Census Data 2011

Parish : Murgon

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: 10,655
  Total males: 5,317  
  Total females: 5,338
Catholic population: 1,713
  Catholic males: 825  
  Catholic females: 888  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 4,099 49.9% 648 50.1%
  Separated: 271 3.3% 46 3.6%
  Divorced: 706 8.6% 101 7.8%
  Widowed: 543 6.6% 93 7.2%
  Never Married: 2,595 31.6% 405 31.3%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 3,690 50.3% 603 51.1%
  De facto relationship 856 11.7% 111 9.4%
  Not married: 2,791 38.0% 466 39.5%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 1,845 272
  Torres Strait Islander: 16 0
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 47 9

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 793 7.4% 119 6.9%
  5-14 years: 1,651 15.5% 301 17.6%
  15-24 years: 1,114 10.5% 180 10.5%
  25-34 years: 910 8.5% 140 8.2%
  35-44 years: 1,311 12.3% 202 11.8%
  45-54 years: 1,362 12.8% 221 12.9%
  55-64 years: 1,542 14.5% 246 14.4%
  65-74 years: 1,204 11.3% 197 11.5%
  75-84 years: 573 5.4% 81 4.7%
  85 years & over: 196 1.8% 27 1.6%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 7.4% 
 6.9% 
 5-14 yrs 
 15.5% 
 17.6% 
 15-24 yrs 
 10.5% 
 10.5% 
 25-34 yrs 
 8.5% 
 8.2% 
 35-44 yrs 
 12.3% 
 11.8% 
 45-54 yrs 
 12.8% 
 12.9% 
 55-64 yrs 
 14.5% 
 14.4% 
 65-74 yrs 
 11.3% 
 11.5% 
 75-84 yrs 
 5.4% 
 4.7% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.8% 
 1.6% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 71.3%
Buddhist: 0.3%
Hindu: 0.1%
Islam: 0.1%
Judaism: 0.0%
Other religions: 1.0%
No religion: 18.1%
Not stated: 9.1%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 22.5% 16.1%
Anglicans: 26.2% 18.6%
Baptists: 11.2% 8.0%
Lutherans: 9.2% 6.5%
Mormons: 0.2% 0.2%
Orthodox: 0.2% 0.1%
Pentecostals: 1.2% 0.9%
Salvation Army: 0.8% 0.5%
Uniting Church: 14.4% 10.2%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 16.1%
 Anglican 
 18.6%
 Uniting 
 10.2%
 Lutheran 
 6.5%
 No Religion 
 18.1%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 9,420 88.4% 1,536 89.7%
  Elsewhere: 1,235 11.6% 177 10.3%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 9,867 92.6% 1,649 96.3%

 
Median age of population: 43.2
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,051
Median weekly rent: $135
Average household size: 2.5


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 66 50 116 11 11 22
Primary State School: 465 423 888 77 65 142
Primary Catholic School: 91 72 163 38 40 78
Primary other Non-Government School: 29 32 61 0 0 0
Secondary State School: 263 291 554 44 40 84
Secondary Catholic School: 13 26 39 7 11 18
Secondary other Non-Government School: 9 13 22 0 0 0
Technical or Further Education Institution: 66 121 187 6 20 26
University or other Tertiary Institution: 26 61 87 4 15 19
Other type of Educational Institution: 17 28 45 0 0 0

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: 10,655
Total population 2006: 10,145
Increase/decrease: 5.0%
 
