Census Data 2011

Parish : Ipswich

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: 30,555
  Total males: 14,997  
  Total females: 15,558
Catholic population: 6,991
  Catholic males: 3,332  
  Catholic females: 3,659  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 10,754 45.2% 2,420 44.5%
  Separated: 890 3.7% 206 3.8%
  Divorced: 2,107 8.8% 490 9.0%
  Widowed: 1,405 5.9% 332 6.1%
  Never Married: 8,657 36.4% 1,990 36.6%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 9,804 46.2% 2,292 45.3%
  De facto relationship 2,366 11.1% 551 10.9%
  Not married: 9,054 42.7% 2,213 43.8%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 1,111 231
  Torres Strait Islander: 51 13
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 52 14

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 2,377 7.8% 465 6.7%
  5-14 years: 4,367 14.3% 1,092 15.6%
  15-24 years: 4,530 14.8% 1,028 14.7%
  25-34 years: 4,246 13.9% 947 13.5%
  35-44 years: 4,194 13.7% 980 14.0%
  45-54 years: 4,003 13.1% 908 13.0%
  55-64 years: 2,968 9.7% 703 10.1%
  65-74 years: 2,011 6.6% 451 6.5%
  75-84 years: 1,267 4.1% 292 4.2%
  85 years & over: 592 1.9% 124 1.8%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 7.8% 
 6.7% 
 5-14 yrs 
 14.3% 
 15.6% 
 15-24 yrs 
 14.8% 
 14.7% 
 25-34 yrs 
 13.9% 
 13.5% 
 35-44 yrs 
 13.7% 
 14.0% 
 45-54 yrs 
 13.1% 
 13.0% 
 55-64 yrs 
 9.7% 
 10.1% 
 65-74 yrs 
 6.6% 
 6.5% 
 75-84 yrs 
 4.1% 
 4.2% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.9% 
 1.8% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 67.5%
Buddhist: 0.6%
Hindu: 0.4%
Islam: 0.3%
Judaism: 0.0%
Other religions: 1.2%
No religion: 20.9%
Not stated: 9.0%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 33.9% 22.9%
Anglicans: 27.7% 18.7%
Baptists: 4.0% 2.7%
Lutherans: 4.9% 3.3%
Mormons: 1.0% 0.7%
Orthodox: 0.3% 0.2%
Pentecostals: 2.6% 1.8%
Salvation Army: 1.0% 0.7%
Uniting Church: 11.5% 7.8%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 22.9%
 Anglican 
 18.7%
 Uniting 
 7.8%
 Lutheran 
 3.3%
 No Religion 
 20.9%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 25,472 83.4% 6,139 87.8%
  Elsewhere: 5,083 16.6% 852 12.2%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 27,249 89.2% 6,579 94.1%

 
Median age of population: 34.6
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,572
Median weekly rent: $251
Average household size: 2.6


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 206 189 395 47 37 84
Primary State School: 962 936 1,898 176 170 346
Primary Catholic School: 266 280 546 163 176 339
Primary other Non-Government School: 206 184 390 38 29 67
Secondary State School: 448 480 928 64 82 146
Secondary Catholic School: 307 272 579 150 131 281
Secondary other Non-Government School: 296 252 548 51 57 108
Technical or Further Education Institution: 227 340 567 62 79 141
University or other Tertiary Institution: 384 570 954 85 163 248
Other type of Educational Institution: 64 103 167 12 14 26

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: 30,555
Total population 2006: 27,236
Increase/decrease: 12.2%
 
