Newport (NSW)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC12956
People 9,301
Male 49.1%
Female 50.9%
Median age 43
Families 2,589
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.8
All private dwellings 3,890
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $2,066
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,700
Median weekly rent $530
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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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
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 4,567 49.1 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,732 50.9 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 39 0.4 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 9,301 people in Newport (NSW). Of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

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Age Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 499 5.4 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 610 6.6 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 632 6.8 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 577 6.2 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 535 5.8 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 459 4.9 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 390 4.2 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 472 5.1 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 671 7.2 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 716 7.7 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 809 8.7 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 757 8.2 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 620 6.7 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 553 6.0 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 437 4.7 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 254 2.7 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 145 1.6 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 150 1.6 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Newport (NSW) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 3,962 52.4 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 183 2.4 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 792 10.5 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 318 4.2 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,305 30.5 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Newport (NSW) aged 15 years and over, 52.4% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 3,555 51.4 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 736 10.6 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,632 38.0 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Newport (NSW), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 164 6.1 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 651 24.1 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 61 2.3 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 98 3.6 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 315 11.6 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 179 6.6 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 221 8.2 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 156 5.8 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 432 16.0 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 65 2.4 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 364 13.5 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Newport (NSW) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.1% were in primary school, 26.5% in secondary school and 21.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,322 30.7 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,023 13.5 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 201 2.7 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 909 12.0 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,245 16.5 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 251 3.3 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 570 7.5 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 0.1 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 249 3.3 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.0 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 470 6.2 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Newport (NSW), 16.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 14.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 13.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 4,370 32.4 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 3,309 24.6 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,359 10.1 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 1,170 8.7 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 423 3.1 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Newport (NSW) were English 32.4%, Australian 24.6%, Irish 10.1%, Scottish 8.7% and German 3.1%.

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 Newport (NSW) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 6,907 74.3 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 668 7.2 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 194 2.1 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
South Africa 123 1.3 43,058 0.6 162,449 0.7
United States of America 98 1.1 30,081 0.4 86,125 0.4
Germany 74 0.8 29,541 0.4 102,595 0.4

In Newport (NSW), 74.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 7.2%, New Zealand 2.1%, South Africa 1.3%, United States of America 1.1% and Germany 0.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 2,417 26.0 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 898 9.7 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 650 7.0 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,952 53.2 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Newport (NSW), 53.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,625 60.6 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 976 10.5 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 274 3.0 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 183 2.0 45,238 0.6 177,536 0.8
South Africa 156 1.7 52,344 0.7 190,816 0.8

In Newport (NSW), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 60.6%, England 10.5%, New Zealand 3.0%, United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 2.0% and South Africa 1.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,877 63.3 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 828 8.9 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 267 2.9 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 152 1.6 38,504 0.5 155,231 0.7
South Africa 151 1.6 52,673 0.7 193,412 0.8

In Newport (NSW), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 63.3%, England 8.9%, New Zealand 2.9%, United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.6% and South Africa 1.6%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 3,410 36.7 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 2,043 22.0 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 1,826 19.7 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 627 6.7 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 296 3.2 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Newport (NSW) were No Religion, so described 36.7%, Anglican 22.0%, Catholic 19.7%, Not stated 6.7% and Uniting Church 3.2%. In Newport (NSW), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (57.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
German 87 0.9 23,033 0.3 79,353 0.3
Spanish 62 0.7 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
French 53 0.6 23,743 0.3 70,873 0.3
Italian 51 0.6 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Portuguese 35 0.4 23,003 0.3 48,853 0.2
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English only spoken at home 8,276 89.3 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 383 11.1 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Newport (NSW) 89.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.9%, Spanish 0.7%, French 0.6%, Italian 0.6% and Portuguese 0.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,926 57.3 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,799 35.2 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 209 4.1 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 170 3.3 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 5,104 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Newport (NSW). Of these 57.3% were employed full time, 35.2% were employed part-time and 3.3% 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
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 680 13.8 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 585 11.8 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 539 10.9 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 590 11.9 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,340 47.4 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Newport (NSW), 13.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,327 26.9 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 927 18.8 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 636 12.9 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 634 12.8 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 500 10.1 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 492 10.0 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 247 5.0 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 91 1.8 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Newport (NSW) included Professionals 26.9%, Managers 18.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.1%, Sales Workers 10.0%, Labourers 5.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.8%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Computer System Design and Related Services 129 2.7 63,717 1.9 162,884 1.5
Cafes and Restaurants 118 2.4 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 117 2.4 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 107 2.2 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
House Construction 90 1.8 24,881 0.7 86,030 0.8

Of the employed people in Newport (NSW), the most common responses for industry of employment included Computer System Design and Related Services 2.7%, Cafes and Restaurants 2.4%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.4%, Primary Education 2.2% and House Construction 1.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 901 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,440 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,066 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Newport (NSW) was $901.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 3,094 63.0 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 431 8.8 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Bus 357 7.3 133,903 4.0 323,201 3.0
Walked only 133 2.7 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 131 2.7 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 480 9.7 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 3,328 67.4 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Newport (NSW), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 63.0%, Worked at home 8.8%, Bus 7.3%, Walked only 2.7% and Car, as passenger 2.7%. On the day, 9.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 67.4% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,941 78.6 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,370 31.4 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 975 12.9 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,768 23.4 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Newport (NSW), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.4% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.4% 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
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,027 26.8 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,258 29.9 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,050 13.9 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 611 8.1 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Newport (NSW), 29.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 941 36.3 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,268 49.0 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 350 13.5 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 31 1.2 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Newport (NSW), 49.0% were couple families with children, 36.3% were couple families without children and 13.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.9 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.1 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Newport (NSW), 19.9% of single parents were male and 80.1% 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
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 487 22.1 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 96 4.3 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 607 27.5 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 288 13.0 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 153 6.9 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 323 14.6 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 107 4.8 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 147 6.7 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Newport (NSW), of couple families with children, 22.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 27.5% 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

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 3,336 88.4 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 438 11.6 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Newport (NSW), 88.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 2,142 64.2 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 220 6.6 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 897 26.9 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 54 1.6 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Newport (NSW), 64.2% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 26.9% were flats or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 18 0.5 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 207 6.2 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 729 21.8 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,058 31.7 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,225 36.7 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 100 3.0 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Newport (NSW), of occupied private dwellings 6.2% had 1 bedroom, 21.8% had 2 bedrooms and 31.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,240 37.1 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,240 37.1 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 724 21.7 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 16 0.5 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 118 3.5 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Newport (NSW), 37.1% were owned outright, 37.1% were owned with a mortgage and 21.7% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 2,525 75.6 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 740 22.2 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 74 2.2 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Newport (NSW), of all households, 75.6% were family households, 22.2% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

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Household income Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 13.8 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 31.6 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Newport (NSW), 13.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 31.6% 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 Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 530 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,700 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 97 2.9 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 976 29.3 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,419 42.6 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 699 21.0 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 142 4.3 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Newport (NSW), 29.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 208 6.2 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,027 90.7 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 103 3.1 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Newport (NSW), 90.7% 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.
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 23 56.1 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 18 43.9 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Newport (NSW), 56.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 43.9% were female. The median age was 30 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
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,312 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Newport (NSW), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,312.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Newport (NSW) % Newport (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 480 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,238 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Newport (NSW), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $480 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,238.

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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.