Census Data 2011

Parish : Laidley

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: 17,308
  Total males: 8,630  
  Total females: 8,678
Catholic population: 3,424
  Catholic males: 1,625  
  Catholic females: 1,799  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 6,671 50.2% 1,399 51.9%
  Separated: 572 4.3% 121 4.5%
  Divorced: 1,337 10.1% 238 8.8%
  Widowed: 633 4.8% 129 4.8%
  Never Married: 4,075 30.7% 810 30.0%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 6,164 51.4% 1,354 52.9%
  De facto relationship 1,292 10.8% 264 10.3%
  Not married: 4,540 37.8% 941 36.8%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 541 107
  Torres Strait Islander: 38 4
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 17 0

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 1,270 7.3% 229 6.7%
  5-14 years: 2,746 15.9% 500 14.6%
  15-24 years: 2,098 12.1% 428 12.5%
  25-34 years: 1,786 10.3% 336 9.8%
  35-44 years: 2,358 13.6% 506 14.8%
  45-54 years: 2,436 14.1% 486 14.2%
  55-64 years: 2,251 13.0% 466 13.6%
  65-74 years: 1,531 8.8% 327 9.6%
  75-84 years: 629 3.6% 107 3.1%
  85 years & over: 203 1.2% 39 1.1%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 7.3% 
 6.7% 
 5-14 yrs 
 15.9% 
 14.6% 
 15-24 yrs 
 12.1% 
 12.5% 
 25-34 yrs 
 10.3% 
 9.8% 
 35-44 yrs 
 13.6% 
 14.8% 
 45-54 yrs 
 14.1% 
 14.2% 
 55-64 yrs 
 13.0% 
 13.6% 
 65-74 yrs 
 8.8% 
 9.6% 
 75-84 yrs 
 3.6% 
 3.1% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.2% 
 1.1% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 66.9%
Buddhist: 0.6%
Hindu: 0.0%
Islam: 0.1%
Judaism: 0.1%
Other religions: 1.0%
No religion: 20.1%
Not stated: 11.2%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 29.6% 19.8%
Anglicans: 29.7% 19.9%
Baptists: 5.1% 3.4%
Lutherans: 9.0% 6.0%
Mormons: 0.7% 0.5%
Orthodox: 0.3% 0.2%
Pentecostals: 1.1% 0.8%
Salvation Army: 1.0% 0.7%
Uniting Church: 10.0% 6.7%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 19.8%
 Anglican 
 19.9%
 Uniting 
 6.7%
 Lutheran 
 6.0%
 No Religion 
 20.1%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 14,039 81.1% 3,023 88.3%
  Elsewhere: 3,269 18.9% 401 11.7%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 15,339 88.6% 3,292 96.1%

 
Median age of population: 38.7
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,420
Median weekly rent: $249
Average household size: 2.7


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 98 89 187 21 17 38
Primary State School: 697 646 1,343 93 103 196
Primary Catholic School: 131 113 244 61 59 120
Primary other Non-Government School: 77 50 127 11 8 19
Secondary State School: 441 430 871 87 82 169
Secondary Catholic School: 29 20 49 16 8 24
Secondary other Non-Government School: 86 119 205 12 35 47
Technical or Further Education Institution: 92 183 275 18 37 55
University or other Tertiary Institution: 100 307 407 21 74 95
Other type of Educational Institution: 21 54 75 5 5 10

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: 17,308
Total population 2006: 14,474
Increase/decrease: 19.6%
 
