2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Newham

Code SSC26333 (SSC)
People 570
Male 298
Female 272
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 508
People born overseas 74
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 168
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 266
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,181
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $175
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Newham % Australia %
Total 570 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 298 52.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 272 47.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 570 people were usually resident in Newham (State Suburbs): of these 52.3% were male and 47.7% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Newham % Australia %
People
0-4 years 37 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 91 16.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 57 10.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 225 39.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 99 17.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 62 10.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.5% of people usually resident in Newham (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Newham % Australia %
Australian citizenship 508 89.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 74 13.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.1% of people usually resident in Newham (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Newham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 280 63.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 51 11.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 14 3.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 99 22.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 63.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Newham (State Suburbs) were married, 11.5% were either separated or divorced, 3.2% were widowed and 22.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Newham % Australia %
Australia 456 80.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Newham % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Newham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 190 61.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 85 27.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 10 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 13 4.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 112 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 308 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 308 people aged 15 years and over in Newham (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.7% worked full-time, 27.6% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.2% were unemployed. 112 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Newham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 563 -- 466 --
Family 1,387 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,181 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Newham (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $563, the median family income was $1,387 and the median household income was $1,181.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Newham % Australia %
Couple family without children 71 42.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 82 48.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 15 8.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 168 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 168 families in Newham (State Suburbs): of these 42.3% were couple families without children, 48.8% were couple families with children, 8.9% were one parent families and 0.0% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Newham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 221 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 266 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 221 occupied private dwellings were counted in Newham (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Newham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 221 100.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Newham (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Newham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 87 39.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 90 40.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 25 11.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 7.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Newham (State Suburbs), 39.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 40.7% were owned with a mortgage and 11.3% were rented.

Landlord type Newham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 9 36.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 13 52.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Newham (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 36.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 52.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Newham % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Newham (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $175. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newham % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 162 73.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 37 16.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Newham (State Suburbs), 73.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.7% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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