Census Data 2011

Parish : Woodridge

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: 35,623
  Total males: 17,719  
  Total females: 17,904
Catholic population: 6,218
  Catholic males: 2,984  
  Catholic females: 3,234  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 10,361 38.5% 1,752 35.6%
  Separated: 1,317 4.9% 297 6.0%
  Divorced: 2,932 10.9% 589 12.0%
  Widowed: 1,353 5.0% 284 5.8%
  Never Married: 10,977 40.7% 1,998 40.6%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 9,313 38.2% 1,676 35.8%
  De facto relationship 2,589 10.6% 523 11.2%
  Not married: 12,496 51.2% 2,480 53.0%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 1,274 271
  Torres Strait Islander: 176 44
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 109 18

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 3,131 8.8% 436 7.0%
  5-14 years: 5,554 15.6% 864 13.9%
  15-24 years: 5,541 15.6% 893 14.4%
  25-34 years: 5,338 15.0% 911 14.7%
  35-44 years: 4,702 13.2% 831 13.4%
  45-54 years: 4,080 11.5% 751 12.1%
  55-64 years: 3,888 10.9% 849 13.7%
  65-74 years: 2,175 6.1% 463 7.4%
  75-84 years: 884 2.5% 175 2.8%
  85 years & over: 330 0.9% 45 0.7%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 8.8% 
 7.0% 
 5-14 yrs 
 15.6% 
 13.9% 
 15-24 yrs 
 15.6% 
 14.4% 
 25-34 yrs 
 15.0% 
 14.7% 
 35-44 yrs 
 13.2% 
 13.4% 
 45-54 yrs 
 11.5% 
 12.1% 
 55-64 yrs 
 10.9% 
 13.7% 
 65-74 yrs 
 6.1% 
 7.4% 
 75-84 yrs 
 2.5% 
 2.8% 
 85+ yrs 
 0.9% 
 0.7% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 57.8%
Buddhist: 2.1%
Hindu: 1.3%
Islam: 5.5%
Judaism: 0.1%
Other religions: 1.8%
No religion: 19.9%
Not stated: 11.6%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 30.2% 17.5%
Anglicans: 22.5% 13.0%
Baptists: 5.9% 3.4%
Lutherans: 2.2% 1.3%
Mormons: 2.9% 1.7%
Orthodox: 2.3% 1.3%
Pentecostals: 4.7% 2.7%
Salvation Army: 0.5% 0.3%
Uniting Church: 7.9% 4.6%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 17.5%
 Anglican 
 13.0%
 Uniting 
 4.6%
 Lutheran 
 1.3%
 No Religion 
 19.9%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 19,852 55.7% 3,912 62.9%
  Elsewhere: 15,771 44.3% 2,306 37.1%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 25,667 72.1% 5,157 82.9%

 
Median age of population: 32.0
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,411
Median weekly rent: $260
Average household size: 2.8


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 252 236 488 31 39 70
Primary State School: 1,386 1,328 2,714 191 182 373
Primary Catholic School: 101 144 245 62 89 151
Primary other Non-Government School: 162 172 334 18 11 29
Secondary State School: 977 910 1,887 146 141 287
Secondary Catholic School: 70 60 130 33 37 70
Secondary other Non-Government School: 96 119 215 14 10 24
Technical or Further Education Institution: 448 537 985 74 94 168
University or other Tertiary Institution: 339 430 769 57 82 139
Other type of Educational Institution: 147 170 317 19 21 40

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: 35,623
Total population 2006: 32,763
Increase/decrease: 8.7%
 
