Newstead Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Newstead (7250) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 161 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Newstead is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Newstead was 4,968 and is comprised of approximately 53.7% females and 46.3% males.

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

83.5% of people living in the suburb of Newstead were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% China , 0.2% Korea, Republic of , 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Singapore.

92.5% of people living in Newstead speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Korean, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Newstead is 28.4% No religion, 27.1% Anglican, 16.2% Catholic, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Baptist, 0.9% Buddhism, 0.9% Pentecostal.

47.8% of people are married, 31.2% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 357 widowed people living in Newstead.

56.7% of the people living in Newstead over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Newstead has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Newstead are 27.9% Professionals, 13.0% Managers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Sales workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Newstead work in are 13.9% Education and training, 13.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.6% Retail trade, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Construction, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.4% of homes are fully owned, and 30.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $544 per week and the median household income is $967 per week.

The median rent in Newstead is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1463 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newstead postcode 7250

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