Newington Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Newington (3350) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 104 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Newington is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Newington was 1,888 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Newington is 34 years of age.

88.7% of people living in the suburb of Newington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.2% England, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Benin, 0.5% Togo, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Sweden, 0.2% Iran.

92.7% of people living in Newington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Sinhalese, 0.3% German, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Urdu.

The religious makeup of Newington is 30.7% Catholic, 25.2% No religion, 13.3% Anglican, 10.2% Uniting Church, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Churches of Christ, 1.0% Lutheran, 0.9% Christian, nfd.

41.9% of people are married, 42.1% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 84 widowed people living in Newington.

55.4% of the people living in Newington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.8% are working on a part time basis. Newington has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Newington are 30.6% Professionals, 13.4% Managers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Labourers, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Newington work in are 18.6% Health care and social assistance, 14.6% Education and training, 12.7% Retail trade, 10.0% Construction, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 2.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

38.8% of homes are fully owned, and 28.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $493 per week and the median household income is $1071 per week.

The median rent in Newington is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1291 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newington postcode 3350

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