Census Data 2011

Parish : Bald Hills/Bracken Ridge

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: 24,311
  Total males: 11,884  
  Total females: 12,427
Catholic population: 7,091
  Catholic males: 3,291  
  Catholic females: 3,800  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 10,042 52.1% 2,801 51.1%
  Separated: 639 3.3% 203 3.7%
  Divorced: 1,532 8.0% 426 7.8%
  Widowed: 706 3.7% 218 4.0%
  Never Married: 6,341 32.9% 1,838 33.5%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 9,394 52.4% 2,735 51.5%
  De facto relationship 1,774 9.9% 466 8.8%
  Not married: 6,749 37.7% 2,106 39.7%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 510 147
  Torres Strait Islander: 16 0
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 29 14

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 1,776 7.3% 476 6.7%
  5-14 years: 3,274 13.5% 1,128 15.9%
  15-24 years: 3,463 14.2% 1,072 15.1%
  25-34 years: 3,453 14.2% 941 13.3%
  35-44 years: 3,672 15.1% 1,025 14.5%
  45-54 years: 3,281 13.5% 985 13.9%
  55-64 years: 2,911 12.0% 837 11.8%
  65-74 years: 1,606 6.6% 405 5.7%
  75-84 years: 702 2.9% 178 2.5%
  85 years & over: 173 0.7% 44 0.6%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 7.3% 
 6.7% 
 5-14 yrs 
 13.5% 
 15.9% 
 15-24 yrs 
 14.2% 
 15.1% 
 25-34 yrs 
 14.2% 
 13.3% 
 35-44 yrs 
 15.1% 
 14.5% 
 45-54 yrs 
 13.5% 
 13.9% 
 55-64 yrs 
 12.0% 
 11.8% 
 65-74 yrs 
 6.6% 
 5.7% 
 75-84 yrs 
 2.9% 
 2.5% 
 85+ yrs 
 0.7% 
 0.6% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 67.6%
Buddhist: 1.0%
Hindu: 1.6%
Islam: 1.0%
Judaism: 0.0%
Other religions: 1.5%
No religion: 19.8%
Not stated: 7.6%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 43.1% 29.2%
Anglicans: 24.4% 16.5%
Baptists: 4.6% 3.1%
Lutherans: 1.7% 1.1%
Mormons: 0.7% 0.5%
Orthodox: 0.9% 0.6%
Pentecostals: 2.0% 1.3%
Salvation Army: 0.8% 0.5%
Uniting Church: 10.6% 7.2%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 29.2%
 Anglican 
 16.5%
 Uniting 
 7.2%
 Lutheran 
 1.1%
 No Religion 
 19.8%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 18,104 74.5% 5,556 78.4%
  Elsewhere: 6,207 25.5% 1,535 21.6%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 20,912 86.0% 6,453 91.0%

 
Median age of population: 35.9
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,811
Median weekly rent: $325
Average household size: 2.8


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 149 161 310 44 63 107
Primary State School: 713 692 1,405 135 121 256
Primary Catholic School: 330 344 674 245 261 506
Primary other Non-Government School: 74 53 127 16 10 26
Secondary State School: 469 454 923 111 104 215
Secondary Catholic School: 221 240 461 151 182 333
Secondary other Non-Government School: 90 82 172 11 14 25
Technical or Further Education Institution: 239 293 532 64 103 167
University or other Tertiary Institution: 316 523 839 110 186 296
Other type of Educational Institution: 47 88 135 9 22 31

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: 24,311
Total population 2006: 21,693
Increase/decrease: 12.1%
 
