2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Newman

Code SSC50576 (SSC)
People 9,087
Male 6,035
Female 3,052
Median age 32
Families 1,122
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,320
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $2,827
Median monthly mortgage repayments $364
Median weekly rent $75
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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 9,087 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,035 66.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,052 33.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,029 11.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,087 people in Newman (State Suburbs) of these 66.4% were male and 33.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 11.3% of the population.

Age Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 554 6.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 504 5.5 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 416 4.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 353 3.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 856 9.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,264 13.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,074 11.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 962 10.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 936 10.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 741 8.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 677 7.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 450 5.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 209 2.3 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 56 0.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 20 0.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 6 0.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 0.1 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Newman (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 1.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,290 43.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 280 3.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 535 7.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 65 0.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,444 45.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Newman (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.2% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 47 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 55 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Newman (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,398 47.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 548 18.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 973 33.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Newman (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Newman (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 87 2.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 599 19.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 5 0.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 0.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 198 6.4 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 0.1 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 137 4.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 130 4.2 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 28 0.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,907 61.3 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,110 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Newman (State Suburbs) 34.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.9% were in primary school, 6.5% in secondary school and 8.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Newman % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 5,359 59.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,335 32.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 487 6.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 407 5.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,913 54.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Newman (State Suburbs), 54.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Newman % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Newman % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,402 81.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 486 9.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 404 7.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 91 1.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,383 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,383 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Newman (State Suburbs). Of these 81.8% were employed full time, 9.0% were employed part-time and 1.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 180 3.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 142 2.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 162 3.1 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 249 4.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,155 78.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Newman (State Suburbs), 3.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 2.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 78.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Newman (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,915 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,933 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,827 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Newman (State Suburbs) was $1,915.

Travel to work, top responses Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,522 46.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,870 24.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 381 5.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 980 12.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Newman (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.6% provided care for children and 5.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,451 19.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,325 17.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 395 5.2 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 352 4.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Newman (State Suburbs), 17.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 357 31.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 665 59.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 93 8.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 0.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Newman (State Suburbs), 59.3% were couple families with children, 31.8% were couple families without children and 8.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 39.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 60.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Newman (State Suburbs) 39.8% of single parents were male and 60.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,368 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,256 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newman (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,256 and those without children was $3,368.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 361 35.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 1.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 210 20.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 215 21.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 1.1 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 25 2.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 83 8.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 110 10.7 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Newman (State Suburbs), of couple families, 35.2% had both partners employed full-time, 1.0% had both employed part-time and 20.5% 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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,410 73.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 506 26.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Newman (State Suburbs), 73.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,223 86.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 71 5.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 107 7.6 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.4 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Newman (State Suburbs), 86.6% were separate houses, 5.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 44 3.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 251 17.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 717 50.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 366 25.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 32 2.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Newman (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 17.8% had 2 bedrooms and 50.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 66 4.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 197 13.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,098 77.7 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 19 1.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 33 2.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Newman (State Suburbs), 4.7% were owned outright, 13.9% were owned with a mortgage and 77.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,088 77.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 266 18.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 58 4.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Newman (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.1% were family households, 18.8% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 39.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newman (State Suburbs), 3.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 39.7% 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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 75 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 8.9 -- 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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 364 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 99.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.3 -- 10.2 -- 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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
None 92 6.5 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 445 31.4 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 542 38.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 290 20.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 46 3.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Newman (State Suburbs), 31.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.5% 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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,030 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 561 54.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 469 45.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Newman (State Suburbs), there were 1,030 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 561 (or 54.5%) were male and 469 (or 45.5%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.1 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,326 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Newman (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,326.

Mortgage and rent Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 100 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 400 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Newman (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $100 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $400.

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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