Census Data 2011

Parish : Runaway Bay

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: 42,218
  Total males: 20,330  
  Total females: 21,888
Catholic population: 10,032
  Catholic males: 4,692  
  Catholic females: 5,340  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 18,424 51.3% 4,239 50.9%
  Separated: 1,370 3.8% 355 4.3%
  Divorced: 4,149 11.6% 948 11.4%
  Widowed: 2,418 6.7% 510 6.1%
  Never Married: 9,547 26.6% 2,282 27.4%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 16,517 51.4% 4,029 51.0%
  De facto relationship 3,392 10.5% 820 10.4%
  Not married: 12,243 38.1% 3,044 38.6%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 370 80
  Torres Strait Islander: 23 5
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 16 3

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 2,120 5.0% 536 5.3%
  5-14 years: 4,186 9.9% 1,163 11.6%
  15-24 years: 4,290 10.2% 1,065 10.6%
  25-34 years: 4,436 10.5% 1,031 10.3%
  35-44 years: 5,530 13.1% 1,383 13.8%
  45-54 years: 5,806 13.8% 1,415 14.1%
  55-64 years: 6,443 15.3% 1,456 14.5%
  65-74 years: 5,346 12.7% 1,198 11.9%
  75-84 years: 2,897 6.9% 600 6.0%
  85 years & over: 1,165 2.8% 185 1.8%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 5.0% 
 5.3% 
 5-14 yrs 
 9.9% 
 11.6% 
 15-24 yrs 
 10.2% 
 10.6% 
 25-34 yrs 
 10.5% 
 10.3% 
 35-44 yrs 
 13.1% 
 13.8% 
 45-54 yrs 
 13.8% 
 14.1% 
 55-64 yrs 
 15.3% 
 14.5% 
 65-74 yrs 
 12.7% 
 11.9% 
 75-84 yrs 
 6.9% 
 6.0% 
 85+ yrs 
 2.8% 
 1.8% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 67.7%
Buddhist: 1.5%
Hindu: 0.3%
Islam: 0.9%
Judaism: 0.3%
Other religions: 1.1%
No religion: 19.0%
Not stated: 9.3%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 35.1% 23.8%
Anglicans: 37.4% 25.3%
Baptists: 1.9% 1.3%
Lutherans: 2.0% 1.4%
Mormons: 0.3% 0.2%
Orthodox: 1.8% 1.2%
Pentecostals: 1.2% 0.8%
Salvation Army: 0.3% 0.2%
Uniting Church: 8.1% 5.5%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 23.8%
 Anglican 
 25.3%
 Uniting 
 5.5%
 Lutheran 
 1.4%
 No Religion 
 19.0%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 26,345 62.4% 7,117 70.9%
  Elsewhere: 15,873 37.6% 2,915 29.1%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 33,476 79.3% 8,813 87.8%

 
Median age of population: 44.1
Median monthly mortgage payment: $2,107
Median weekly rent: $394
Average household size: 2.2


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 234 192 426 93 54 147
Primary State School: 793 723 1,516 136 105 241
Primary Catholic School: 267 259 526 214 201 415
Primary other Non-Government School: 330 345 675 78 82 160
Secondary State School: 495 428 923 93 92 185
Secondary Catholic School: 120 118 238 85 90 175
Secondary other Non-Government School: 308 352 660 86 86 172
Technical or Further Education Institution: 266 398 664 79 95 174
University or other Tertiary Institution: 448 738 1,186 107 181 288
Other type of Educational Institution: 97 163 260 25 36 61

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: 42,218
Total population 2006: 36,285
Increase/decrease: 16.4%
 