Catholic population 2011: 6,218
Catholic population 2006: 6,129
Increase/decrease: 1.5%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 37.1%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 37.2%
Total citizens 2011: 72.1%
Total citizens 2006: 77.5%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 20.6%
 Parish 
 17.5%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia19,8653,912 Iraq860 South East Europe7013
Bosnia and Herzegovina17911 Ireland3326 South Korea13316
Cambodia1300 Italy4237 South Africa18620
Canada283 Japan270 Sri Lanka6525
China mainland24412 Lebanon8118 Thailand23730
Croatia9850 Macedonia130 Turkey320
Egypt210 Malaysia10713 UK1,151125
Fiji3598 Malta2318 USA553
Germany14939 Netherlands10016 Vietnam16431
Greece130 New Zealand3,271438 Born elsewhere4,581862
Hong Kong8811 Philippines396259 Not stated3,018132
India40227 Poland6145 Total35,6226,218
Indonesia7211 Singapore557 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 55.8% 
 62.8% 
 Asia Pacific 
 16.1% 
 14.2% 
 Europe 
 5.5% 
 8.2% 
 Other 
 22.6% 
 14.7% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English23,3954,633Ukrainian30Thai350
Irish00Bosnian19111Indonesian505
German8415Croatian8552Malay233
Dutch4411Macedonian130Tagalog184107
Afrikaans440Serbian1280Filipino11075
Danish120Czech159Cantonese27937
Norwegian40Polish5344Mandarin37513
Swedish30Persian390Japanese340
Finnish330Arabic47075Korean15720
French4218Hebrew30Aust Indigenous325
Greek510Turkish530Fijian260
Portuguese164Tamil717Maori35229
Spanish218111Hindi4049Samoan1,385186
Italian7149Urdu1520Tongan29750
Maltese99Khmer1750Auslan385
Russian470Vietnamese23860   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 65.8% 
 Asian Pacific 
 11.3% 
 European 
 2.7% 
 Other 
 20.2% 

 


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 equiv5,10540.2% 5,18939.9% 95840.8% 1,06341.3%
Year 11 or equiv9367.4% 1,0087.7% 2139.1% 2399.3%
Year 10 or equiv2,86422.5% 3,03123.3% 58124.8% 66225.7%
Year 9 or equiv8426.6% 7375.7% 1837.8% 1505.8%
Year 8 or below1,0958.6% 1,2599.7% 2189.3% 27310.6%
No schooling2211.7% 2471.9% 391.7% 351.4%
Not stated1,65113.0% 1,54611.9% 1546.6% 1495.8%
Total12,714100.0% 13,017100.0% 2,346100.0% 2,571100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil47110711168668732130955
cath791722121216700165
$1-1994141089782687755195925
cath6415111112141550147
$200-299116166238220221264327126251,703
cath19323642406672296342
$300-39978108124136167200268104321,217
cath16142320334366296250
$400-5997817923019719819916150211,313
cath17283030314333140226
$600-79955278489377304247691971,845
cath761986255431555351
$800-9991413340733426221347801,418
cath02268625849400263
$1000-124965231826120217333501,050
cath0867453439600199
$1250-1499623147170123991400582
cath0330332623000115
$1500-199901414413997651200471
cath0039332311400110
$2000+0853846739030254
cath0061717800048
not stated25616728327221121012650261,601
cath2311172213251830132
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil38310820715916321033871,278
cath771629283238400224
$1-199406143196168120145531451,250
cath7326383115281630230
$200-299150198306294269406310104242,061
cath263848575710174197427
$300-39990132272250232319345206811,927
cath211846504679844918411
$400-5998925647340936327011869402,087
cath13398078656725125384
$600-799202294513353352244511111,661
cath34690727367900360
$800-9999822392151841231230867
cath51755414036000194
$1000-124904018213311583400557
cath01334293021000127
$1250-149901371786536300266
cath051220111100059
$1500-19990359574732000198
cath0014147700042
$2000+06182917603079
cath00754700023
not stated20014722323618316110870471,375
cath1371217177106089

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 34.2% 
 $300-599 
 27.4% 
 $600-999 
 24.3% 
 $1000-1499 
 10.1% 
 $1500+ 
 4.0% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 3,418 12.7%
Catholics 602 12.2%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs30410.7%459.8%
20-29yrs62611.5%9510.5%
30-39yrs70514.1%12013.9%
40-49yrs63614.5%10013.0%
50-59yrs51013.0%10112.8%
60-69yrs44713.8%10814.9%
70-79yrs16611.4%299.4%
80+ yrs223.4%33.1%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican42510.8%
Baptist16618.9%
Catholic60212.2%
Hinduism5414.8%
Islam17713.6%
Jehovah W8838.6%
Judaism422.2%
Lutheran5514.0%
Mormon8121.0%
Orthodox216.3%
Pentecostal21629.8%
Presbyterian13013.7%
Salvation Army2223.7%
Seventh Day Adv11623.6%
Uniting19214.9%
No religion4729.5%