Census Data 2011

Parish : Southport

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: 81,065
  Total males: 39,349  
  Total females: 41,716
Catholic population: 18,369
  Catholic males: 8,592  
  Catholic females: 9,777  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 26,833 39.5% 6,148 40.1%
  Separated: 2,439 3.6% 605 3.9%
  Divorced: 7,744 11.4% 1,703 11.1%
  Widowed: 4,067 6.0% 968 6.3%
  Never Married: 26,893 39.6% 5,901 38.5%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 23,911 40.3% 5,802 40.8%
  De facto relationship 6,692 11.3% 1,564 11.0%
  Not married: 28,779 48.5% 6,854 48.2%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 1,008 276
  Torres Strait Islander: 64 6
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 23 6

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 4,549 5.6% 945 5.1%
  5-14 years: 8,543 10.5% 2,098 11.4%
  15-24 years: 12,860 15.9% 2,841 15.5%
  25-34 years: 12,081 14.9% 2,451 13.3%
  35-44 years: 11,206 13.8% 2,487 13.5%
  45-54 years: 10,666 13.2% 2,547 13.9%
  55-64 years: 9,001 11.1% 2,116 11.5%
  65-74 years: 6,310 7.8% 1,564 8.5%
  75-84 years: 3,919 4.8% 914 5.0%
  85 years & over: 1,931 2.4% 406 2.2%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 5.6% 
 5.1% 
 5-14 yrs 
 10.5% 
 11.4% 
 15-24 yrs 
 15.9% 
 15.5% 
 25-34 yrs 
 14.9% 
 13.3% 
 35-44 yrs 
 13.8% 
 13.5% 
 45-54 yrs 
 13.2% 
 13.9% 
 55-64 yrs 
 11.1% 
 11.5% 
 65-74 yrs 
 7.8% 
 8.5% 
 75-84 yrs 
 4.8% 
 5.0% 
 85+ yrs 
 2.4% 
 2.2% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 59.3%
Buddhist: 2.2%
Hindu: 0.9%
Islam: 2.1%
Judaism: 0.3%
Other religions: 1.7%
No religion: 22.6%
Not stated: 10.8%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 38.2% 22.7%
Anglicans: 30.7% 18.2%
Baptists: 2.2% 1.3%
Lutherans: 2.4% 1.4%
Mormons: 0.6% 0.4%
Orthodox: 2.6% 1.5%
Pentecostals: 1.6% 0.9%
Salvation Army: 0.4% 0.2%
Uniting Church: 7.9% 4.7%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 22.7%
 Anglican 
 18.2%
 Uniting 
 4.7%
 Lutheran 
 1.4%
 No Religion 
 22.6%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 48,526 59.9% 12,631 68.8%
  Elsewhere: 32,539 40.1% 5,738 31.2%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 60,958 75.2% 15,715 85.6%

 
Median age of population: 37.9
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,801
Median weekly rent: $339
Average household size: 2.4


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 478 439 917 101 123 224
Primary State School: 1,792 1,659 3,451 296 282 578
Primary Catholic School: 477 448 925 367 326 693
Primary other Non-Government School: 505 521 1,026 77 93 170
Secondary State School: 1,261 1,150 2,411 256 264 520
Secondary Catholic School: 219 227 446 143 139 282
Secondary other Non-Government School: 749 617 1,366 151 132 283
Technical or Further Education Institution: 760 1,083 1,843 174 244 418
University or other Tertiary Institution: 2,515 3,121 5,636 478 675 1,153
Other type of Educational Institution: 246 366 612 50 67 117

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: 81,065
Total population 2006: 74,390
Increase/decrease: 9.0%
 
