2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Newton

Code SSC42151 (SSC)
People 4,451
Male 2,199
Female 2,252
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 3,893
People born overseas 1,375
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23
Families 1,282
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,832
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $907
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,164
Median weekly rent $195
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Newton % Australia %
Total 4,451 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,199 49.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,252 50.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,451 people were usually resident in Newton (State Suburbs): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Newton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 279 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 546 12.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 583 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,890 42.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 507 11.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 646 14.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.5% of people usually resident in Newton (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Newton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,893 87.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,375 30.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.5% of people usually resident in Newton (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 30.9% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Newton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,015 55.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 363 10.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 211 5.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,039 28.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Newton (State Suburbs) were married, 10.0% were either separated or divorced, 5.8% were widowed and 28.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Newton % Australia %
Australia 2,867 64.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Newton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Newton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,268 58.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 673 30.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 74 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 58 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 108 5.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,300 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,181 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,181 people aged 15 years and over in Newton (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.1% worked full-time, 30.9% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.0% were unemployed. 1,300 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Newton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 420 -- 466 --
Family 1,076 -- 1,171 --
Household 907 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Newton (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $420, the median family income was $1,076 and the median household income was $907.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Newton % Australia %
Couple family without children 428 33.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 617 48.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 218 17.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 19 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,282 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,282 families in Newton (State Suburbs): of these 33.4% were couple families without children, 48.1% were couple families with children, 17.0% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Newton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,731 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,832 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,731 occupied private dwellings were counted in Newton (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Newton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,430 82.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 182 10.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 119 6.9 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 Newton (State Suburbs), 82.6% were separate houses, 10.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Newton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 719 41.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 502 29.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 429 24.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 81 4.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Newton (State Suburbs), 41.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.0% were owned with a mortgage and 24.8% were rented.

Landlord type Newton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 166 38.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 80 18.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 175 40.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 1.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Newton (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 38.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Newton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 195 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,164 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Newton (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $195. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,164. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,263 73.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 404 23.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 34 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Newton (State Suburbs), 73.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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