Census Data 2011

Parish : Leichhardt

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: 12,051
  Total males: 6,063  
  Total females: 5,988
Catholic population: 2,632
  Catholic males: 1,287  
  Catholic females: 1,345  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 3,870 42.1% 861 41.5%
  Separated: 392 4.3% 97 4.7%
  Divorced: 893 9.7% 193 9.3%
  Widowed: 387 4.2% 99 4.8%
  Never Married: 3,643 39.7% 827 39.8%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 3,560 43.5% 802 42.2%
  De facto relationship 999 12.2% 229 12.1%
  Not married: 3,623 44.3% 869 45.7%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 588 136
  Torres Strait Islander: 16 8
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 23 4

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 1,060 8.8% 203 7.7%
  5-14 years: 1,805 15.0% 353 13.4%
  15-24 years: 1,928 16.0% 440 16.7%
  25-34 years: 1,765 14.6% 401 15.2%
  35-44 years: 1,572 13.0% 349 13.3%
  45-54 years: 1,500 12.4% 340 12.9%
  55-64 years: 1,221 10.1% 276 10.5%
  65-74 years: 726 6.0% 171 6.5%
  75-84 years: 375 3.1% 81 3.1%
  85 years & over: 100 0.8% 18 0.7%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 8.8% 
 7.7% 
 5-14 yrs 
 15.0% 
 13.4% 
 15-24 yrs 
 16.0% 
 16.7% 
 25-34 yrs 
 14.6% 
 15.2% 
 35-44 yrs 
 13.0% 
 13.3% 
 45-54 yrs 
 12.4% 
 12.9% 
 55-64 yrs 
 10.1% 
 10.5% 
 65-74 yrs 
 6.0% 
 6.5% 
 75-84 yrs 
 3.1% 
 3.1% 
 85+ yrs 
 0.8% 
 0.7% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 66.1%
Buddhist: 0.6%
Hindu: 0.2%
Islam: 0.1%
Judaism: 0.0%
Other religions: 1.2%
No religion: 21.6%
Not stated: 10.2%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 33.0% 21.8%
Anglicans: 28.3% 18.7%
Baptists: 4.6% 3.0%
Lutherans: 4.5% 3.0%
Mormons: 1.2% 0.8%
Orthodox: 0.3% 0.2%
Pentecostals: 3.1% 2.1%
Salvation Army: 1.2% 0.8%
Uniting Church: 11.2% 7.4%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 21.8%
 Anglican 
 18.7%
 Uniting 
 7.4%
 Lutheran 
 3.0%
 No Religion 
 21.6%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 10,131 84.1% 2,334 88.7%
  Elsewhere: 1,920 15.9% 298 11.3%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 10,735 89.1% 2,454 93.2%

 
Median age of population: 31.6
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,311
Median weekly rent: $269
Average household size: 2.7


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 80 86 166 11 15 26
Primary State School: 467 439 906 63 48 111
Primary Catholic School: 95 85 180 64 57 121
Primary other Non-Government School: 41 33 74 5 3 8
Secondary State School: 229 219 448 34 34 68
Secondary Catholic School: 79 82 161 26 50 76
Secondary other Non-Government School: 55 32 87 12 3 15
Technical or Further Education Institution: 103 147 250 22 39 61
University or other Tertiary Institution: 105 151 256 30 37 67
Other type of Educational Institution: 27 31 58 8 10 18

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: 12,051
Total population 2006: 10,600
Increase/decrease: 13.7%
 
