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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Newport (Vic.)

Code SSC21011 (SSC)
People 11,987
Male 5,875
Female 6,112
Median age 36
Families 3,153
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 5,127
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,719
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $340
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 Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 11,987 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,875 49.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,112 51.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,987 people in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,095 9.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 754 6.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 603 5.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 620 5.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 656 5.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 820 6.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 980 8.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,251 10.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,091 9.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 939 7.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 861 7.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 643 5.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 406 3.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 313 2.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 275 2.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 238 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 220 1.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 223 1.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,481 47.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 256 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 753 7.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 481 5.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,562 37.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.0% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,069 47.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,092 12.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,465 40.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 296 8.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 578 16.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 244 7.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 48 1.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 384 11.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 197 5.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 89 2.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 204 5.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 580 16.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 83 2.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 801 22.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,504 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.8% were in primary school, 19.1% in secondary school and 22.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 8,586 71.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,979 35.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,060 9.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 628 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,509 49.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 49.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,119 63.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,684 26.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 401 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 261 4.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,465 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,465 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 63.7% were employed full time, 26.0% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 532 8.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 569 9.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 582 9.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 947 15.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,176 51.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 8.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 777 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,166 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,719 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $777.

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

Unpaid work Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,122 74.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,950 30.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,082 11.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,709 17.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.9% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,477 26.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,715 28.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,124 11.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 808 8.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,076 34.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,577 50.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 433 13.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 67 2.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 50.0% were couple families with children, 34.1% were couple families without children and 13.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,718 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,805 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,805 and those without children was $2,718.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 682 25.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 93 3.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 673 25.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 430 16.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 78 2.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 305 11.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 205 7.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 186 7.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 25.4% 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 (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,425 90.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 493 10.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 90.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,120 70.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 919 20.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 361 8.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 70.5% were separate houses, 20.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 175 4.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,167 26.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,296 51.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 733 16.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 51 1.2 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 26.4% had 2 bedrooms and 51.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,331 30.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,796 40.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,197 27.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 83 1.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 30.1% were owned outright, 40.6% were owned with a mortgage and 27.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,119 70.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,086 24.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 219 5.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.5% were family households, 24.5% were single person households and 5.0% were group households.

Household income Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 17.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.7% 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 Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 375 8.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,756 39.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,722 38.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 473 10.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 100 2.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 39.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.7% 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 (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 34 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 58.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 14 41.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 34 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 58.8%) were male and 14 (or 41.2%) were female. The median age was 39 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,542 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,542.

Mortgage and rent Newport (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 450 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,925 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Newport (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $450 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,925.

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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