Catholic population 2011: 6,991
Catholic population 2006: 6,171
Increase/decrease: 13.3%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 12.2%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 12.4%
Total citizens 2011: 89.2%
Total citizens 2006: 90.4%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 21.2%
 Parish 
 22.9%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia25,4786,139 Iraq00 South East Europe80
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland5837 South Korea143
Cambodia00 Italy1213 South Africa494
Canada184 Japan254 Sri Lanka2110
China mainland570 Lebanon00 Thailand320
Croatia54 Macedonia00 Turkey50
Egypt44 Malaysia8428 UK996143
Fiji303 Malta2717 USA5812
Germany9321 Netherlands9134 Vietnam358
Greece100 New Zealand889133 Born elsewhere459103
Hong Kong280 Philippines145121 Not stated1,65085
India12337 Poland1713 Total30,5536,989
Indonesia214 Singapore215 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 83.3% 
 87.9% 
 Asia Pacific 
 5.0% 
 5.1% 
 Europe 
 4.3% 
 4.6% 
 Other 
 7.4% 
 2.5% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English27,8136,634Ukrainian00Thai2910
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian90
German6614Croatian58Malay140
Dutch3316Macedonian00Tagalog6646
Afrikaans100Serbian100Filipino2624
Danish00Czech34Cantonese518
Norwegian60Polish105Mandarin693
Swedish80Persian40Japanese284
Finnish00Arabic170Korean163
French2211Hebrew50Aust Indigenous180
Greek200Turkish00Fijian70
Portuguese63Tamil180Maori160
Spanish4021Hindi384Samoan1306
Italian3421Urdu290Tongan60
Maltese1214Khmer40Auslan50
Russian100Vietnamese376   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 91.0% 
 Asian Pacific 
 2.2% 
 European 
 0.8% 
 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 equiv4,46640.5% 4,96442.5% 1,08342.4% 1,30345.2%
Year 11 or equiv9138.3% 7636.5% 25810.1% 2187.6%
Year 10 or equiv3,13528.4% 3,23527.7% 76229.9% 82528.6%
Year 9 or equiv6455.8% 6505.6% 1756.9% 1505.2%
Year 8 or below8727.9% 1,0859.3% 1776.9% 2599.0%
No schooling920.8% 370.3% 100.4% 100.3%
Not stated9168.3% 9468.1% 873.4% 1164.0%
Total11,039100.0% 11,680100.0% 2,552100.0% 2,881100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil43953603939691643722
cath11017205916040181
$1-1993287138453649441610637
cath82117394121110149
$200-29982961139768136233159221,006
cath23192717172360313220
$300-3997865858911710719212945907
cath15132024231856256200
$400-5997516014411714516619185421,125
cath12393826362942199250
$600-79945197291214212168844231,256
cath8365651524222120279
$800-99914159316272237173431531,232
cath33859615440400259
$1000-1249813237834528715640401,350
cath527938173281500322
$1250-14990592472452401092200922
cath015485952261100211
$1500-19990232012953041381700978
cath0546806941000241
$2000+01083153187891665549
cath0022485123500149
not stated13376137154134103747958948
cath183713141969695
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil3165210911311518127160929
cath70632233031500197
$1-199391114173143112115602251,135
cath10230362915341400260
$200-29999116186123143197302134361,336
cath261842302565722910317
$300-399941131701961651843062641541,646
cath152250494146727335403
$400-59980213348358318232160146711,926
cath175972876252355022456
$600-799342243363252881784539241,493
cath867689668461047374
$800-99991002462352271162484969
cath53557655741450269
$1000-12494832252011991001104827
cath022584355330010221
$1250-149969148142137491030504
cath0547473910000148
$1500-1999077312913744300393
cath002626361000098
$2000+0016363322800115
cath008881200036
not stated10063122128124858596106909
cath11109813147199100

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 26.3% 
 $300-599 
 25.6% 
 $600-999 
 22.5% 
 $1000-1499 
 16.4% 
 $1500+ 
 9.2% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 4,449 18.7%
Catholics 959 17.6%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs38916.7%9417.7%
20-29yrs73016.4%14014.3%
30-39yrs76118.7%15916.9%
40-49yrs94322.5%20420.6%
50-59yrs71320.3%15519.8%
60-69yrs51520.6%11820.6%
70-79yrs32020.0%7018.5%
80+ yrs796.8%197.5%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican79517.1%
Baptist18126.9%
Catholic96017.7%
Hinduism1824.7%
Islam1419.7%
Jehovah W5045.9%
Judaism650.0%
Lutheran15919.3%
Mormon4431.4%
Orthodox815.4%
Pentecostal20447.3%
Presbyterian21723.2%
Salvation Army5931.9%
Seventh Day Adv2439.3%
Uniting43521.8%
No religion66714.8%