Newport Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Newport (2106) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Beaches, New South Wales. It is about 25 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Newport is in the federal electorate of Mackellar.

In the 2011 census the population of Newport was 9,037 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Newport is 40 years of age.

73.1% of people living in the suburb of Newport were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.3% South Africa, 1.1% United States of America, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% India, 0.5% Canada, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% China , 0.3% Brazil, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% France.

88.5% of people living in Newport speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.8% German, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.3% French, 0.3% Serbian, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Newport is 27.3% Anglican, 26.6% No religion, 21.0% Catholic, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Pentecostal.

52.1% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 337 widowed people living in Newport.

57.2% of the people living in Newport over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Newport has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Newport are 26.1% Professionals, 18.1% Managers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 4.9% Labourers, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Newport work in are 12.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.5% Construction, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.0% Education and training, 6.9% Manufacturing, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Wholesale trade, 3.9% Financial and insurance services.

35.5% of homes are fully owned, and 37.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $788 per week and the median household income is $1778 per week.

The median rent in Newport is $440 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2850 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newport postcode 2106

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