Census Data 2011

Parish : Brighton

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: 8,140
  Total males: 3,978  
  Total females: 4,162
Catholic population: 2,221
  Catholic males: 1,084  
  Catholic females: 1,137  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 3,104 46.9% 801 45.6%
  Separated: 224 3.4% 59 3.4%
  Divorced: 771 11.7% 194 11.0%
  Widowed: 421 6.4% 124 7.1%
  Never Married: 2,097 31.7% 578 32.9%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 2,842 47.2% 754 46.0%
  De facto relationship 740 12.3% 199 12.1%
  Not married: 2,436 40.5% 687 41.9%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 181 40
  Torres Strait Islander: 14 4
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 9 5

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 524 6.4% 150 6.8%
  5-14 years: 1,003 12.3% 315 14.2%
  15-24 years: 848 10.4% 260 11.7%
  25-34 years: 946 11.6% 245 11.0%
  35-44 years: 1,366 16.8% 349 15.7%
  45-54 years: 1,201 14.8% 320 14.4%
  55-64 years: 921 11.3% 232 10.4%
  65-74 years: 639 7.9% 155 7.0%
  75-84 years: 485 6.0% 146 6.6%
  85 years & over: 207 2.5% 49 2.2%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 6.4% 
 6.8% 
 5-14 yrs 
 12.3% 
 14.2% 
 15-24 yrs 
 10.4% 
 11.7% 
 25-34 yrs 
 11.6% 
 11.0% 
 35-44 yrs 
 16.8% 
 15.7% 
 45-54 yrs 
 14.8% 
 14.4% 
 55-64 yrs 
 11.3% 
 10.4% 
 65-74 yrs 
 7.9% 
 7.0% 
 75-84 yrs 
 6.0% 
 6.6% 
 85+ yrs 
 2.5% 
 2.2% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 66.5%
Buddhist: 0.9%
Hindu: 0.1%
Islam: 0.3%
Judaism: 0.0%
Other religions: 1.3%
No religion: 24.2%
Not stated: 6.7%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 41.0% 27.3%
Anglicans: 27.6% 18.4%
Baptists: 5.8% 3.9%
Lutherans: 1.6% 1.0%
Mormons: 0.4% 0.3%
Orthodox: 0.7% 0.5%
Pentecostals: 1.8% 1.2%
Salvation Army: 0.6% 0.4%
Uniting Church: 9.5% 6.3%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 27.3%
 Anglican 
 18.4%
 Uniting 
 6.3%
 Lutheran 
 1.0%
 No Religion 
 24.2%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 6,386 78.5% 1,863 83.9%
  Elsewhere: 1,754 21.5% 358 16.1%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 7,252 89.1% 2,082 93.7%

 
Median age of population: 37.8
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,894
Median weekly rent: $287
Average household size: 2.4


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 43 58 101 17 21 38
Primary State School: 219 217 436 42 33 75
Primary Catholic School: 99 102 201 68 70 138
Primary other Non-Government School: 17 15 32 0 4 4
Secondary State School: 115 123 238 33 26 59
Secondary Catholic School: 86 73 159 49 47 96
Secondary other Non-Government School: 17 37 54 0 7 7
Technical or Further Education Institution: 66 100 166 19 29 48
University or other Tertiary Institution: 83 158 241 19 50 69
Other type of Educational Institution: 22 23 45 4 9 13

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: 8,140
Total population 2006: 7,931
Increase/decrease: 2.6%
 
