Census Data 2011

Parish : Nerang

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: 49,959
  Total males: 24,450  
  Total females: 25,509
Catholic population: 11,363
  Catholic males: 5,360  
  Catholic females: 6,003  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 19,352 49.1% 4,324 48.8%
  Separated: 1,321 3.4% 293 3.3%
  Divorced: 3,923 10.0% 893 10.1%
  Widowed: 1,800 4.6% 389 4.4%
  Never Married: 13,003 33.0% 2,959 33.4%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 17,651 49.4% 4,134 48.9%
  De facto relationship 4,027 11.3% 942 11.2%
  Not married: 14,055 39.3% 3,372 39.9%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 755 196
  Torres Strait Islander: 58 11
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 22 9

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 3,487 7.0% 751 6.6%
  5-14 years: 7,071 14.2% 1,753 15.4%
  15-24 years: 6,411 12.8% 1,536 13.5%
  25-34 years: 6,211 12.4% 1,329 11.7%
  35-44 years: 7,781 15.6% 1,790 15.8%
  45-54 years: 7,221 14.5% 1,656 14.6%
  55-64 years: 5,653 11.3% 1,210 10.6%
  65-74 years: 3,607 7.2% 824 7.3%
  75-84 years: 1,798 3.6% 384 3.4%
  85 years & over: 719 1.4% 131 1.2%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 7.0% 
 6.6% 
 5-14 yrs 
 14.2% 
 15.4% 
 15-24 yrs 
 12.8% 
 13.5% 
 25-34 yrs 
 12.4% 
 11.7% 
 35-44 yrs 
 15.6% 
 15.8% 
 45-54 yrs 
 14.5% 
 14.6% 
 55-64 yrs 
 11.3% 
 10.6% 
 65-74 yrs 
 7.2% 
 7.3% 
 75-84 yrs 
 3.6% 
 3.4% 
 85+ yrs 
 1.4% 
 1.2% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 64.7%
Buddhist: 1.3%
Hindu: 0.3%
Islam: 0.4%
Judaism: 0.2%
Other religions: 1.5%
No religion: 22.6%
Not stated: 9.1%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 35.1% 22.7%
Anglicans: 32.8% 21.2%
Baptists: 2.5% 1.6%
Lutherans: 2.0% 1.3%
Mormons: 1.0% 0.6%
Orthodox: 1.4% 0.9%
Pentecostals: 2.3% 1.5%
Salvation Army: 0.4% 0.3%
Uniting Church: 8.1% 5.2%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 22.7%
 Anglican 
 21.2%
 Uniting 
 5.2%
 Lutheran 
 1.3%
 No Religion 
 22.6%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 34,380 68.8% 9,764 85.9%
  Elsewhere: 15,579 31.2% 1,599 14.1%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 40,691 81.4% 11,541 101.6%

 
Median age of population: 37.0
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,806
Median weekly rent: $331
Average household size: 2.7


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 347 364 711 79 103 182
Primary State School: 1,654 1,464 3,118 314 266 580
Primary Catholic School: 367 419 786 258 291 549
Primary other Non-Government School: 370 395 765 58 59 117
Secondary State School: 1,070 1,011 2,081 212 188 400
Secondary Catholic School: 205 257 462 122 172 294
Secondary other Non-Government School: 363 333 696 67 49 116
Technical or Further Education Institution: 355 576 931 75 150 225
University or other Tertiary Institution: 512 886 1,398 134 247 381
Other type of Educational Institution: 130 213 343 25 41 66

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: 49,959
Total population 2006: 41,149
Increase/decrease: 21.4%
 
