Census Data 2011

Parish : Beenleigh

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: 70,060
  Total males: 34,572  
  Total females: 35,488
Catholic population: 13,884
  Catholic males: 6,704  
  Catholic females: 7,180  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 25,674 47.5% 5,234 47.8%
  Separated: 2,203 4.1% 432 3.9%
  Divorced: 5,184 9.6% 1,057 9.7%
  Widowed: 2,548 4.7% 498 4.5%
  Never Married: 18,405 34.1% 3,728 34.0%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 23,515 48.0% 4,985 47.8%
  De facto relationship 6,328 12.9% 1,398 13.4%
  Not married: 19,188 39.1% 4,045 38.8%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 1,516 245
  Torres Strait Islander: 140 28
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 68 17

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 5,894 8.4% 1,014 7.3%
  5-14 years: 10,148 14.5% 1,919 13.8%
  15-24 years: 9,509 13.6% 1,856 13.4%
  25-34 years: 10,193 14.5% 2,055 14.8%
  35-44 years: 9,781 14.0% 2,051 14.8%
  45-54 years: 8,626 12.3% 1,782 12.8%
  55-64 years: 7,378 10.5% 1,562 11.3%
  65-74 years: 4,968 7.1% 1,054 7.6%
  75-84 years: 2,652 3.8% 469 3.4%
  85 years & over: 911 1.3% 122 0.9%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 8.4% 
 7.3% 
 5-14 yrs 
 14.5% 
 13.8% 
 15-24 yrs 
 13.6% 
 13.4% 
 25-34 yrs 
 14.5% 
 14.8% 
 35-44 yrs 
 14.0% 
 14.8% 
 45-54 yrs 
 12.3% 
 12.8% 
 55-64 yrs 
 10.5% 
 11.3% 
 65-74 yrs 
 7.1% 
 7.6% 
 75-84 yrs 
 3.8% 
 3.4% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.3% 
 0.9% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 63.6%
Buddhist: 0.8%
Hindu: 0.3%
Islam: 0.6%
Judaism: 0.1%
Other religions: 1.3%
No religion: 23.7%
Not stated: 9.5%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 31.2% 19.8%
Anglicans: 31.4% 19.9%
Baptists: 3.0% 1.9%
Lutherans: 4.4% 2.8%
Mormons: 1.9% 1.2%
Orthodox: 1.0% 0.6%
Pentecostals: 3.1% 2.0%
Salvation Army: 0.4% 0.3%
Uniting Church: 8.8% 5.6%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 19.8%
 Anglican 
 19.9%
 Uniting 
 5.6%
 Lutheran 
 2.8%
 No Religion 
 23.7%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 49,291 70.4% 10,400 74.9%
  Elsewhere: 20,769 29.6% 3,484 25.1%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 57,355 81.9% 12,275 88.4%

 
Median age of population: 36.7
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,807
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: 523 494 1,017 94 96 190
Primary State School: 2,600 2,368 4,968 398 409 807
Primary Catholic School: 277 286 563 181 191 372
Primary other Non-Government School: 538 555 1,093 75 68 143
Secondary State School: 1,352 1,294 2,646 235 205 440
Secondary Catholic School: 288 354 642 137 154 291
Secondary other Non-Government School: 469 429 898 67 59 126
Technical or Further Education Institution: 521 802 1,323 130 177 307
University or other Tertiary Institution: 570 1,067 1,637 109 201 310
Other type of Educational Institution: 142 310 452 27 67 94

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: 70,060
Total population 2006: 53,752
Increase/decrease: 30.3%
 
