Census Data 2011

Parish : Alexandra Hills

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: 23,779
  Total males: 11,736  
  Total females: 12,043
Catholic population: 5,700
  Catholic males: 2,704  
  Catholic females: 2,996  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 9,219 48.9% 2,191 48.7%
  Separated: 627 3.3% 157 3.5%
  Divorced: 1,701 9.0% 384 8.5%
  Widowed: 867 4.6% 202 4.5%
  Never Married: 6,429 34.1% 1,568 34.8%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 8,649 49.4% 2,099 49.1%
  De facto relationship 1,976 11.3% 451 10.5%
  Not married: 6,876 39.3% 1,727 40.4%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 412 88
  Torres Strait Islander: 32 3
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 12 0

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 1,751 7.4% 377 6.6%
  5-14 years: 3,187 13.4% 816 14.3%
  15-24 years: 3,560 15.0% 886 15.5%
  25-34 years: 3,253 13.7% 764 13.4%
  35-44 years: 3,304 13.9% 782 13.7%
  45-54 years: 3,374 14.2% 840 14.7%
  55-64 years: 2,906 12.2% 662 11.6%
  65-74 years: 1,377 5.8% 341 6.0%
  75-84 years: 707 3.0% 171 3.0%
  85 years & over: 358 1.5% 61 1.1%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 7.4% 
 6.6% 
 5-14 yrs 
 13.4% 
 14.3% 
 15-24 yrs 
 15.0% 
 15.5% 
 25-34 yrs 
 13.7% 
 13.4% 
 35-44 yrs 
 13.9% 
 13.7% 
 45-54 yrs 
 14.2% 
 14.7% 
 55-64 yrs 
 12.2% 
 11.6% 
 65-74 yrs 
 5.8% 
 6.0% 
 75-84 yrs 
 3.0% 
 3.0% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.5% 
 1.1% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 66.7%
Buddhist: 0.9%
Hindu: 0.4%
Islam: 0.5%
Judaism: 0.1%
Other religions: 1.3%
No religion: 23.1%
Not stated: 7.0%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 35.9% 24.0%
Anglicans: 30.6% 20.4%
Baptists: 4.3% 2.9%
Lutherans: 1.8% 1.2%
Mormons: 0.9% 0.6%
Orthodox: 1.1% 0.7%
Pentecostals: 1.7% 1.2%
Salvation Army: 0.7% 0.5%
Uniting Church: 10.5% 7.0%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 24.0%
 Anglican 
 20.4%
 Uniting 
 7.0%
 Lutheran 
 1.2%
 No Religion 
 23.1%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 18,256 76.8% 4,593 80.6%
  Elsewhere: 5,523 23.2% 1,107 19.4%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 20,935 88.0% 5,293 92.9%

 
Median age of population: 34.8
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,846
Median weekly rent: $326
Average household size: 2.7


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 153 134 287 47 26 73
Primary State School: 810 737 1,547 126 124 250
Primary Catholic School: 208 193 401 150 146 296
Primary other Non-Government School: 101 89 190 8 11 19
Secondary State School: 536 509 1,045 110 116 226
Secondary Catholic School: 97 65 162 69 53 122
Secondary other Non-Government School: 116 142 258 22 27 49
Technical or Further Education Institution: 234 321 555 58 91 149
University or other Tertiary Institution: 278 434 712 64 118 182
Other type of Educational Institution: 49 93 142 7 27 34

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: 23,779
Total population 2006: 24,214
Increase/decrease: -1.8%
 
