Census Data 2011

Parish : Coomera

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: 72,574
  Total males: 35,712  
  Total females: 36,862
Catholic population: 15,678
  Catholic males: 7,408  
  Catholic females: 8,270  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 28,185 52.1% 6,128 52.3%
  Separated: 1,799 3.3% 395 3.4%
  Divorced: 4,498 8.3% 971 8.3%
  Widowed: 1,611 3.0% 307 2.6%
  Never Married: 17,996 33.3% 3,918 33.4%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 26,253 52.4% 5,908 52.5%
  De facto relationship 6,513 13.0% 1,504 13.4%
  Not married: 17,310 34.6% 3,831 34.1%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 832 221
  Torres Strait Islander: 50 6
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 34 4

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 6,613 9.1% 1,365 8.7%
  5-14 years: 11,876 16.4% 2,596 16.6%
  15-24 years: 9,608 13.2% 2,104 13.4%
  25-34 years: 10,897 15.0% 2,390 15.2%
  35-44 years: 12,327 17.0% 2,721 17.4%
  45-54 years: 9,225 12.7% 1,996 12.7%
  55-64 years: 6,435 8.9% 1,379 8.8%
  65-74 years: 3,563 4.9% 741 4.7%
  75-84 years: 1,484 2.0% 284 1.8%
  85 years & over: 546 0.8% 102 0.7%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 9.1% 
 8.7% 
 5-14 yrs 
 16.4% 
 16.6% 
 15-24 yrs 
 13.2% 
 13.4% 
 25-34 yrs 
 15.0% 
 15.2% 
 35-44 yrs 
 17.0% 
 17.4% 
 45-54 yrs 
 12.7% 
 12.7% 
 55-64 yrs 
 8.9% 
 8.8% 
 65-74 yrs 
 4.9% 
 4.7% 
 75-84 yrs 
 2.0% 
 1.8% 
 85+ yrs 
 0.8% 
 0.7% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 63.2%
Buddhist: 1.0%
Hindu: 0.4%
Islam: 0.7%
Judaism: 0.1%
Other religions: 1.2%
No religion: 25.6%
Not stated: 7.8%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 34.2% 21.6%
Anglicans: 34.8% 22.0%
Baptists: 2.7% 1.7%
Lutherans: 1.6% 1.0%
Mormons: 1.9% 1.2%
Orthodox: 1.6% 1.0%
Pentecostals: 2.4% 1.5%
Salvation Army: 0.4% 0.3%
Uniting Church: 6.9% 4.4%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 21.6%
 Anglican 
 22.0%
 Uniting 
 4.4%
 Lutheran 
 1.0%
 No Religion 
 25.6%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 47,839 65.9% 10,408 66.4%
  Elsewhere: 24,735 34.1% 5,270 33.6%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 56,712 78.1% 12,151 77.5%

 
Median age of population: 33.9
Median monthly mortgage payment: $2,108
Median weekly rent: $377
Average household size: 2.9


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 720 604 1,324 172 144 316
Primary State School: 2,981 2,708 5,689 500 476 976
Primary Catholic School: 452 471 923 308 328 636
Primary other Non-Government School: 682 721 1,403 111 125 236
Secondary State School: 1,805 1,740 3,545 341 306 647
Secondary Catholic School: 237 296 533 142 177 319
Secondary other Non-Government School: 583 606 1,189 106 107 213
Technical or Further Education Institution: 587 783 1,370 135 189 324
University or other Tertiary Institution: 772 1,384 2,156 146 319 465
Other type of Educational Institution: 168 350 518 36 84 120

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: 72,574
Total population 2006: 54,676
Increase/decrease: 32.7%
 
