Census Data 2011

Parish : Esk

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: 17,309
  Total males: 8,748  
  Total females: 8,561
Catholic population: 3,068
  Catholic males: 1,461  
  Catholic females: 1,607  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 6,945 51.1% 1,261 52.5%
  Separated: 512 3.8% 96 4.0%
  Divorced: 1,515 11.2% 254 10.6%
  Widowed: 746 5.5% 125 5.2%
  Never Married: 3,861 28.4% 668 27.8%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 6,386 52.0% 1,200 53.3%
  De facto relationship 1,488 12.1% 278 12.3%
  Not married: 4,396 35.8% 775 34.4%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 450 70
  Torres Strait Islander: 28 10
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 18 3

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 1,218 7.0% 203 6.6%
  5-14 years: 2,514 14.5% 453 14.8%
  15-24 years: 1,812 10.5% 291 9.5%
  25-34 years: 1,672 9.7% 326 10.6%
  35-44 years: 2,240 12.9% 457 14.9%
  45-54 years: 2,576 14.9% 437 14.2%
  55-64 years: 2,560 14.8% 442 14.4%
  65-74 years: 1,824 10.5% 320 10.4%
  75-84 years: 684 4.0% 114 3.7%
  85 years & over: 209 1.2% 25 0.8%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 7.0% 
 6.6% 
 5-14 yrs 
 14.5% 
 14.8% 
 15-24 yrs 
 10.5% 
 9.5% 
 25-34 yrs 
 9.7% 
 10.6% 
 35-44 yrs 
 12.9% 
 14.9% 
 45-54 yrs 
 14.9% 
 14.2% 
 55-64 yrs 
 14.8% 
 14.4% 
 65-74 yrs 
 10.5% 
 10.4% 
 75-84 yrs 
 4.0% 
 3.7% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.2% 
 0.8% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 67.0%
Buddhist: 0.9%
Hindu: 0.1%
Islam: 0.1%
Judaism: 0.0%
Other religions: 1.1%
No religion: 22.1%
Not stated: 8.8%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 26.4% 17.7%
Anglicans: 32.8% 22.0%
Baptists: 2.8% 1.9%
Lutherans: 9.4% 6.3%
Mormons: 0.3% 0.2%
Orthodox: 0.2% 0.1%
Pentecostals: 1.4% 0.9%
Salvation Army: 0.7% 0.5%
Uniting Church: 11.5% 7.7%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 17.7%
 Anglican 
 22.0%
 Uniting 
 7.7%
 Lutheran 
 6.3%
 No Religion 
 22.1%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 14,454 83.5% 2,653 86.5%
  Elsewhere: 2,855 16.5% 415 13.5%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 15,727 90.9% 2,899 94.5%

 
Median age of population: 42.7
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,392
Median weekly rent: $214
Average household size: 2.6


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 84 97 181 12 22 34
Primary State School: 765 677 1,442 130 117 247
Primary Catholic School: 31 31 62 15 27 42
Primary other Non-Government School: 57 61 118 7 11 18
Secondary State School: 421 386 807 70 56 126
Secondary Catholic School: 45 25 70 14 14 28
Secondary other Non-Government School: 104 116 220 16 23 39
Technical or Further Education Institution: 89 153 242 16 25 41
University or other Tertiary Institution: 56 188 244 9 37 46
Other type of Educational Institution: 21 52 73 0 8 8

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: 17,309
Total population 2006: 14,243
Increase/decrease: 21.5%
 
