Newcastle

Latest release
2021 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Suburbs and Localities
Area code SAL12958
People 3,852
Male 50.8%
Female 49.2%
Median age 41
Families 942
Average number of children per family
for families with children 1.5
for all households (a) 0.2
All private dwellings 2,833
Average number of people per household 1.7
Median weekly household income $1,943
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent (b) $490
Average number of motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.
(b) For 2021, median weekly rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free.

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People and population

People
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 1,957 50.8 3,984,166 49.4 12,545,154 49.3
Female 1,898 49.2 4,087,995 50.6 12,877,635 50.7

More information on Sex (SEXP), Place of usual residence (PURP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Indigenous status
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander 97 2.5 278,043 3.4 812,728 3.2
Non-Indigenous 3,563 92.5 7,404,499 91.7 23,375,949 91.9
Indigenous status not stated 192 5.0 389,616 4.8 1,234,112 4.9

More information on Indigenous status (INGP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Age
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 41 N/A 39 N/A 38 N/A
0-4 years 96 2.5 468,056 5.8 1,463,817 5.8
5-9 years 68 1.8 500,810 6.2 1,586,138 6.2
10-14 years 70 1.8 501,135 6.2 1,588,051 6.2
15-19 years 98 2.5 457,896 5.7 1,457,812 5.7
20-24 years 350 9.1 496,185 6.1 1,579,539 6.2
25-29 years 473 12.3 555,967 6.9 1,771,676 7.0
30-34 years 415 10.8 586,057 7.3 1,853,085 7.3
35-39 years 297 7.7 580,185 7.2 1,838,822 7.2
40-44 years 214 5.6 522,984 6.5 1,648,843 6.5
45-49 years 200 5.2 516,915 6.4 1,635,963 6.4
50-54 years 274 7.1 500,027 6.2 1,610,944 6.3
55-59 years 268 7.0 490,155 6.1 1,541,911 6.1
60-64 years 299 7.8 471,628 5.8 1,468,097 5.8
65-69 years 249 6.5 416,493 5.2 1,298,460 5.1
70-74 years 216 5.6 372,234 4.6 1,160,768 4.6
75-79 years 131 3.4 268,110 3.3 821,920 3.2
80-84 years 86 2.2 183,409 2.3 554,598 2.2
85 years and over 50 1.3 183,895 2.3 542,342 2.1

More information on Age (AGEP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 1,240 34.3 3,124,151 47.3 9,665,708 46.5
Separated 138 3.8 209,657 3.2 674,590 3.2
Divorced 430 11.9 569,516 8.6 1,831,952 8.8
Widowed 148 4.1 339,990 5.1 1,029,142 5.0
Never married 1,663 46.0 2,358,844 35.7 7,583,393 36.5

Note: In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.

More information on Registered marital status (MSTP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over, usually resident and present in the household on Census night
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage (a) 1,063 33.5 2,847,936 47.3 8,747,137 46.6
De facto marriage (b) 556 17.5 637,046 10.6 2,168,347 11.5
Not married 1,558 49.0 2,532,545 42.1 7,863,322 41.9

(a) In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.
(b) De facto marriage is when two people live together as partners who are not in a registered marriage. It includes people who report de facto, partner, common law husband/wife/spouse, lover, girlfriend or boyfriend.

More information on Social marital status (MDCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Education