Catholic population 2011: 3,424
Catholic population 2006: 2,842
Increase/decrease: 20.5%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 11.7%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 14.8%
Total citizens 2011: 88.6%
Total citizens 2006: 89.6%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 21.2%
 Parish 
 19.8%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia14,0492,986 Iraq30 South East Europe120
Bosnia and Herzegovina30 Ireland2616 South Korea00
Cambodia50 Italy2010 South Africa380
Canada220 Japan95 Sri Lanka50
China mainland120 Lebanon00 Thailand40
Croatia89 Macedonia00 Turkey50
Egypt00 Malaysia124 UK80369
Fiji104 Malta96 USA4613
Germany9232 Netherlands8728 Vietnam314
Greece30 New Zealand41941 Born elsewhere19454
Hong Kong84 Philippines7662 Not stated1,26970
India50 Poland116 Total17,3063,423
Indonesia100 Singapore30 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 81.1% 
 87.1% 
 Asia Pacific 
 3.6% 
 3.9% 
 Europe 
 6.1% 
 5.4% 
 Other 
 9.2% 
 3.6% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English16,0033,304Ukrainian00Thai50
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian80
German6324Croatian64Malay00
Dutch3515Macedonian00Tagalog1514
Afrikaans120Serbian70Filipino2225
Danish120Czech30Cantonese234
Norwegian00Polish87Mandarin235
Swedish30Persian00Japanese165
Finnish80Arabic70Korean00
French164Hebrew00Aust Indigenous30
Greek70Turkish70Fijian30
Portuguese30Tamil00Maori60
Spanish178Hindi80Samoan110
Italian2219Urdu00Tongan00
Maltese45Khmer60Auslan70
Russian30Vietnamese274   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 91.2% 
 Asian Pacific 
 0.7% 
 European 
 1.2% 
 Other 
 6.8% 

 


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 equiv1,73528.0% 2,29435.1% 39631.4% 59140.0%
Year 11 or equiv4156.7% 4777.3% 1068.4% 1188.0%
Year 10 or equiv2,07833.5% 2,03031.1% 42833.9% 44129.8%
Year 9 or equiv5228.4% 4757.3% 1118.8% 1067.2%
Year 8 or below72411.7% 6049.2% 16212.8% 1469.9%
No schooling270.4% 180.3% 50.4% 00.0%
Not stated70211.3% 6389.8% 554.4% 775.2%
Total6,203100.0% 6,536100.0% 1,263100.0% 1,479100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil202143018405628100398
cath32001071754075
$1-199157271729325352154386
cath4343401896087
$200-299435161649815725511616861
cath129911162458200159
$300-3993137455373122165739608
cath610131115262864119
$400-59953525887113120127338651
cath1012151518163250123
$600-799337612211812711851253673
cath716123030281040137
$800-99913481111551671231680641
cath31229333525060143
$1000-12494271091851641032430619
cath01131433221500143
$1250-14990137313310966900403
cath041434261600094
$1500-19990115711411166700366
cath001126261150079
$2000+04315344351300180
cath006169800039
not stated64669512711391775424711
cath60014481210054
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1712759711061362450599
cath341013201631000124
$1-199212611021181009154193760
cath501420322618800168
$200-29950717912312323224663221,009
cath13171823155861134222
$300-39937579412514917816811126945
cath8141538413544190214
$400-5992911317521920516310039241,067
cath522385251502384253
$600-7999671541921821063360749
cath420283549231300172
$800-99952089107123641300421
cath631621311530095
$1000-124901175767751330296
cath001916181100064
$1250-14990535423027000139
cath001480500027
$1500-19990021445220700144
cath0041019300036
$2000+0091211300035
cath0005000005
not stated725486928969584564629
cath9080331381761

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 33.5% 
 $300-599 
 27.1% 
 $600-999 
 20.8% 
 $1000-1499 
 12.5% 
 $1500+ 
 6.1% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 2,347 17.7%
Catholics 491 18.2%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs20917.6%4819.4%
20-29yrs25514.2%5516.8%
30-39yrs36218.1%8621.7%
40-49yrs51820.6%11120.6%
50-59yrs42418.3%8017.6%
60-69yrs38218.6%7316.0%
70-79yrs16917.1%3416.6%
80+ yrs296.7%45.6%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican47517.0%
Baptist10022.0%
Catholic49118.2%
Hinduism00.0%
Islam00.0%
Jehovah W4040.4%
Judaism440.0%
Lutheran21126.2%
Mormon1933.3%
Orthodox00.0%
Pentecostal4341.7%
Presbyterian5412.0%
Salvation Army2830.8%
Seventh Day Adv2234.4%
Uniting19920.2%
No religion35915.2%