2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Newport (NSW)

Code SSC11722 (SSC)
People 9,037
Male 4,477
Female 4,560
Median age 40
Families 2,507
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,800
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,778
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,850
Median weekly rent $440
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 9,037 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,477 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,560 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 31 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,037 people in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 600 6.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 570 6.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 560 6.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 586 6.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 554 6.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 439 4.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 464 5.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 616 6.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 651 7.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 746 8.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 739 8.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 691 7.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 558 6.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 454 5.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 290 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 179 2.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 181 2.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 157 1.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,809 52.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 177 2.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 699 9.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 337 4.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,286 31.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.1% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,453 52.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 701 10.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,487 37.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 197 7.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 547 19.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 75 2.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 92 3.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 295 10.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 117 4.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 190 6.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 205 7.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 373 13.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 60 2.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 606 22.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,757 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs) 30.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.9% were in primary school, 21.8% in secondary school and 20.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,608 73.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,337 27.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 828 9.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 601 7.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,690 55.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), 55.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,837 57.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,657 33.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 290 5.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 173 3.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,957 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,957 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.2% were employed full time, 33.4% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 593 12.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 545 11.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 517 10.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 563 11.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,277 47.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 788 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,190 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,778 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $788.

Travel to work, top responses Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,645 77.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,250 30.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 866 11.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,504 20.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.8% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,916 26.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,152 29.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 963 13.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 615 8.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 942 37.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,208 48.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 326 13.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 30 1.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), 48.2% were couple families with children, 37.6% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs) 22.3% of single parents were male and 77.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,375 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,863 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,863 and those without children was $2,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 444 20.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 113 5.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 594 27.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 290 13.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 116 5.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 292 13.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 130 6.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 170 7.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 27.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,295 90.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 350 9.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), 90.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,880 57.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 502 15.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 896 27.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 13 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), 57.0% were separate houses, 15.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 15 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 245 7.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 754 22.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,166 35.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,066 32.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 52 1.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.4% had 1 bedroom, 22.9% had 2 bedrooms and 35.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,169 35.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,219 37.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 816 24.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 79 2.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), 35.4% were owned outright, 37.0% were owned with a mortgage and 24.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,468 74.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 722 21.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 105 3.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.9% were family households, 21.9% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), 15.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 440 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.9 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,850 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.4 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 150 4.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,039 31.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,464 44.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 561 17.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 82 2.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), 31.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 29 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 65.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 10 34.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 29 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 65.5%) were male and 10 (or 34.5%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,750 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,750.

Mortgage and rent Newport (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 500 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,875 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Newport (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $500 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,875.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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