Census Data 2011

Parish : Herston

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: 5,301
  Total males: 2,580  
  Total females: 2,721
Catholic population: 1,126
  Catholic males: 519  
  Catholic females: 607  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 1,285 27.4% 269 26.9%
  Separated: 72 1.5% 17 1.7%
  Divorced: 289 6.2% 65 6.5%
  Widowed: 138 2.9% 54 5.4%
  Never Married: 2,914 62.0% 595 59.5%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 1,084 29.7% 240 30.3%
  De facto relationship 399 10.9% 96 12.1%
  Not married: 2,167 59.4% 455 57.5%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 58 11
  Torres Strait Islander: 7 0
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 4 0

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 254 4.8% 46 4.1%
  5-14 years: 349 6.6% 83 7.4%
  15-24 years: 1,625 30.7% 300 26.6%
  25-34 years: 1,331 25.1% 234 20.8%
  35-44 years: 634 12.0% 140 12.4%
  45-54 years: 437 8.2% 105 9.3%
  55-64 years: 283 5.3% 90 8.0%
  65-74 years: 165 3.1% 50 4.4%
  75-84 years: 126 2.4% 42 3.7%
  85 years & over: 95 1.8% 36 3.2%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 4.8% 
 4.1% 
 5-14 yrs 
 6.6% 
 7.4% 
 15-24 yrs 
 30.7% 
 26.6% 
 25-34 yrs 
 25.1% 
 20.8% 
 35-44 yrs 
 12.0% 
 12.4% 
 45-54 yrs 
 8.2% 
 9.3% 
 55-64 yrs 
 5.3% 
 8.0% 
 65-74 yrs 
 3.1% 
 4.4% 
 75-84 yrs 
 2.4% 
 3.7% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.8% 
 3.2% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 44.6%
Buddhist: 2.7%
Hindu: 2.1%
Islam: 8.6%
Judaism: 0.2%
Other religions: 2.0%
No religion: 31.9%
Not stated: 7.9%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 47.6% 21.2%
Anglicans: 22.9% 10.2%
Baptists: 2.7% 1.2%
Lutherans: 1.9% 0.9%
Mormons: 0.3% 0.1%
Orthodox: 2.7% 1.2%
Pentecostals: 2.0% 0.9%
Salvation Army: 0.3% 0.1%
Uniting Church: 7.8% 3.5%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 21.2%
 Anglican 
 10.2%
 Uniting 
 3.5%
 Lutheran 
 0.9%
 No Religion 
 31.9%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 3,113 58.7% 857 76.1%
  Elsewhere: 2,188 41.3% 269 23.9%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 3,587 67.7% 967 85.9%

 
Median age of population: 28.7
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,904
Median weekly rent: $378
Average household size: 2.3


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 20 13 33 6 0 6
Primary State School: 100 77 177 12 13 25
Primary Catholic School: 20 22 42 18 17 35
Primary other Non-Government School: 7 6 13 0 0 0
Secondary State School: 48 30 78 0 5 5
Secondary Catholic School: 17 20 37 13 12 25
Secondary other Non-Government School: 9 16 25 0 0 0
Technical or Further Education Institution: 45 47 92 11 10 21
University or other Tertiary Institution: 634 863 1,497 87 147 234
Other type of Educational Institution: 29 34 63 6 8 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: 5,301
Total population 2006: 3,888
Increase/decrease: 36.3%
 
