The Archdiocese of Brisbane’s 98 Parishes, 146 schools and 190 Centacare early EdCare, aged care, disability and family and relationships service locations stretch across 77,000 square kilometres of South East Queensland taking in 70 of the 93 State electorates, 24 of the 30 Queensland Federal Electorates and 17 local government areas from the NSW border, north to Hervey Bay / Bundaberg and west to Eidsvold and Gatton.
Through its social and educational services the Archdiocese provides for 23,000 jobs and contributes some $2.9 Billion to the Queensland economy.
- Contribution by Agency
Contribution by Agency
- Contribution by Federal Electorate
Contribution by Federal Electorate
- Contribution by State Electorate
Contribution by State Electorate
- FERNY GROVE
- GLASS HOUSE
- HERVEY BAY
- IPSWICH WEST
- MERMAID BEACH
- MOUNT OMMANEY
- PINE RIVERS
- SCENIC RIM
- SOUTH BRISBANE
- SURFERS PARADISE
- Contribution by Local Government Area
Contribution by Local Government Area
A snapshot of the Archdiocese based upon the 2016 National Census shows a Catholic population of 708,701 people from amongst a total population of 3,418,901 who live within diocesan borders, equating to 20.7% of the population. Amongst this cohort there were 281,437 Catholic families, as well as 58,407 Catholics who lived alone. A total of 157,076 Catholics were born overseas. The median age of a Catholic within the Archdiocese was 39 years*.
*Figures quoted are provided from the National Centre for Pastoral Research based within the Australian Catholic Bishops Report and issued in September 2019