Catholic population 2011: 3,068
Catholic population 2006: 2,277
Increase/decrease: 34.7%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 13.5%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 15.1%
Total citizens 2011: 90.9%
Total citizens 2006: 89.0%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 21.2%
 Parish 
 17.7%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia14,4552,652 Iraq00 South East Europe83
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland2217 South Korea30
Cambodia40 Italy196 South Africa375
Canada188 Japan60 Sri Lanka30
China mainland120 Lebanon00 Thailand160
Croatia88 Macedonia00 Turkey00
Egypt30 Malaysia73 UK80483
Fiji140 Malta108 USA255
Germany10923 Netherlands8820 Vietnam4214
Greece00 New Zealand46563 Born elsewhere16640
Hong Kong00 Philippines6040 Not stated85655
India185 Poland155 Total17,3103,066
Indonesia83 Singapore90 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 83.5% 
 86.5% 
 Asia Pacific 
 4.0% 
 4.2% 
 Europe 
 6.0% 
 6.2% 
 Other 
 6.6% 
 3.1% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English16,1542,935Ukrainian00Thai150
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian33
German7017Croatian54Malay00
Dutch396Macedonian00Tagalog1412
Afrikaans150Serbian00Filipino1713
Danish70Czech00Cantonese00
Norwegian00Polish90Mandarin283
Swedish30Persian00Japanese120
Finnish00Arabic83Korean00
French164Hebrew00Aust Indigenous50
Greek30Turkish00Fijian00
Portuguese53Tamil00Maori120
Spanish1110Hindi30Samoan60
Italian2012Urdu00Tongan00
Maltese83Khmer100Auslan40
Russian00Vietnamese7519   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 93.3% 
 Asian Pacific 
 1.1% 
 European 
 1.0% 
 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 equiv1,87328.9% 2,35536.1% 34830.6% 48238.0%
Year 11 or equiv4647.2% 4506.9% 1008.8% 1169.1%
Year 10 or equiv2,16933.5% 2,08832.0% 38633.9% 39931.5%
Year 9 or equiv5738.8% 4296.6% 988.6% 917.2%
Year 8 or below80012.3% 66010.1% 13311.7% 1088.5%
No schooling320.5% 340.5% 30.3% 50.4%
Not stated5698.8% 5157.9% 716.2% 675.3%
Total6,480100.0% 6,531100.0% 1,139100.0% 1,268100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil19924353144573100421
cath3537531760076
$1-19915115292637827265423
cath20344711155069
$200-2993937567710719729312616948
cath4399162752250145
$300-3993028487110415621110917774
cath43413182434300130
$400-59943366293105153151589710
cath11082123232670119
$600-799236911312514215061148705
cath51421312325900128
$800-99913481191351671223260642
cath41226322928400135
$1000-12494311251581641301800630
cath0321361818800104
$1250-14990187010097801500380
cath03916151490066
$1500-19990359123119711050390
cath001227281600083
$2000+03376459441500222
cath001489700038
not stated623349779479692827518
cath123673980048
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1742147651141283700586
cath3631642523700114
$1-199175307911710011858198704
cath293102417241540126
$200-29945558411615725530079191,110
cath5121126373854135201
$300-39933358811116320720211740996
cath051820264937149178
$400-599498817322022116812447251,115
cath713455242311850213
$600-799176013717518010528130715
cath41730463923030162
$800-999026859412554970400
cath05212426930088
$1000-1249016648371451300292
cath03131710780058
$1250-14990348405927400181
cath0016129000037
$1500-19990315495734400162
cath003710800028
$2000+00616151930059
cath0009000009
not stated512345747580635033494
cath433961388054

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 33.1% 
 $300-599 
 28.6% 
 $600-999 
 19.8% 
 $1000-1499 
 11.8% 
 $1500+ 
 6.7% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 2,853 21.0%
Catholics 460 19.1%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs19517.6%3117.1%
20-29yrs21814.6%3011.5%
30-39yrs44622.3%8821.8%
40-49yrs59825.1%11024.7%
50-59yrs57322.2%9822.5%
60-69yrs53022.4%6516.1%
70-79yrs24720.8%3817.4%
80+ yrs459.7%00.0%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican66521.1%
Baptist9734.2%
Catholic46119.2%
Hinduism00.0%
Islam00.0%
Jehovah W3830.4%
Judaism6100.0%
Lutheran24627.9%
Mormon1440.0%
Orthodox312.5%
Pentecostal5349.1%
Presbyterian11819.7%
Salvation Army1419.7%
Seventh Day Adv2438.1%
Uniting27724.9%
No religion48718.5%