Catholic population 2011: 2,632
Catholic population 2006: 2,260
Increase/decrease: 16.5%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 11.3%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 11.3%
Total citizens 2011: 89.1%
Total citizens 2006: 89.2%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 21.2%
 Parish 
 21.8%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia10,1292,374 Iraq00 South East Europe00
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland117 South Korea50
Cambodia00 Italy65 South Africa245
Canada43 Japan60 Sri Lanka30
China mainland220 Lebanon00 Thailand150
Croatia77 Macedonia00 Turkey30
Egypt00 Malaysia3711 UK32537
Fiji126 Malta50 USA233
Germany257 Netherlands4213 Vietnam40
Greece30 New Zealand32631 Born elsewhere13936
Hong Kong30 Philippines6251 Not stated77631
India200 Poland00 Total12,0512,631
Indonesia54 Singapore120 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 83.9% 
 90.1% 
 Asia Pacific 
 4.5% 
 3.9% 
 Europe 
 3.5% 
 3.3% 
 Other 
 8.1% 
 2.6% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English10,7802,473Ukrainian00Thai90
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian00
German90Croatian68Malay40
Dutch2814Macedonian00Tagalog2122
Afrikaans30Serbian00Filipino2519
Danish50Czech00Cantonese70
Norwegian00Polish00Mandarin300
Swedish00Persian00Japanese150
Finnish00Arabic123Korean40
French40Hebrew00Aust Indigenous50
Greek35Turkish30Fijian00
Portuguese44Tamil80Maori160
Spanish106Hindi120Samoan425
Italian73Urdu00Tongan40
Maltese00Khmer00Auslan100
Russian30Vietnamese50   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 91.1% 
 Asian Pacific 
 1.6% 
 European 
 0.7% 
 Other 
 6.5% 

 


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 equiv1,58035.9% 1,63337.0% 41141.5% 42340.1%
Year 11 or equiv3648.3% 3077.0% 899.0% 888.3%
Year 10 or equiv1,29929.5% 1,34230.4% 29229.5% 32030.3%
Year 9 or equiv3087.0% 3127.1% 717.2% 858.1%
Year 8 or below4049.2% 4109.3% 878.8% 898.4%
No schooling240.5% 350.8% 30.3% 111.0%
Not stated4249.6% 3758.5% 383.8% 393.7%
Total4,403100.0% 4,414100.0% 991100.0% 1,055100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1501922171719990262
cath225905500046
$1-19912129212721151280254
cath373348356069
$200-2993633515150541045412445
cath64766132811081
$300-399372649254745804014363
cath8351012101716081
$400-59936514848526562335400
cath1111137814129085
$600-79922110132106878725160585
cath81833291626830141
$800-999238514811694801400560
cath12213624219000123
$1000-1249597168117116751000588
cath03141391914600150
$1250-149902099847641800328
cath012152124500077
$1500-19990747787943300257
cath09722131100062
$2000+0326284227400130
cath0012715800042
not stated61497876694420186421
cath126866500043
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil12418234238861200343
cath38304102600081
$1-199136316977434324165444
cath2572322107640104
$200-2994138857386107115397591
cath1010171320283470139
$300-39933598882661071287325661
cath36201815173096124
$400-599408317114012888563912757
cath16184135312413110189
$600-79916103154112137561160595
cath32940184616860166
$800-99975282588726600318
cath416241624600090
$1000-124903479685640006283
cath06231481600067
$1250-14990626493415000130
cath004159400032
$1500-19990429292514000101
cath009129300033
$2000+041193300030
cath00550000010
not stated53285961484022248343
cath63866800037

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 27.7% 
 $300-599 
 25.7% 
 $600-999 
 24.4% 
 $1000-1499 
 15.4% 
 $1500+ 
 6.7% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 1,459 15.9%
Catholics 320 15.4%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs12813.6%3114.1%
20-29yrs26713.6%6013.5%
30-39yrs23014.6%4112.0%
40-49yrs28318.0%6016.1%
50-59yrs26819.7%5218.9%
60-69yrs18118.0%4919.1%
70-79yrs9017.2%2620.8%
80+ yrs114.4%00.0%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican29516.4%
Baptist6621.9%
Catholic32015.4%
Hinduism421.1%
Islam333.3%
Jehovah W1642.1%
Judaism00.0%
Lutheran3110.8%
Mormon3341.8%
Orthodox00.0%
Pentecostal8645.7%
Presbyterian6618.1%
Salvation Army1721.5%
Seventh Day Adv827.6%
Uniting13918.5%
No religion19311.1%