2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Newstead (L)

Code UCL238400 (UCL)
People 487
Male 242
Female 245
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 460
People born overseas 34
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 137
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 266
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $582
Median monthly mortgage repayment $704
Median weekly rent $132
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Newstead (L) % Australia %
Total 487 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 242 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 245 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 487 people were usually resident in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Newstead (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 20 4.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 79 16.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 48 9.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 183 37.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 69 14.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 88 18.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.3% of people usually resident in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics Newstead (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 460 94.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 34 7.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.5% of people usually resident in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 7.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Newstead (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 165 42.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 89 22.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 29 7.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 104 26.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 22.9% were either separated or divorced, 7.5% were widowed and 26.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Newstead (L) % Australia %
Australia 442 90.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Newstead (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Newstead (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Newstead (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 115 50.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 75 33.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 11 4.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 26 11.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 152 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 227 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 227 people aged 15 years and over in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 50.7% worked full-time, 33.0% worked part-time, 4.8% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 11.5% were unemployed. 152 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Newstead (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Newstead (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Newstead (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 346 -- 466 --
Family 814 -- 1,171 --
Household 582 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $346, the median family income was $814 and the median household income was $582.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Newstead (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 52 38.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 45 32.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 36 26.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 2.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 137 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 137 families in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 38.0% were couple families without children, 32.8% were couple families with children, 26.3% were one parent families and 2.9% 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 Newstead (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 219 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 266 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 219 occupied private dwellings were counted in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Newstead (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 212 96.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4 1.8 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 Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 96.8% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Newstead (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 107 48.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 66 30.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 39 17.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 1.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 1.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.1% were owned with a mortgage and 17.8% were rented.

Landlord type Newstead (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 7 17.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 6 15.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 21 53.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 15.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 17.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 53.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Newstead (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 132 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 704 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $132. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $704. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newstead (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 134 61.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 77 35.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 10 4.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Newstead (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 35.2% were single (or lone) person households and 4.6% 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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