Census Data 2011

Parish : Birkdale

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: 24,917
  Total males: 12,251  
  Total females: 12,666
Catholic population: 6,198
  Catholic males: 2,950  
  Catholic females: 3,248  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 10,742 53.8% 2,542 53.0%
  Separated: 564 2.8% 152 3.2%
  Divorced: 1,807 9.1% 391 8.2%
  Widowed: 986 4.9% 239 5.0%
  Never Married: 5,856 29.3% 1,473 30.7%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 9,966 54.0% 2,439 53.7%
  De facto relationship 1,596 8.6% 373 8.2%
  Not married: 6,895 37.4% 1,734 38.1%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 274 68
  Torres Strait Islander: 32 4
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 16 0

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 1,462 5.9% 409 6.6%
  5-14 years: 3,497 14.0% 994 16.0%
  15-24 years: 3,476 14.0% 941 15.2%
  25-34 years: 2,436 9.8% 549 8.9%
  35-44 years: 3,575 14.3% 845 13.6%
  45-54 years: 4,025 16.2% 1,005 16.2%
  55-64 years: 3,201 12.8% 749 12.1%
  65-74 years: 1,816 7.3% 397 6.4%
  75-84 years: 954 3.8% 193 3.1%
  85 years & over: 474 1.9% 116 1.9%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 5.9% 
 6.6% 
 5-14 yrs 
 14.0% 
 16.0% 
 15-24 yrs 
 14.0% 
 15.2% 
 25-34 yrs 
 9.8% 
 8.9% 
 35-44 yrs 
 14.3% 
 13.6% 
 45-54 yrs 
 16.2% 
 16.2% 
 55-64 yrs 
 12.8% 
 12.1% 
 65-74 yrs 
 7.3% 
 6.4% 
 75-84 yrs 
 3.8% 
 3.1% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.9% 
 1.9% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 70.8%
Buddhist: 0.8%
Hindu: 0.3%
Islam: 0.1%
Judaism: 0.1%
Other religions: 1.3%
No religion: 19.9%
Not stated: 6.7%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 35.2% 24.9%
Anglicans: 31.8% 22.5%
Baptists: 4.8% 3.4%
Lutherans: 1.8% 1.3%
Mormons: 0.4% 0.3%
Orthodox: 1.2% 0.8%
Pentecostals: 1.8% 1.3%
Salvation Army: 0.5% 0.4%
Uniting Church: 10.1% 7.2%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 24.9%
 Anglican 
 22.5%
 Uniting 
 7.2%
 Lutheran 
 1.3%
 No Religion 
 19.9%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 18,446 74.0% 4,903 79.1%
  Elsewhere: 6,471 26.0% 1,295 20.9%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 21,815 87.6% 5,708 92.1%

 
Median age of population: 40.5
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,887
Median weekly rent: $381
Average household size: 2.7


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 145 127 272 41 38 79
Primary State School: 722 629 1,351 109 102 211
Primary Catholic School: 291 263 554 213 200 413
Primary other Non-Government School: 251 244 495 34 38 72
Secondary State School: 476 415 891 92 81 173
Secondary Catholic School: 145 133 278 117 111 228
Secondary other Non-Government School: 290 333 623 37 71 108
Technical or Further Education Institution: 233 289 522 58 73 131
University or other Tertiary Institution: 353 535 888 105 138 243
Other type of Educational Institution: 51 95 146 15 22 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: 24,917
Total population 2006: 23,740
Increase/decrease: 5.0%
 