Catholic population 2011: 1,713
Catholic population 2006: 1,679
Increase/decrease: 2.0%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 10.3%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 8.8%
Total citizens 2011: 92.6%
Total citizens 2006: 92.7%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 18.2%
 Parish 
 16.1%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia9,4111,536 Iraq00 South East Europe75
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland105 South Korea00
Cambodia00 Italy45 South Africa110
Canada160 Japan00 Sri Lanka00
China mainland80 Lebanon00 Thailand00
Croatia00 Macedonia00 Turkey00
Egypt00 Malaysia50 UK27431
Fiji70 Malta90 USA163
Germany3815 Netherlands3511 Vietnam00
Greece00 New Zealand14414 Born elsewhere8722
Hong Kong00 Philippines4532 Not stated51630
India40 Poland44 Total10,6561,713
Indonesia50 Singapore00 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 88.4% 
 89.7% 
 Asia Pacific 
 2.0% 
 2.7% 
 Europe 
 3.6% 
 4.6% 
 Other 
 6.0% 
 3.0% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English9,9081,634Ukrainian00Thai00
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian00
German233Croatian00Malay00
Dutch144Macedonian00Tagalog86
Afrikaans60Serbian00Filipino106
Danish00Czech00Cantonese40
Norwegian00Polish103Mandarin40
Swedish70Persian00Japanese00
Finnish00Arabic50Korean00
French106Hebrew00Aust Indigenous00
Greek00Turkish00Fijian00
Portuguese00Tamil30Maori00
Spanish43Hindi50Samoan40
Italian94Urdu00Tongan00
Maltese00Khmer00Auslan00
Russian80Vietnamese00   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 93.1% 
 Asian Pacific 
 0.3% 
 European 
 0.9% 
 Other 
 5.8% 

 


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 equiv93423.7% 1,22830.6% 16927.8% 25337.0%
Year 11 or equiv2636.7% 2877.2% 386.2% 578.3%
Year 10 or equiv1,30333.0% 1,33433.3% 21835.8% 21231.0%
Year 9 or equiv3859.8% 3117.8% 487.9% 507.3%
Year 8 or below66416.8% 48512.1% 9515.6% 6910.1%
No schooling260.7% 160.4% 61.0% 00.0%
Not stated3689.3% 3498.7% 355.7% 436.3%
Total3,943100.0% 4,010100.0% 609100.0% 684100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil10012632374418010259
cath1700331300036
$1-19986232031225637160291
cath135537604043
$200-299384856729314221310824794
cath510108112831150118
$300-39919213555801121168916543
cath3401115191310075
$400-599272351816182993311468
cath341218416173077
$600-7991634719186783554420
cath351061311100058
$800-999323565882723200326
cath04413117130052
$1000-1249312466048501740240
cath006155950040
$1250-14990719343728400129
cath000411300018
$1500-19990326473526000137
cath0012109500036
$2000+0516233020900103
cath00056950025
not stated181830504263674017345
cath34334097033
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil95719314477860287
cath11083111000043
$1-19911121456246544350387
cath2600661090057
$200-29946416895114194193888847
cath110152317303690141
$300-399343277839412613110041718
cath35881218201512101
$400-599205998117120103834421665
cath4131123171718140117
$600-799538588887551790357
cath091318231000073
$800-99908304754311000180
cath00101061100037
$1000-124941633384733500176
cath0108411300036
$1250-1499001528172330086
cath00056700018
$1500-1999001730241230086
cath0000900009
$2000+000917600032
cath0000700007
not stated251618504556612541337
cath405307124641

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 38.0% 
 $300-599 
 32.4% 
 $600-999 
 16.6% 
 $1000-1499 
 8.6% 
 $1500+ 
 4.5% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 2,054 25.0%
Catholics 366 28.4%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs11016.9%2524.0%
20-29yrs15917.9%3424.3%
30-39yrs28826.2%5129.8%
40-49yrs40630.2%6431.2%
50-59yrs39927.6%7229.6%
60-69yrs41827.4%8333.6%
70-79yrs21425.2%3025.9%
80+ yrs6114.7%710.3%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican42425.9%
Baptist13623.5%
Catholic36528.3%
Hinduism330.0%
Islam00.0%
Jehovah W3136.5%
Judaism00.0%
Lutheran16529.3%
Mormon00.0%
Orthodox323.1%
Pentecostal2026.7%
Presbyterian8528.3%
Salvation Army1944.2%
Seventh Day Adv1034.5%
Uniting34336.3%
No religion23717.6%