Census Data 2011

Parish : Gympie

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: 44,363
  Total males: 22,042  
  Total females: 22,321
Catholic population: 7,777
  Catholic males: 3,728  
  Catholic females: 4,049  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 18,320 52.0% 3,248 52.6%
  Separated: 1,424 4.0% 265 4.3%
  Divorced: 3,919 11.1% 638 10.3%
  Widowed: 2,097 5.9% 350 5.7%
  Never Married: 9,494 26.9% 1,677 27.1%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 16,523 52.5% 3,037 52.8%
  De facto relationship 3,207 10.2% 575 10.0%
  Not married: 11,751 37.3% 2,135 37.1%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 1,111 213
  Torres Strait Islander: 77 9
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 40 17

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 2,843 6.4% 485 6.2%
  5-14 years: 6,267 14.1% 1,117 14.4%
  15-24 years: 4,637 10.5% 787 10.1%
  25-34 years: 4,085 9.2% 686 8.8%
  35-44 years: 5,401 12.2% 1,010 13.0%
  45-54 years: 6,445 14.5% 1,180 15.2%
  55-64 years: 6,572 14.8% 1,127 14.5%
  65-74 years: 4,987 11.2% 900 11.6%
  75-84 years: 2,342 5.3% 387 5.0%
  85 years & over: 784 1.8% 98 1.3%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 6.4% 
 6.2% 
 5-14 yrs 
 14.1% 
 14.4% 
 15-24 yrs 
 10.5% 
 10.1% 
 25-34 yrs 
 9.2% 
 8.8% 
 35-44 yrs 
 12.2% 
 13.0% 
 45-54 yrs 
 14.5% 
 15.2% 
 55-64 yrs 
 14.8% 
 14.5% 
 65-74 yrs 
 11.2% 
 11.6% 
 75-84 yrs 
 5.3% 
 5.0% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.8% 
 1.3% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 62.7%
Buddhist: 0.8%
Hindu: 0.1%
Islam: 0.2%
Judaism: 0.0%
Other religions: 1.4%
No religion: 23.9%
Not stated: 10.8%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 27.9% 17.5%
Anglicans: 29.7% 18.6%
Baptists: 2.8% 1.8%
Lutherans: 3.0% 1.9%
Mormons: 0.6% 0.4%
Orthodox: 0.3% 0.2%
Pentecostals: 1.8% 1.1%
Salvation Army: 0.9% 0.6%
Uniting Church: 17.1% 10.7%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 17.5%
 Anglican 
 18.6%
 Uniting 
 10.7%
 Lutheran 
 1.9%
 No Religion 
 23.9%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 36,674 82.7% 6,734 86.6%
  Elsewhere: 7,689 17.3% 1,043 13.4%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 39,865 89.9% 7,346 94.5%

 
Median age of population: 42.4
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,355
Median weekly rent: $209
Average household size: 2.4


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 211 192 403 41 45 86
Primary State School: 1,578 1,517 3,095 222 209 431
Primary Catholic School: 233 229 462 142 146 288
Primary other Non-Government School: 242 229 471 28 22 50
Secondary State School: 1,061 940 2,001 140 119 259
Secondary Catholic School: 204 205 409 121 112 233
Secondary other Non-Government School: 180 201 381 24 18 42
Technical or Further Education Institution: 277 529 806 38 99 137
University or other Tertiary Institution: 128 362 490 19 71 90
Other type of Educational Institution: 87 163 250 7 26 33

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: 44,363
Total population 2006: 39,844
Increase/decrease: 11.3%
 
