Census Data 2011

Parish : Burleigh Heads

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: 133,894
  Total males: 64,615  
  Total females: 69,279
Catholic population: 32,575
  Catholic males: 15,223  
  Catholic females: 17,352  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 51,151 47.0% 12,456 47.6%
  Separated: 3,526 3.2% 892 3.4%
  Divorced: 11,098 10.2% 2,500 9.5%
  Widowed: 5,732 5.3% 1,353 5.2%
  Never Married: 37,365 34.3% 8,982 34.3%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 46,720 47.8% 11,839 47.8%
  De facto relationship 10,299 10.5% 2,523 10.2%
  Not married: 40,772 41.7% 10,407 42.0%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 1,357 367
  Torres Strait Islander: 104 11
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 95 38

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 8,140 6.1% 1,975 6.1%
  5-14 years: 16,876 12.6% 4,414 13.6%
  15-24 years: 18,030 13.5% 4,469 13.7%
  25-34 years: 17,481 13.1% 4,147 12.7%
  35-44 years: 19,615 14.6% 4,723 14.5%
  45-54 years: 18,228 13.6% 4,460 13.7%
  55-64 years: 15,870 11.9% 3,691 11.3%
  65-74 years: 10,730 8.0% 2,688 8.3%
  75-84 years: 6,382 4.8% 1,564 4.8%
  85 years & over: 2,542 1.9% 444 1.4%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 6.1% 
 6.1% 
 5-14 yrs 
 12.6% 
 13.6% 
 15-24 yrs 
 13.5% 
 13.7% 
 25-34 yrs 
 13.1% 
 12.7% 
 35-44 yrs 
 14.6% 
 14.5% 
 45-54 yrs 
 13.6% 
 13.7% 
 55-64 yrs 
 11.9% 
 11.3% 
 65-74 yrs 
 8.0% 
 8.3% 
 75-84 yrs 
 4.8% 
 4.8% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.9% 
 1.4% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 64.8%
Buddhist: 1.6%
Hindu: 0.4%
Islam: 0.5%
Judaism: 0.2%
Other religions: 1.5%
No religion: 22.2%
Not stated: 8.8%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 37.5% 24.3%
Anglicans: 31.9% 20.7%
Baptists: 2.5% 1.6%
Lutherans: 1.8% 1.2%
Mormons: 0.7% 0.4%
Orthodox: 1.7% 1.1%
Pentecostals: 2.8% 1.8%
Salvation Army: 0.3% 0.2%
Uniting Church: 8.2% 5.3%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 24.3%
 Anglican 
 20.7%
 Uniting 
 5.3%
 Lutheran 
 1.2%
 No Religion 
 22.2%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 91,769 68.5% 24,975 76.7%
  Elsewhere: 42,125 31.5% 7,600 23.3%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 110,412 82.5% 29,442 90.4%

 
Median age of population: 38.4
Median monthly mortgage payment: $2,003
Median weekly rent: $367
Average household size: 2.5


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 931 857 1,788 243 237 480
Primary State School: 3,828 3,409 7,237 741 659 1,400
Primary Catholic School: 767 705 1,472 681 615 1,296
Primary other Non-Government School: 1,189 1,240 2,429 179 233 412
Secondary State School: 2,461 2,323 4,784 512 496 1,008
Secondary Catholic School: 522 530 1,052 354 388 742
Secondary other Non-Government School: 1,149 1,103 2,252 211 213 424
Technical or Further Education Institution: 1,081 1,444 2,525 273 347 620
University or other Tertiary Institution: 2,480 3,802 6,282 563 966 1,529
Other type of Educational Institution: 368 589 957 78 124 202

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: 133,894
Total population 2006: 116,623
Increase/decrease: 14.8%
 
