Census Data 2011

Parish : Childers

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: 13,748
  Total males: 7,060  
  Total females: 6,688
Catholic population: 2,371
  Catholic males: 1,182  
  Catholic females: 1,189  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 6,116 54.1% 1,089 55.3%
  Separated: 482 4.3% 91 4.6%
  Divorced: 1,316 11.6% 189 9.6%
  Widowed: 653 5.8% 114 5.8%
  Never Married: 2,748 24.3% 486 24.7%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 5,428 54.4% 1,006 55.7%
  De facto relationship 1,044 10.5% 185 10.2%
  Not married: 3,502 35.1% 615 34.1%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 306 35
  Torres Strait Islander: 13 0
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 27 14

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 668 4.9% 121 5.1%
  5-14 years: 1,760 12.8% 289 12.2%
  15-24 years: 1,241 9.0% 224 9.4%
  25-34 years: 976 7.1% 175 7.4%
  35-44 years: 1,603 11.7% 287 12.1%
  45-54 years: 2,152 15.7% 399 16.8%
  55-64 years: 2,573 18.7% 466 19.7%
  65-74 years: 1,882 13.7% 285 12.0%
  75-84 years: 706 5.1% 105 4.4%
  85 years & over: 186 1.4% 20 0.8%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 4.9% 
 5.1% 
 5-14 yrs 
 12.8% 
 12.2% 
 15-24 yrs 
 9.0% 
 9.4% 
 25-34 yrs 
 7.1% 
 7.4% 
 35-44 yrs 
 11.7% 
 12.1% 
 45-54 yrs 
 15.7% 
 16.8% 
 55-64 yrs 
 18.7% 
 19.7% 
 65-74 yrs 
 13.7% 
 12.0% 
 75-84 yrs 
 5.1% 
 4.4% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.4% 
 0.8% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 64.9%
Buddhist: 0.8%
Hindu: 0.1%
Islam: 0.2%
Judaism: 0.0%
Other religions: 1.3%
No religion: 21.9%
Not stated: 10.9%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 26.6% 17.2%
Anglicans: 35.1% 22.8%
Baptists: 2.6% 1.7%
Lutherans: 4.2% 2.7%
Mormons: 0.6% 0.4%
Orthodox: 0.1% 0.1%
Pentecostals: 1.2% 0.8%
Salvation Army: 0.5% 0.3%
Uniting Church: 14.9% 9.7%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 17.2%
 Anglican 
 22.8%
 Uniting 
 9.7%
 Lutheran 
 2.7%
 No Religion 
 21.9%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 11,201 81.5% 1,742 73.5%
  Elsewhere: 2,547 18.5% 629 26.5%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 12,376 90.0% 1,950 82.2%

 
Median age of population: 46.3
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,144
Median weekly rent: $162
Average household size: 2.3


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 42 48 90 13 14 27
Primary State School: 489 456 945 61 52 113
Primary Catholic School: 52 63 115 28 30 58
Primary other Non-Government School: 36 39 75 6 3 9
Secondary State School: 326 342 668 55 56 111
Secondary Catholic School: 35 25 60 18 15 33
Secondary other Non-Government School: 40 22 62 0 5 5
Technical or Further Education Institution: 56 98 154 9 23 32
University or other Tertiary Institution: 30 80 110 5 16 21
Other type of Educational Institution: 28 36 64 13 4 17

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: 13,748
Total population 2006: 12,428
Increase/decrease: 10.6%
 
