Census Data 2011

Parish : Dorrington

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: 6,467
  Total males: 3,298  
  Total females: 3,169
Catholic population: 2,335
  Catholic males: 1,232  
  Catholic females: 1,103  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 2,323 45.9% 818 47.4%
  Separated: 117 2.3% 34 2.0%
  Divorced: 356 7.0% 90 5.2%
  Widowed: 237 4.7% 79 4.6%
  Never Married: 2,024 40.0% 704 40.8%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 2,169 47.4% 772 50.8%
  De facto relationship 479 10.5% 128 8.4%
  Not married: 1,927 42.1% 619 40.8%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 69 16
  Torres Strait Islander: 4 0
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 5 3

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 518 8.0% 191 8.2%
  5-14 years: 891 13.8% 416 17.8%
  15-24 years: 957 14.8% 397 17.0%
  25-34 years: 960 14.8% 289 12.4%
  35-44 years: 1,113 17.2% 346 14.8%
  45-54 years: 824 12.7% 287 12.3%
  55-64 years: 531 8.2% 177 7.6%
  65-74 years: 279 4.3% 99 4.2%
  75-84 years: 238 3.7% 92 3.9%
  85 years & over: 156 2.4% 41 1.8%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 8.0% 
 8.2% 
 5-14 yrs 
 13.8% 
 17.8% 
 15-24 yrs 
 14.8% 
 17.0% 
 25-34 yrs 
 14.8% 
 12.4% 
 35-44 yrs 
 17.2% 
 14.8% 
 45-54 yrs 
 12.7% 
 12.3% 
 55-64 yrs 
 8.2% 
 7.6% 
 65-74 yrs 
 4.3% 
 4.2% 
 75-84 yrs 
 3.7% 
 3.9% 
 85+ yrs 
 2.4% 
 1.8% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 65.6%
Buddhist: 1.4%
Hindu: 0.9%
Islam: 0.2%
Judaism: 0.1%
Other religions: 1.9%
No religion: 24.4%
Not stated: 5.4%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 55.0% 36.1%
Anglicans: 21.2% 13.9%
Baptists: 3.1% 2.0%
Lutherans: 1.7% 1.1%
Mormons: 0.3% 0.2%
Orthodox: 0.9% 0.6%
Pentecostals: 1.8% 1.2%
Salvation Army: 0.3% 0.2%
Uniting Church: 8.2% 5.4%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 36.1%
 Anglican 
 13.9%
 Uniting 
 5.4%
 Lutheran 
 1.1%
 No Religion 
 24.4%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 5,238 81.0% 1,961 84.0%
  Elsewhere: 1,229 19.0% 374 16.0%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 5,819 90.0% 2,106 90.2%

 
Median age of population: 31.4
Median monthly mortgage payment: $2,136
Median weekly rent: $332
Average household size: 2.5


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 61 47 108 24 17 41
Primary State School: 186 182 368 28 33 61
Primary Catholic School: 125 98 223 119 90 209
Primary other Non-Government School: 11 20 31 0 3 3
Secondary State School: 53 45 98 5 6 11
Secondary Catholic School: 300 75 375 225 66 291
Secondary other Non-Government School: 41 41 82 4 6 10
Technical or Further Education Institution: 49 49 98 18 10 28
University or other Tertiary Institution: 202 245 447 72 85 157
Other type of Educational Institution: 21 24 45 5 9 14

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: 6,467
Total population 2006: 5,743
Increase/decrease: 12.6%
 
