Census Data 2011

Parish : Browns Plains

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: 77,343
  Total males: 38,644  
  Total females: 38,699
Catholic population: 16,740
  Catholic males: 8,093  
  Catholic females: 8,647  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 30,520 52.1% 6,582 51.2%
  Separated: 2,074 3.5% 491 3.8%
  Divorced: 4,677 8.0% 1,029 8.0%
  Widowed: 1,974 3.4% 493 3.8%
  Never Married: 19,327 33.0% 4,254 33.1%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 28,595 52.4% 6,356 51.7%
  De facto relationship 6,370 11.7% 1,441 11.7%
  Not married: 19,615 35.9% 4,487 36.5%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 1,468 263
  Torres Strait Islander: 116 20
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 77 13

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 6,115 7.9% 1,121 6.7%
  5-14 years: 12,650 16.4% 2,769 16.5%
  15-24 years: 10,925 14.1% 2,359 14.1%
  25-34 years: 10,082 13.0% 2,135 12.8%
  35-44 years: 12,207 15.8% 2,739 16.4%
  45-54 years: 11,128 14.4% 2,434 14.5%
  55-64 years: 7,965 10.3% 1,744 10.4%
  65-74 years: 4,009 5.2% 896 5.4%
  75-84 years: 1,694 2.2% 396 2.4%
  85 years & over: 568 0.7% 147 0.9%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 7.9% 
 6.7% 
 5-14 yrs 
 16.4% 
 16.5% 
 15-24 yrs 
 14.1% 
 14.1% 
 25-34 yrs 
 13.0% 
 12.8% 
 35-44 yrs 
 15.8% 
 16.4% 
 45-54 yrs 
 14.4% 
 14.5% 
 55-64 yrs 
 10.3% 
 10.4% 
 65-74 yrs 
 5.2% 
 5.4% 
 75-84 yrs 
 2.2% 
 2.4% 
 85+ yrs 
 0.7% 
 0.9% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 63.5%
Buddhist: 1.6%
Hindu: 0.6%
Islam: 1.1%
Judaism: 0.1%
Other religions: 1.6%
No religion: 23.5%
Not stated: 8.0%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 34.1% 21.6%
Anglicans: 31.3% 19.9%
Baptists: 3.4% 2.1%
Lutherans: 2.6% 1.7%
Mormons: 1.3% 0.8%
Orthodox: 1.7% 1.1%
Pentecostals: 2.8% 1.8%
Salvation Army: 0.5% 0.3%
Uniting Church: 8.4% 5.3%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 21.6%
 Anglican 
 19.9%
 Uniting 
 5.3%
 Lutheran 
 1.7%
 No Religion 
 23.5%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 55,697 72.0% 12,562 75.0%
  Elsewhere: 21,646 28.0% 4,178 25.0%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 66,011 85.3% 14,976 89.5%

 
Median age of population: 34.2
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,810
Median weekly rent: $321
Average household size: 3.0


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 538 481 1,019 111 104 215
Primary State School: 3,160 2,952 6,112 536 468 1,004
Primary Catholic School: 606 568 1,174 366 345 711
Primary other Non-Government School: 454 488 942 67 68 135
Secondary State School: 2,016 1,923 3,939 340 373 713
Secondary Catholic School: 402 404 806 213 213 426
Secondary other Non-Government School: 490 448 938 89 93 182
Technical or Further Education Institution: 627 884 1,511 125 200 325
University or other Tertiary Institution: 612 1,145 1,757 142 280 422
Other type of Educational Institution: 173 332 505 41 67 108

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: 77,343
Total population 2006: 67,466
Increase/decrease: 14.6%
 
