Census Data 2011

Parish : West Chermside

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: 22,811
  Total males: 11,025  
  Total females: 11,786
Catholic population: 7,671
  Catholic males: 3,615  
  Catholic females: 4,056  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 10,603 58.2% 3,444 58.4%
  Separated: 386 2.1% 120 2.0%
  Divorced: 1,180 6.5% 327 5.5%
  Widowed: 846 4.6% 264 4.5%
  Never Married: 5,207 28.6% 1,745 29.6%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 10,037 58.2% 3,326 58.3%
  De facto relationship 1,078 6.2% 322 5.6%
  Not married: 6,145 35.6% 2,053 36.0%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 178 46
  Torres Strait Islander: 15 7
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 13 0

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 1,326 5.8% 465 6.1%
  5-14 years: 3,267 14.3% 1,306 17.0%
  15-24 years: 3,029 13.3% 1,086 14.2%
  25-34 years: 2,203 9.7% 676 8.8%
  35-44 years: 3,268 14.3% 1,090 14.2%
  45-54 years: 3,522 15.4% 1,208 15.7%
  55-64 years: 2,888 12.7% 840 11.0%
  65-74 years: 1,886 8.3% 589 7.7%
  75-84 years: 1,083 4.7% 328 4.3%
  85 years & over: 339 1.5% 83 1.1%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 5.8% 
 6.1% 
 5-14 yrs 
 14.3% 
 17.0% 
 15-24 yrs 
 13.3% 
 14.2% 
 25-34 yrs 
 9.7% 
 8.8% 
 35-44 yrs 
 14.3% 
 14.2% 
 45-54 yrs 
 15.4% 
 15.7% 
 55-64 yrs 
 12.7% 
 11.0% 
 65-74 yrs 
 8.3% 
 7.7% 
 75-84 yrs 
 4.7% 
 4.3% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.5% 
 1.1% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 72.5%
Buddhist: 1.6%
Hindu: 1.3%
Islam: 0.6%
Judaism: 0.1%
Other religions: 1.3%
No religion: 17.3%
Not stated: 5.4%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 46.4% 33.6%
Anglicans: 23.1% 16.8%
Baptists: 4.5% 3.3%
Lutherans: 1.6% 1.2%
Mormons: 0.4% 0.3%
Orthodox: 1.8% 1.3%
Pentecostals: 2.3% 1.7%
Salvation Army: 0.5% 0.3%
Uniting Church: 10.1% 7.4%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 33.6%
 Anglican 
 16.8%
 Uniting 
 7.4%
 Lutheran 
 1.2%
 No Religion 
 17.3%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 17,201 75.4% 6,106 79.6%
  Elsewhere: 5,610 24.6% 1,565 20.4%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 20,483 89.8% 7,147 93.2%

 
Median age of population: 38.8
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,939
Median weekly rent: $397
Average household size: 2.8


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 144 126 270 67 41 108
Primary State School: 621 634 1,255 123 125 248
Primary Catholic School: 361 402 763 320 345 665
Primary other Non-Government School: 140 124 264 24 16 40
Secondary State School: 307 269 576 77 65 142
Secondary Catholic School: 268 292 560 201 223 424
Secondary other Non-Government School: 182 229 411 19 23 42
Technical or Further Education Institution: 166 186 352 68 52 120
University or other Tertiary Institution: 519 646 1,165 160 220 380
Other type of Educational Institution: 57 83 140 10 23 33

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: 22,811
Total population 2006: 22,218
Increase/decrease: 2.7%
 
