New England Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of New England was 144,887 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

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

87.8% of people living in the electorate of New England were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% China , 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.1% India, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Italy, 0.1% Canada, 0.1% Saudi Arabia.

92.7% of people living in New England speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% German, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of New England is 34.0% Anglican, 24.3% Catholic, 14.7% No religion, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.2% Uniting Church, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Baptist, 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.7% Salvation Army.

49.0% of people are married, 31.9% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 8209 widowed people living in New England.

58.2% of the people living in New England over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. New England has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in New England are 17.0% Managers, 16.3% Professionals, 13.5% Labourers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from New England work in are 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.3% Retail trade, 10.5% Education and training, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Construction, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

37.8% of homes are fully owned, and 29.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $473 per week and the median household income is $893 per week.

The median rent in New England is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of New England contains postcodes 2338, 2339, 2340, 2341, 2342, 2343, 2344, 2345, 2346, 2347, 2350, 2352, 2353, 2354, 2355, 2358, 2359, 2360, 2361, 2365, 2369, 2370, 2371, 2372, 2379, 2380, 2381, 2382, 2402, 2403, 2410, 2440, 2453, 2469, 2475, 2476, 4375, 4383, 4385 and includes the suburbs of Aberfoyle, Abington, Acacia Creek, Acacia Plateau, Appleby, Ardglen, Arding, Argyle, Armidale, Ashford, Atholwood, Attunga, Auburn Vale, Back Creek, Backwater, Bakers Creek, Balala, Bald Blair, Baldersleigh, Bald Nob, Banoon, Barraba, Barry, Bective, Bendemeer, Ben Lomond, Big Jacks Creek, Bithramere, Black Mountain, Blackville, Blue Vale, Boggabri, Bolivia, Bonshaw, Boonoo Boonoo, Boorolong, Boorook, Borah Creek, Bowling Alley Point, Braefield, Breeza, Briarbrook, Brockley, Brodies Plains, Brushy Creek, Bukkulla, Bundarra, Bundella, Bungulla, Calala, Camp Creek, Capoompeta, Caroona, Carrai, Carroll, Carrolls Creek, Castle Doyle, Cattle Creek, Cherry Tree Hill, Chilcotts Creek, Colly Blue, Coolatai, Coomoo Coomoo, Copeton, Cottonvale, Cullendore, Curlewis, Currabubula, Dangarsleigh, Daruka, Deepwater, Delungra, Diehard, Donald Creek, Drake, Dumaresq, Dumaresq Valley, Duncans Creek, Dundee, Dungowan, Duri, Duval, East Tamworth, Ebor, Elsmore, Emerald Hill, Emmaville, Enmore, Falconer, Furracabad, Garoo, Garthowen, Georges Creek, Ghoolendaadi, Gidley, Gilgai, Glencoe, Glen Elgin, Glen Innes, Goolhi, Goonoo Goonoo, Gostwyck, Gowrie, Gragin, Graman, Green Hills, Gum Flat, Gundamulda, Gunnedah, Guyra, Halls Creek, Hallsville, Hanging Rock, Hillgrove, Hillvue, Howell, Inverell, Invergowrie, Ironbark, Jennings, Jeogla, Keepit, Kellys Plains, Kelvin, Kentucky, Kentucky South, Kingsgate, Kings Plains, Kingstown, Kingswood, Klori, Kookabookra, Kootingal, Koreelah, Lambs Valley, Legume, Limbri, Limestone, Lindesay, Lindesay Creek, Liston, Little Jacks Creek, Little Plain, Llangothlin, Longarm, Long Plain, Loomberah, Lower Acacia Creek, Lower Creek, Lyndhurst, Macdonalds Creek, Manilla, Marys Mount, Matheson, Maybole, Mayvale, Mihi, Milroy, Moggs Swamp, Mole River, Moonbi, Moore Creek, Mount Mitchell, Mount Russell, Mulla Creek, Mullaley, Myall Creek, Namoi River, Nemingha, New Mexico, Newstead, Newton Boyd, New Valley, Niangala, Noggabri, North Tamworth, Nowendoc, Nullamanna, Nundle, Oakwood, Oban, Ogunbil, Old Koreelah, Old Mill, Orange Grove, Oxley Vale, Paradise, Parraweena, Piallamore, Piallaway, Pindaroi, Pine Ridge, Pinkett, Premer, Pretty Gully, Puddledock, Quipolly, Quirindi, Rangari, Rangers Valley, Reddestone, Red Hill, Red Range, Retreat, Rivertree, Rob Roy, Rocky Creek, Rocky River, Rushes Creek, Salisbury Plains, Sandy Flat, Sandy Hill, Sapphire, Saumarez, Saumarez Ponds, Shannon Vale, Silent Grove, Somerton, South Guyra, South Tamworth, Spring Mountain, Spring Ridge, Stanborough, Stannifer, Stannum, Stonehenge, Sunnyside, Swanbrook, Swan Vale, Tabulam, Tambar Springs, Taminda, Tamworth, Tenterden, Tenterfield, Tent Hill, Texas, Thalgarrah, The Gulf, Tilbuster, Timbarra, Timbumburi, Tingha, Tintinhull, Tooloom, Torrington, Torryburn, Tubbamurra, Undercliffe, Upper Manilla, Upper Tooloom, Uralla, Urbenville, Walcha, Walcha Road, Wallabadah, Wallamore, Wallangra, Wandera, Wandsworth, Wards Mistake, Warrah, Warrah Creek, Warrah Ridge, Warral, Watsons Creek, Weabonga, Wean, Wellingrove, Wellington Vale, Werris Creek, Westdale, West Tamworth, Willala, Willow Tree, Willsons Downfall, Windy, Winton, Wollomombi, Wollun, Wongo Creek, Wongwibinda, Woodenbong, Woodside, Woodsreef, Woodstock, Woolbrook, Woolomin, Wylie Creek, Yannergee, Yarrowford, Yarrowitch, Yarrowyck, Yellow Dam and Yetman.