Type of educational institution attending
People attending an educational institution
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 20 2.3 167,196 6.8 484,185 6.3
Primary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Primary - Government 75 8.6 444,985 18.1 1,421,300 18.5
Primary - Catholic 14 1.6 127,487 5.2 396,758 5.2
Primary - other non-Government 10 1.1 77,876 3.2 254,043 3.3
Primary total (a) 101 11.6 651,375 26.5 2,075,224 27.0
Secondary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Secondary - Government 38 4.4 290,414 11.8 934,138 12.2
Secondary - Catholic 15 1.7 126,180 5.1 371,022 4.8
Secondary - other non-Government 18 2.1 94,885 3.9 322,314 4.2
Secondary total (b) 69 7.9 512,195 20.9 1,629,624 21.2
Tertiary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Tertiary - Vocational education (including TAFE and private training providers) 102 11.7 207,586 8.5 601,901 7.8
Tertiary - University or other higher education 348 40.0 375,032 15.3 1,185,450 15.4
Tertiary total (c) 450 51.7 583,617 23.8 1,789,994 23.3
Other 32 3.7 74,331 3.0 242,821 3.2
Not stated 206 23.7 465,268 19.0 1,456,618 19.0

(a) Includes Primary - not further defined.
(b) Includes Secondary - not further defined.
(c) Includes Tertiary - not further defined.

More information on Type of educational institution attending (TYPP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Cultural diversity

Ancestry, top responses
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 1,651 42.9 2,404,990 29.8 8,385,928 33.0
Australian 1,127 29.3 2,307,549 28.6 7,596,753 29.9
Irish 608 15.8 735,340 9.1 2,410,833 9.5
Scottish 552 14.3 620,363 7.7 2,176,777 8.6
German 176 4.6 242,546 3.0 1,026,138 4.0

Note 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 sum of all ancestry responses for an area will not equal the total number of people in the area.

Note 2: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of people in the area (including those who did not state an ancestry). In 2016 QuickStats percentages were based on total number of responses and will not be comparable to this table.

More information on Ancestry multi response (ANCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth, top responses
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,905 75.4 5,277,497 65.4 17,019,815 66.9
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 125 3.2 231,385 2.9 927,490 3.6
New Zealand 64 1.7 118,527 1.5 530,492 2.1
India 46 1.2 208,962 2.6 673,352 2.6
United States of America 40 1.0 34,832 0.4 101,309 0.4
Philippines 27 0.7 106,930 1.3 293,892 1.2

More information on Country of birth of person (BPLP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of parents
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 878 22.8 3,181,894 39.4 9,321,603 36.7
Father only born overseas 286 7.4 509,789 6.3 1,670,476 6.6
Mother only born overseas 204 5.3 369,492 4.6 1,257,942 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,275 59.0 3,529,168 43.7 11,663,577 45.9
Not stated 213 5.5 481,824 6.0 1,509,188 5.9

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for mother/father if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of parents (BPPP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of father, top stated responses
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,486 64.5 3,909,559 48.4 12,959,282 51.0
England 239 6.2 412,867 5.1 1,626,778 6.4
New Zealand 76 2.0 155,208 1.9 673,661 2.6
India 71 1.8 288,030 3.6 935,066 3.7
United States of America 50 1.3 39,248 0.5 120,191 0.5

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for father if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of father (BPMP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of mother, top stated responses
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,563 66.5 4,053,583 50.2 13,383,605 52.6
England 201 5.2 365,398 4.5 1,488,479 5.9
New Zealand 88 2.3 148,110 1.8 650,743 2.6
India 65 1.7 282,630 3.5 917,541 3.6
United States of America 42 1.1 35,530 0.4 105,532 0.4

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for mother if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of mother (BPFP)
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Religious affiliation, top responses
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,899 49.3 2,644,165 32.8 9,767,448 38.4
Catholic 672 17.4 1,807,730 22.4 5,075,907 20.0
Anglican 444 11.5 960,305 11.9 2,496,273 9.8
Not stated 234 6.1 548,340 6.8 1,751,052 6.9
Uniting Church 90 2.3 172,132 2.1 673,260 2.6

Note: 'No Religion, so described' does not include those who reported Secular and Other Spiritual Beliefs such as Atheism, Agnosticism and Own Spiritual Beliefs.

In Newcastle, Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation was the largest broad group religious group reported overall (54.0%) (excludes Not stated). The broad group level is the highest and most general level of the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups, 2016.

