2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Newcastle East

Code SSC14366 (SSC)
People 975
Male 502
Female 473
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 756
People born overseas 116
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 46
Families 180
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 605
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $840
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,167
Median weekly rent $185
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People — demographics
People Newcastle East % Australia %
Total 975 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 502 51.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 473 48.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 975 people were usually resident in Newcastle East (State Suburbs): of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Newcastle East % Australia %
People
0-4 years 24 2.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 55 5.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 209 21.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 405 41.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 125 12.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 156 16.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 8.1% of people usually resident in Newcastle East (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Newcastle East % Australia %
Australian citizenship 756 77.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 116 11.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 46 4.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 77.5% of people usually resident in Newcastle East (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 11.9% were born overseas and 4.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Newcastle East % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 233 26.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 169 18.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 61 6.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 432 48.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 26.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Newcastle East (State Suburbs) were married, 18.9% were either separated or divorced, 6.8% were widowed and 48.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Newcastle East % Australia %
Australia 689 70.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Newcastle East % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Newcastle East % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Newcastle East % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 246 53.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 145 31.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 15 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 14 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 39 8.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 297 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 459 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 459 people aged 15 years and over in Newcastle East (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 53.6% worked full-time, 31.6% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.5% were unemployed. 297 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Newcastle East % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Newcastle East % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 453 -- 466 --
Family 1,228 -- 1,171 --
Household 840 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Newcastle East (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $453, the median family income was $1,228 and the median household income was $840.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Newcastle East % Australia %
Couple family without children 85 47.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 40 22.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 48 26.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 3.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 180 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 180 families in Newcastle East (State Suburbs): of these 47.2% were couple families without children, 22.2% were couple families with children, 26.7% were one parent families and 3.9% 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 Newcastle East % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 505 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 605 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 505 occupied private dwellings were counted in Newcastle East (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Newcastle East % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 41 8.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 163 32.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 289 57.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 8 1.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.8 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Newcastle East (State Suburbs), 8.1% were separate houses, 32.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 57.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Newcastle East % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 88 17.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 59 11.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 278 55.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 78 15.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Newcastle East (State Suburbs), 17.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 11.7% were owned with a mortgage and 55.0% were rented.

Landlord type Newcastle East % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 112 40.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 107 38.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 54 19.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Newcastle East (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 40.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 38.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 19.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Newcastle East % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,167 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Newcastle East (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167. The average people per household was 1.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newcastle East % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 181 35.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 178 35.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 55 10.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Newcastle East (State Suburbs), 35.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 35.2% were single (or lone) person households and 10.9% 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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