Census Data 2011

Parish : Acacia Ridge

This page provides a brief overview of parish data from the 2011 Australian Census. More detailed Catholic data will become available later in the year.

Parish Snapshot

Total population: 33,408
  Total males: 16,566  
  Total females: 16,842
Catholic population: 7,793
  Catholic males: 3,807  
  Catholic females: 3,986  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 13,297 50.5% 3,020 50.1%
  Separated: 816 3.1% 213 3.5%
  Divorced: 1,964 7.5% 460 7.6%
  Widowed: 1,111 4.2% 245 4.1%
  Never Married: 9,133 34.7% 2,085 34.6%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 12,144 50.5% 2,924 50.9%
  De facto relationship 2,154 9.0% 518 9.0%
  Not married: 9,732 40.5% 2,308 40.1%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 577 144
  Torres Strait Islander: 49 4
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 61 18

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 2,488 7.4% 591 7.6%
  5-14 years: 4,603 13.8% 1,178 15.1%
  15-24 years: 4,916 14.7% 1,104 14.2%
  25-34 years: 5,751 17.2% 1,160 14.9%
  35-44 years: 4,975 14.9% 1,108 14.2%
  45-54 years: 4,283 12.8% 1,068 13.7%
  55-64 years: 3,241 9.7% 806 10.3%
  65-74 years: 1,772 5.3% 448 5.7%
  75-84 years: 916 2.7% 245 3.1%
  85 years & over: 463 1.4% 85 1.1%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 7.4% 
 7.6% 
 5-14 yrs 
 13.8% 
 15.1% 
 15-24 yrs 
 14.7% 
 14.2% 
 25-34 yrs 
 17.2% 
 14.9% 
 35-44 yrs 
 14.9% 
 14.2% 
 45-54 yrs 
 12.8% 
 13.7% 
 55-64 yrs 
 9.7% 
 10.3% 
 65-74 yrs 
 5.3% 
 5.7% 
 75-84 yrs 
 2.7% 
 3.1% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.4% 
 1.1% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 59.3%
Buddhist: 4.0%
Hindu: 2.3%
Islam: 3.3%
Judaism: 0.1%
Other religions: 2.2%
No religion: 20.2%
Not stated: 8.7%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 39.3% 23.3%
Anglicans: 23.4% 13.9%
Baptists: 3.9% 2.3%
Lutherans: 1.9% 1.1%
Mormons: 1.6% 0.9%
Orthodox: 3.3% 2.0%
Pentecostals: 3.5% 2.1%
Salvation Army: 0.6% 0.3%
Uniting Church: 8.4% 5.0%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 23.3%
 Anglican 
 13.9%
 Uniting 
 5.0%
 Lutheran 
 1.1%
 No Religion 
 20.2%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 18,903 56.6% 5,251 67.4%
  Elsewhere: 14,505 43.4% 2,542 32.6%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 25,793 77.2% 6,883 88.3%

 
Median age of population: 34.7
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,720
Median weekly rent: $312
Average household size: 2.7


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 207 195 402 61 61 122
Primary State School: 1,152 1,054 2,206 212 196 408
Primary Catholic School: 246 252 498 184 178 362
Primary other Non-Government School: 128 112 240 13 18 31
Secondary State School: 736 727 1,463 150 143 293
Secondary Catholic School: 192 202 394 114 127 241
Secondary other Non-Government School: 176 142 318 22 28 50
Technical or Further Education Institution: 380 431 811 87 91 178
University or other Tertiary Institution: 695 843 1,538 148 161 309
Other type of Educational Institution: 118 149 267 25 27 52

NB: Data counts persons living within the parish, regardless of where they are educated.
This is not a count of enrolments at schools located in the parish.


SOME COMPARISONS

Total population 2011: 33,408
Total population 2006: 29,203
Increase/decrease: 14.4%
 