Catholic population 2011: 10,032
Catholic population 2006: 8,215
Increase/decrease: 22.1%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 29.1%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 27.6%
Total citizens 2011: 79.3%
Total citizens 2006: 80.8%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 23.5%
 Parish 
 23.8%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia26,3507,154 Iraq80 South East Europe4322
Bosnia and Herzegovina565 Ireland11283 South Korea12819
Cambodia30 Italy168139 South Africa703103
Canada10115 Japan2974 Sri Lanka283
China mainland1864 Lebanon167 Thailand570
Croatia6049 Macedonia140 Turkey4310
Egypt498 Malaysia9111 UK3,829476
Fiji5311 Malta4641 USA22762
Germany29283 Netherlands21176 Vietnam367
Greece470 New Zealand3,887601 Born elsewhere1,527549
Hong Kong6617 Philippines241202 Not stated2,933160
India13427 Poland9154 Total42,21910,032
Indonesia7112 Singapore6218 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 62.4% 
 71.4% 
 Asia Pacific 
 12.7% 
 9.3% 
 Europe 
 11.8% 
 12.0% 
 Other 
 13.1% 
 7.3% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English35,6898,824Ukrainian43Thai470
Irish00Bosnian650Indonesian557
German21180Croatian6258Malay74
Dutch8829Macedonian260Tagalog8673
Afrikaans14315Serbian590Filipino6449
Danish210Czech2915Cantonese12727
Norwegian80Polish7859Mandarin2346
Swedish260Persian650Japanese3759
Finnish290Arabic874Korean12716
French188124Hebrew120Aust Indigenous00
Greek995Turkish500Fijian00
Portuguese5243Tamil60Maori7513
Spanish15397Hindi413Samoan287
Italian247181Urdu330Tongan00
Maltese2621Khmer40Auslan189
Russian943Vietnamese4810   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 85.0% 
 Asian Pacific 
 3.4% 
 European 
 3.5% 
 Other 
 8.1% 

 


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 equiv7,63645.9% 8,39445.8% 1,84348.6% 2,16348.2%
Year 11 or equiv1,4678.8% 1,5548.5% 3569.4% 4219.4%
Year 10 or equiv4,19125.2% 4,71425.7% 1,01426.7% 1,22827.3%
Year 9 or equiv8535.1% 9985.4% 2095.5% 2565.7%
Year 8 or below7654.6% 8574.7% 1985.2% 2194.9%
No schooling480.3% 490.3% 120.3% 150.3%
Not stated1,66310.0% 1,7639.6% 1614.2% 1904.2%
Total16,623100.0% 18,329100.0% 3,793100.0% 4,492100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil3807671112122159902691,045
cath9922182027283246256
$1-19932277424239111111447795
cath10018111472525133216
$200-29983121110120121212477340751,659
cath2930252731411258315406
$300-399717468681011894002621011,334
cath191416193245985712312
$400-599711181501681983244532341051,821
cath103741354766863915376
$600-79931202307295236325235109371,777
cath5586972558046188411
$800-999911934630131030218346211,637
cath323936876724288393
$1000-124967631032330929914437201,524
cath4137987715535103357
$1250-1499333175265240185853251,023
cath09438455582590283
$1500-1999028195351303226673871,215
cath06528675491100279
$2000+01816539545842016652181,692
cath04431171038326124392
not stated129110189235245238228144831,601
cath24111421172316133142
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil3157019626431236014336111,707
cath7818437074932960411
$1-19933710614720713921116654321,399
cath99283665324841119369
$200-29989111159180219414573323692,137
cath24244045531091457415529
$300-399671081632102263565953971542,276
cath10354058701031559127589
$400-599692283134484465465042941573,005
cath2045591121111461166329701
$600-7991923738735544340117581192,117
cath765941001279241260552
$800-99968623227035425510335191,360
cath0275475104622993363
$1000-12493442482442502406524131,131
cath413725880531257304
$1250-149901112416018813149188689
cath03324460249130185
$1500-19995997188188155361710705
cath0422605238500181
$2000+0072128142147553111586
cath002928423114120156
not stated116961682002192372432241721,675
cath1584191231362622173

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 26.8% 
 $300-599 
 25.8% 
 $600-999 
 21.0% 
 $1000-1499 
 13.3% 
 $1500+ 
 13.1% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 4,905 13.7%
Catholics 1,107 13.3%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs27012.7%5710.3%
20-29yrs52312.1%11411.2%
30-39yrs67413.3%16313.3%
40-49yrs94416.9%25417.8%
50-59yrs79113.3%17813.1%
60-69yrs97315.0%18812.7%
70-79yrs58814.8%12314.6%
80+ yrs1435.9%306.8%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican1,36114.2%
Baptist9520.0%
Catholic1,10713.3%
Hinduism1517.0%
Islam3713.3%
Jehovah W9543.8%
Judaism2522.5%
Lutheran7214.3%
Mormon1623.5%
Orthodox4010.4%
Pentecostal10133.8%
Presbyterian22713.6%
Salvation Army1719.5%
Seventh Day Adv1425.5%
Uniting42019.9%
No religion73111.6%