2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Newmerella

Code SSC26339 (SSC)
People 336
Male 171
Female 165
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 322
People born overseas 23
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 97
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 152
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $808
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $85
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Newmerella % Australia %
Total 336 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 171 50.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 165 49.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 3.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 336 people were usually resident in Newmerella (State Suburbs): of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Of the total population 3.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Newmerella % Australia %
People
0-4 years 24 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 46 13.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 33 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 131 39.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 47 14.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 55 16.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.8% of people usually resident in Newmerella (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Newmerella % Australia %
Australian citizenship 322 95.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 23 6.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.8% of people usually resident in Newmerella (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 6.8% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Newmerella % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 158 59.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 32 12.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 11 4.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 64 24.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Newmerella (State Suburbs) were married, 12.0% were either separated or divorced, 4.1% were widowed and 24.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Newmerella % Australia %
Australia 304 90.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Newmerella % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Newmerella % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 100 62.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 50 31.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 4 2.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 7 4.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 0 0.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 93 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 161 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 161 people aged 15 years and over in Newmerella (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.1% worked full-time, 31.1% worked part-time, 2.5% were away from work, 4.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 0.0% were unemployed. 93 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Newmerella % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 381 -- 466 --
Family 974 -- 1,171 --
Household 808 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Newmerella (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $381, the median family income was $974 and the median household income was $808.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Newmerella % Australia %
Couple family without children 51 52.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 37 38.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 9 9.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 97 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 97 families in Newmerella (State Suburbs): of these 52.6% were couple families without children, 38.1% were couple families with children, 9.3% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Newmerella % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 134 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 152 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 134 occupied private dwellings were counted in Newmerella (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Newmerella % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 127 94.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 2.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 3.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Newmerella (State Suburbs), 94.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.2% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Newmerella % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 65 48.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 44 32.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 12 9.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 3.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 8.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Newmerella (State Suburbs), 48.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.8% were owned with a mortgage and 9.0% were rented.

Landlord type Newmerella % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5 41.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 7 58.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Newmerella (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 41.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 58.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Newmerella % Australia %
Median weekly rent 85 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Newmerella (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $85. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newmerella % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 92 68.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 33 24.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 3.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Newmerella (State Suburbs), 68.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.6% were single (or lone) person households and 3.0% 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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