Census Data 2011

Parish : Hervey Bay City

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: 61,507
  Total males: 29,706  
  Total females: 31,801
Catholic population: 12,208
  Catholic males: 5,705  
  Catholic females: 6,503  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 26,147 52.6% 5,068 52.5%
  Separated: 1,947 3.9% 418 4.3%
  Divorced: 5,448 11.0% 1,037 10.8%
  Widowed: 3,488 7.0% 624 6.5%
  Never Married: 12,698 25.5% 2,498 25.9%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 23,294 52.6% 4,678 52.5%
  De facto relationship 4,512 10.2% 916 10.3%
  Not married: 16,520 37.3% 3,322 37.3%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 1,952 353
  Torres Strait Islander: 100 32
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 101 25

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 3,637 5.9% 719 5.9%
  5-14 years: 8,142 13.2% 1,846 15.1%
  15-24 years: 6,146 10.0% 1,246 10.2%
  25-34 years: 5,142 8.4% 1,015 8.3%
  35-44 years: 7,224 11.7% 1,541 12.6%
  45-54 years: 8,155 13.3% 1,609 13.2%
  55-64 years: 9,213 15.0% 1,818 14.9%
  65-74 years: 8,305 13.5% 1,513 12.4%
  75-84 years: 4,231 6.9% 731 6.0%
  85 years & over: 1,313 2.1% 170 1.4%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 5.9% 
 5.9% 
 5-14 yrs 
 13.2% 
 15.1% 
 15-24 yrs 
 10.0% 
 10.2% 
 25-34 yrs 
 8.4% 
 8.3% 
 35-44 yrs 
 11.7% 
 12.6% 
 45-54 yrs 
 13.3% 
 13.2% 
 55-64 yrs 
 15.0% 
 14.9% 
 65-74 yrs 
 13.5% 
 12.4% 
 75-84 yrs 
 6.9% 
 6.0% 
 85+ yrs 
 2.1% 
 1.4% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 66.8%
Buddhist: 0.7%
Hindu: 0.2%
Islam: 0.2%
Judaism: 0.0%
Other religions: 1.3%
No religion: 21.9%
Not stated: 8.8%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 29.7% 19.8%
Anglicans: 36.0% 24.1%
Baptists: 3.8% 2.6%
Lutherans: 3.4% 2.3%
Mormons: 0.3% 0.2%
Orthodox: 0.5% 0.3%
Pentecostals: 1.7% 1.1%
Salvation Army: 0.7% 0.5%
Uniting Church: 11.0% 7.4%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 19.8%
 Anglican 
 24.1%
 Uniting 
 7.4%
 Lutheran 
 2.3%
 No Religion 
 21.9%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 48,191 78.4% 9,924 81.3%
  Elsewhere: 13,316 21.6% 2,284 18.7%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 54,915 89.3% 11,424 93.6%

 
Median age of population: 44.3
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,469
Median weekly rent: $238
Average household size: 2.4


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 380 313 693 96 63 159
Primary State School: 1,907 1,800 3,707 302 285 587
Primary Catholic School: 466 450 916 307 294 601
Primary other Non-Government School: 365 296 661 29 22 51
Secondary State School: 1,120 1,175 2,295 189 211 400
Secondary Catholic School: 349 388 737 206 221 427
Secondary other Non-Government School: 308 275 583 28 34 62
Technical or Further Education Institution: 366 642 1,008 83 136 219
University or other Tertiary Institution: 273 848 1,121 50 198 248
Other type of Educational Institution: 135 224 359 19 36 55

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: 61,507
Total population 2006: 52,234
Increase/decrease: 17.8%
 