Note: 'Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation', comprises entities which are identifiable and useful groupings which, while not satisfying the criteria of a religion, are necessary to enable the capture of the full range of responses to questions on religious affiliation.

More information on Religious affiliation (RELP)
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Language used at home, top responses (other than English)
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Spanish 35 0.9 71,868 0.9 171,370 0.7
Mandarin 30 0.8 270,685 3.4 685,274 2.7
Arabic 23 0.6 227,243 2.8 367,159 1.4
German 20 0.5 20,161 0.2 70,247 0.3
Portuguese 20 0.5 30,258 0.4 67,327 0.3
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only used at home 3,203 83.2 5,457,982 67.6 18,303,662 72.0
Households where a non-English language is used 272 13.3 856,911 29.5 2,295,688 24.8

More information on Language used at home (LANP)
Languages used at home data is based on place of usual residence
Households where a non-English language is used, is based on place of enumeration

Income and work

Median weekly incomes (a)
People aged 15 years and over
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal (b) $1,251 N/A $813 N/A $805 N/A
Family (c) $2,677 N/A $2,185 N/A $2,120 N/A
Household (d) $1,943 N/A $1,829 N/A $1,746 N/A

(a) Incomes are collected in ranges. The medians are then calculated using information from the Survey of Income and Housing.
(b) Excludes people aged 15 years and over who did not state their income.
(c) Excludes families where at least one family member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.
(d) Excludes households where at least one household member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.

More information on Total personal income (INCP), Total family income (FINF), Total household income (HIND)
Personal income data is based on place of usual residence
Family and household income data is based on place of enumeration

Unpaid work and care

Unpaid work and care
People aged 15 years and over
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (week before Census Night) 2,654 73.3 4,392,869 66.5 14,077,657 67.7
Provided unpaid care for child/children (during two weeks before Census Night) 559 15.4 1,669,763 25.3 5,471,756 26.3
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, health condition or due to old age (during two weeks before Census Night) 417 11.5 759,383 11.5 2,476,681 11.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 595 16.4 857,891 13.0 2,933,646 14.1

More information on Unpaid domestic work (DOMP), Unpaid child care (CHCAREP), Unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, health condition, or due to old age (UNCAREP), Voluntary work for an organisation or group (VOLWP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours 957 26.4 1,244,306 18.8 4,117,135 19.8
5 to 14 hours 1,210 33.4 1,748,728 26.5 5,663,904 27.3
15 to 29 hours 339 9.3 811,397 12.3 2,511,024 12.1
30 hours or more 154 4.2 588,433 8.9 1,785,591 8.6

Note: Measures the time spent during the week before the Census doing domestic work without pay for themselves and their household.

More information on Unpaid domestic work: number of hours (DOMP)
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Health

Type of long-term health condition
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Arthritis 335 8.7 679,359 8.4 2,150,396 8.5
Asthma 317 8.2 625,835 7.8 2,068,020 8.1
Cancer (including remission) 131 3.4 227,981 2.8 732,152 2.9
Dementia (including Alzheimer's) 12 0.3 62,706 0.8 189,162 0.7
Diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes) 110 2.9 388,747 4.8 1,198,721 4.7
Heart disease (including heart attack or angina) 146 3.8 316,840 3.9 999,096 3.9
Kidney disease 33 0.9 77,272 1.0 231,777 0.9
Lung condition (including COPD or emphysema) 54 1.4 135,909 1.7 441,109 1.7
Mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) 428 11.1 646,412 8.0 2,231,543 8.8
Stroke 34 0.9 73,269 0.9 234,609 0.9
Any other long-term health condition(s) 333 8.6 626,827 7.8 2,041,929 8.0
No long-term health condition(s) 2,175 56.5 4,925,422 61.0 15,292,718 60.2
Not stated 333 8.6 654,833 8.1 2,066,251 8.1

Note 1: Respondents had the option of reporting multiple long-term health conditions. Therefore, the sum of all long-term health condition responses for an area will not equal the total number of people in the area.