Catholic population 2011: 1,126
Catholic population 2006: 1,041
Increase/decrease: 8.2%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 23.9%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 20.5%
Total citizens 2011: 67.7%
Total citizens 2006: 75.3%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 26.3%
 Parish 
 21.2%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia3,114857 Iraq00 South East Europe30
Bosnia and Herzegovina60 Ireland2922 South Korea7010
Cambodia00 Italy2012 South Africa280
Canada193 Japan197 Sri Lanka109
China mainland2350 Lebanon00 Thailand70
Croatia04 Macedonia00 Turkey30
Egypt90 Malaysia1286 UK19632
Fiji123 Malta00 USA293
Germany224 Netherlands143 Vietnam353
Greece80 New Zealand10119 Born elsewhere63075
Hong Kong493 Philippines274 Not stated29710
India14522 Poland87 Total5,3021,127
Indonesia239 Singapore140 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 58.7% 
 76.0% 
 Asia Pacific 
 16.8% 
 8.4% 
 Europe 
 5.4% 
 7.8% 
 Other 
 19.1% 
 7.7% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English3,522941Ukrainian00Thai100
Irish76Bosnian50Indonesian2311
German215Croatian73Malay883
Dutch64Macedonian00Tagalog159
Afrikaans110Serbian40Filipino40
Danish00Czech00Cantonese993
Norwegian80Polish148Mandarin2344
Swedish00Persian320Japanese235
Finnish00Arabic2754Korean7413
French249Hebrew00Aust Indigenous60
Greek120Turkish40Fijian00
Portuguese40Tamil243Maori00
Spanish3924Hindi275Samoan40
Italian4129Urdu200Tongan00
Maltese00Khmer00Auslan40
Russian110Vietnamese464   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 66.5% 
 Asian Pacific 
 15.5% 
 European 
 3.5% 
 Other 
 14.5% 

 


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 equiv1,67875.5% 1,88678.4% 35177.1% 42578.0%
Year 11 or equiv743.3% 723.0% 204.4% 244.4%
Year 10 or equiv1707.7% 1476.1% 449.7% 437.9%
Year 9 or equiv683.1% 552.3% 153.3% 132.4%
Year 8 or below351.6% 652.7% 81.8% 244.4%
No schooling90.4% 251.0% 30.7% 61.1%
Not stated1888.5% 1566.5% 143.1% 101.8%
Total2,222100.0% 2,406100.0% 455100.0% 545100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil6597541003000229
cath813900000030
$1-199433115846000107
cath150505000025
$200-2993670281611916220208
cath684603314044
$300-39914513623152317169204
cath0185501760051
$400-5991856813116131464239
cath0106106030540
$600-7990568421471500187
cath081130060028
$800-9994327026199300163
cath04767300027
$1000-124903577291710000168
cath01627410000057
$1250-14990680262113740157
cath031160670033
$1500-19990979453417000184
cath0519146300047
$2000+0453747132000234
cath001615141100056
not stated1438651622101330181
cath120000000012
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil721047730158004310
cath1661090300044
$1-19986592717106300208
cath2416000400044
$200-29985963320141613127296
cath2318400065460
$300-3992910222191415183350302
cath5190709081967
$400-599247067281211181812260
cath491083579863
$600-79910705524288700202
cath0188714300050
$800-99905254201415300158
cath0141365300041
$1000-124902593291911400181
cath0528106800057
$1250-14990962281512400130
cath002445300036
$1500-19990058493319000159
cath001317171100058
$2000+00373217740097
cath00546000015
not stated15392715146564131
cath00000080412

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 30.8% 
 $300-599 
 23.1% 
 $600-999 
 15.9% 
 $1000-1499 
 14.6% 
 $1500+ 
 15.6% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 1,044 22.2%
Catholics 244 24.4%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs13125.4%3127.7%
20-29yrs41621.7%8625.3%
30-39yrs17019.1%2616.8%
40-49yrs14229.0%4034.5%
50-59yrs8925.1%2727.0%
60-69yrs5825.0%2234.9%
70-79yrs2919.7%813.8%
80+ yrs74.8%35.4%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican12926.8%
Baptist1929.7%
Catholic24424.4%
Hinduism1616.0%
Islam5114.7%
Jehovah W1280.0%
Judaism00.0%
Lutheran1123.4%
Mormon444.4%
Orthodox616.2%
Pentecostal1840.9%
Presbyterian2829.5%
Salvation Army00.0%
Seventh Day Adv457.1%
Uniting4225.8%
No religion33621.8%