Newell Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Newell (4873) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1457 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Newell is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Newell was 328 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Newell is 43 years of age.

87.4% of people living in the suburb of Newell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.5% United States of America.

94.8% of people living in Newell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Italian, 0.9% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Newell is 33.5% Catholic, 28.7% No religion, 17.4% Anglican, 7.6% Uniting Church, 3.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Other Religious Groups.

43.0% of people are married, 33.3% have never married and 11.6% are divorced and 6.0% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Newell.

53.3% of the people living in Newell 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. Newell has an unemployment rate of 10.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Newell are 21.6% Technicians & trades workers, 17.2% Professionals, 13.4% Managers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Labourers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Sales workers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Newell work in are 19.5% Construction, 13.5% Accommodation and food services, 12.8% Education and training, 9.0% Retail trade, 8.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.5% Administrative and support services, 6.8% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Financial and insurance services.

36.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $581 per week and the median household income is $1054 per week.

The median rent in Newell is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newell postcode 4873

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