2006 Census QuickStats

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Newman

Code UCL520800 (UCL)
People 4,245
Male 2,294
Female 1,951
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 3,140
People born overseas 840
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34
Families 956
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,037
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $2,274
Median monthly mortgage repayment $360
Median weekly rent $72
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Newman % Australia %
Total 4,245 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,294 54.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,951 46.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 284 6.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,245 people were usually resident in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 54.0% were male and 46.0% were female. Of the total population 6.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Newman % Australia %
People
0-4 years 444 10.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 742 17.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 533 12.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,260 53.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 216 5.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 49 1.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 27.9% of people usually resident in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 6.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Newman % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,140 74.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 840 19.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 74.0% of people usually resident in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 19.8% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Newman % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,509 49.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 340 11.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 28 0.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,183 38.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.1% were either separated or divorced, 0.9% were widowed and 38.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Newman % Australia %
Australia 2,749 64.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Newman % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Newman % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,612 73.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 380 17.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 121 5.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 67 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 27 1.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 386 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,207 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,207 people aged 15 years and over in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 73.0% worked full-time, 17.2% worked part-time, 5.5% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 1.2% were unemployed. 386 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Newman % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,095 -- 466 --
Family 2,459 -- 1,171 --
Household 2,274 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $1,095, the median family income was $2,459 and the median household income was $2,274.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Newman % Australia %
Couple family without children 309 32.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 558 58.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 81 8.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 956 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 956 families in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 32.3% were couple families without children, 58.4% were couple families with children, 8.5% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Newman % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,561 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,037 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,561 occupied private dwellings were counted in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Newman % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,194 76.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 70 4.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 190 12.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 107 6.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.5% were separate houses, 4.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.2% were flats, units or apartments and 6.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Newman % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 100 6.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 439 28.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 745 47.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 24 1.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 253 16.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 6.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.1% were owned with a mortgage and 47.7% were rented.

Landlord type Newman % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 35 4.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 81 10.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 588 78.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 42 5.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 4.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 78.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Newman % Australia %
Median weekly rent 72 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 360 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $72. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $360. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newman % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 937 60.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 247 15.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 32 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 60.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.8% 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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