Census Data 2011

Parish : Noosa District

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: 48,882
  Total males: 23,681  
  Total females: 25,201
Catholic population: 9,157
  Catholic males: 4,257  
  Catholic females: 4,900  
 
Registered Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Married: 20,487 50.9% 4,009 53.7%
  Separated: 1,443 3.6% 268 3.6%
  Divorced: 4,799 11.9% 799 10.7%
  Widowed: 2,426 6.0% 425 5.7%
  Never Married: 11,112 27.6% 1,966 26.3%

Social Marital status
persons 15 years of age and over
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Registered Marriage: 18,140 51.0% 3,689 53.9%
  De facto relationship 4,025 11.3% 635 9.3%
  Not married: 13,427 37.7% 2,520 36.8%

Indigenous population
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Aboriginal: 496 95
  Torres Strait Islander: 25 3
  Both Aboriginal & TSI: 26 11

Total Population by age groups
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  0-4 years: 2,407 4.9% 418 4.6%
  5-14 years: 6,207 12.7% 1,269 13.9%
  15-24 years: 4,748 9.7% 929 10.1%
  25-34 years: 3,895 8.0% 657 7.2%
  35-44 years: 6,431 13.2% 1,193 13.0%
  45-54 years: 7,911 16.2% 1,591 17.4%
  55-64 years: 7,696 15.7% 1,410 15.4%
  65-74 years: 5,630 11.5% 1,035 11.3%
  75-84 years: 2,822 5.8% 484 5.3%
  85 years & over: 1,135 2.3% 171 1.9%

 

AGE GROUPS - TOTAL POPULATION
 0-4 yrs 
 4.9% 
 4.6% 
 5-14 yrs 
 12.7% 
 13.9% 
 15-24 yrs 
 9.7% 
 10.1% 
 25-34 yrs 
 8.0% 
 7.2% 
 35-44 yrs 
 13.2% 
 13.0% 
 45-54 yrs 
 16.2% 
 17.4% 
 55-64 yrs 
 15.7% 
 15.4% 
 65-74 yrs 
 11.5% 
 11.3% 
 75-84 yrs 
 5.8% 
 5.3% 
 85+ yrs 
 2.3% 
 1.9% 
 
All
Cath

Religious Affiliation

Christian: 56.9%
Buddhist: 1.5%
Hindu: 0.2%
Islam: 0.1%
Judaism: 0.2%
Other religions: 1.7%
No religion: 30.2%
Not stated: 9.3%

Christian Denominations

  as % of all
Christians
as % of total
population
Catholics: 32.9% 18.7%
Anglicans: 36.9% 21.0%
Baptists: 1.9% 1.1%
Lutherans: 2.8% 1.6%
Mormons: 0.1% 0.0%
Orthodox: 0.7% 0.4%
Pentecostals: 1.7% 1.0%
Salvation Army: 0.4% 0.2%
Uniting Church: 9.0% 5.1%

Religious Affiliation - selected
 Catholic 
 18.7%
 Anglican 
 21.0%
 Uniting 
 5.1%
 Lutheran 
 1.6%
 No Religion 
 30.2%

Place of Birth
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Australia: 35,447 72.5% 7,202 78.7%
  Elsewhere: 13,435 27.5% 1,955 21.3%

 

Australian Citizenship:  
    ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  Citizens: 42,145 86.2% 8,425 92.0%

 
Median age of population: 42.7
Median monthly mortgage payment: $1,636
Median weekly rent: $303
Average household size: 2.2


PERSONS ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2011

  ALL PERSONS CATHOLICS
  males females total males females total
Pre-school: 279 254 533 48 46 94
Primary State School: 1,427 1,305 2,732 226 192 418
Primary Catholic School: 238 258 496 181 201 382
Primary other Non-Government School: 470 376 846 44 65 109
Secondary State School: 846 881 1,727 113 118 231
Secondary Catholic School: 267 237 504 160 135 295
Secondary other Non-Government School: 345 333 678 41 60 101
Technical or Further Education Institution: 298 407 705 50 73 123
University or other Tertiary Institution: 316 748 1,064 59 154 213
Other type of Educational Institution: 84 201 285 13 39 52

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: 48,882
Total population 2006: 46,158
Increase/decrease: 5.9%
 
Catholic population 2011: 9,157
Catholic population 2006: 8,361
Increase/decrease: 9.5%
 
Catholics born overseas 2011: 21.3%
Catholics born overseas 2006: 20.7%
Total citizens 2011: 86.2%
Total citizens 2006: 85.4%
Catholicity 2011
 Australia 
 25.3%
 Queensland 
 23.8%
 Archdiocese 
 23.2%
 Deanery 
 19.7%
 Parish 
 18.7%


 

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
Australia35,4447,199 Iraq40 South East Europe2312
Bosnia and Herzegovina00 Ireland11167 South Korea180
Cambodia40 Italy10261 South Africa37455
Canada13926 Japan555 Sri Lanka247
China mainland505 Lebanon30 Thailand734
Croatia3725 Macedonia90 Turkey95
Egypt2711 Malaysia517 UK4,467433
Fiji395 Malta3622 USA29552
Germany491112 Netherlands31477 Vietnam1912
Greece200 New Zealand2,223228 Born elsewhere1,213350
Hong Kong469 Philippines161124 Not stated2,761139
India9834 Poland5236 Total48,8829,158
Indonesia6520 Singapore4516 