Catholic population 2011: 5,700
Catholic population 2006: 5,617
Increase/decrease: 1.5%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 19.4%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 19.4%
Total citizens 2011: 88.0%
Total citizens 2006: 87.5%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 24.1%
 Parish 
 24.0%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia18,2384,593 Iraq00 South East Europe30
Bosnia and Herzegovina50 Ireland6143 South Korea70
Cambodia00 Italy3732 South Africa18919
Canada4516 Japan250 Sri Lanka2911
China mainland510 Lebanon123 Thailand250
Croatia3321 Macedonia50 Turkey120
Egypt134 Malaysia369 UK1,295157
Fiji569 Malta169 USA649
Germany13447 Netherlands8516 Vietnam238
Greece100 New Zealand1,425211 Born elsewhere586198
Hong Kong93 Philippines163121 Not stated89270
India9824 Poland6151 Total23,7775,695
Indonesia3311 Singapore110 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 76.7% 
 80.6% 
 Asia Pacific 
 8.2% 
 7.1% 
 Europe 
 7.3% 
 7.2% 
 Other 
 7.8% 
 5.0% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English21,6595,216Ukrainian30Thai190
Irish40Bosnian110Indonesian144
German8822Croatian4632Malay70
Dutch386Macedonian50Tagalog5242
Afrikaans430Serbian80Filipino5037
Danish150Czech40Cantonese330
Norwegian00Polish7162Mandarin500
Swedish60Persian180Japanese334
Finnish240Arabic4714Korean50
French4933Hebrew00Aust Indigenous129
Greek260Turkish340Fijian30
Portuguese84Tamil150Maori200
Spanish7359Hindi584Samoan335
Italian6651Urdu40Tongan243
Maltese66Khmer00Auslan197
Russian425Vietnamese3716   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 91.1% 
 Asian Pacific 
 1.9% 
 European 
 2.5% 
 Other 
 4.5% 

 


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 equiv3,95845.3% 4,37147.1% 92244.4% 1,18148.6%
Year 11 or equiv7628.7% 6867.4% 21110.2% 1857.6%
Year 10 or equiv2,57929.5% 2,75429.7% 64030.8% 72129.7%
Year 9 or equiv4114.7% 4334.7% 984.7% 1184.9%
Year 8 or below4735.4% 5275.7% 1205.8% 1385.7%
No schooling270.3% 260.3% 130.6% 80.3%
Not stated5316.1% 4755.1% 723.5% 773.2%
Total8,741100.0% 9,272100.0% 2,076100.0% 2,428100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil32270334140571300576
cath811798126400137
$1-199280642629285840160541
cath71120124111130124
$200-299727058455111416212018710
cath1613814112247384173
$300-3997257473854821537434611
cath231484132235214144
$400-59986127736873123976017724
cath23241815133320170163
$600-79938188235164165176601251,043
cath839673533431230240
$800-999612327722021918232751,071
cath42856514952300243
$1000-124906028129825220426401,125
cath01766726040960270
$1250-14990372172402161221540851
cath01149545124300192
$1500-19990222052312281581200856
cath01054596230500220
$2000+01082159183991530551
cath0518403825000126
not stated734474779765312815504
cath1154811303045
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil2455366821231861940778
cath772120231841500205
$1-1993408212213610810848138965
cath8319312529191930228
$200-299778011211512519719797211,021
cath20223429424753220269
$300-3995877137119130151223141811,117
cath162033303346562422280
$400-59974174245275258220119661201,551
cath194752547358331726379
$600-799261882792943001694319101,328
cath54961778536980330
$800-9994992222082161281108896
cath01965566331800242
$1000-12494421921581811111500703
cath01748466035700213
$1250-14990171189710860600406
cath0432213414000105
$1500-1999047610110448350341
cath002032241800094
$2000+001227441230098
cath006515000026
not stated573764817275343418472
cath1336116706658

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 25.9% 
 $300-599 
 22.4% 
 $600-999 
 24.1% 
 $1000-1499 
 17.2% 
 $1500+ 
 10.4% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 3,103 16.5%
Catholics 698 15.5%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs26814.6%6213.1%
20-29yrs44413.1%9311.4%
30-39yrs53016.3%11515.2%
40-49yrs74222.2%17221.1%
50-59yrs55817.1%12716.5%
60-69yrs36217.1%8917.6%
70-79yrs15716.1%3815.7%
80+ yrs426.2%53.9%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican65115.7%
Baptist17132.8%
Catholic69815.5%
Hinduism1619.3%
Islam1011.8%
Jehovah W5846.8%
Judaism00.0%
Lutheran4317.6%
Mormon4742.0%
Orthodox128.6%
Pentecostal10649.5%
Presbyterian14017.4%
Salvation Army3234.4%
Seventh Day Adv1526.3%
Uniting25618.1%
No religion49412.6%