Census Data 2011

Parish : Toowong

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: 16,944
  Total males: 8,417  
  Total females: 8,527
Catholic population: 3,731
  Catholic males: 1,726  
  Catholic females: 2,005  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 4,785 31.4% 1,066 33.0%
  Separated: 282 1.9% 66 2.0%
  Divorced: 889 5.8% 190 5.9%
  Widowed: 401 2.6% 91 2.8%
  Never Married: 8,872 58.3% 1,814 56.2%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 4,127 30.7% 982 32.8%
  De facto relationship 1,646 12.2% 351 11.7%
  Not married: 7,669 57.1% 1,660 55.5%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 67 21
  Torres Strait Islander: 4 0
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 7 0

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 696 4.1% 172 4.6%
  5-14 years: 1,021 6.0% 333 8.9%
  15-24 years: 4,466 26.4% 844 22.6%
  25-34 years: 4,556 26.9% 922 24.7%
  35-44 years: 1,973 11.6% 439 11.8%
  45-54 years: 1,526 9.0% 366 9.8%
  55-64 years: 1,345 7.9% 316 8.5%
  65-74 years: 782 4.6% 200 5.4%
  75-84 years: 433 2.6% 110 2.9%
  85 years & over: 147 0.9% 29 0.8%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 4.1% 
 4.6% 
 5-14 yrs 
 6.0% 
 8.9% 
 15-24 yrs 
 26.4% 
 22.6% 
 25-34 yrs 
 26.9% 
 24.7% 
 35-44 yrs 
 11.6% 
 11.8% 
 45-54 yrs 
 9.0% 
 9.8% 
 55-64 yrs 
 7.9% 
 8.5% 
 65-74 yrs 
 4.6% 
 5.4% 
 75-84 yrs 
 2.6% 
 2.9% 
 85+ yrs 
 0.9% 
 0.8% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 49.2%
Buddhist: 2.7%
Hindu: 1.9%
Islam: 2.1%
Judaism: 0.3%
Other religions: 2.2%
No religion: 33.2%
Not stated: 8.5%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 44.8% 22.0%
Anglicans: 25.4% 12.5%
Baptists: 3.2% 1.6%
Lutherans: 2.6% 1.3%
Mormons: 0.2% 0.1%
Orthodox: 1.6% 0.8%
Pentecostals: 1.6% 0.8%
Salvation Army: 0.2% 0.1%
Uniting Church: 9.4% 4.6%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 22.0%
 Anglican 
 12.5%
 Uniting 
 4.6%
 Lutheran 
 1.3%
 No Religion 
 33.2%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 10,521 62.1% 2,645 70.9%
  Elsewhere: 6,423 37.9% 1,086 29.1%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 12,562 74.1% 3,023 81.0%

 
Median age of population: 29.7
Median monthly mortgage payment: $2,108
Median weekly rent: $379
Average household size: 2.3


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 71 59 130 19 17 36
Primary State School: 238 193 431 47 38 85
Primary Catholic School: 85 73 158 75 59 134
Primary other Non-Government School: 63 47 110 17 12 29
Secondary State School: 77 74 151 13 8 21
Secondary Catholic School: 58 62 120 35 39 74
Secondary other Non-Government School: 148 77 225 23 19 42
Technical or Further Education Institution: 165 171 336 33 38 71
University or other Tertiary Institution: 1,633 1,907 3,540 255 400 655
Other type of Educational Institution: 76 101 177 8 15 23

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: 16,944
Total population 2006: 15,611
Increase/decrease: 8.5%
 
