Census Data 2011

Parish : Boonah

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: 10,638
  Total males: 5,319  
  Total females: 5,319
Catholic population: 1,976
  Catholic males: 936  
  Catholic females: 1,040  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 4,852 57.3% 867 56.4%
  Separated: 244 2.9% 50 3.3%
  Divorced: 679 8.0% 107 7.0%
  Widowed: 510 6.0% 88 5.7%
  Never Married: 2,179 25.7% 424 27.6%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 4,475 57.6% 815 56.6%
  De facto relationship 669 8.6% 140 9.7%
  Not married: 2,631 33.8% 486 33.7%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 135 21
  Torres Strait Islander: 16 10
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 14 9

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 665 6.3% 127 6.4%
  5-14 years: 1,519 14.3% 317 16.0%
  15-24 years: 1,105 10.4% 227 11.5%
  25-34 years: 980 9.2% 179 9.1%
  35-44 years: 1,376 12.9% 252 12.8%
  45-54 years: 1,573 14.8% 306 15.5%
  55-64 years: 1,500 14.1% 240 12.1%
  65-74 years: 1,091 10.3% 207 10.5%
  75-84 years: 587 5.5% 87 4.4%
  85 years & over: 242 2.3% 34 1.7%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 6.3% 
 6.4% 
 5-14 yrs 
 14.3% 
 16.0% 
 15-24 yrs 
 10.4% 
 11.5% 
 25-34 yrs 
 9.2% 
 9.1% 
 35-44 yrs 
 12.9% 
 12.8% 
 45-54 yrs 
 14.8% 
 15.5% 
 55-64 yrs 
 14.1% 
 12.1% 
 65-74 yrs 
 10.3% 
 10.5% 
 75-84 yrs 
 5.5% 
 4.4% 
 85+ yrs 
 2.3% 
 1.7% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 74.8%
Buddhist: 0.5%
Hindu: 0.1%
Islam: 0.1%
Judaism: 0.0%
Other religions: 0.8%
No religion: 16.6%
Not stated: 7.2%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 24.8% 18.6%
Anglicans: 24.9% 18.7%
Baptists: 4.7% 3.5%
Lutherans: 10.8% 8.1%
Mormons: 0.2% 0.1%
Orthodox: 0.3% 0.2%
Pentecostals: 2.2% 1.7%
Salvation Army: 1.9% 1.5%
Uniting Church: 17.2% 12.8%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 18.6%
 Anglican 
 18.7%
 Uniting 
 12.8%
 Lutheran 
 8.1%
 No Religion 
 16.6%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 9,219 86.7% 1,797 90.9%
  Elsewhere: 1,419 13.3% 179 9.1%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 9,824 92.3% 1,897 96.0%

 
Median age of population: 42.8
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,542
Median weekly rent: $190
Average household size: 2.6


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 55 43 98 10 15 25
Primary State School: 398 365 763 51 48 99
Primary Catholic School: 104 120 224 59 60 119
Primary other Non-Government School: 35 31 66 3 8 11
Secondary State School: 274 259 533 45 54 99
Secondary Catholic School: 22 23 45 7 10 17
Secondary other Non-Government School: 32 34 66 6 7 13
Technical or Further Education Institution: 49 95 144 11 10 21
University or other Tertiary Institution: 47 101 148 10 24 34
Other type of Educational Institution: 15 34 49 5 4 9

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: 10,638
Total population 2006: 9,446
Increase/decrease: 12.6%
 
