Newstead Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Newstead (3462) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Bendigo, Victoria. It is about 112 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Newstead is in the federal electorate of Bendigo.

In the 2011 census the population of Newstead was 802 and is comprised of approximately 47.1% females and 52.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Newstead is 50 years of age.

82.5% of people living in the suburb of Newstead were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.6% Hungary, 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% Inadequately described, 0.5% Ethiopia, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Scotland.

92.6% of people living in Newstead speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Dutch, 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Newstead is 36.0% No religion, 19.3% Anglican, 13.2% Catholic, 10.5% Uniting Church, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Other religious affiliation , 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Buddhism, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Other Religious Groups.

46.7% of people are married, 29.6% have never married and 12.8% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 42 widowed people living in Newstead.

51.4% of the people living in Newstead over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.2% are working on a part time basis. Newstead has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Newstead are 22.7% Professionals, 16.7% Managers, 14.8% Labourers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 3.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Newstead work in are 17.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Retail trade, 11.0% Manufacturing, 8.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.0% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Education and training, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Construction, 4.1% Other services.

46.5% of homes are fully owned, and 32.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $430 per week and the median household income is $746 per week.

The median rent in Newstead is $166 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1040 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newstead postcode 3462

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