Newlands Arm Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Newlands Arm (3875) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 240 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Newlands Arm is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Newlands Arm was 501 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Newlands Arm is 59 years of age.

74.0% of people living in the suburb of Newlands Arm were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 14.8% England, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.2% South Africa, 1.2% Switzerland, 1.0% Germany, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines.

93.4% of people living in Newlands Arm speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% German, 1.2% Mandarin, 0.6% Hungarian, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Filipino , 0.6% Italian.

The religious makeup of Newlands Arm is 28.4% No religion, 23.2% Anglican, 15.4% Catholic, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Baptist, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Buddhism.

73.0% of people are married, 12.6% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Newlands Arm.

50.8% of the people living in Newlands Arm over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.6% are working on a part time basis. Newlands Arm has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Newlands Arm are 19.3% Technicians & trades workers, 18.7% Professionals, 17.5% Community & personal service workers, 17.0% Labourers, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.6% Managers, 5.3% Sales workers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Newlands Arm work in are 21.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.5% Education and training, 12.3% Manufacturing, 10.5% Retail trade, 9.9% Construction, 7.0% Other services, 7.0% Administrative and support services, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

62.9% of homes are fully owned, and 26.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $438 per week and the median household income is $868 per week.

The median rent in Newlands Arm is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newlands Arm postcode 3875

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