2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Newington (Vic.)

Code SSC21007 (SSC)
People 1,888
Male 945
Female 943
Median age 34
Families 443
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 793
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,071
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,291
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 1,888 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 945 50.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 943 49.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 1.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,888 people in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 88 4.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 102 5.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 136 7.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 310 16.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 133 7.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 81 4.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 68 3.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 103 5.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 115 6.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 107 5.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 137 7.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 118 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 108 5.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 88 4.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 58 3.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 41 2.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 41 2.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 54 2.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 653 41.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 47 3.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 122 7.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 83 5.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 658 42.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.8% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 20 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 20 years.

Social marital status Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 603 47.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 80 6.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 577 45.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 31 4.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 73 10.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 35 4.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 41 5.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 46 6.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 94 13.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 169 23.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 4.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 98 13.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 10 1.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 84 11.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 714 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 37.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.0% were in primary school, 43.5% in secondary school and 18.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,675 88.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 187 10.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 103 5.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 85 4.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,426 79.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 79.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 488 55.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 296 33.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 47 5.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 50 5.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 881 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 881 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.4% were employed full time, 33.6% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 118 14.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 82 9.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 95 11.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 145 17.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 342 41.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 493 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,401 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,071 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $493.

Travel to work, top responses Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,180 75.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 429 27.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 186 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 439 28.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% 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, 28.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 401 25.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 429 27.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 203 13.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 145 9.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 27.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 175 39.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 174 39.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 91 20.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 39.3% were couple families with children, 39.5% were couple families without children and 20.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 11.0% of single parents were male and 89.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,299 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,187 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,187 and those without children was $2,299.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 67 19.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 1.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 89 25.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 52 15.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 27 7.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 71 20.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 17 4.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 18 5.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 1.7% had both employed part-time and 25.6% 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 Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 695 91.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 69 9.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 91.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 640 92.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 38 5.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15 2.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 92.0% were separate houses, 5.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 1.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 162 23.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 370 53.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 140 20.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 1.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 23.3% had 2 bedrooms and 53.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 270 38.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 203 29.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 204 29.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.9 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 1.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 38.8% were owned outright, 29.2% were owned with a mortgage and 29.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 444 63.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 217 31.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 34 4.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.9% were family households, 31.2% were single person households and 4.9% were group households.

Household income Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.2% 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 Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.3 -- 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 Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,291 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 66 9.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 281 40.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 242 34.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 89 12.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 17 2.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 40.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.8% 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 Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 71.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 6 28.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 36 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 71.4%) were male and 6 (or 28.6%) were female. The median age was 36 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Newington (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Newington (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 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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