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Westbury

Code UCL615024 (UCL)
People 1,476
Male 726
Female 750
Median age 45
Families 431
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 703
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $785
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,210
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 1,476 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 726 49.2 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 750 50.8 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 28 1.9 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,476 people in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 88 6.0 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 75 5.1 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 94 6.4 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 93 6.3 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 45 3.1 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 75 5.1 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 64 4.3 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 79 5.4 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 87 5.9 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 123 8.3 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 114 7.7 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 130 8.8 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 119 8.1 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 95 6.4 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 66 4.5 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 66 4.5 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 33 2.2 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 29 2.0 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 596 49.0 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 52 4.3 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 131 10.8 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 83 6.8 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 355 29.2 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 49.0% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 561 49.6 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 151 13.4 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 418 37.0 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 10 2.7 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 87 23.5 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 2.7 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 2.4 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 71 19.1 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 15 4.0 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5 1.3 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 35 9.4 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 26 7.0 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 9 2.4 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 94 25.3 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 371 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities) 25.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.0% were in primary school, 24.4% in secondary school and 16.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,214 82.2 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 211 15.3 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 56 4.1 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 51 3.7 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,061 76.9 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 331 53.6 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 217 35.2 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 35 5.7 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 34 5.5 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 617 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 617 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 53.6% were employed full time, 35.2% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 80 13.7 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 57 9.7 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 79 13.5 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 102 17.4 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 231 39.4 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 403 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 939 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 785 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities) was $403.

Travel to work, top responses Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 822 67.7 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 292 24.0 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 135 11.1 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 283 23.3 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 178 14.7 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 307 25.3 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 166 13.7 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 171 14.1 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.1% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 210 48.7 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 154 35.7 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 60 13.9 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.6 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.7% were couple families with children, 48.7% were couple families without children and 13.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.3 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.7 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities) 21.3% of single parents were male and 78.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,278 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,783 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,783 and those without children was $1,278.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 44 12.1 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 4.7 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 64 17.6 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 55 15.1 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 35 9.6 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 104 28.6 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 18 4.9 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 27 7.4 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 12.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 17.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 631 92.7 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 50 7.3 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 571 90.6 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.6 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 49 7.8 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 1.0 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.6% were separate houses, 0.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 28 4.5 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 126 20.0 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 350 55.6 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 113 18.0 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 1.9 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 20.0% had 2 bedrooms and 55.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 261 41.4 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 199 31.5 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 150 23.8 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 3.3 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.4% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 23.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 430 68.1 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 193 30.6 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 1.3 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 68.1% were family households, 30.6% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.4 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.2 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 9.5 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,210 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 7.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
None 35 5.6 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 217 34.4 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 238 37.8 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 115 18.3 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 25 4.0 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 28 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 57.1 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 12 42.9 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 28 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 57.1%) were male and 12 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 566 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $566.

Mortgage and rent Westbury % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,017 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Westbury (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,017.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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