Census Data 2011

Parish : Coolangatta

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: 25,886
  Total males: 12,713  
  Total females: 13,173
Catholic population: 6,285
  Catholic males: 2,961  
  Catholic females: 3,324  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 9,311 42.7% 2,244 42.4%
  Separated: 831 3.8% 227 4.3%
  Divorced: 2,714 12.4% 641 12.1%
  Widowed: 1,475 6.8% 351 6.6%
  Never Married: 7,482 34.3% 1,825 34.5%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 8,195 42.9% 2,090 42.4%
  De facto relationship 2,186 11.4% 536 10.9%
  Not married: 8,741 45.7% 2,308 46.8%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 486 104
  Torres Strait Islander: 50 19
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 41 11

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 1,422 5.5% 297 4.7%
  5-14 years: 2,651 10.2% 701 11.2%
  15-24 years: 3,021 11.7% 756 12.0%
  25-34 years: 3,160 12.2% 729 11.6%
  35-44 years: 3,437 13.3% 856 13.6%
  45-54 years: 3,828 14.8% 964 15.3%
  55-64 years: 3,590 13.9% 824 13.1%
  65-74 years: 2,440 9.4% 615 9.8%
  75-84 years: 1,640 6.3% 416 6.6%
  85 years & over: 696 2.7% 126 2.0%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 5.5% 
 4.7% 
 5-14 yrs 
 10.2% 
 11.2% 
 15-24 yrs 
 11.7% 
 12.0% 
 25-34 yrs 
 12.2% 
 11.6% 
 35-44 yrs 
 13.3% 
 13.6% 
 45-54 yrs 
 14.8% 
 15.3% 
 55-64 yrs 
 13.9% 
 13.1% 
 65-74 yrs 
 9.4% 
 9.8% 
 75-84 yrs 
 6.3% 
 6.6% 
 85+ yrs 
 2.7% 
 2.0% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 63.0%
Buddhist: 1.5%
Hindu: 0.3%
Islam: 0.2%
Judaism: 0.2%
Other religions: 1.6%
No religion: 22.7%
Not stated: 10.6%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 38.6% 24.3%
Anglicans: 34.6% 21.8%
Baptists: 1.7% 1.0%
Lutherans: 1.3% 0.8%
Mormons: 0.5% 0.3%
Orthodox: 0.9% 0.6%
Pentecostals: 1.7% 1.1%
Salvation Army: 0.3% 0.2%
Uniting Church: 8.0% 5.1%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 24.3%
 Anglican 
 21.8%
 Uniting 
 5.1%
 Lutheran 
 0.8%
 No Religion 
 22.7%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 19,211 74.2% 5,294 84.2%
  Elsewhere: 6,675 25.8% 991 15.8%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 21,910 84.6% 5,954 94.7%

 
Median age of population: 42.3
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,963
Median weekly rent: $320
Average household size: 2.3


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 146 119 265 31 28 59
Primary State School: 646 548 1,194 121 83 204
Primary Catholic School: 137 137 274 117 112 229
Primary other Non-Government School: 118 118 236 24 21 45
Secondary State School: 457 416 873 103 105 208
Secondary Catholic School: 72 61 133 46 51 97
Secondary other Non-Government School: 110 124 234 21 27 48
Technical or Further Education Institution: 230 301 531 71 77 148
University or other Tertiary Institution: 247 546 793 64 142 206
Other type of Educational Institution: 60 147 207 19 29 48

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: 25,886
Total population 2006: 24,224
Increase/decrease: 6.9%
 
