Census Data 2011

Parish : Gordon Park

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: 4,115
  Total males: 2,005  
  Total females: 2,110
Catholic population: 1,421
  Catholic males: 654  
  Catholic females: 767  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 1,347 39.3% 480 42.8%
  Separated: 87 2.5% 25 2.2%
  Divorced: 289 8.4% 90 8.0%
  Widowed: 102 3.0% 48 4.3%
  Never Married: 1,600 46.7% 479 42.7%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 1,234 39.1% 461 42.6%
  De facto relationship 402 12.7% 104 9.6%
  Not married: 1,519 48.1% 518 47.8%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 55 18
  Torres Strait Islander: 0 0
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 0 0

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 313 7.6% 118 8.3%
  5-14 years: 378 9.2% 181 12.7%
  15-24 years: 587 14.3% 169 11.9%
  25-34 years: 914 22.2% 248 17.4%
  35-44 years: 700 17.0% 232 16.3%
  45-54 years: 506 12.3% 181 12.7%
  55-64 years: 368 8.9% 138 9.7%
  65-74 years: 165 4.0% 70 4.9%
  75-84 years: 133 3.2% 61 4.3%
  85 years & over: 51 1.2% 24 1.7%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 7.6% 
 8.3% 
 5-14 yrs 
 9.2% 
 12.7% 
 15-24 yrs 
 14.3% 
 11.9% 
 25-34 yrs 
 22.2% 
 17.4% 
 35-44 yrs 
 17.0% 
 16.3% 
 45-54 yrs 
 12.3% 
 12.7% 
 55-64 yrs 
 8.9% 
 9.7% 
 65-74 yrs 
 4.0% 
 4.9% 
 75-84 yrs 
 3.2% 
 4.3% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.2% 
 1.7% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 63.3%
Buddhist: 1.5%
Hindu: 0.8%
Islam: 0.9%
Judaism: 0.0%
Other religions: 2.5%
No religion: 24.0%
Not stated: 7.1%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 54.5% 34.5%
Anglicans: 21.8% 13.8%
Baptists: 2.3% 1.5%
Lutherans: 1.7% 1.1%
Mormons: 0.2% 0.1%
Orthodox: 1.3% 0.8%
Pentecostals: 2.0% 1.2%
Salvation Army: 0.3% 0.2%
Uniting Church: 6.4% 4.1%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 34.5%
 Anglican 
 13.8%
 Uniting 
 4.1%
 Lutheran 
 1.1%
 No Religion 
 24.0%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 3,048 74.1% 1,293 91.0%
  Elsewhere: 1,067 25.9% 128 9.0%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 3,478 84.5% 1,466 103.2%

 
Median age of population: 32.6
Median monthly mortgage payment: $2,130
Median weekly rent: $333
Average household size: 2.3


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 36 24 60 14 17 31
Primary State School: 63 58 121 9 7 16
Primary Catholic School: 58 67 125 57 50 107
Primary other Non-Government School: 6 12 18 0 3 3
Secondary State School: 28 25 53 8 4 12
Secondary Catholic School: 33 36 69 24 34 58
Secondary other Non-Government School: 22 11 33 4 0 4
Technical or Further Education Institution: 36 49 85 4 15 19
University or other Tertiary Institution: 116 167 283 32 55 87
Other type of Educational Institution: 7 19 26 4 0 4

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: 4,115
Total population 2006: 3,937
Increase/decrease: 4.5%
 
