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Diocese of Townsville

Dioecesis Tovnsvillensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 February 1930
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Brisbane
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 434,400 (167,787 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.tsv.catholic.org.au/
  • Mailing Address: The Catholic Diocesan Center, P.O. Box 6149 MSO, Townsville QLD 4812; 270 Stanley Street, Townsville, QLD 4810, Australia
  • Telephone: (07)472.63.200
  • Fax: 472.63.211

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 February 1930ErectedDiocese of Rockhampton Diocese of Townsville (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195028,337115,00024.6%459545241516524ap1951
196644,000190,00023.2%5414686475421036ap1967
197052,000170,00030.6%4811598815921034ap1971
198060,437181,00033.4%4013531,14015315929ap1981
199060,022217,94327.5%337401,50022812929ap1991
199960,477234,85425.8%307371,6342309330ap2000
200065,924234,85428.1%286341,9382299230ap2001
200166,610237,38728.1%254292,296278628ap2002
200266,610237,38728.1%234272,4671207627ap2003
200374,084252,28929.4%205252,9631137427ap2004
200474,084252,28929.4%224262,8491127627ap2005
201075,600263,00028.7%246302,520146326ap2011

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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