Catholic population 2011: 15,678
Catholic population 2006: 11,717
Increase/decrease: 33.8%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 33.6%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 24.9%
Total citizens 2011: 78.1%
Total citizens 2006: 82.1%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 23.5%
 Parish 
 21.6%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia47,83211,571 Iraq335 South East Europe9027
Bosnia and Herzegovina6217 Ireland13496 South Korea26931
Cambodia160 Italy12497 South Africa1,258185
Canada17035 Japan2330 Sri Lanka719
China mainland2168 Lebanon185 Thailand918
Croatia7752 Macedonia220 Turkey395
Egypt4911 Malaysia15733 UK5,648725
Fiji1339 Malta4539 USA24258
Germany35688 Netherlands21561 Vietnam5911
Greece385 New Zealand8,6031,215 Born elsewhere1,958597
Hong Kong8717 Philippines412315 Not stated3,321177
India17545 Poland9470 Total72,57415,679
Indonesia11123 Singapore15434 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 65.9% 
 73.9% 
 Asia Pacific 
 14.9% 
 11.0% 
 Europe 
 9.6% 
 9.6% 
 Other 
 9.6% 
 5.6% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English57,59212,709Ukrainian30Thai823
Irish00Bosnian385Indonesian7717
German28975Croatian11089Malay64
Dutch11034Macedonian210Tagalog139107
Afrikaans25712Serbian966Filipino10380
Danish150Czech3011Cantonese14214
Norwegian40Polish8871Mandarin31820
Swedish230Persian450Japanese30713
Finnish296Arabic8314Korean23529
French14876Hebrew70Aust Indigenous00
Greek1250Turkish540Fijian00
Portuguese4728Tamil390Maori26847
Spanish258158Hindi950Samoan10325
Italian184157Urdu270Tongan2110
Maltese3128Khmer120Auslan305
Russian10513Vietnamese5812   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 88.0% 
 Asian Pacific 
 3.0% 
 European 
 2.8% 
 Other 
 6.2% 

 


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 equiv11,92847.9% 13,52551.0% 2,34247.6% 2,94652.1%
Year 11 or equiv2,65810.7% 2,5759.7% 57411.7% 59310.5%
Year 10 or equiv6,51426.1% 6,71025.3% 1,39728.4% 1,47026.0%
Year 9 or equiv1,3445.4% 1,2364.7% 2936.0% 2594.6%
Year 8 or below7363.0% 7632.9% 1663.4% 2073.7%
No schooling700.3% 580.2% 100.2% 90.2%
Not stated1,6746.7% 1,6416.2% 1422.9% 1703.0%
Total24,924100.0% 26,508100.0% 4,924100.0% 5,654100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1,080183115157130175452661,917
cath22531153230221150371
$1-199705135728176991073271,314
cath1622816218193460294
$200-299198176170163157242439225421,812
cath4933303532361054316379
$300-399158140121144127175280144431,332
cath412621382423443413264
$400-599172295316291284316299123402,136
cath3848624967685966403
$600-799944297045764983781703782,894
cath2984151129119942500631
$800-999362798497895783971051263,051
cath5671861651238723100666
$1000-124914185890940647371751393,144
cath045206230149641250711
$1250-149968661972551028140402,271
cath0271571709056900509
$1500-199986459988261127339302,479
cath01315021313557600574
$2000+01937879961026251302,122
cath0473183126691400469
not stated22214235137026920113364291,781
cath4012202415192495168
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil856156387491367371743052,737
cath201166598788617150576
$1-1998531994405372502371283882,690
cath2046010411546542686623
$200-299227264438441311447507210732,918
cath45569186691191114718642
$300-399171226410505348353438243992,793
cath3963901147588875020626
$400-599182448908998736539288138754,312
cath331232202311861246622151,020
$600-799604539881,0027953889829143,827
cath12122227234192941960906
$800-9991519167268054227349542,431
cath843162170119782000600
$1000-12490104534557464187301041,890
cath01714113713336600470
$1250-149942331134926612416531,101
cath9781926729300288
$1500-199909228340263951400949
cath0560825521000223
$2000+679020014149900502
cath0034482917500133
not stated20612330731024520112992741,687
cath2662926311816174173

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 26.4% 
 $300-599 
 20.9% 
 $600-999 
 24.1% 
 $1000-1499 
 16.7% 
 $1500+ 
 11.8% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 7,488 13.8%
Catholics 1,506 12.9%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs70413.4%13511.5%
20-29yrs1,09611.5%21210.2%
30-39yrs1,66914.0%36213.9%
40-49yrs1,84616.6%40216.1%
50-59yrs1,03113.6%17210.8%
60-69yrs75714.5%15714.4%
70-79yrs31114.0%5812.4%
80+ yrs736.2%73.4%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican1,67913.3%
Baptist25425.9%
Catholic1,50512.8%
Hinduism3314.9%
Islam3510.7%
Jehovah W17947.9%
Judaism1820.5%
Lutheran9615.9%
Mormon23746.1%
Orthodox5910.5%
Pentecostal36145.3%
Presbyterian29914.2%
Salvation Army5031.3%
Seventh Day Adv5432.9%
Uniting38015.1%
No religion1,33010.4%