Catholic population 2011: 6,285
Catholic population 2006: 5,848
Increase/decrease: 7.5%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 15.8%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 16.9%
Total citizens 2011: 84.6%
Total citizens 2006: 84.1%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 23.5%
 Parish 
 24.3%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia19,2045,185 Iraq00 South East Europe183
Bosnia and Herzegovina164 Ireland4427 South Korea150
Cambodia00 Italy6545 South Africa13321
Canada8918 Japan1165 Sri Lanka40
China mainland620 Lebanon54 Thailand300
Croatia146 Macedonia40 Turkey120
Egypt1914 Malaysia310 UK1,447197
Fiji335 Malta1615 USA14734
Germany14350 Netherlands10229 Vietnam70
Greece140 New Zealand1,305180 Born elsewhere538188
Hong Kong140 Philippines11296 Not stated2,022116
India4314 Poland2821 Total25,8856,284
Indonesia264 Singapore213 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 74.2% 
 82.1% 
 Asia Pacific 
 7.1% 
 5.0% 
 Europe 
 7.3% 
 7.1% 
 Other 
 11.4% 
 5.8% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English23,3715,990Ukrainian00Thai290
Irish00Bosnian34Indonesian174
German10835Croatian1711Malay00
Dutch488Macedonian70Tagalog5343
Afrikaans329Serbian288Filipino1414
Danish30Czech83Cantonese230
Norwegian50Polish2616Mandarin650
Swedish180Persian50Japanese1588
Finnish140Arabic2210Korean90
French7228Hebrew110Aust Indigenous60
Greek390Turkish150Fijian174
Portuguese9559Tamil00Maori244
Spanish6536Hindi90Samoan50
Italian9364Urdu00Tongan103
Maltese911Khmer00Auslan93
Russian270Vietnamese70   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 88.3% 
 Asian Pacific 
 1.6% 
 European 
 2.2% 
 Other 
 8.0% 

 


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 equiv4,41943.1% 4,82644.2% 1,13445.3% 1,35046.2%
Year 11 or equiv8678.5% 8177.5% 2389.5% 2227.6%
Year 10 or equiv2,77727.1% 2,92926.8% 71628.6% 85629.3%
Year 9 or equiv5895.7% 6355.8% 1596.4% 1926.6%
Year 8 or below5014.9% 5184.7% 1325.3% 1535.2%
No schooling160.2% 250.2% 40.2% 80.3%
Not stated1,08310.6% 1,16010.6% 1184.7% 1384.7%
Total10,252100.0% 10,910100.0% 2,501100.0% 2,919100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil2526848456387201210605
cath632124131915070162
$1-199228602342397266276563
cath63150103172078143
$200-299648294109104152222203361,066
cath19161736204654480256
$300-399566258718515121616055914
cath1571618193259375208
$400-59951113133117167236224124511,216
cath152043364151682618318
$600-7992414422619323622711057221,239
cath6355042535818139284
$800-9994792182292391987629151,087
cath0174761603616110248
$1000-124994421220421918145188940
cath617444651351060215
$1250-149902912118517410226136656
cath0936505319330173
$1500-19990121321861531072165622
cath0041564926760185
$2000+099816319912237174649
cath03214954261406173
not stated727015415515917511499501,048
cath1394129131011081
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil187509311010714634275759
cath54102226353711130208
$1-1992557710612110610267349877
cath8425262236192690247
$200-29983102128140156250283198441,384
cath292622373676695515365
$300-39950971311441722193462611171,537
cath121627445259998122412
$400-59956188271328340277232153721,917
cath165667799272663911498
$600-799121242832543122207241321,350
cath4258263816316133350
$800-99934317916220513623238782
cath01656466228474223
$1000-1249024143121167103271311609
cath093126513011011169
$1250-1499068884111691606380
cath00281832221000110
$1500-199903579899721000339
cath0013392823000103
$2000+00234458391784193
cath0031313886051
not stated61681421331591481341181201,083
cath507111511162119105

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 26.4% 
 $300-599 
 28.5% 
 $600-999 
 22.6% 
 $1000-1499 
 13.2% 
 $1500+ 
 9.3% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 3,493 16.0%
Catholics 875 16.6%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs24016.3%7217.8%
20-29yrs42913.7%10314.4%
30-39yrs53716.1%12716.1%
40-49yrs67419.2%17019.0%
50-59yrs63816.5%16517.6%
60-69yrs57518.7%12717.5%
70-79yrs31215.6%8015.2%
80+ yrs886.2%3110.7%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican74714.9%
Baptist6327.4%
Catholic87516.6%
Hinduism813.3%
Islam612.8%
Jehovah W13864.2%
Judaism410.5%
Lutheran2815.6%
Mormon2138.2%
Orthodox1612.3%
Pentecostal11046.8%
Presbyterian13714.8%
Salvation Army925.0%
Seventh Day Adv2845.9%
Uniting21618.6%
No religion66814.6%