Catholic population 2011: 12,208
Catholic population 2006: 9,977
Increase/decrease: 22.4%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 18.7%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 20.0%
Total citizens 2011: 89.3%
Total citizens 2006: 89.4%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 18.2%
 Parish 
 19.8%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia48,1739,924 Iraq90 South East Europe259
Bosnia and Herzegovina104 Ireland10872 South Korea93
Cambodia30 Italy10585 South Africa31543
Canada11517 Japan290 Sri Lanka816
China mainland673 Lebanon135 Thailand710
Croatia3632 Macedonia00 Turkey100
Egypt4211 Malaysia6619 UK4,301459
Fiji737 Malta7165 USA15722
Germany497132 Netherlands353128 Vietnam277
Greece140 New Zealand2,080309 Born elsewhere1,033318
Hong Kong293 Philippines301229 Not stated3,010194
India14831 Poland5544 Total61,50712,209
Indonesia6017 Singapore2511 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 78.4% 
 81.3% 
 Asia Pacific 
 4.9% 
 5.3% 
 Europe 
 9.1% 
 9.9% 
 Other 
 7.6% 
 3.5% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English56,59711,417Ukrainian40Thai540
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian146
German32987Croatian1915Malay34
Dutch16865Macedonian40Tagalog9879
Afrikaans980Serbian260Filipino6554
Danish263Czech2415Cantonese460
Norwegian80Polish3329Mandarin698
Swedish160Persian80Japanese320
Finnish260Arabic458Korean80
French10952Hebrew00Aust Indigenous225
Greek310Turkish140Fijian00
Portuguese1715Tamil300Maori167
Spanish5841Hindi680Samoan168
Italian12286Urdu430Tongan100
Maltese2521Khmer00Auslan259
Russian240Vietnamese2711   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 92.0% 
 Asian Pacific 
 1.3% 
 European 
 1.6% 
 Other 
 5.1% 

 


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 equiv7,08631.1% 8,39933.4% 1,46533.4% 1,88335.8%
Year 11 or equiv1,9398.5% 2,0998.3% 4309.8% 5059.6%
Year 10 or equiv7,21431.7% 8,24432.8% 1,39431.8% 1,72832.9%
Year 9 or equiv2,0378.9% 1,9747.8% 3898.9% 4187.9%
Year 8 or below2,2159.7% 2,1148.4% 44310.1% 4037.7%
No schooling980.4% 820.3% 170.4% 180.3%
Not stated2,1869.6% 2,2368.9% 2465.6% 3045.8%
Total22,775100.0% 25,148100.0% 4,384100.0% 5,259100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil63458601091582228241211,385
cath13612102133532690300
$1-1995981059610513124819470121,559
cath119172222274034180299
$200-2991641862762793597361,329701904,120
cath312930488715225211414757
$300-3991161141692573355459134481303,027
cath28173248691061679511573
$400-599118189258316392553738397933,054
cath254637648498119758556
$600-79940198350400466481291114442,384
cath11497974819648209467
$800-999129730337644539716447141,855
cath518617593692780356
$1000-124945624437737535810426131,557
cath47387463682048286
$1250-14990241452732731664250928
cath03356257251300195
$1500-199902016128529617338136992
cath0343726133700219
$2000+42111023327014439613840
cath08205266371200195
not stated1811022062592662952782401091,936
cath27814171629322813184
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil483511552133314259135551,839
cath100143847738117218399
$1-19967712422428830038322667122,301
cath188114069647944153513
$200-2992102042493875041,2471,3425521024,797
cath3434451031182662519517963
$300-3991131712864115017921,1106642134,261
cath193063849516421111535816
$400-5991123185817767877316823801324,499
cath29651361881541681236129953
$600-7992723744461562839619187212,646
cath648951451137336130529
$800-999759235339376212652981,330
cath014657969431254291
$1000-1249737199292300188401241,079
cath01047616855700248
$1250-1499081341872081062534675
cath0333524831500172
$1500-199909751611839811100547
cath0311384225500124
$2000+04265953351250194
cath0431410040035
not stated169771552252182802972812151,917
cath191115321728433320218

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 34.8% 
 $300-599 
 32.3% 
 $600-999 
 18.0% 
 $1000-1499 
 9.3% 
 $1500+ 
 5.5% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 8,424 16.9%
Catholics 1,556 16.1%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs54314.8%11815.1%
20-29yrs61212.6%10110.9%
30-39yrs1,04416.9%22117.4%
40-49yrs1,52919.6%30718.9%
50-59yrs1,46217.6%26115.9%
60-69yrs1,94920.2%34718.7%
70-79yrs1,03716.6%15814.2%
80+ yrs2498.3%439.8%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican2,15116.9%
Baptist41533.3%
Catholic1,55716.1%
Hinduism1210.9%
Islam1314.4%
Jehovah W11636.0%
Judaism00.0%
Lutheran19617.3%
Mormon4947.1%
Orthodox2014.6%
Pentecostal20438.6%
Presbyterian42416.3%
Salvation Army4719.5%
Seventh Day Adv5432.1%
Uniting83921.0%
No religion1,41614.5%