Newington Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Newington (2127) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 14 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Newington is in the federal electorate of Reid.

In the 2011 census the population of Newington was 5,320 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Newington is 34 years of age.

44.5% of people living in the suburb of Newington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.2% Korea, Republic of , 8.0% China , 3.2% Hong Kong , 2.8% India, 2.7% Indonesia, 2.6% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 2.1% Philippines, 1.6% South Africa, 1.5% Malaysia, 1.4% Vietnam, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Singapore, 0.6% United States of America.

43.4% of people living in Newington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.1% Korean, 9.2% Cantonese, 7.5% Mandarin, 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Indonesian, 1.6% Hindi, 1.6% Other, 1.3% Italian, 1.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Newington is 25.9% Catholic, 24.8% No religion, 7.9% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.5% Buddhism, 3.3% Hinduism, 3.1% Uniting Church, 3.1% Islam, 2.2% Baptist.

62.3% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 5.5% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 81 widowed people living in Newington.

71.9% of the people living in Newington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.9% are working on a part time basis. Newington has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Newington are 35.1% Professionals, 21.2% Managers, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Technicians & trades workers, 6.9% Sales workers, 6.1% Community & personal service workers, 2.9% Labourers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Newington work in are 12.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Retail trade, 9.0% Financial and insurance services, 8.4% Manufacturing, 8.2% Education and training, 8.1% Wholesale trade, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Accommodation and food services.

18.6% of homes are fully owned, and 47.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $941 per week and the median household income is $2184 per week.

The median rent in Newington is $495 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newington postcode 2127

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