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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Newman

Code UCL514004 (UCL)
People 5,478
Male 3,116
Female 2,362
Median age 30
Families 1,047
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,209
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,851
Median monthly mortgage repayments $364
Median weekly rent $80
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 5,478 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,116 56.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,362 43.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 548 10.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,478 people in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 56.9% were male and 43.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.0% of the population.

Age Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 514 9.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 452 8.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 386 7.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 295 5.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 447 8.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 597 10.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 562 10.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 531 9.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 501 9.1 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 385 7.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 340 6.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 269 4.9 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 130 2.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 45 0.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 14 0.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 0.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.1 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 1.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,991 48.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 123 3.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 251 6.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 32 0.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,727 41.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.3% were married and 9.1% 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 41 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 47 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 56 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,309 48.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 527 19.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 843 31.5 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.7% 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 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 81 4.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 536 26.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 0.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 0.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 180 8.8 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 0.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 91 4.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 79 3.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 19 0.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,033 50.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,036 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) 37.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 9.0% in secondary school and 8.3% 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 3,313 60.5 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 1,405 32.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 315 7.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 270 6.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,406 54.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 54.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.0% 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 2,266 78.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 363 12.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 211 7.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 66 2.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,906 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,906 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 78.0% were employed full time, 12.5% were employed part-time and 2.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 141 5.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 94 3.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 127 4.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 181 6.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,082 73.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 5.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 73.4% 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 (Urban Centres and Localities) 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 1,538 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,992 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,851 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) was $1,538.

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) 2,470 59.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,212 29.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 192 4.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 719 17.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.4% provided care for children and 4.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.4% 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 866 21.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 985 23.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 320 7.8 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 299 7.3 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.3% 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 343 32.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 624 59.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 74 7.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 59.6% were couple families with children, 32.8% were couple families without children and 7.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 44.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 56.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) 44.0% of single parents were male and 56.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,384 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,256 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,256 and those without children was $3,384.

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 351 36.4 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 0.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 208 21.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 200 20.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 0.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 1.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 76 7.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 103 10.7 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 36.4% had both partners employed full-time, 0.7% had both employed part-time and 21.6% 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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,341 73.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 484 26.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 73.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,159 86.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 70 5.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 106 7.9 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.4% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 39 2.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 243 18.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 669 49.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 361 26.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 2.2 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 18.1% had 2 bedrooms and 49.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 64 4.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 197 14.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,032 76.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 1.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 2.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 4.8% were owned outright, 14.7% were owned with a mortgage and 76.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,034 77.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 253 18.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 54 4.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 77.1% were family households, 18.9% were single person households and 4.0% were group households.

Household income Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 40.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 2.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 40.7% 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 80 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 -- 99.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.5 -- 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 69 5.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 425 31.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 532 39.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 278 20.7 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 39 2.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.7% 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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 548 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 283 51.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 265 48.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 548 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 283 (or 51.6%) were male and 265 (or 48.4%) were female. The median age was 22 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 3.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,555 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,555.

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 366 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $100 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $366.

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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