Census Data 2011

Parish : Wishart

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: 27,303
  Total males: 13,298  
  Total females: 14,005
Catholic population: 6,676
  Catholic males: 3,114  
  Catholic females: 3,562  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 11,862 53.8% 2,841 53.8%
  Separated: 487 2.2% 126 2.4%
  Divorced: 1,564 7.1% 372 7.0%
  Widowed: 1,023 4.6% 270 5.1%
  Never Married: 7,104 32.2% 1,675 31.7%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 11,171 53.7% 2,737 53.9%
  De facto relationship 1,320 6.3% 322 6.3%
  Not married: 8,297 39.9% 2,022 39.8%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 308 71
  Torres Strait Islander: 22 0
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 43 7

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 1,538 5.6% 381 5.7%
  5-14 years: 3,725 13.6% 1,012 15.2%
  15-24 years: 4,042 14.8% 933 14.0%
  25-34 years: 3,329 12.2% 689 10.3%
  35-44 years: 3,979 14.6% 952 14.3%
  45-54 years: 3,855 14.1% 954 14.3%
  55-64 years: 3,125 11.4% 777 11.6%
  65-74 years: 2,172 8.0% 580 8.7%
  75-84 years: 1,167 4.3% 318 4.8%
  85 years & over: 370 1.4% 80 1.2%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 5.6% 
 5.7% 
 5-14 yrs 
 13.6% 
 15.2% 
 15-24 yrs 
 14.8% 
 14.0% 
 25-34 yrs 
 12.2% 
 10.3% 
 35-44 yrs 
 14.6% 
 14.3% 
 45-54 yrs 
 14.1% 
 14.3% 
 55-64 yrs 
 11.4% 
 11.6% 
 65-74 yrs 
 8.0% 
 8.7% 
 75-84 yrs 
 4.3% 
 4.8% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.4% 
 1.2% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 68.5%
Buddhist: 2.4%
Hindu: 1.6%
Islam: 2.3%
Judaism: 0.2%
Other religions: 1.7%
No religion: 17.5%
Not stated: 5.9%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 35.7% 24.5%
Anglicans: 19.6% 13.4%
Baptists: 5.3% 3.6%
Lutherans: 2.0% 1.4%
Mormons: 0.9% 0.6%
Orthodox: 6.5% 4.4%
Pentecostals: 6.0% 4.1%
Salvation Army: 0.6% 0.4%
Uniting Church: 8.6% 5.9%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 24.5%
 Anglican 
 13.4%
 Uniting 
 5.9%
 Lutheran 
 1.4%
 No Religion 
 17.5%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 18,432 67.5% 4,990 74.7%
  Elsewhere: 8,871 32.5% 1,686 25.3%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 23,264 85.2% 6,091 91.2%

 
Median age of population: 37.1
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,947
Median weekly rent: $331
Average household size: 2.8


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 144 148 292 25 42 67
Primary State School: 762 748 1,510 125 131 256
Primary Catholic School: 274 257 531 233 203 436
Primary other Non-Government School: 204 191 395 14 15 29
Secondary State School: 552 555 1,107 101 80 181
Secondary Catholic School: 197 182 379 146 138 284
Secondary other Non-Government School: 217 246 463 24 27 51
Technical or Further Education Institution: 229 270 499 42 67 109
University or other Tertiary Institution: 744 972 1,716 147 199 346
Other type of Educational Institution: 59 132 191 9 28 37

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: 27,303
Total population 2006: 28,213
Increase/decrease: -3.2%
 