Note 2: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of people in the area (including those who did not answer the long-term health conditions question).

More information on Type of long-term health condition (LTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Count of selected long-term health conditions
All people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None of the selected conditions 2,341 60.8 5,240,109 64.9 16,302,537 64.1
One condition 835 21.7 1,480,498 18.3 4,791,516 18.8
Two conditions 262 6.8 456,604 5.7 1,490,344 5.9
Three or more conditions 77 2.0 240,117 3.0 772,142 3.0
Not stated 333 8.6 654,833 8.1 2,066,251 8.1

Note: Selected long-term health conditions include arthritis, asthma, cancer (including remission), dementia (including Alzheimer's), diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes), heart disease (including heart attack or angina), kidney disease, lung condition (including COPD or emphysema), mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) and stroke. Other long-term health conditions are not included in this count.

More information on Count of selected long-term health conditions (CLTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Australian Defence Force service

Australian Defence Force Service
People aged 15 years and over
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Currently serving 77 2.1 24,512 0.4 84,865 0.4
Previously served (and not currently serving) 95 2.6 127,657 1.9 496,276 2.4
Has never served 3,244 89.7 6,050,636 91.6 18,954,152 91.2
Not stated 200 5.5 399,351 6.0 1,249,493 6.0

Note: Australian Defence Force Service includes service in the Regular and/or Reserves service. Includes Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army, Royal Australian Air Force, Second Australian Imperial Force, National Service and NORFORCE. Excludes service for non-Australian defence forces.

More information on Australian Defence Force service (ADFP)
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Families

Family composition
People aged 15 years and over
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 662 70.3 809,586 37.9 2,608,834 38.8
Couple family with children 163 17.3 954,588 44.7 2,944,140 43.7
One parent family 98 10.4 337,729 15.8 1,068,268 15.9
Other family 17 1.8 34,061 1.6 108,941 1.6

More information on Family composition (FMCF)
Table based on place of enumeration

Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male N/A 30.6 N/A 19.0 N/A 19.6
Female N/A 69.4 N/A 81.0 N/A 80.4

More information on Sex of lone parent (SLPP)
Table based on place of enumeration

Dwellings

Dwelling count
Private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,046 76.7 2,900,468 90.6 9,275,217 89.9
Unoccupied private dwellings 619 23.2 299,524 9.4 1,043,776 10.1

More information on Dwelling type (DWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 44 2.2 1,902,734 65.6 6,710,582 72.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 78 3.8 340,582 11.7 1,168,860 12.6
Flat or apartment 1,898 92.8 630,030 21.7 1,319,095 14.2
Other dwelling 25 1.2 19,374 0.7 54,711 0.6

More information on Dwelling structure (STRD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes studio apartments or bedsitters) 64 3.1 21,051 0.7 44,864 0.5
1 bedroom 576 28.2 190,792 6.6 488,681 5.3
2 bedrooms 821 40.2 657,578 22.7 1,768,530 19.1
3 bedrooms 476 23.3 1,006,121 34.7 3,617,803 39.0
4 or more bedrooms 92 4.5 983,314 33.9 3,224,351 34.8
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 0.6 41,623 1.4 130,989 1.4
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2 N/A 3.1 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of people per household 1.7 N/A 2.6 N/A 2.5 N/A

More information on Number of bedrooms in a private dwelling (BEDD), Number of persons usually resident in dwelling (NPRD)
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Number of registered motor vehicles
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 289 14.1 262,031 9.0 673,969 7.3
1 motor vehicle 1,165 57.0 1,096,761 37.8 3,353,737 36.2
2 motor vehicles 483 23.6 989,258 34.1 3,366,738 36.3
3 or more vehicles 94 4.6 508,694 17.5 1,745,924 18.8
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 0.6 43,732 1.5 134,848 1.5

Note: Motor vehicles excludes motorbikes, motor scooters and heavy motor vehicles.