Catholic population 2011: 2,335
Catholic population 2006: 2,063
Increase/decrease: 13.2%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 16.0%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 14.6%
Total citizens 2011: 90.0%
Total citizens 2006: 92.5%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 26.3%
 Parish 
 36.1%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia5,2412,055 Iraq00 South East Europe30
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland2116 South Korea100
Cambodia40 Italy3124 South Africa4812
Canada234 Japan70 Sri Lanka100
China mainland210 Lebanon00 Thailand110
Croatia00 Macedonia00 Turkey00
Egypt00 Malaysia140 UK23932
Fiji84 Malta45 USA269
Germany3511 Netherlands174 Vietnam220
Greece00 New Zealand14723 Born elsewhere21770
Hong Kong94 Philippines2720 Not stated17615
India634 Poland1820 Total6,4652,336
Indonesia70 Singapore64 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 81.0% 
 87.8% 
 Asia Pacific 
 5.6% 
 2.3% 
 Europe 
 6.0% 
 4.8% 
 Other 
 7.4% 
 5.1% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English5,4552,066Ukrainian00Thai30
Irish00Bosnian30Indonesian50
German194Croatian43Malay00
Dutch75Macedonian00Tagalog98
Afrikaans125Serbian60Filipino88
Danish00Czech00Cantonese320
Norwegian50Polish1711Mandarin210
Swedish00Persian70Japanese100
Finnish00Arabic100Korean50
French2813Hebrew00Aust Indigenous00
Greek70Turkish00Fijian65
Portuguese164Tamil30Maori40
Spanish3322Hindi40Samoan00
Italian5848Urdu00Tongan33
Maltese00Khmer50Auslan00
Russian30Vietnamese170   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 89.6% 
 Asian Pacific 
 2.8% 
 European 
 3.8% 
 Other 
 3.8% 

 


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 equiv1,63170.9% 1,68168.9% 53664.0% 54467.1%
Year 11 or equiv1285.6% 1054.3% 799.4% 354.3%
Year 10 or equiv28912.6% 36014.8% 13416.0% 13716.9%
Year 9 or equiv301.3% 482.0% 465.5% 293.6%
Year 8 or below833.6% 1164.8% 283.3% 425.2%
No schooling90.4% 150.6% 00.0% 30.4%
Not stated1305.7% 1134.6% 151.8% 212.6%
Total2,300100.0% 2,438100.0% 838100.0% 811100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1931427837400256
cath12843000000135
$1-19994230936300138
cath429000000051
$200-299142615131412221610142
cath46309330634
$300-3991518167920232123152
cath5580341012754
$400-59910322481421202210161
cath6103307512551
$600-799037522224291545188
cath01014991080060
$800-999024553325218114181
cath05213111008058
$1000-124902876534225330230
cath010321912700080
$1250-149901451453221500168
cath0016168940053
$1500-199903741127130750302
cath0430322515600112
$2000+0370211156501000500
cath0021706016500172
not stated20191319207404106
cath70050000012
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil561032241813604163
cath2837106800062
$1-199742034382419860223
cath331541231000077
$200-299132324172327272211187
cath6330691613056
$300-39982331262123425229255
cath48811661619987
$400-599103044544735354124320
cath841221141112158105
$600-799024405246331365219
cath051722121145076
$800-99953469643824677254
cath010191716890079
$1000-124901965563830470219
cath062519221100083
$1250-14990553554120300177
cath05172013900064
$1500-199905511035032500246
cath00153627400082
$2000+0037744817000176
cath00101924900062
not stated7561117117161696
cath40030007519

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 22.9% 
 $300-599 
 18.3% 
 $600-999 
 17.5% 
 $1000-1499 
 16.1% 
 $1500+ 
 25.2% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 1,312 25.9%
Catholics 503 29.2%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs19136.9%11742.7%
20-29yrs18220.2%5019.1%
30-39yrs23022.2%7123.6%
40-49yrs34333.5%12234.7%
50-59yrs18226.6%6329.0%
60-69yrs9524.8%4531.3%
70-79yrs5824.2%2225.0%
80+ yrs3211.7%1416.7%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican16421.6%
Baptist4140.6%
Catholic50329.2%
Hinduism48.3%
Islam323.1%
Jehovah W952.9%
Judaism327.3%
Lutheran1526.3%
Mormon00.0%
Orthodox833.3%
Pentecostal2751.9%
Presbyterian4028.4%
Salvation Army325.0%
Seventh Day Adv00.0%
Uniting8327.9%
No religion28123.3%