Catholic population 2011: 2,371
Catholic population 2006: 2,202
Increase/decrease: 7.7%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 26.5%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 15.8%
Total citizens 2011: 90.0%
Total citizens 2006: 89.9%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 18.2%
 Parish 
 17.2%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia11,0971,996 Iraq00 South East Europe53
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland2115 South Korea220
Cambodia00 Italy3022 South Africa264
Canada2210 Japan30 Sri Lanka00
China mainland60 Lebanon80 Thailand100
Croatia54 Macedonia00 Turkey00
Egypt00 Malaysia134 UK68938
Fiji84 Malta1210 USA354
Germany10519 Netherlands7420 Vietnam83
Greece00 New Zealand39254 Born elsewhere19550
Hong Kong30 Philippines8160 Not stated83144
India185 Poland70 Total13,7462,369
Indonesia160 Singapore40 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 80.9% 
 84.0% 
 Asia Pacific 
 4.5% 
 5.1% 
 Europe 
 6.7% 
 6.9% 
 Other 
 8.0% 
 4.0% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English11,0311,941Ukrainian00Thai120
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian90
German5616Croatian30Malay00
Dutch165Macedonian00Tagalog1816
Afrikaans50Serbian00Filipino1516
Danish00Czech30Cantonese00
Norwegian00Polish44Mandarin30
Swedish00Persian00Japanese50
Finnish00Arabic60Korean210
French247Hebrew00Aust Indigenous00
Greek30Turkish00Fijian40
Portuguese00Tamil00Maori30
Spanish90Hindi00Samoan00
Italian4733Urdu00Tongan120
Maltese56Khmer00Auslan60
Russian00Vietnamese105   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 92.2% 
 Asian Pacific 
 0.9% 
 European 
 1.3% 
 Other 
 5.7% 

 


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 equiv1,42125.1% 1,63030.5% 21825.6% 28834.5%
Year 11 or equiv4077.2% 4468.4% 718.3% 819.7%
Year 10 or equiv1,89333.5% 1,85034.6% 29734.8% 27232.6%
Year 9 or equiv5068.9% 4137.7% 9110.7% 789.3%
Year 8 or below82114.5% 5249.8% 13215.5% 759.0%
No schooling420.7% 180.3% 111.3% 00.0%
Not stated56410.0% 4598.6% 333.9% 414.9%
Total5,654100.0% 5,340100.0% 853100.0% 835100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil12214123249841870338
cath2204552100057
$1-199120181723497577165400
cath24004712104061
$200-2992226466713822735411391,002
cath46128284055220175
$300-3992217396810516322510927775
cath541014182532137128
$400-5993332457194189140415650
cath7681217362550116
$600-79923467710213514379173625
cath61210182620950106
$800-999531611041081223540470
cath04719192040073
$1000-1249813397494851530331
cath00416271430064
$1250-149909265353341650196
cath0361112630041
$1500-19997629557954840242
cath05811171230056
$2000+01034565845860217
cath00109181200049
not stated5018506998117855527569
cath3001036116645
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1241733551051452340506
cath26588271940097
$1-1991112546899212557213569
cath2534201119103499
$200-29929296610216532129973101,094
cath1081421276348110202
$300-3992823638712918919411447874
cath431119233427197147
$400-5993452941681831661035422876
cath681731413419130169
$600-79943267124137972206489
cath0516192730600103
$800-99906445775341670239
cath03101213840050
$1000-12490925306627700164
cath00711121200042
$1250-1499041424251730087
cath03600600015
$1500-199903738222130094
cath00083700018
$2000+00018138100049
cath0000440008
not stated382240388085855220460
cath4030158106046

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 38.0% 
 $300-599 
 30.7% 
 $600-999 
 17.5% 
 $1000-1499 
 7.8% 
 $1500+ 
 5.9% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 2,370 20.9%
Catholics 424 21.6%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs13317.1%3121.2%
20-29yrs14215.5%2315.2%
30-39yrs30224.5%6027.3%
40-49yrs49125.8%9526.8%
50-59yrs52322.4%9923.7%
60-69yrs51820.8%8118.6%
70-79yrs21818.2%3016.5%
80+ yrs439.4%610.0%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican59421.9%
Baptist4928.7%
Catholic42421.5%
Hinduism00.0%
Islam421.1%
Jehovah W3735.2%
Judaism00.0%
Lutheran8626.4%
Mormon2245.8%
Orthodox00.0%
Pentecostal2937.7%
Presbyterian8617.4%
Salvation Army1230.0%
Seventh Day Adv1527.8%
Uniting30226.2%
No religion38917.3%