Catholic population 2011: 1,976
Catholic population 2006: 1,718
Increase/decrease: 15.0%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 9.1%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 8.4%
Total citizens 2011: 92.3%
Total citizens 2006: 92.8%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 21.2%
 Parish 
 18.6%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia9,2211,796 Iraq00 South East Europe30
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland65 South Korea6113
Cambodia00 Italy00 South Africa140
Canada180 Japan30 Sri Lanka129
China mainland00 Lebanon00 Thailand30
Croatia50 Macedonia00 Turkey00
Egypt00 Malaysia110 UK39346
Fiji60 Malta34 USA213
Germany398 Netherlands358 Vietnam30
Greece00 New Zealand15520 Born elsewhere12014
Hong Kong00 Philippines2720 Not stated46128
India100 Poland00 Total10,6401,978
Indonesia104 Singapore00 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 86.8% 
 90.8% 
 Asia Pacific 
 2.6% 
 3.4% 
 Europe 
 4.7% 
 4.0% 
 Other 
 5.9% 
 1.8% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English10,0081,915Ukrainian00Thai90
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian30
German304Croatian40Malay00
Dutch157Macedonian00Tagalog86
Afrikaans50Serbian00Filipino75
Danish80Czech00Cantonese80
Norwegian00Polish00Mandarin100
Swedish00Persian00Japanese30
Finnish00Arabic40Korean5112
French155Hebrew00Aust Indigenous00
Greek50Turkish00Fijian60
Portuguese00Tamil00Maori00
Spanish180Hindi00Samoan30
Italian79Urdu00Tongan40
Maltese00Khmer00Auslan40
Russian00Vietnamese00   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 94.0% 
 Asian Pacific 
 1.1% 
 European 
 0.9% 
 Other 
 4.0% 

 


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 equiv1,30832.5% 1,58738.9% 25736.1% 34241.7%
Year 11 or equiv2586.4% 2375.8% 517.2% 678.2%
Year 10 or equiv1,22130.4% 1,20529.5% 24133.9% 24930.3%
Year 9 or equiv3318.2% 2686.6% 537.5% 526.3%
Year 8 or below58414.5% 53513.1% 8712.2% 749.0%
No schooling50.1% 100.2% 00.0% 50.6%
Not stated3157.8% 2395.9% 223.1% 323.9%
Total4,022100.0% 4,081100.0% 711100.0% 821100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil10413102018381980230
cath1800346140045
$1-1999391212283333225247
cath2300045120044
$200-29928121938388015110420490
cath63007132623381
$300-399239202449821025528392
cath6404891811060
$400-599433543577388815016486
cath1071710812136083
$600-7991358968110210644150515
cath0142212181690091
$800-999036691101169231130467
cath071124201107080
$1000-124901977861337213100410
cath07913261030068
$1250-14990539816453700249
cath031014141200053
$1500-199908456162481404242
cath0091014600847
$2000+0029435439700172
cath0051418500042
not stated311419365061402618295
cath00343480022
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil10973234707525110363
cath2136111412100077
$1-19910716478669725395464
cath265391314100080
$200-2993627577875951638118630
cath472213102229100117
$300-3993628597172911349357641
cath931191520321011120
$400-599285297147152117894218742
cath510153436231874152
$600-7993448311912088321110510
cath31213252316644106
$800-999014445266351050226
cath0471524300053
$1000-12490930434132300158
cath0312105500035
$1250-14990615204925000115
cath003715000025
$1500-19990010293323060101
cath000114700022
$2000+0071713764054
cath0000000000
not stated221021312648342344259
cath400061007330

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 30.3% 
 $300-599 
 28.9% 
 $600-999 
 22.0% 
 $1000-1499 
 11.8% 
 $1500+ 
 7.0% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 2,100 24.8%
Catholics 372 24.2%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs14020.7%2115.4%
20-29yrs15117.7%3922.4%
30-39yrs29324.1%4218.5%
40-49yrs42228.0%7928.2%
50-59yrs40526.8%6723.7%
60-69yrs40429.2%6830.8%
70-79yrs22627.0%4931.6%
80+ yrs5912.5%610.2%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican39823.7%
Baptist8728.8%
Catholic37124.2%
Hinduism00.0%
Islam00.0%
Jehovah W3144.9%
Judaism00.0%
Lutheran18025.1%
Mormon853.3%
Orthodox735.0%
Pentecostal6148.4%
Presbyterian5626.8%
Salvation Army5243.3%
Seventh Day Adv1634.8%
Uniting30025.7%
No religion26921.6%