Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC12530
People 9,314
Male 49.8%
Female 50.2%
Median age 36
Families 2,280
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 4,368
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,178
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,698
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 4,634 49.8 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,673 50.2 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 393 4.2 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 9,314 people in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW). Of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.2% of the population.

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Age Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 621 6.7 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 457 4.9 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 365 3.9 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 423 4.5 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 811 8.7 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 900 9.7 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 879 9.4 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 663 7.1 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 583 6.3 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 573 6.1 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 608 6.5 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 629 6.7 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 517 5.5 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 384 4.1 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 288 3.1 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 221 2.4 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 179 1.9 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 218 2.3 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 2,435 31.0 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 310 3.9 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 918 11.7 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 411 5.2 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,792 48.2 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) aged 15 years and over, 31.0% were married and 15.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 2,176 31.8 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,071 15.7 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,588 52.5 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), of people aged 15 years and over, 31.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 158 5.7 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 452 16.4 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 95 3.5 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 42 1.5 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 233 8.5 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 80 2.9 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 58 2.1 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 319 11.6 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 617 22.4 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 57 2.1 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 641 23.3 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.4% were in primary school, 13.6% in secondary school and 34.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,568 19.9 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 673 8.6 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 351 4.5 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,119 14.2 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,106 14.1 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 241 3.1 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,078 13.7 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 12 0.2 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 732 9.3 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 38 0.5 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 760 9.7 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 14.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 3,856 29.2 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 3,482 26.4 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,380 10.5 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 1,118 8.5 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 443 3.4 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) were English 29.2%, Australian 26.4%, Irish 10.5%, Scottish 8.5% and German 3.4%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 7,525 81.2 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 199 2.1 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 147 1.6 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Philippines 75 0.8 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0
Vietnam 53 0.6 84,130 1.1 219,355 0.9
United States of America 51 0.6 30,081 0.4 86,125 0.4

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 81.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.1%, New Zealand 1.6%, Philippines 0.8%, Vietnam 0.6% and United States of America 0.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,611 17.3 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 645 6.9 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 433 4.7 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 5,968 64.1 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 64.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 6,421 69.1 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 394 4.2 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 197 2.1 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 116 1.2 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
Italy 109 1.2 128,148 1.7 470,138 2.0

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 69.1%, England 4.2%, New Zealand 2.1%, Scotland 1.2% and Italy 1.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 6,672 71.8 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 329 3.5 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 185 2.0 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Scotland 108 1.2 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1
Philippines 105 1.1 124,029 1.7 325,049 1.4

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 71.8%, England 3.5%, New Zealand 2.0%, Scotland 1.2% and Philippines 1.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 3,390 36.4 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,968 21.1 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,307 14.0 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 833 8.9 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 288 3.1 165,351 2.2 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) were No Religion, so described 36.4%, Catholic 21.1%, Anglican 14.0%, Not stated 8.9% and Christian, nfd 3.1%. In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (54.6%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Vietnamese 71 0.8 102,896 1.4 277,400 1.2
Italian 60 0.6 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Mandarin 51 0.6 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Macedonian 45 0.5 28,144 0.4 66,019 0.3
Tagalog 41 0.4 45,130 0.6 111,273 0.5
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English only spoken at home 7,925 85.5 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 399 10.1 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) 85.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Vietnamese 0.8%, Italian 0.6%, Mandarin 0.6%, Macedonian 0.5% and Tagalog 0.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,590 54.2 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,523 31.9 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 234 4.9 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 433 9.1 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 4,780 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW). Of these 54.2% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 9.1% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 492 11.3 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 454 10.5 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 576 13.3 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 926 21.3 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,658 38.2 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,071 24.7 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 609 14.0 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 586 13.5 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 556 12.8 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 452 10.4 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 420 9.7 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 334 7.7 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 251 5.8 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) included Professionals 24.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 13.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.8%, Labourers 10.4%, Sales Workers 9.7%, Managers 7.7% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.8%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 210 5.0 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Other Social Assistance Services 168 4.0 54,259 1.6 158,230 1.5
Cafes and Restaurants 137 3.3 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Higher Education 126 3.0 46,246 1.4 155,985 1.5
Aged Care Residential Services 111 2.6 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0

Of the employed people in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.0%, Other Social Assistance Services 4.0%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.3%, Higher Education 3.0% and Aged Care Residential Services 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 622 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,547 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,178 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) was $622.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 2,896 66.7 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 218 5.0 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 149 3.4 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 142 3.3 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Bus 130 3.0 133,903 4.0 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 211 4.9 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 3,189 73.4 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 66.7%, Car, as passenger 5.0%, Walked only 3.4%, Worked at home 3.3% and Bus 3.0%. On the day, 4.9% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 73.4% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,541 70.5 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,011 25.6 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 961 12.2 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,294 16.5 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,915 24.4 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,245 28.6 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 803 10.2 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 577 7.3 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 874 38.5 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 793 34.9 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 533 23.5 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 72 3.2 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 34.9% were couple families with children, 38.5% were couple families without children and 23.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 18.7% of single parents were male and 81.3% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 377 22.5 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 80 4.8 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 377 22.5 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 233 13.9 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 107 6.4 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 283 16.9 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 106 6.3 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 113 6.7 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), of couple families with children, 22.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 22.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 3,806 90.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 410 9.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 90.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 2,871 75.4 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 576 15.1 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 305 8.0 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 34 0.9 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 75.4% were separate houses, 15.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.0% were flats or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 20 0.5 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 329 8.7 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,167 30.7 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,781 46.9 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 400 10.5 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 101 2.7 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), of occupied private dwellings 8.7% had 1 bedroom, 30.7% had 2 bedrooms and 46.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 871 22.9 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,221 32.1 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,586 41.6 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 24 0.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 107 2.8 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 22.9% were owned outright, 32.1% were owned with a mortgage and 41.6% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 2,240 58.9 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,279 33.6 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 286 7.5 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), of all households, 58.9% were family households, 33.6% were single person households and 7.5% were group households.

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Household income Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 27.0 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.1 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 27.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 8.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 320 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.0 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 18.0 -- 12.9 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,698 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.2 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 508 13.3 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,542 40.5 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,230 32.3 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 405 10.6 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 125 3.3 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 40.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 722 19.0 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,974 78.2 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 109 2.9 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 78.2% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 191 48.6 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 202 51.4 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), 48.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.4% were female. The median age was 26 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,141 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,141.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) % Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Mayfield (Newcastle - NSW), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.