Catholic population 2011: 11,363
Catholic population 2006: 9,315
Increase/decrease: 22.0%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 14.1%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 23.8%
Total citizens 2011: 81.4%
Total citizens 2006: 84.2%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 23.5%
 Parish 
 22.7%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia34,3638,646 Iraq30 South East Europe6126
Bosnia and Herzegovina426 Ireland7647 South Korea16840
Cambodia170 Italy10992 South Africa38739
Canada8911 Japan26610 Sri Lanka4612
China mainland1250 Lebanon3212 Thailand1004
Croatia9376 Macedonia110 Turkey70
Egypt2812 Malaysia8716 UK3,186387
Fiji7415 Malta2521 USA16729
Germany32281 Netherlands20662 Vietnam2711
Greece390 New Zealand4,643639 Born elsewhere1,511556
Hong Kong418 Philippines323232 Not stated2,977147
India14136 Poland8357 Total49,95911,362
Indonesia7722 Singapore4610 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 68.8% 
 75.9% 
 Asia Pacific 
 12.3% 
 9.6% 
 Europe 
 8.5% 
 9.2% 
 Other 
 10.3% 
 5.3% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English49,23411,367Ukrainian45Thai1035
Irish00Bosnian564Indonesian5013
German30293Croatian147125Malay70
Dutch10931Macedonian260Tagalog12693
Afrikaans1479Serbian1085Filipino12279
Danish313Czech4325Cantonese11916
Norwegian00Polish9865Mandarin18816
Swedish250Persian240Japanese37816
Finnish330Arabic8725Korean27364
French213100Hebrew60Aust Indigenous150
Greek1094Turkish330Fijian180
Portuguese4820Tamil80Maori15826
Spanish214139Hindi770Samoan5829
Italian189145Urdu00Tongan174
Maltese2517Khmer126Auslan210
Russian750Vietnamese399   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 86.6% 
 Asian Pacific 
 3.1% 
 European 
 3.2% 
 Other 
 7.2% 

 


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 equiv7,95843.8% 9,09746.7% 2,09545.6% 2,69750.5%
Year 11 or equiv1,7669.7% 1,7759.1% 50711.0% 5229.8%
Year 10 or equiv4,93027.1% 5,23926.9% 1,28928.1% 1,40126.3%
Year 9 or equiv1,1626.4% 1,0085.2% 3196.9% 3045.7%
Year 8 or below7464.1% 7874.0% 2114.6% 2083.9%
No schooling470.3% 490.3% 200.4% 120.2%
Not stated1,5508.5% 1,5457.9% 1493.2% 1933.6%
Total18,159100.0% 19,500100.0% 4,590100.0% 5,337100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil66010391113119119581551,283
cath17628162025231745314
$1-19951613148758195913391,079
cath1303572116172666264
$200-299136145138131173239431271521,716
cath282825344149114648391
$300-399102111128125167222309208841,456
cath28343120294378417311
$400-599131216248252254321316138311,907
cath465154596466662311440
$600-7994829045145639638114340232,228
cath96311297839237157515
$800-99912134497563474322962052,123
cath442105142105751590497
$1000-12495804405364593196821141,942
cath01889122112681300422
$1250-149943627941639215939801,333
cath07539984291000282
$1500-199972826746336819455701,389
cath03691048334900302
$2000+0141323122771644070946
cath0045856626300225
not stated18013826227931323014490301,666
cath188102123252094138
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil5221001782602532946916151,707
cath12229456258681850407
$1-19962814124230921220511839211,915
cath16440518253403388479
$200-299168150248318285403462233542,321
cath423961706897116575555
$300-399971452533453213544833282012,527
cath27385792871051087336623
$400-599109312574713655478329164993,433
cath1993129168172104704423822
$600-799382855646385983378946222,617
cath872123149156752596623
$800-99911104390419407196411861,592
cath826102102122551300428
$1000-124904928033933317631001,208
cath01271868348800308
$1250-149908143194171921204624
cath0036594423000162
$1500-1999010109169156961300553
cath0023533921000136
$2000+004076784122110268
cath0052422770065
not stated19011720828027921714985431,568
cath3471118212119147152

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 27.8% 
 $300-599 
 25.8% 
 $600-999 
 23.7% 
 $1000-1499 
 14.0% 
 $1500+ 
 8.6% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 6,185 15.7%
Catholics 1,292 14.6%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs55015.4%11613.4%
20-29yrs75613.1%15912.1%
30-39yrs1,05415.0%22214.3%
40-49yrs1,46818.8%34819.8%
50-59yrs1,02516.1%23215.9%
60-69yrs78716.3%14213.6%
70-79yrs42416.5%5810.1%
80+ yrs1218.2%165.5%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican1,30414.7%
Baptist18730.2%
Catholic1,29114.6%
Hinduism2219.1%
Islam1813.0%
Jehovah W15959.8%
Judaism2939.2%
Lutheran8715.7%
Mormon10844.1%
Orthodox4011.3%
Pentecostal26345.5%
Presbyterian21913.4%
Salvation Army3531.5%
Seventh Day Adv5335.8%
Uniting40918.7%
No religion1,04212.8%