Catholic population 2011: 13,884
Catholic population 2006: 10,661
Increase/decrease: 30.2%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 25.1%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 23.8%
Total citizens 2011: 81.9%
Total citizens 2006: 84.9%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 20.6%
 Parish 
 19.8%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia49,26010,465 Iraq190 South East Europe5712
Bosnia and Herzegovina7331 Ireland150114 South Korea7514
Cambodia386 Italy8469 South Africa58893
Canada9215 Japan710 Sri Lanka6221
China mainland1569 Lebanon217 Thailand856
Croatia5633 Macedonia40 Turkey630
Egypt174 Malaysia11518 UK4,463509
Fiji20112 Malta6247 USA19337
Germany34772 Netherlands31998 Vietnam11546
Greece330 New Zealand5,735743 Born elsewhere2,176673
Hong Kong543 Philippines467359 Not stated4,377209
India21134 Poland11792 Total70,06413,882
Indonesia8520 Singapore5611 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 70.4% 
 75.3% 
 Asia Pacific 
 10.6% 
 9.4% 
 Europe 
 8.3% 
 9.3% 
 Other 
 10.7% 
 6.0% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English60,60012,265Ukrainian206Thai590
Irish1111Bosnian620Indonesian545
German21969Croatian8273Malay110
Dutch16353Macedonian90Tagalog196150
Afrikaans13612Serbian729Filipino131105
Danish340Czech2712Cantonese14313
Norwegian40Polish132112Mandarin1774
Swedish266Persian290Japanese1013
Finnish1003Arabic7223Korean8415
French10659Hebrew160Aust Indigenous60
Greek710Turkish1110Fijian246
Portuguese14071Tamil170Maori20033
Spanish271157Hindi1550Samoan24837
Italian13896Urdu230Tongan405
Maltese3023Khmer656Auslan248
Russian1289Vietnamese12347   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 87.0% 
 Asian Pacific 
 2.5% 
 European 
 2.6% 
 Other 
 7.9% 

 


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 equiv9,85039.1% 11,55343.4% 2,14541.5% 2,59345.3%
Year 11 or equiv2,2809.0% 2,2398.4% 54410.5% 5449.5%
Year 10 or equiv7,32629.1% 7,25827.3% 1,51829.4% 1,60928.1%
Year 9 or equiv1,7967.1% 1,5745.9% 4128.0% 3506.1%
Year 8 or below1,4655.8% 1,5295.7% 3096.0% 3365.9%
No schooling830.3% 1380.5% 160.3% 210.4%
Not stated2,3999.5% 2,3098.7% 2284.4% 2654.6%
Total25,199100.0% 26,600100.0% 5,172100.0% 5,718100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil86813713113295157622041,606
cath15525322321262240308
$1-19962214579927913713254211,361
cath130281916272527117290
$200-299164167221182189310665385762,359
cath233039484567163698492
$300-399153129146154180299473295521,881
cath322531343656107486375
$400-599197296331255266385412203602,405
cath47595751679494374510
$600-79910948376955547940419262243,077
cath289315512410178291011629
$800-9995130479970158242310437103,011
cath1369150157119792390619
$1000-124910215841818620414762173,022
cath042183173136861940643
$1250-149998750755245226942641,928
cath025961269158400400
$1500-199976047062549629942042,003
cath011120141105731000460
$2000+82124739038122230501,304
cath0657858044600278
not stated318204402400350289198137852,383
cath41153725312411155204
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil6931313313153534068226142,351
cath159246874701021584524
$1-19976020342235022625715459182,449
cath152348974495132120493
$200-299209245411347333605725334833,292
cath3844777781138188666715
$300-3991692464144384225407184241263,497
cath40419494821421358533746
$400-599163534829822710552430277984,415
cath35125171180158122986213964
$600-7998048887479770546011555273,601
cath231161891841449820116791
$800-999182116515025142485922232,248
cath052151117136681100535
$1000-12495114503445376207241061,690
cath02511510073514012380
$1250-149953227225923289430896
cath0852485117500181
$1500-1999041702332191001540745
cath00315348191000161
$2000+04509985431440299
cath001616131300058
not stated2691613223162802622002091732,192
cath271325291830231914198

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 27.2% 
 $300-599 
 24.6% 
 $600-999 
 24.2% 
 $1000-1499 
 15.2% 
 $1500+ 
 8.9% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 7,662 14.2%
Catholics 1,405 12.8%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs59312.1%10711.3%
20-29yrs1,18812.1%1879.7%
30-39yrs1,47514.7%26112.7%
40-49yrs1,59917.3%31416.0%
50-59yrs1,24415.7%22713.8%
60-69yrs97415.2%19014.2%
70-79yrs48013.0%10413.7%
80+ yrs1095.3%144.4%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican1,47812.7%
Baptist26225.3%
Catholic1,40412.8%
Hinduism2312.2%
Islam4815.2%
Jehovah W25542.9%
Judaism613.0%
Lutheran30519.0%
Mormon28250.4%
Orthodox3610.3%
Pentecostal38338.1%
Presbyterian27713.4%
Salvation Army2816.3%
Seventh Day Adv7529.5%
Uniting55517.1%
No religion1,18310.4%