Catholic population 2011: 6,198
Catholic population 2006: 5,883
Increase/decrease: 5.4%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 20.9%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 20.9%
Total citizens 2011: 87.6%
Total citizens 2006: 87.7%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 24.1%
 Parish 
 24.9%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia18,4524,903 Iraq00 South East Europe199
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland8267 South Korea123
Cambodia00 Italy7073 South Africa36570
Canada5518 Japan270 Sri Lanka3017
China mainland700 Lebanon30 Thailand170
Croatia2820 Macedonia40 Turkey30
Egypt135 Malaysia305 UK1,994262
Fiji390 Malta86 USA8831
Germany11625 Netherlands21276 Vietnam423
Greece220 New Zealand1,276228 Born elsewhere683171
Hong Kong236 Philippines10084 Not stated87369
India9512 Poland2322 Total24,9146,200
Indonesia4211 Singapore204 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 74.0% 
 79.1% 
 Asia Pacific 
 7.5% 
 6.0% 
 Europe 
 10.1% 
 10.0% 
 Other 
 8.3% 
 4.9% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English22,5275,665Ukrainian00Thai170
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian70
German12225Croatian4743Malay00
Dutch17370Macedonian50Tagalog4844
Afrikaans767Serbian155Filipino2719
Danish140Czech178Cantonese727
Norwegian00Polish2426Mandarin870
Swedish100Persian70Japanese327
Finnish430Arabic2411Korean30
French4823Hebrew50Aust Indigenous00
Greek805Turkish30Fijian00
Portuguese166Tamil00Maori160
Spanish6039Hindi340Samoan43
Italian10385Urdu40Tongan2512
Maltese67Khmer00Auslan60
Russian400Vietnamese639   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 90.3% 
 Asian Pacific 
 2.3% 
 European 
 3.0% 
 Other 
 4.4% 

 


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 equiv4,62750.4% 4,93250.2% 1,13750.6% 1,28050.3%
Year 11 or equiv7017.6% 6136.2% 1958.7% 1636.4%
Year 10 or equiv2,40326.2% 2,71627.7% 63128.1% 72528.5%
Year 9 or equiv4214.6% 4494.6% 1064.7% 1214.8%
Year 8 or below4875.3% 5445.5% 1175.2% 1546.1%
No schooling280.3% 210.2% 80.4% 80.3%
Not stated5075.5% 5425.5% 552.4% 943.7%
Total9,174100.0% 9,817100.0% 2,249100.0% 2,545100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil377492827307320100614
cath1081770721400164
$1-199313631823214248163547
cath8218307161460146
$200-29968694230397817411020630
cath26147961937183139
$300-3997557414838811429037609
cath2617610112031166143
$400-599641207062831261688036809
cath12302011212641164181
$600-7994815616714615315583284940
cath1642372821221880192
$800-9991211819016821219064195978
cath330374157411750231
$1000-1249353184229279216551241,035
cath015485671661740277
$1250-14990261302002331453570776
cath0727536533800193
$1500-199901914632932019621041,035
cath0445757448500251
$2000+03109350409217261041,128
cath05359410439006283
not stated703074709591505146577
cath10037013061453
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil275458415313514629100877
cath71318543936440229
$1-1993638392150117141662441,040
cath11219263932251740274
$200-29975829711411417522795311,010
cath132327302842502913255
$300-399516875121119163239164791,079
cath121819352541613125267
$400-59962146167265293245184102481,512
cath195431588064471615384
$600-799341631962563542087023101,314
cath543536183371170300
$800-99956514821626814617137885
cath52328538651300249
$1000-12490551441912181072546750
cath01526435424309174
$1250-149901386136170831040502
cath0518355723000138
$1500-1999006413316563670438
cath0019325017300121
$2000+0332757940304236
cath0087191000044
not stated6333528280745275123634
cath13431361572322106

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 25.1% 
 $300-599 
 21.5% 
 $600-999 
 21.9% 
 $1000-1499 
 16.2% 
 $1500+ 
 15.2% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 3,960 19.8%
Catholics 943 19.7%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs34617.7%9117.1%
20-29yrs40214.8%7511.7%
30-39yrs57920.2%14520.2%
40-49yrs99924.8%27127.4%
50-59yrs74520.4%15317.6%
60-69yrs56922.0%14224.5%
70-79yrs26220.8%4718.5%
80+ yrs586.5%188.6%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican85718.4%
Baptist24537.6%
Catholic94319.7%
Hinduism57.8%
Islam00.0%
Jehovah W5653.3%
Judaism418.2%
Lutheran4617.3%
Mormon1625.0%
Orthodox2514.5%
Pentecostal14455.8%
Presbyterian19621.4%
Salvation Army2936.3%
Seventh Day Adv816.7%
Uniting34722.5%
No religion56315.1%