Catholic population 2011: 7,091
Catholic population 2006: 6,300
Increase/decrease: 12.6%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 21.6%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 18.9%
Total citizens 2011: 86.0%
Total citizens 2006: 89.7%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 30.1%
 Parish 
 29.2%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia18,1225,556 Iraq1810 South East Europe117
Bosnia and Herzegovina256 Ireland5950 South Korea180
Cambodia00 Italy5649 South Africa20534
Canada2910 Japan220 Sri Lanka7420
China mainland890 Lebanon114 Thailand278
Croatia116 Macedonia30 Turkey40
Egypt64 Malaysia6610 UK1,125200
Fiji22317 Malta55 USA5319
Germany7724 Netherlands6527 Vietnam325
Greece160 New Zealand1,099180 Born elsewhere747220
Hong Kong445 Philippines472392 Not stated1,07884
India347103 Poland2928 Total24,3127,092
Indonesia263 Singapore346 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 74.4% 
 78.3% 
 Asia Pacific 
 10.7% 
 10.6% 
 Europe 
 6.2% 
 6.2% 
 Other 
 8.7% 
 4.9% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English20,7226,179Ukrainian00Thai265
Irish00Bosnian198Indonesian250
German317Croatian1412Malay40
Dutch3413Macedonian60Tagalog233199
Afrikaans573Serbian00Filipino151119
Danish100Czech00Cantonese13015
Norwegian00Polish4043Mandarin880
Swedish70Persian300Japanese359
Finnish40Arabic9941Korean250
French3015Hebrew00Aust Indigenous00
Greek420Turkish00Fijian75
Portuguese1612Tamil240Maori376
Spanish7335Hindi2357Samoan12430
Italian9685Urdu310Tongan375
Maltese00Khmer00Auslan144
Russian250Vietnamese395   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 85.3% 
 Asian Pacific 
 6.0% 
 European 
 1.7% 
 Other 
 7.0% 

 


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 equiv4,60751.7% 4,92251.7% 1,36254.8% 1,61653.8%
Year 11 or equiv6387.2% 6286.6% 2018.1% 2508.3%
Year 10 or equiv2,20324.7% 2,41625.4% 62225.0% 75525.1%
Year 9 or equiv3644.1% 3723.9% 923.7% 1133.8%
Year 8 or below4905.5% 5645.9% 1355.4% 1665.5%
No schooling270.3% 370.4% 50.2% 80.3%
Not stated5776.5% 5736.0% 672.7% 963.2%
Total8,906100.0% 9,512100.0% 2,484100.0% 3,004100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil31374434036511540576
cath97201139101000160
$1-199232552224224940100454
cath8312938131640148
$200-29980545536509117912517687
cath2912127122043364175
$300-3996651525650701547926604
cath19181011112042133147
$400-599601148772701201505917749
cath19221825233528103183
$600-79936189207187159169832331,056
cath14516454494119108310
$800-9991111330324023918444801,142
cath43178587459740315
$1000-124966929526726119833301,132
cath017836981612100332
$1250-14993342262061891281740807
cath01063486030000211
$1500-19997152002892321611200916
cath0658826144400255
$2000+09124194193107700634
cath0439536131300191
not stated7440961081077250204571
cath1439912530055
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil276331191211251622383870
cath981027293654300257
$1-199304671021228511843123856
cath12027333117301000268
$200-2999685971089419323682161,007
cath38212324246561185279
$300-3996195111139104174231132261,073
cath16283849344959423318
$400-5996514119427123321313672381,363
cath22466277677535256415
$600-79925176271302254198583071,321
cath964779794642184438
$800-99991162582172301332030986
cath53673818143700326
$1000-12490632142171911181740824
cath02069806739300278
$1250-149901514712812745800470
cath01243454613400163
$1500-19990611216411256300453
cath0030643321000148
$2000+0029514320500148
cath0052116500047
not stated7946881157379432315561
cath986691177568

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 24.6% 
 $300-599 
 21.0% 
 $600-999 
 24.7% 
 $1000-1499 
 17.8% 
 $1500+ 
 11.9% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 3,203 16.6%
Catholics 855 15.6%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs27915.5%8314.0%
20-29yrs45813.7%11812.2%
30-39yrs59216.2%14815.4%
40-49yrs69520.3%21020.2%
50-59yrs48415.4%13515.0%
60-69yrs44218.5%11818.3%
70-79yrs21820.6%4214.8%
80+ yrs368.1%00.0%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican56616.6%
Baptist20535.2%
Catholic85615.6%
Hinduism3712.3%
Islam2112.7%
Jehovah W4237.2%
Judaism00.0%
Lutheran4620.2%
Mormon4245.7%
Orthodox1412.6%
Pentecostal10240.5%
Presbyterian11414.4%
Salvation Army4944.5%
Seventh Day Adv1530.0%
Uniting31521.3%
No religion47413.4%