More information on Number of registered motor vehicles (VEHD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Housing

Household composition
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 942 45.9 2,065,107 71.2 6,542,648 70.5
Single (or lone) person households 971 47.3 723,716 25.0 2,370,742 25.6
Group households 138 6.7 111,646 3.8 361,822 3.9

More information on Household composition (HHCD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Tenure type
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 520 25.4 914,537 31.5 2,872,331 31.0
Owned with a mortgage (a) 385 18.8 942,804 32.5 3,242,449 35.0
Rented (b) 1,112 54.3 944,585 32.6 2,842,378 30.6
Other tenure type (c) 22 1.1 55,931 1.9 181,518 2.0
Tenure type not stated 12 0.6 42,613 1.5 136,538 1.5

(a) Includes dwellings purchased under a shared equity scheme.
(b) Excludes dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.
(c) Comprises dwellings occupied rent free, occupied under a life tenure scheme and other tenure type.

More information on Tenure type (TEND)
Table based on place of enumeration

Household income
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 total household weekly income (a) N/A 13.8 N/A 16.3 N/A 16.5
More than $3,000 total household weekly income (a) N/A 27.3 N/A 26.9 N/A 24.3

(a) Percentages (%) exclude dwellings with 'Partial income stated' or 'All incomes not stated.'

More information on Total household income (weekly) (HIND)
Table based on place of enumeration

Rent weekly payments
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) being rented
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent (a) 490 N/A 420 N/A 375 N/A
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Renter households where rent payments are less than or equal to 30% of household income (b) 624 56.1 529,731 56.1 1,667,080 58.7
Renter households with rent payments greater than 30% of household income (b) 413 37.1 335,404 35.5 915,317 32.2
Unable to determine (c) 76 6.8 79,448 8.4 259,992 9.1

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.
(b) This is not comparable with historical QuickStats, as applicable households included in this calculation have changed. For details on how Household income is derived please refer to RAID.
(c) Unable to determine includes those households in which income and/or housing costs were not, or were only partially stated, by persons in the household.

More information on Rent payments (weekly) (RNTD), Rent affordability indicator (RAID)
Table based on place of enumeration

Mortgage monthly repayments
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) owned with a mortgage or purchased under a shared equity scheme
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 N/A 2,167 N/A 1,863 N/A
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Owner with mortgage households where mortgage repayments are less than or equal to 30% of household income (a) 279 72.5 677,486 71.9 2,398,902 74.0
Owner with mortgage households with mortgage repayments greater than 30% of household income (a) 66 17.1 163,060 17.3 468,817 14.5
Unable to determine (b) 39 10.1 102,255 10.8 374,734 11.6

(a) This is not comparable with historical QuickStats, as applicable households included in this calculation have changed. For details on how Household income is derived please refer to MAID.
(b) Unable to determine includes those households in which income and/or housing costs were not, or were only partially stated, by persons in the household.

More information on Mortgage repayments (monthly) (MRED), Mortgage affordability indicator (MAID)
Table based on place of enumeration

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples

People characteristics
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 46 48.4 138,179 49.7 403,709 49.7
Female 49 51.6 139,862 50.3 409,025 50.3
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Median age 29 N/A 23 N/A 24 N/A

More information on Sex (SEXP), Indigenous status (INGP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 1.9 N/A 3.1 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 N/A 1 N/A 1 N/A
Median weekly household income (a) 1,928 N/A 1,558 N/A 1,507 N/A

(a) Excludes households where at least one person aged 15 years and over in the household did not state their income.

More information on Number of bedrooms in a private dwelling (BEDD), Household composition (HHCD), Total household income (HIND), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Newcastle % Newcastle New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent (a) 430 N/A 340 N/A 300 N/A
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,351 N/A 1,755 N/A 1,721 N/A

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.

More information on Rent weekly payments (RNTD), Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Please note that there are small random adjustments 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 table totals.