Newport Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Newport (3015) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 8 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Newport is in the federal electorate of Gellibrand.

In the 2011 census the population of Newport was 11,987 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

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

71.6% of people living in the suburb of Newport were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.4% Greece, 1.2% India, 1.2% Lebanon, 1.1% Italy, 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% China , 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% South Africa.

76.2% of people living in Newport speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Greek, 3.1% Arabic, 2.4% Italian, 1.6% Other, 1.5% Macedonian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% Serbian, 0.5% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Newport is 30.6% No religion, 27.7% Catholic, 10.1% Anglican, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Eastern Orthodox, 3.1% Islam, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.3% Christian, nfd.

47.0% of people are married, 37.4% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 481 widowed people living in Newport.

63.7% of the people living in Newport over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.0% are working on a part time basis. Newport has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Newport are 31.4% Professionals, 16.1% Managers, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Technicians & trades workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 5.0% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Newport work in are 11.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Education and training, 8.7% Manufacturing, 7.3% Construction, 7.0% Retail trade, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Financial and insurance services, 5.5% Accommodation and food services.

30.1% of homes are fully owned, and 40.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $777 per week and the median household income is $1719 per week.

The median rent in Newport is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newport postcode 3015

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