Newcastle - Maitland LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Newcastle - Maitland was 398,770 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Newcastle - Maitland is 38 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the region of Newcastle - Maitland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% China , 0.3% India, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America.

90.9% of people living in Newcastle - Maitland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.4% Macedonian, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Newcastle - Maitland is 25.4% Anglican, 25.1% Catholic, 20.1% No religion, 7.0% Uniting Church, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Pentecostal.

47.2% of people are married, 33.8% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 21232 widowed people living in Newcastle - Maitland.

57.9% of the people living in Newcastle - Maitland over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Newcastle - Maitland has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Newcastle - Maitland are 21.0% Professionals, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Managers, 9.7% Labourers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Newcastle - Maitland work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 10.1% Manufacturing, 8.5% Education and training, 7.9% Construction, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 34.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $544 per week and the median household income is $1165 per week.

The median rent in Newcastle - Maitland is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.