Catholic population 2011: 1,421
Catholic population 2006: 1,439
Increase/decrease: -1.3%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 9.0%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 17.1%
Total citizens 2011: 84.5%
Total citizens 2006: 89.9%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 30.3%
 Parish 
 34.5%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia3,0431,175 Iraq30 South East Europe50
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland1810 South Korea253
Cambodia00 Italy4745 South Africa298
Canada153 Japan140 Sri Lanka165
China mainland370 Lebanon00 Thailand140
Croatia43 Macedonia00 Turkey60
Egypt00 Malaysia153 UK13420
Fiji30 Malta00 USA123
Germany73 Netherlands43 Vietnam103
Greece00 New Zealand13429 Born elsewhere12631
Hong Kong133 Philippines4223 Not stated23318
India8826 Poland54 Total4,1171,421
Indonesia80 Singapore70 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 74.0% 
 82.0% 
 Asia Pacific 
 10.2% 
 6.8% 
 Europe 
 5.3% 
 6.9% 
 Other 
 10.5% 
 4.3% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English3,8831,394Ukrainian00Thai100
Irish76Bosnian00Indonesian00
German174Croatian00Malay00
Dutch00Macedonian40Tagalog1013
Afrikaans30Serbian00Filipino119
Danish40Czech00Cantonese303
Norwegian00Polish00Mandarin343
Swedish40Persian130Japanese190
Finnish00Arabic136Korean286
French110Hebrew00Aust Indigenous00
Greek200Turkish50Fijian00
Portuguese70Tamil30Maori00
Spanish2313Hindi254Samoan50
Italian8780Urdu00Tongan04
Maltese00Khmer00Auslan00
Russian70Vietnamese44   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 83.2% 
 Asian Pacific 
 5.9% 
 European 
 3.6% 
 Other 
 7.3% 

 


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 equiv1,09368.4% 1,20169.1% 37866.8% 46467.3%
Year 11 or equiv925.8% 573.3% 376.5% 324.6%
Year 10 or equiv19712.3% 24614.2% 8815.5% 9814.2%
Year 9 or equiv251.6% 281.6% 71.2% 142.0%
Year 8 or below523.3% 1096.3% 366.4% 659.4%
No schooling00.0% 60.3% 00.0% 00.0%
Not stated1408.8% 905.2% 203.5% 162.3%
Total1,599100.0% 1,737100.0% 566100.0% 689100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil4713866700390
cath160060000022
$1-199287600930053
cath170000000017
$200-299913146109612382
cath86405049036
$300-3994116810131317486
cath430034413031
$400-5991217131472615163123
cath0450591010043
$600-79932841271513700134
cath0611091100037
$800-99952761262915000163
cath0911147800049
$1000-124902272383019650192
cath04274101250062
$1250-149901150271712600123
cath0415140000033
$1500-19990768653426700207
cath002023141140072
$2000+05601176229000273
cath00184725800098
not stated5935212099150123
cath0000000000
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil2062721108450101
cath110064435033
$1-19941131320114300105
cath21110140000046
$200-2991423147151114183119
cath638778611056
$300-39931418121518252410139
cath3350781271156
$400-5995384221282221138198
cath09136179143071
$600-799540654116291000206
cath09162291130070
$800-99933256232517434167
cath051339600743
$1000-124902385463418700213
cath08372213000080
$1250-14990554443112300149
cath00181016760057
$1500-19990558493623000171
cath03181713900060
$2000+0027363010000103
cath007114400026
not stated61025281510444106
cath00076800021

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 17.1% 
 $300-599 
 16.7% 
 $600-999 
 21.3% 
 $1000-1499 
 21.0% 
 $1500+ 
 23.8% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 767 22.4%
Catholics 275 24.5%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs5626.8%2124.1%
20-29yrs18420.8%4620.5%
30-39yrs16220.9%5122.1%
40-49yrs18530.5%7636.5%
50-59yrs9521.3%3823.8%
60-69yrs4719.4%2424.2%
70-79yrs2616.8%1418.4%
80+ yrs1312.0%819.0%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican11222.4%
Baptist1733.3%
Catholic27624.6%
Hinduism926.5%
Islam00.0%
Jehovah W00.0%
Judaism4100.0%
Lutheran824.2%
Mormon00.0%
Orthodox1032.3%
Pentecostal2047.6%
Presbyterian2121.0%
Salvation Army8100.0%
Seventh Day Adv350.0%
Uniting3624.3%
No religion16820.3%