Catholic population 2011: 7,671
Catholic population 2006: 7,542
Increase/decrease: 1.7%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 20.4%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 18.8%
Total citizens 2011: 89.8%
Total citizens 2006: 91.3%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 30.3%
 Parish 
 33.6%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia17,2116,105 Iraq40 South East Europe1912
Bosnia and Herzegovina103 Ireland8868 South Korea165
Cambodia00 Italy295279 South Africa23449
Canada427 Japan320 Sri Lanka6419
China mainland18211 Lebanon30 Thailand420
Croatia1819 Macedonia100 Turkey00
Egypt165 Malaysia13634 UK974159
Fiji1436 Malta98 USA8729
Germany6729 Netherlands5814 Vietnam9116
Greece270 New Zealand745121 Born elsewhere816253
Hong Kong14134 Philippines193146 Not stated59062
India340120 Poland3938 Total22,8137,672
Indonesia4911 Singapore4910 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 75.3% 
 79.5% 
 Asia Pacific 
 9.8% 
 6.9% 
 Europe 
 7.2% 
 8.9% 
 Other 
 7.7% 
 4.7% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English19,2886,505Ukrainian00Thai370
Irish00Bosnian60Indonesian293
German5320Croatian2219Malay70
Dutch173Macedonian200Tagalog5646
Afrikaans793Serbian150Filipino8769
Danish40Czech00Cantonese34849
Norwegian00Polish4944Mandarin23317
Swedish60Persian320Japanese505
Finnish00Arabic590Korean178
French2717Hebrew00Aust Indigenous00
Greek1070Turkish50Fijian00
Portuguese4132Tamil263Maori170
Spanish9061Hindi1864Samoan4510
Italian572534Urdu00Tongan226
Maltese50Khmer00Auslan00
Russian210Vietnamese7919   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 84.4% 
 Asian Pacific 
 6.4% 
 European 
 4.6% 
 Other 
 4.6% 

 


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 equiv5,38864.7% 5,31358.4% 1,74963.6% 1,85758.9%
Year 11 or equiv4725.7% 4965.5% 1906.9% 2156.8%
Year 10 or equiv1,55818.7% 2,12323.3% 51518.7% 71322.6%
Year 9 or equiv1692.0% 2182.4% 833.0% 892.8%
Year 8 or below3614.3% 5025.5% 1415.1% 1865.9%
No schooling330.4% 470.5% 110.4% 130.4%
Not stated3454.1% 3994.4% 622.3% 782.5%
Total8,326100.0% 9,098100.0% 2,751100.0% 3,151100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil308692831254722144548
cath11112101037506164
$1-19928062243153547200486
cath1102863417700175
$200-29954544417325010712224504
cath251920331530425162
$300-39954593025405211511617508
cath232290151429375154
$400-5995510165377410317712230764
cath21291710232354343214
$600-79927108125115113111112407758
cath9363039414141150252
$800-9998102138121142143722010756
cath335433349342138229
$1000-124947017116019817169104857
cath0324967765616110307
$1250-14990271251842191273535725
cath011375874421100233
$1500-1999014166310307234401041,085
cath0351107100551900335
$2000+07140424471265521001,369
cath0450128168802050455
not stated48296063584942279385
cath14311711098770
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil256317816312314143186859
cath84101665375012123289
$1-19934169701689812769236971
cath14029245630281804329
$200-299777951977913419510719838
cath28261325334860337273
$300-39937726210211811521517257950
cath132615363041725818309
$400-59935105131198200202209124671,271
cath104035617759744010406
$600-79923125127209224181893781,023
cath831437886552883340
$800-99956916017319815550196835
cath325566471421560282
$1000-124906413118622515029166807
cath022506292441445293
$1250-14990181181321647321015541
cath01138545823900193
$1500-19990492176235119930638
cath0432677336300215
$2000+54391051065022133347
cath100183842161000134
not stated452632695756473826396
cath14331611121413389

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 24.3% 
 $300-599 
 20.1% 
 $600-999 
 19.2% 
 $1000-1499 
 16.8% 
 $1500+ 
 19.5% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 4,178 22.9%
Catholics 1,243 21.1%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs39924.0%13221.1%
20-29yrs43917.9%13817.6%
30-39yrs50819.4%13816.5%
40-49yrs99328.0%33626.6%
50-59yrs78023.6%21521.6%
60-69yrs59125.1%16222.4%
70-79yrs38525.5%10622.6%
80+ yrs8310.8%178.2%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican78824.0%
Baptist25946.1%
Catholic1,24321.1%
Hinduism3815.9%
Islam1513.4%
Jehovah W3759.7%
Judaism323.1%
Lutheran6330.1%
Mormon2955.8%
Orthodox5423.0%
Pentecostal14446.9%
Presbyterian15022.2%
Salvation Army2641.3%
Seventh Day Adv623.1%
Uniting42029.4%
No religion51917.4%