Newstead Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Newstead (4006) is a suburb of Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland. It is about 3 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Newstead is in the federal electorate of Brisbane.

In the 2011 census the population of Newstead was 836 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Newstead is 36 years of age.

67.8% of people living in the suburb of Newstead were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 3.8% New Zealand, 1.9% United States of America, 1.4% Saudi Arabia, 1.3% South Africa, 1.0% Northern Ireland, 1.0% Iran, 1.0% India, 1.0% Ireland, 0.8% Papua New Guinea, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Colombia, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Brazil.

81.5% of people living in Newstead speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.3% Arabic, 1.0% Cantonese, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Polish, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Greek, 0.7% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Newstead is 27.6% No religion, 25.5% Catholic, 18.1% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Islam, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.3% Judaism, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

40.9% of people are married, 44.6% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 33 widowed people living in Newstead.

73.7% of the people living in Newstead over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.0% are working on a part time basis. Newstead has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Newstead are 35.9% Professionals, 23.9% Managers, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 6.2% Technicians & trades workers, 4.0% Community & personal service workers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.9% Labourers, 1.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Newstead work in are 21.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Construction, 6.8% Retail trade, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Financial and insurance services, 4.7% Education and training, 4.7% Wholesale trade.

26.2% of homes are fully owned, and 20.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 51.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1263 per week and the median household income is $2480 per week.

The median rent in Newstead is $490 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2766 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newstead postcode 4006

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