2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Newham

Code SSC21005 (SSC)
People 523
Male 265
Female 258
Median age 46
Families 157
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 224
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,411
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,640
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Total 523 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 265 50.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 258 49.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 523 people in Newham (State Suburbs) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Newham % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 22 4.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 39 7.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 32 6.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 32 6.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 21 4.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10 1.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 19 3.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 26 5.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 49 9.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 47 9.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 54 10.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 49 9.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 48 9.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 36 6.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 20 3.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 12 2.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 1.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Newham (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Newham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 265 62.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 36 8.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 12 2.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 105 24.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Newham (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.1% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Newham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 65 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Newham (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Newham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 249 63.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 31 7.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 113 28.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Newham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Newham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Newham (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 13 9.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 33 24.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 5.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 9.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 15 11.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 6.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 6.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 7 5.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 8.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 5 3.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 12 9.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 133 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Newham (State Suburbs) 25.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.2% were in primary school, 23.5% in secondary school and 14.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Newham % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 442 84.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 88 17.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 55 10.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 31 6.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 334 65.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Newham (State Suburbs), 65.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Newham % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Newham % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Newham % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 160 51.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 112 36.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 23 7.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 13 4.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 308 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 308 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Newham (State Suburbs). Of these 51.9% were employed full time, 36.4% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 33 11.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 36 12.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 44 14.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 44 14.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 118 39.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Newham (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 52 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Newham (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 52 years.

Occupation Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Newham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 677 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,738 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,411 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Newham (State Suburbs) was $677.

Travel to work, top responses Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Newham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 357 84.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 140 32.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 47 11.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 150 35.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Newham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 84.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.6% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 35.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Newham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 79 18.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 154 36.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 71 16.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 52 12.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Newham (State Suburbs), 36.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 74 47.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 67 42.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 11 7.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 3.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Newham (State Suburbs), 42.7% were couple families with children, 47.1% were couple families without children and 7.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Newham (State Suburbs) 27.3% of single parents were male and 72.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,031 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,957 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newham (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,957 and those without children was $2,031.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 21 14.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 7.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 35 24.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 23 16.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 12.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 11.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 12 8.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 3.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Newham (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.9% had both partners employed full-time, 7.8% had both employed part-time and 24.8% 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 Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 198 88.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 27 12.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Newham (State Suburbs), 88.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 194 100.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Newham (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 23 11.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 100 51.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 67 34.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Newham (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.5% had 1 bedroom, 11.7% had 2 bedrooms and 51.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 85 43.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 88 45.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 16 8.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 2.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Newham (State Suburbs), 43.8% were owned outright, 45.4% were owned with a mortgage and 8.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 155 79.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 41 20.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Newham (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.1% were family households, 20.9% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newham (State Suburbs), 15.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.3% 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 Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.6 -- 9.1 -- 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 Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,640 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 10.1 -- 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 Newham % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 34 17.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 90 46.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 64 32.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Newham (State Suburbs), 17.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 32.8% 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 Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Newham (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Newham (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Newham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Newham (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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