Catholic population 2011: 32,575
Catholic population 2006: 28,061
Increase/decrease: 16.1%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 23.3%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 22.9%
Total citizens 2011: 82.5%
Total citizens 2006: 82.6%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 23.5%
 Parish 
 24.3%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia91,80625,073 Iraq307 South East Europe15941
Bosnia and Herzegovina12522 Ireland386287 South Korea36684
Cambodia195 Italy407332 South Africa1,708229
Canada527107 Japan81429 Sri Lanka10524
China mainland81324 Lebanon5629 Thailand2519
Croatia215149 Macedonia800 Turkey940
Egypt12538 Malaysia42871 UK8,8701,055
Fiji15531 Malta201180 USA666135
Germany758242 Netherlands524161 Vietnam11127
Greece1035 New Zealand9,5401,466 Born elsewhere4,2991,400
Hong Kong29641 Philippines632495 Not stated8,271466
India44668 Poland226151 Total133,89732,575
Indonesia21348 Singapore17549 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 68.5% 
 77.0% 
 Asia Pacific 
 10.7% 
 7.6% 
 Europe 
 9.1% 
 9.6% 
 Other 
 11.6% 
 5.8% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English114,33629,037Ukrainian2023Thai2314
Irish67Bosnian855Indonesian15125
German647186Croatian235202Malay646
Dutch30093Macedonian1090Tagalog266225
Afrikaans33617Serbian29714Filipino12285
Danish4810Czech7628Cantonese78262
Norwegian425Polish237163Mandarin98938
Swedish756Persian950Japanese1,09069
Finnish623Arabic29255Korean38180
French466231Hebrew600Aust Indigenous140
Greek35413Turkish1293Fijian155
Portuguese399219Tamil350Maori11419
Spanish561322Hindi17515Samoan4918
Italian628496Urdu380Tongan244
Maltese125118Khmer134Auslan479
Russian18111Vietnamese11646   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 85.6% 
 Asian Pacific 
 3.7% 
 European 
 3.6% 
 Other 
 7.1% 

 


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 equiv24,82750.1% 27,63150.2% 6,10351.2% 7,36052.1%
Year 11 or equiv4,1868.4% 4,5328.2% 1,1819.9% 1,2458.8%
Year 10 or equiv11,82823.9% 13,46724.4% 3,05625.6% 3,65025.8%
Year 9 or equiv2,2654.6% 2,5954.7% 6675.6% 6104.3%
Year 8 or below1,8193.7% 2,0123.7% 4734.0% 6264.4%
No schooling970.2% 1280.2% 220.2% 340.2%
Not stated4,5339.1% 4,7228.6% 4203.5% 6074.3%
Total49,555100.0% 55,087100.0% 11,922100.0% 14,132100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1,69942330127324736213578283,546
cath451706066647743206857
$1-1991,37637118613317823224686302,838
cath33710741293153592612695
$200-2993564764083564026391,1617961694,763
cath101102907795156293198281,140
$300-3992873353143174005298576451923,876
cath688071878711619818526918
$400-5992926186315896888419354872035,284
cath61166161129157196228112441,254
$600-7991107051,1301,019922959509189875,630
cath3116325427022319413343131,324
$800-999403851,2411,1941,077800326104465,213
cath171013022722801947228111,277
$1000-1249152721,2131,2261,10376922274244,918
cath570315291294183471941,228
$1250-149991168981,06683052612727213,620
cath103924226218714234130929
$1500-19990787871,2721,0446411031833,946
cath01521735024114532731,010
$2000+9545521,2141,04065114033123,705
cath0141553222721493655958
not stated4394377687306145694053011544,417
cath722937595344394017390
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1,34243657771862480819988664,858
cath354951251751501945026101,179
$1-1991,663460565793540565338148485,120
cath497116139177136139873191,331
$200-2994575816147466661,1011,3288151946,502
cath140151140183165283373225221,682
$300-3992824676477788021,0381,3961,1104957,015
cath741161631952182763973001021,841
$400-5992948561,2901,6171,5671,3641,0226022688,880
cath78232296396410357265122552,211
$600-799708501,5771,5011,571998418183747,242
cath2223841141143426011142171,946
$800-999123851,1161,0181,01563815850314,423
cath61063132782731565219131,216
$1000-1249515495989082051310044213,506
cath04829323623314029146999
$1250-14998395146115773196321152,167
cath0121361661656020413576
$1500-1999518380572616292522461,965
cath06103162165782170542
$2000+313179322296162552901,059
cath004786733014133266
not stated3543716326615895524324293624,382
cath452135455268537229420

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 27.6% 
 $300-599 
 25.1% 
 $600-999 
 22.4% 
 $1000-1499 
 14.2% 
 $1500+ 
 10.7% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 17,607 16.2%
Catholics 4,031 15.4%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs1,53516.8%38216.1%
20-29yrs2,68315.2%54513.2%
30-39yrs2,76814.9%61513.9%
40-49yrs3,74319.5%87618.6%
50-59yrs2,84216.9%65616.2%
60-69yrs2,40017.2%55316.5%
70-79yrs1,26415.4%30915.1%
80+ yrs3726.9%978.6%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican3,55715.0%
Baptist46126.0%
Catholic4,03215.4%
Hinduism6415.0%
Islam6412.5%
Jehovah W33852.6%
Judaism6321.6%
Lutheran22818.1%
Mormon19247.3%
Orthodox13511.5%
Pentecostal93749.4%
Presbyterian64014.9%
Salvation Army6731.9%
Seventh Day Adv11039.6%
Uniting1,28521.6%
No religion3,09813.7%