Census Data 2011

Parish : Springfield

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: 20,787
  Total males: 10,206  
  Total females: 10,581
Catholic population: 4,939
  Catholic males: 2,367  
  Catholic females: 2,572  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 7,884 53.2% 1,862 53.1%
  Separated: 550 3.7% 147 4.2%
  Divorced: 960 6.5% 224 6.4%
  Widowed: 238 1.6% 47 1.3%
  Never Married: 5,177 35.0% 1,228 35.0%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 7,408 53.4% 1,800 53.4%
  De facto relationship 2,109 15.2% 504 14.9%
  Not married: 4,361 31.4% 1,069 31.7%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 373 78
  Torres Strait Islander: 13 5
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 18 4

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 2,309 11.1% 477 9.7%
  5-14 years: 3,666 17.6% 955 19.3%
  15-24 years: 2,956 14.2% 722 14.6%
  25-34 years: 4,152 20.0% 929 18.8%
  35-44 years: 3,753 18.1% 913 18.5%
  45-54 years: 2,223 10.7% 542 11.0%
  55-64 years: 1,163 5.6% 273 5.5%
  65-74 years: 418 2.0% 101 2.0%
  75-84 years: 113 0.5% 20 0.4%
  85 years & over: 34 0.2% 7 0.1%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 11.1% 
 9.7% 
 5-14 yrs 
 17.6% 
 19.3% 
 15-24 yrs 
 14.2% 
 14.6% 
 25-34 yrs 
 20.0% 
 18.8% 
 35-44 yrs 
 18.1% 
 18.5% 
 45-54 yrs 
 10.7% 
 11.0% 
 55-64 yrs 
 5.6% 
 5.5% 
 65-74 yrs 
 2.0% 
 2.0% 
 75-84 yrs 
 0.5% 
 0.4% 
 85+ yrs 
 0.2% 
 0.1% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 61.7%
Buddhist: 2.6%
Hindu: 2.0%
Islam: 0.8%
Judaism: 0.1%
Other religions: 1.6%
No religion: 24.3%
Not stated: 6.8%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 38.5% 23.8%
Anglicans: 26.6% 16.5%
Baptists: 3.0% 1.9%
Lutherans: 2.5% 1.5%
Mormons: 2.4% 1.5%
Orthodox: 1.5% 1.0%
Pentecostals: 4.5% 2.8%
Salvation Army: 0.3% 0.2%
Uniting Church: 7.5% 4.6%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 23.8%
 Anglican 
 16.5%
 Uniting 
 4.6%
 Lutheran 
 1.5%
 No Religion 
 24.3%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 13,645 65.6% 3,467 70.2%
  Elsewhere: 7,142 34.4% 1,472 29.8%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 16,514 79.4% 4,183 84.7%

 
Median age of population: 29.0
Median monthly mortgage payment: $2,139
Median weekly rent: $337
Average household size: 3.0


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 221 177 398 40 45 85
Primary State School: 834 821 1,655 192 164 356
Primary Catholic School: 224 196 420 130 132 262
Primary other Non-Government School: 217 216 433 28 34 62
Secondary State School: 405 396 801 76 83 159
Secondary Catholic School: 150 160 310 74 88 162
Secondary other Non-Government School: 159 170 329 26 22 48
Technical or Further Education Institution: 179 277 456 53 65 118
University or other Tertiary Institution: 316 515 831 84 122 206
Other type of Educational Institution: 55 85 140 13 21 34

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.


Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 21.2%
 Parish 
 23.8%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia13,6503,466 Iraq40 South East Europe100
Bosnia and Herzegovina198 Ireland4029 South Korea180
Cambodia40 Italy128 South Africa32339
Canada4311 Japan416 Sri Lanka597
China mainland610 Lebanon43 Thailand340
Croatia1712 Macedonia30 Turkey30
Egypt40 Malaysia8613 UK1,353241
Fiji1547 Malta77 USA10217
Germany6917 Netherlands6721 Vietnam26877
Greece40 New Zealand1,858308 Born elsewhere1,042265
Hong Kong498 Philippines285224 Not stated67958
India31039 Poland3625 Total20,7864,941
Indonesia266 Singapore4619 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 65.7% 
 70.1% 
 Asia Pacific 
 15.8% 
 14.4% 
 Europe 
 7.9% 
 8.2% 
 Other 
 10.7% 
 7.2% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English16,8564,094Ukrainian40Thai360
Irish00Bosnian50Indonesian180
German5412Croatian2021Malay34
Dutch3910Macedonian30Tagalog122104
Afrikaans1127Serbian370Filipino9174
Danish100Czech63Cantonese906
Norwegian30Polish4429Mandarin923
Swedish30Persian640Japanese533
Finnish30Arabic184Korean220
French4318Hebrew00Aust Indigenous84
Greek250Turkish80Fijian1510
Portuguese199Tamil440Maori5012
Spanish215115Hindi2110Samoan31972
Italian3524Urdu210Tongan255
Maltese56Khmer50Auslan50
Russian350Vietnamese449139   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 81.2% 
 Asian Pacific 
 8.9% 
 European 
 3.0% 
 Other 
 7.0% 

 


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 equiv4,12260.5% 4,58262.6% 1,01962.6% 1,17962.6%
Year 11 or equiv6129.0% 6148.4% 1489.1% 1819.6%
Year 10 or equiv1,35519.9% 1,41219.3% 32019.7% 38020.2%
Year 9 or equiv2183.2% 1772.4% 633.9% 492.6%
Year 8 or below1281.9% 1612.2% 311.9% 382.0%
No schooling360.5% 370.5% 60.4% 30.2%
Not stated3465.1% 3394.6% 402.5% 522.8%
Total6,817100.0% 7,322100.0% 1,627100.0% 1,882100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil2974138402927330478
cath724106612000110
$1-199177271319671250266
cath4211330040063
$200-29935292626263149113236
cath463606134042
$300-39942321821113536160211
cath173335786052
$400-59944578149414328100353
cath91320981180078
$600-7993412122013479642830683
cath93637332420800167
$800-99917134287189146611400848
cath4366749368000200
$1000-12490115410294171829001,081
cath02898653819400252
$1250-1499441323304181581000921
cath01065654614000200
$1500-199902131636021464800983
cath0982964717000251
$2000+01416928519958000725
cath054372448000172
not stated5435808662231500355
cath9361211000041
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil2585216113978851680797
cath681322411618000178
$1-199239641661386140800716
cath60104228187000165
$200-2996370120983961502011532
cath142419267182000128
$300-39945601151176762692114570
cath1114302817192163149
$400-599561622162481457741130958
cath114157654320600243
$600-7992218029426513277930982
cath65067673920400253
$800-999712129323214960903874
cath32874503913400211
$1000-124905131324413356300800
cath01375654223000218
$1250-14990242121659929000529
cath0105754238000152
$1500-19990131441578123000418
cath003841220000101
$2000+035168373000162
cath0092113000043
not stated613487753838300336
cath135490800039

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 21.4% 
 $300-599 
 14.9% 
 $600-999 
 23.8% 
 $1000-1499 
 23.5% 
 $1500+ 
 16.4% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 2,417 16.3%
Catholics 509 14.5%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs21514.8%3610.3%
20-29yrs48413.9%9611.5%
30-39yrs68516.5%14315.1%
40-49yrs59119.0%14919.8%
50-59yrs25616.6%4812.6%
60-69yrs14819.0%3218.6%
70-79yrs3215.0%47.1%
80+ yrs78.4%00.0%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican41315.9%
Baptist7325.6%
Catholic50814.5%
Hinduism6019.1%
Islam1713.8%
Jehovah W2447.1%
Judaism00.0%
Lutheran4922.0%
Mormon8746.8%
Orthodox1814.5%
Pentecostal19349.1%
Presbyterian10821.3%
Salvation Army1244.4%
Seventh Day Adv1839.1%
Uniting12416.5%
No religion40612.0%