Catholic population 2011: 7,793
Catholic population 2006: 7,422
Increase/decrease: 5.0%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 32.6%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 29.7%
Total citizens 2011: 77.2%
Total citizens 2006: 83.6%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 22.7%
 Parish 
 23.3%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia18,8945,251 Iraq6813 South East Europe7213
Bosnia and Herzegovina15226 Ireland5735 South Korea27155
Cambodia370 Italy6363 South Africa42074
Canada459 Japan818 Sri Lanka20926
China mainland1,21223 Lebanon70 Thailand613
Croatia9556 Macedonia540 Turkey260
Egypt406 Malaysia40352 UK1,428196
Fiji30422 Malta1615 USA8025
Germany12737 Netherlands9537 Vietnam37197
Greece350 New Zealand1,846240 Born elsewhere2,779660
Hong Kong42048 Philippines578450 Not stated2,07993
India77274 Poland4939 Total33,4127,794
Indonesia10334 Singapore9814 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 56.6% 
 67.3% 
 Asia Pacific 
 20.2% 
 14.7% 
 Europe 
 6.8% 
 8.0% 
 Other 
 16.4% 
 10.0% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English21,9255,856Ukrainian203Thai510
Irish00Bosnian1324Indonesian8417
German6225Croatian135104Malay374
Dutch5418Macedonian790Tagalog275225
Afrikaans964Serbian1405Filipino170129
Danish40Czech199Cantonese1,023112
Norwegian00Polish5046Mandarin1,75443
Swedish50Persian755Japanese868
Finnish350Arabic31981Korean30956
French6023Hebrew00Aust Indigenous50
Greek1310Turkish580Fijian309
Portuguese6247Tamil790Maori1007
Spanish387271Hindi3979Samoan19735
Italian11295Urdu1310Tongan6810
Maltese34Khmer430Auslan127
Russian470Vietnamese525157   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 65.6% 
 Asian Pacific 
 18.2% 
 European 
 4.3% 
 Other 
 11.9% 

 


HIGHEST YEAR OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Persons aged 15 years and over who are no longer attending primary or secondary school.

Total
  ALL PERSONS  CATHOLICS
 Males Females Males Females
Year 12 or equiv6,83055.3% 7,12255.6% 1,63756.1% 1,67954.1%
Year 11 or equiv8777.1% 7686.0% 2338.0% 2397.7%
Year 10 or equiv2,37019.2% 2,47819.3% 60920.9% 69822.5%
Year 9 or equiv4613.7% 4873.8% 1465.0% 1193.8%
Year 8 or below5994.8% 7826.1% 1715.9% 2056.6%
No schooling1130.9% 1461.1% 120.4% 270.9%
Not stated1,1119.0% 1,0298.0% 1083.7% 1374.4%
Total12,361100.0% 12,812100.0% 2,916100.0% 3,104100.0%


TOTAL PERSONAL INCOME (WEEKLY)
Persons aged 15 years and over.

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil472200120787186341331,077
cath1332219161715905236
$1-1993261155845456260195735
cath9123814111321120193
$200-2999011197898812420812430961
cath21222023193069423249
$300-39972851096676941618838789
cath22141716162348173176
$400-5997916120513214513914563261,095
cath16383438232435178233
$600-79946181385258240181692171,388
cath1050795870481580338
$800-999111534033092842004911131,433
cath53993666648900326
$1000-1249410541635729418342401,405
cath514100767551800329
$1250-149945232728420813821401,038
cath012796155401200259
$1500-199902730634730314222001,147
cath0688748638300295
$2000+310136243224991130729
cath0635555424000174
not stated1411162551841701266948411,150
cath153151724174105110
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil395189266209162194371831,473
cath891436323446950265
$1-1994131241761901441216324231,278
cath12121363831306514302
$200-299107117174197143247243119351,382
cath252731422862763914344
$300-399601051471681891722571661011,365
cath182633255752634217333
$400-5997717731131028320512882311,604
cath24415278666136308396
$600-799211924753563021975122121,628
cath6521139180491560412
$800-999410337328722616122601,182
cath03381737349300312
$1000-124904635925223711613001,023
cath0980697230000260
$1250-149902024118713269740660
cath0456553924000178
$1500-19990316117714747040539
cath003452449000139
$2000+3046555222400182
cath0081714700046
not stated111862041951191145874961,057
cath233112113168137115

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 28.5% 
 $300-599 
 20.2% 
 $600-999 
 23.3% 
 $1000-1499 
 17.2% 
 $1500+ 
 10.9% 


VOLUNTARY WORK FOR AN ORGANISATION OR GROUP
persons 15 years of age and over

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 3,944 15.0%
Catholics 871 14.5%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs35514.6%10016.1%
20-29yrs71213.1%12411.8%
30-39yrs82615.5%17415.6%
40-49yrs87718.5%18916.4%
50-59yrs58015.5%15516.5%
60-69yrs38715.5%7812.7%
70-79yrs18514.9%4814.3%
80+ yrs212.3%31.5%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican53013.6%
Baptist17928.0%
Catholic87014.4%
Hinduism8814.9%
Islam10113.2%
Jehovah W6042.9%
Judaism836.4%
Lutheran4514.6%
Mormon8438.5%
Orthodox419.0%
Pentecostal19337.4%
Presbyterian15716.7%
Salvation Army3535.7%
Seventh Day Adv4734.1%
Uniting23416.8%
No religion61112.0%