Newcastle East Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Newcastle East (2300) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 118 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Newcastle East is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Newcastle East was 991 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Newcastle East is 41 years of age.

75.4% of people living in the suburb of Newcastle East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% United States of America, 0.7% Iran, 0.7% India, 0.7% Nicaragua, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% China , 0.5% Austria, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Indonesia, 0.5% Germany.

86.5% of people living in Newcastle East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.1% German, 0.6% French, 0.6% Persian, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Newcastle East is 35.0% No religion, 19.0% Catholic, 15.7% Anglican, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Pentecostal.

32.4% of people are married, 44.0% have never married and 16.5% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Newcastle East.

54.4% of the people living in Newcastle East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.7% are working on a part time basis. Newcastle East has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Newcastle East are 40.9% Professionals, 13.4% Managers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Technicians & trades workers, 7.8% Labourers, 5.6% Sales workers, 2.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Newcastle East work in are 18.2% Health care and social assistance, 13.2% Education and training, 12.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.8% Retail trade, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Manufacturing, 4.0% Construction, 3.4% Financial and insurance services.

22.5% of homes are fully owned, and 15.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 59.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $636 per week and the median household income is $1168 per week.

The median rent in Newcastle East is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2375 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newcastle East postcode 2300

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