Catholic population 2011: 18,369
Catholic population 2006: 16,946
Increase/decrease: 8.4%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 31.2%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 29.1%
Total citizens 2011: 75.2%
Total citizens 2006: 78.2%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 23.5%
 Parish 
 22.7%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia48,51012,787 Iraq6013 South East Europe11435
Bosnia and Herzegovina39263 Ireland179123 South Korea1,231259
Cambodia360 Italy246206 South Africa65090
Canada25944 Japan94524 Sri Lanka13927
China mainland1,37827 Lebanon3012 Thailand2779
Croatia208134 Macedonia360 Turkey855
Egypt14725 Malaysia31739 UK4,473632
Fiji19642 Malta7667 USA37487
Germany491123 Netherlands26886 Vietnam12217
Greece1270 New Zealand7,0661,121 Born elsewhere4,0871,031
Hong Kong29215 Philippines752574 Not stated6,379332
India706126 Poland186131 Total81,06818,371
Indonesia16925 Singapore19240 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 59.9% 
 69.5% 
 Asia Pacific 
 17.0% 
 12.8% 
 Europe 
 8.5% 
 10.7% 
 Other 
 14.6% 
 6.9% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English61,30815,184Ukrainian1810Thai2523
Irish40Bosnian38215Indonesian13718
German36895Croatian258212Malay530
Dutch12346Macedonian330Tagalog322262
Afrikaans1156Serbian2248Filipino223178
Danish233Czech5326Cantonese66042
Norwegian370Polish166109Mandarin1,52635
Swedish456Persian1804Japanese1,17953
Finnish570Arabic62148Korean1,356310
French291117Hebrew140Aust Indigenous64
Greek34814Turkish1250Fijian229
Portuguese8256Tamil9210Maori19338
Spanish442269Hindi26715Samoan7527
Italian384293Urdu740Tongan219
Maltese4542Khmer250Auslan83
Russian1574Vietnamese13725   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 76.3% 
 Asian Pacific 
 8.9% 
 European 
 4.0% 
 Other 
 10.8% 

 


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 equiv15,93450.9% 17,41150.7% 3,65452.2% 4,27352.2%
Year 11 or equiv2,4387.8% 2,5877.5% 6339.0% 6978.5%
Year 10 or equiv6,38820.4% 7,18320.9% 1,63423.4% 1,91523.4%
Year 9 or equiv1,4574.7% 1,5004.4% 3565.1% 3944.8%
Year 8 or below1,2644.0% 1,5364.5% 3404.9% 4004.9%
No schooling1520.5% 1470.4% 430.6% 300.4%
Not stated3,69311.8% 3,94411.5% 3364.8% 4745.8%
Total31,326100.0% 34,308100.0% 6,996100.0% 8,183100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil1,070437295190188222902562,523
cath245754638344219104513
$1-19975535816213113615612481281,931
cath212663042292843248482
$200-2992604883942663363946444061023,290
cath6498774898791629526747
$300-3991413182792603034045543991242,782
cath36725355631111478719643
$400-599145496538419443470505221853,322
cath4093100931021181094615716
$600-79978498969712578500266105543,760
cath19128204162155121683013900
$800-9992325682169862947014536243,102
cath85917316013910836816707
$1000-124981957226806014051443072,792
cath5481601851609126174696
$1250-14999764844804322417017131,822
cath716120104125511750445
$1500-1999044467563482296581671,933
cath014115143121781500486
$2000+5332764585052959321171,703
cath067593132672155404
not stated3484106715554494192923021953,641
cath422550332731315033322
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil76353855441641239111953243,270
cath1896510090100101251113694
$1-199880336368435283270171118642,925
cath2636578996960503228744
$200-2993375144634794437127283991564,231
cath9012686106106208228118341,102
$300-3991974134334625206229546993074,607
cath5111096116126149252175521,127
$400-5991516009209378607585573611395,283
cath4614820021523620014385301,303
$600-79936597928796862577202106374,141
cath6154220218215152582481,055
$800-999722862755359433710323312,503
cath059157156158922437656
$1000-12497104581429451297622161,958
cath023145112116811655503
$1250-1499025315287303149351571,136
cath07725982431200275
$1500-19990132183212891532816111,049
cath0348688241700249
$2000+011731731528230269556
cath05193635191170132
not stated3083425245064133773344234793,706
cath418235440434079101429

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 29.9% 
 $300-599 
 26.4% 
 $600-999 
 22.3% 
 $1000-1499 
 12.8% 
 $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 10,012 14.7%
Catholics 2,217 14.5%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs1,02418.5%25018.3%
20-29yrs1,86613.6%35612.8%
30-39yrs1,57113.8%33314.1%
40-49yrs1,87116.9%45617.5%
50-59yrs1,54115.9%33914.9%
60-69yrs1,25915.6%27814.7%
70-79yrs67514.3%17014.4%
80+ yrs2085.4%344.0%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican1,95315.2%
Baptist19922.3%
Catholic2,21714.5%
Hinduism8112.6%
Islam17114.2%
Jehovah W15140.6%
Judaism4117.4%
Lutheran16517.1%
Mormon6729.8%
Orthodox10911.1%
Pentecostal26241.9%
Presbyterian41615.0%
Salvation Army3923.4%
Seventh Day Adv2424.7%
Uniting61218.4%
No religion1,97813.4%