BIRTHPLACE BY REGION
 Australia 
 72.5% 
 78.6% 
 Asia Pacific 
 6.1% 
 5.2% 
 Europe 
 11.6% 
 10.3% 
 Other 
 9.8% 
 5.9% 
 
All
Cath

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME (selected)

 AllCath  AllCath  AllCath
English44,4088,452Ukrainian70Thai530
Irish00Bosnian00Indonesian4319
German458108Croatian2624Malay00
Dutch15635Macedonian110Tagalog4437
Afrikaans483Serbian130Filipino3025
Danish390Czech2210Cantonese4513
Norwegian110Polish4636Mandarin440
Swedish360Persian00Japanese815
Finnish196Arabic194Korean140
French18485Hebrew00Aust Indigenous90
Greek724Turkish30Fijian30
Portuguese4622Tamil94Maori90
Spanish10837Hindi220Samoan30
Italian182113Urdu40Tongan40
Maltese93Khmer00Auslan140
Russian80Vietnamese218   

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME BY REGION
 English only 
 90.8% 
 Asian Pacific 
 1.0% 
 European 
 2.8% 
 Other 
 5.4% 

 


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 equiv8,61546.8% 9,74948.0% 1,61247.2% 1,96148.3%
Year 11 or equiv1,6609.0% 1,7498.6% 35310.3% 3909.6%
Year 10 or equiv4,78626.0% 5,38026.5% 90326.5% 1,14228.1%
Year 9 or equiv9595.2% 9284.6% 2427.1% 1814.5%
Year 8 or below7674.2% 7953.9% 1614.7% 1704.2%
No schooling640.3% 280.1% 60.2% 60.1%
Not stated1,5518.4% 1,6668.2% 1354.0% 2075.1%
Total18,402100.0% 20,295100.0% 3,412100.0% 4,057100.0%


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

MALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil488497495145193752301,142
cath124771638331030238
$1-1994737454591241721425471,159
cath10913914183629140242
$200-2999792136152215368530344692,003
cath2011202244691216922398
$300-3999388991182573094473251091,845
cath211222183537786310296
$400-599108177170262360499487206832,352
cath172827335997782316378
$600-7993118331537248048029388252,267
cath73353671098548190421
$800-999109325539740636419756151,793
cath015347984634460325
$1000-124955521737440632513444141,574
cath014457073603040296
$1250-14990231543042781941002641,083
cath03275761302050203
$1500-1999024129334350224872941,181
cath08308793351400267
$2000+0131022753583171273361,231
cath00205484511760232
not stated18083150215304234193126811,566
cath290111025161477119
 
 
FEMALES15-19yrs20-24yrs25-34yrs35-44yrs45-54yrs55-64yrs65-74yrs75-84yrs85+yrsTotal
nil416531112373093539617101,602
cath8773046627920106347
$1-1995028717530126629017065141,870
cath101182954564330170348
$200-299139107178318342636607312692,708
cath23242269721281145317522
$300-399871141843434024896794462242,968
cath20213072611031519245595
$400-599932034136407977025242781193,769
cath1841681171531501023816703
$600-7991717735951264245121672262,472
cath4397010615710445130538
$800-99945217828838627011142151,346
cath0193468903822160287
$1000-1249028153246324239822471,103
cath08274663641600224
$1250-1499007213722912831169622
cath0019215832090139
$1500-1999036614519913341133603
cath00172348281000126
$2000+44219810811851173424
cath003262914106088
not stated161561302092232082101662201,583
cath2333161916131334140

TOTAL WEEKLY INCOME by bands
 $0-299 
 28.5% 
 $300-599 
 29.3% 
 $600-999 
 21.1% 
 $1000-1499 
 11.8% 
 $1500+ 
 9.3% 


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

Persons doing volunteer work
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
All persons 8,388 20.8%
Catholics 1,544 20.7%

Persons doing volunteer work by age group
  All Rate Catholics Rate
15-19yrs42714.7%9415.6%
20-29yrs43212.0%7011.1%
30-39yrs93718.3%15217.8%
40-49yrs1,80524.3%37624.9%
50-59yrs1,66221.5%28019.2%
60-69yrs1,93827.1%37127.9%
70-79yrs96424.1%17024.3%
80+ yrs2249.6%308.0%



Volunteers by religious affiliation
  Volunteers Rate of volunteering
Anglican1,87921.2%
Baptist11224.1%
Catholic1,54420.7%
Hinduism1217.6%
Islam510.9%
Jehovah W12142.3%
Judaism2739.1%
Lutheran14622.4%
Mormon844.4%
Orthodox1910.7%
Pentecostal21256.8%
Presbyterian32620.0%
Salvation Army3032.6%
Seventh Day Adv4139.4%
Uniting58626.3%
No religion2,26219.7%