Australia %
Couple family without children 230 22.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 446 43.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 335 32.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 15 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,026 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,026 families in Busby (State Suburbs): of these 22.4% were couple families without children, 43.5% were couple families with children, 32.7% were one parent families and 1.5% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Busby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,278 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,354 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,278 occupied private dwellings were counted in Busby (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Busby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,174 91.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 3.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 61 4.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Busby (State Suburbs), 91.9% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Busby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 314 24.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 334 26.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 533 41.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 93 7.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Busby (State Suburbs), 24.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.1% were owned with a mortgage and 41.7% were rented.

Landlord type Busby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 83 15.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 369 69.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 69 12.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 2.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Busby (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 15.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 69.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 12.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Busby % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Busby (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 3.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Busby % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 979 76.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 241 18.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 19 1.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Busby (State Suburbs), 76.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.5% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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