Newman Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Newman (6753) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 1071 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Newman is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Newman was 9,087 and is comprised of approximately 33.6% females and 66.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Newman is 32 years of age.

59.0% of people living in the suburb of Newman were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.1% New Zealand, 3.1% England, 1.1% Philippines, 1.0% South Africa, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% India, 0.6% Thailand, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Indonesia, 0.2% Germany.

66.9% of people living in Newman speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 20.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.8% Australian Indigenous Languages , 2.8% Other, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.5% Thai, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Newman is 25.7% No religion, 23.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 19.1% Catholic, 13.1% Anglican, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.4% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.4% Seventh-day Adventist.

43.2% of people are married, 45.2% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 63 widowed people living in Newman.

81.8% of the people living in Newman over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 9.0% are working on a part time basis. Newman has an unemployment rate of 1.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Newman are 28.6% Technicians & trades workers, 27.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.7% Professionals, 9.8% Labourers, 8.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.3% Managers, 4.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.1% Sales workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Newman work in are 55.9% Mining, 8.8% Construction, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 3.4% Education and training, 3.3% Administrative and support services, 3.1% Other services, 2.8% Retail trade, 2.7% Health care and social assistance, 2.3% Manufacturing.

4.7% of homes are fully owned, and 13.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 77.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1915 per week and the median household income is $2827 per week.

The median rent in Newman is $75 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $364 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newman postcode 6753

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