Catholic population 2011: 6,676
Catholic population 2006: 7,202
Increase/decrease: -7.3%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 25.3%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 23.5%
Total citizens 2011: 85.2%
Total citizens 2006: 88.4%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 22.7%
 Parish 
 24.5%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia18,4105,058 Iraq280 South East Europe498
Bosnia and Herzegovina8317 Ireland8973 South Korea24532
Cambodia167 Italy10692 South Africa34826
Canada676 Japan638 Sri Lanka24349
China mainland48118 Lebanon3813 Thailand420
Croatia7234 Macedonia140 Turkey190
Egypt185 Malaysia23424 UK1,028170
Fiji27226 Malta98 USA10314
Germany10738 Netherlands9730 Vietnam21832
Greece1680 New Zealand1,117138 Born elsewhere1,663350
Hong Kong24324 Philippines217159 Not stated92172
India39339 Poland6747 Total27,3076,676
Indonesia10737 Singapore8022 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 67.5% 
 75.7% 
 Asia Pacific 
 14.4% 
 9.3% 
 Europe 
 7.1% 
 9.0% 
 Other 
 11.0% 
 6.0% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English20,1845,499Ukrainian2010Thai260
Irish00Bosnian630Indonesian8235
German7125Croatian6946Malay120
Dutch4515Macedonian150Tagalog11687
Afrikaans1875Serbian1255Filipino6750
Danish40Czech84Cantonese801101
Norwegian00Polish7357Mandarin57523
Swedish70Persian580Japanese8012
Finnish510Arabic18231Korean24432
French6840Hebrew80Aust Indigenous40
Greek6135Turkish330Fijian254
Portuguese3518Tamil636Maori284
Spanish16495Hindi2726Samoan193
Italian182154Urdu220Tongan1810
Maltese126Khmer100Auslan140
Russian1465Vietnamese18040   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 74.9% 
 Asian Pacific 
 11.9% 
 European 
 6.3% 
 Other 
 6.9% 

 


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 equiv6,13260.6% 6,58760.5% 1,41659.5% 1,64858.3%
Year 11 or equiv6066.0% 5084.7% 1918.0% 1645.8%
Year 10 or equiv1,91018.9% 2,23520.5% 47520.0% 63222.4%
Year 9 or equiv3323.3% 3192.9% 773.2% 933.3%
Year 8 or below4784.7% 6405.9% 1355.7% 1866.6%
No schooling840.8% 720.7% 90.4% 130.5%
Not stated5845.8% 5234.8% 773.2% 893.2%
Total10,126100.0% 10,884100.0% 2,380100.0% 2,825100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil4341207438446832153828
cath10917124821900180
$1-1993201003234294665266658
cath8915374121590154
$200-299641108045519920016136846
cath16131651415573812186
$300-39961896044759517211233741
cath1720581419452710165
$400-5995714212580841301919416919
cath21302117223056234224
$600-799251351851421551601124610970
cath11393723353617812218
$800-9991210220417219917977128965
cath019455032392000205
$1000-1249575262252260178501531,100
cath06506558521560252
$1250-14990201642391951383570798
cath03465243261000180
$1500-199901921337133317731641,154
cath03569293501100305
$2000+0513536134617136401,058
cath0435928245900267
not stated8155117829976434720620
cath18351276311469
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil390118144183127152461331,176
cath9712184828351100249
$1-199361125103174120116763071,112
cath10923172922361370256
$200-2999911887101119200270142191,155
cath20278192051705013278
$300-3994997112141138165284205631,254
cath112524383739867010340
$400-5994515819226425622223296331,498
cath13304476675372326393
$600-799281232342642862037831141,261
cath625627273611980326
$800-999011020321822214131129946
cath042486470451300282
$1000-12490732202352111242190893
cath020506578371100261
$1250-149901714815514291900562
cath0540375216000150
$1500-1999071171941901001150624
cath0026495132000158
$2000+0443104100401570313
cath0015183112010086
not stated484174857254577483588
cath77310131017171498

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 27.8% 
 $300-599 
 21.1% 
 $600-999 
 19.9% 
 $1000-1499 
 16.1% 
 $1500+ 
 15.1% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 5,001 22.7%
Catholics 1,101 20.8%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs48123.1%10819.8%
20-29yrs72419.6%13118.1%
30-39yrs73521.2%16220.4%
40-49yrs1,17228.0%27826.6%
50-59yrs82624.5%17321.3%
60-69yrs66224.0%14821.1%
70-79yrs33220.3%8418.5%
80+ yrs687.9%178.3%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican66621.2%
Baptist33343.1%
Catholic1,10120.8%
Hinduism6317.9%
Islam6915.4%
Jehovah W5145.1%
Judaism1644.4%
Lutheran7324.7%
Mormon7364.0%
Orthodox18118.9%
Pentecostal42445.3%
Presbyterian19225.3%
Salvation Army4648.4%
Seventh Day Adv13540.8%
Uniting37126.7%
No religion59515.7%