Catholic population 2011: 2,221
Catholic population 2006: 2,107
Increase/decrease: 5.4%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 16.1%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 15.7%
Total citizens 2011: 89.1%
Total citizens 2006: 88.8%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 30.1%
 Parish 
 27.3%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia6,3831,864 Iraq00 South East Europe30
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland4433 South Korea00
Cambodia40 Italy1010 South Africa353
Canada177 Japan110 Sri Lanka50
China mainland140 Lebanon00 Thailand90
Croatia50 Macedonia00 Turkey40
Egypt40 Malaysia110 UK51774
Fiji194 Malta33 USA266
Germany338 Netherlands204 Vietnam70
Greece40 New Zealand35651 Born elsewhere18467
Hong Kong114 Philippines5130 Not stated31332
India133 Poland107 Total8,1422,221
Indonesia1711 Singapore30 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 78.5% 
 83.9% 
 Asia Pacific 
 6.5% 
 4.5% 
 Europe 
 7.9% 
 7.0% 
 Other 
 7.1% 
 4.5% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English7,4222,073Ukrainian00Thai30
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian70
German4014Croatian63Malay00
Dutch179Macedonian00Tagalog2013
Afrikaans30Serbian115Filipino137
Danish40Czech00Cantonese194
Norwegian00Polish73Mandarin114
Swedish00Persian00Japanese90
Finnish30Arabic55Korean00
French269Hebrew00Aust Indigenous00
Greek147Turkish00Fijian50
Portuguese00Tamil00Maori30
Spanish145Hindi90Samoan90
Italian2112Urdu60Tongan00
Maltese00Khmer70Auslan30
Russian00Vietnamese104   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 91.4% 
 Asian Pacific 
 1.4% 
 European 
 1.7% 
 Other 
 5.5% 

 


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 equiv1,36544.1% 1,58848.3% 37244.2% 42746.7%
Year 11 or equiv2297.4% 1755.3% 698.2% 616.7%
Year 10 or equiv82326.6% 83925.5% 22727.0% 25628.0%
Year 9 or equiv1685.4% 1404.3% 526.2% 424.6%
Year 8 or below2427.8% 2587.9% 728.6% 657.1%
No schooling60.2% 130.4% 40.5% 80.9%
Not stated2618.4% 2728.3% 465.5% 566.1%
Total3,094100.0% 3,285100.0% 842100.0% 915100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil861015181316304165
cath296333040755
$1-19967139169161090149
cath215045400039
$200-299232128222034766420308
cath0479571119567
$300-39919228273354505313279
cath75066141723078
$400-59920333030434463327302
cath1010991311153484
$600-7991030475666542370293
cath5101010251370080
$800-999819637381521830317
cath032017202000080
$1000-12490147711210461400372
cath0430262026400110
$1250-14990558686524700227
cath00162517350066
$1500-199903501168344600302
cath001520241300072
$2000+04381005925700233
cath00936121060073
not stated161426373134253531249
cath36538405034
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil807273627391433236
cath27031181230064
$1-1999522245031391860285
cath347715111093096
$200-299151624414557896218367
cath67885162218090
$300-399171924585256908330429
cath844141311242514117
$400-599113562929869675626516
cath571022262318250136
$600-7993287910867551776370
cath0122834158635111
$800-999422625984428110292
cath05181426807078
$1000-12490864816534740263
cath04112724400070
$1250-14990751534226000179
cath00217131100052
$1500-19990047504415000156
cath00131516000044
$2000+00153813400070
cath000115000016
not stated17518272527384851256
cath5006035131143

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 25.0% 
 $300-599 
 24.9% 
 $600-999 
 20.8% 
 $1000-1499 
 16.8% 
 $1500+ 
 12.5% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 1,177 17.8%
Catholics 312 17.8%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs8617.5%2716.8%
20-29yrs11614.8%2712.6%
30-39yrs24720.6%6120.2%
40-49yrs26720.4%6819.8%
50-59yrs21120.0%6222.0%
60-69yrs13216.6%3116.1%
70-79yrs8515.8%2315.4%
80+ yrs337.5%1311.7%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican21316.3%
Baptist8533.5%
Catholic31317.8%
Hinduism342.9%
Islam318.8%
Jehovah W1643.2%
Judaism00.0%
Lutheran1014.7%
Mormon945.0%
Orthodox521.7%
Pentecostal3038.0%
Presbyterian4416.1%
Salvation Army624.0%
Seventh Day Adv736.8%
Uniting9722.2%
No religion23815.8%