Catholic population 2011: 16,740
Catholic population 2006: 14,381
Increase/decrease: 16.4%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 25.0%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 22.9%
Total citizens 2011: 85.3%
Total citizens 2006: 85.7%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 20.6%
 Parish 
 21.6%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia55,68712,705 Iraq60 South East Europe21052
Bosnia and Herzegovina21264 Ireland142108 South Korea718
Cambodia1410 Italy11092 South Africa510113
Canada8825 Japan746 Sri Lanka4221
China mainland28020 Lebanon224 Thailand2013
Croatia232169 Macedonia440 Turkey80
Egypt456 Malaysia16726 UK4,369473
Fiji36523 Malta4442 USA15634
Germany430127 Netherlands337116 Vietnam34973
Greece360 New Zealand5,207746 Born elsewhere3,162721
Hong Kong9315 Philippines608471 Not stated3,281291
India35963 Poland10077 Total77,34316,742
Indonesia9026 Singapore10122 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 72.0% 
 76.0% 
 Asia Pacific 
 10.5% 
 8.9% 
 Europe 
 8.2% 
 9.1% 
 Other 
 9.3% 
 6.0% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English65,04014,405Ukrainian95Thai564
Irish00Bosnian1085Indonesian6717
German30681Croatian301254Malay123
Dutch15449Macedonian580Tagalog233193
Afrikaans10212Serbian29511Filipino206159
Danish220Czech245Cantonese25031
Norwegian00Polish9776Mandarin71518
Swedish140Persian180Japanese9212
Finnish430Arabic19134Korean617
French8943Hebrew70Aust Indigenous44
Greek1140Turkish360Fijian375
Portuguese6241Tamil137Maori11921
Spanish435241Hindi3698Samoan537101
Italian166130Urdu2400Tongan11222
Maltese3530Khmer2150Auslan534
Russian630Vietnamese53198   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 85.0% 
 Asian Pacific 
 5.4% 
 European 
 3.1% 
 Other 
 6.5% 

 


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 equiv11,43241.5% 13,08046.5% 2,53942.2% 3,07846.3%
Year 11 or equiv2,4298.8% 2,3578.4% 5689.4% 6079.1%
Year 10 or equiv8,46630.7% 7,95528.3% 1,89031.4% 1,92528.9%
Year 9 or equiv1,7826.5% 1,4275.1% 4106.8% 3615.4%
Year 8 or below1,4655.3% 1,3444.8% 3565.9% 3805.7%
No schooling1930.7% 1760.6% 270.4% 340.5%
Not stated1,7716.4% 1,7936.4% 2263.8% 2704.1%
Total27,538100.0% 28,132100.0% 6,016100.0% 6,655100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1,177160138140138220822752,087
cath252332720273017150421
$1-19973115089889415211137101,462
cath16339161712232257304
$200-299206187182166203336627275582,240
cath4226323034801556821488
$300-399208153128160168256363211381,685
cath45312531434973528357
$400-599267355296292313351296106242,300
cath578747616383631410485
$600-79916353274767257648116853163,408
cath371011391471271122993704
$800-99948330889895876518103843,671
cath9702081721961312400810
$1000-1249172168611,06495951979743,726
cath0472052452201071200836
$1250-149978960476466635442002,526
cath02312617916976900582
$1500-199994945077974631830302,384
cath01510518116168900539
$2000+02523247944824132301,460
cath095111493501000327
not stated32018426439434228114478402,047
cath40221849423418147244
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1,0141763404304785229526103,091
cath231386093941292540674
$1-1999242424405163672781014162,915
cath228538313387562240666
$200-299268232412424395574629252703,256
cath644898105811351557333792
$300-3992102263855224274854842731183,130
cath484980118941161276533730
$400-599196484790966900579282127324,356
cath5110717523220512853349994
$600-799855068509669024639633453,946
cath18992072242159928129911
$800-9991723364469969327328642,597
cath86314417216165800621
$1000-1249511855162550522436402,068
cath019143160128591600525
$1250-14990342973462911196001,093
cath0876917028000273
$1500-19990111822922571291030884
cath0534716328000201
$2000+044013091361735326
cath00839201650088
not stated221136271398292256147118781,917
cath492527543141172510279

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 27.3% 
 $300-599 
 21.1% 
 $600-999 
 24.9% 
 $1000-1499 
 17.3% 
 $1500+ 
 9.4% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 8,023 13.7%
Catholics 1,664 13.0%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs72011.8%15011.2%
20-29yrs1,05510.9%21210.4%
30-39yrs1,65714.6%31913.1%
40-49yrs1,99916.6%47717.6%
50-59yrs1,36514.4%27413.1%
60-69yrs86214.1%17212.9%
70-79yrs30211.8%417.1%
80+ yrs635.0%185.7%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican1,66813.4%
Baptist28221.6%
Catholic1,66513.0%
Hinduism4212.3%
Islam11719.9%
Jehovah W16435.7%
Judaism1540.5%
Lutheran15115.1%
Mormon17640.0%
Orthodox578.4%
Pentecostal35835.8%
Presbyterian32414.1%
Salvation Army3818.1%
Seventh Day Adv12532.1%
Uniting46714.0%
No religion1,32210.7%