Catholic population 2011: 3,731
Catholic population 2006: 3,479
Increase/decrease: 7.2%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 29.1%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 21.6%
Total citizens 2011: 74.1%
Total citizens 2006: 75.4%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 22.9%
 Parish 
 22.0%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia10,5152,705 Iraq250 South East Europe110
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland9478 South Korea11131
Cambodia40 Italy4332 South Africa19215
Canada10321 Japan994 Sri Lanka555
China mainland56412 Lebanon00 Thailand640
Croatia64 Macedonia00 Turkey90
Egypt30 Malaysia28037 UK770108
Fiji345 Malta30 USA17928
Germany8429 Netherlands415 Vietnam5218
Greece80 New Zealand51275 Born elsewhere1,199275
Hong Kong16014 Philippines12499 Not stated95319
India35362 Poland2214 Total16,9463,732
Indonesia12620 Singapore15617 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 62.1% 
 72.9% 
 Asia Pacific 
 15.9% 
 10.2% 
 Europe 
 6.6% 
 7.8% 
 Other 
 15.5% 
 9.2% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English12,1972,985Ukrainian43Thai550
Irish77Bosnian00Indonesian11717
German9716Croatian00Malay864
Dutch3714Macedonian00Tagalog5543
Afrikaans380Serbian150Filipino3832
Danish150Czech70Cantonese31826
Norwegian150Polish3123Mandarin78627
Swedish96Persian570Japanese1063
Finnish80Arabic1030Korean9724
French9832Hebrew100Aust Indigenous00
Greek280Turkish90Fijian45
Portuguese7338Tamil363Maori40
Spanish213139Hindi904Samoan74
Italian9767Urdu240Tongan30
Maltese00Khmer40Auslan90
Russian280Vietnamese6321   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 73.5% 
 Asian Pacific 
 13.6% 
 European 
 4.5% 
 Other 
 8.4% 

 


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 equiv6,10483.3% 6,24182.3% 1,21185.2% 1,42383.4%
Year 11 or equiv2132.9% 2263.0% 584.1% 553.2%
Year 10 or equiv4015.5% 5837.7% 1007.0% 1629.5%
Year 9 or equiv430.6% 460.6% 231.6% 160.9%
Year 8 or below570.8% 700.9% 141.0% 201.2%
No schooling90.1% 150.2% 00.0% 00.0%
Not stated5006.8% 4005.3% 151.1% 311.8%
Total7,327100.0% 7,581100.0% 1,421100.0% 1,707100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil202225129341515930632
cath522428533000115
$1-199123152341915121063374
cath3325304080073
$200-299702079318141626190463
cath103010303150071
$300-3994118273252928575420509
cath734767814143100
$400-5992618316737513750337591
cath528159137108095
$600-7991417820662394038310608
cath0253316141011110120
$800-99991282425733413193553
cath023551698940124
$1000-124961143029745522744651
cath026721599740142
$1250-14990763228651481930605
cath01075151415000129
$1500-1999034382175105852364814
cath01174372814308175
$2000+015256332313221491041,200
cath0072907848770302
not stated4382149774841321711500
cath70400030014
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1552671809457542733840
cath3131292215101050153
$1-199162160704534411993543
cath452798518000112
$200-29988230106302829332713584
cath21622143141240141
$300-39960213114384449564423641
cath18501811131015177159
$400-59937238183866167696226829
cath845352171818216179
$600-7991918723472567853268733
cath10455318112815104194
$800-999917824464596631123666
cath03564161515800153
$1000-124931493179271833640755
cath034911824211400202
$1250-149906026710871452190581
cath01866332481100160
$1500-1999025268128125821280648
cath0556393629300168
$2000+041181461226917110487
cath0033373318600127
not stated3181100494044382314420
cath37000334020

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 24.1% 
 $300-599 
 18.0% 
 $600-999 
 17.9% 
 $1000-1499 
 18.0% 
 $1500+ 
 22.1% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 3,564 23.4%
Catholics 766 23.7%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs25223.0%6023.8%
20-29yrs1,38922.5%24521.4%
30-39yrs60520.9%12820.9%
40-49yrs42726.2%10526.6%
50-59yrs41229.4%10332.3%
60-69yrs28525.4%6724.8%
70-79yrs14524.9%4027.8%
80+ yrs4814.6%1518.1%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican51927.0%
Baptist8635.5%
Catholic76623.7%
Hinduism4414.9%
Islam5218.8%
Jehovah W1669.6%
Judaism1638.1%
Lutheran4323.2%
Mormon654.5%
Orthodox1817.1%
Pentecostal6550.4%
Presbyterian10827.1%
Salvation Army942.9%
Seventh Day Adv736.8%
Uniting20829.9%
No religion1,11821.8%