Catholic population 2011: 7,777
Catholic population 2006: 7,133
Increase/decrease: 9.0%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 13.4%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 13.8%
Total citizens 2011: 89.9%
Total citizens 2006: 91.5%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 18.2%
 Parish 
 17.5%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia36,6946,735 Iraq00 South East Europe3012
Bosnia and Herzegovina50 Ireland4721 South Korea84
Cambodia00 Italy3524 South Africa1489
Canada5912 Japan196 Sri Lanka214
China mainland400 Lebanon40 Thailand360
Croatia2021 Macedonia40 Turkey90
Egypt90 Malaysia324 UK1,895174
Fiji315 Malta1814 USA12416
Germany25563 Netherlands16836 Vietnam6211
Greece40 New Zealand980126 Born elsewhere551129
Hong Kong110 Philippines182152 Not stated2,777163
India3610 Poland1610 Total44,3597,776
Indonesia1611 Singapore174 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 82.7% 
 86.6% 
 Asia Pacific 
 3.4% 
 4.3% 
 Europe 
 5.6% 
 5.4% 
 Other 
 8.3% 
 3.7% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English40,9107,408Ukrainian00Thai290
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian30
German17052Croatian1313Malay00
Dutch4814Macedonian00Tagalog4230
Afrikaans510Serbian130Filipino5242
Danish120Czech174Cantonese214
Norwegian00Polish1311Mandarin300
Swedish60Persian30Japanese275
Finnish130Arabic100Korean84
French5820Hebrew00Aust Indigenous00
Greek140Turkish90Fijian00
Portuguese40Tamil120Maori157
Spanish258Hindi00Samoan33
Italian5530Urdu80Tongan00
Maltese108Khmer00Auslan70
Russian304Vietnamese6114   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 92.1% 
 Asian Pacific 
 0.8% 
 European 
 1.1% 
 Other 
 5.9% 

 


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 equiv4,95229.8% 5,84934.1% 89930.8% 1,18336.3%
Year 11 or equiv1,2617.6% 1,2957.5% 2568.8% 3189.8%
Year 10 or equiv5,54033.3% 5,65232.9% 1,04235.7% 1,09733.7%
Year 9 or equiv1,4198.5% 1,2437.2% 2639.0% 2457.5%
Year 8 or below1,81510.9% 1,5278.9% 30810.6% 2547.8%
No schooling540.3% 440.3% 170.6% 170.5%
Not stated1,5749.5% 1,5569.1% 1344.6% 1434.4%
Total16,615100.0% 17,166100.0% 2,919100.0% 3,257100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil48533436110117166199988
cath976111022341780205
$1-19942173517011918412149111,099
cath80741521352330188
$200-29911394163213295503834403612,679
cath151524475571137754443
$300-3999860117170274413547262722,013
cath159253042551133910338
$400-599124140213226336425396179432,082
cath19193040428477287346
$600-7995219729137540940117958201,982
cath1025456763622366307
$800-9991395277297356266842531,416
cath020455461451550245
$1000-124997024229432227154901,271
cath723446552431330250
$1250-149943014523722813430120820
cath0432494226000153
$1500-19990281402522451562750853
cath0427636429600193
$2000+89761601671253090584
cath6317293522780127
not stated19386147194265241219166771,588
cath1713127221619114121
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil33345118152237311921061,304
cath679212855582740269
$1-1994727819323025027513430111,673
cath8215354442432860295
$200-299142114256310403771783283563,118
cath2723426395138160586612
$300-399941352483443904796593621432,854
cath1817366264871256425498
$400-59994208509608609506365201843,184
cath11307911512398713421582
$600-799201623584514612799738191,885
cath629749383541363361
$800-99944715121827115238165902
cath01028425826454177
$1000-12493241291572081192660672
cath0931345428050161
$1250-1499095188147711380387
cath04716311650079
$1500-1999032386112771390323
cath00317242167078
$2000+0515273232530119
cath047891000038
not stated143661291802082101761811661,459
cath66811202713155111

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 33.8% 
 $300-599 
 31.3% 
 $600-999 
 19.1% 
 $1000-1499 
 9.9% 
 $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 7,749 22.0%
Catholics 1,381 22.4%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs55019.5%13528.0%
20-29yrs56415.0%7812.5%
30-39yrs97621.3%15218.5%
40-49yrs1,61826.5%31527.0%
50-59yrs1,49023.0%27023.5%
60-69yrs1,65125.9%26424.7%
70-79yrs70520.9%13622.3%
80+ yrs19411.0%3112.3%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican1,54521.9%
Baptist20032.2%
Catholic1,38222.4%
Hinduism412.9%
Islam1016.1%
Jehovah W17140.4%
Judaism457.1%
Lutheran16424.0%
Mormon5652.8%
Orthodox68.8%
Pentecostal15541.0%
Presbyterian29621.5%
Salvation Army5525.7%
Seventh Day Adv3925.3%
Uniting1,12527.8%
No religion1,43618.9%