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Diocese of Geraldton

Dioecesis Geraldtonensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 January 1898
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Perth
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 1,318,310 (509,197 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.geraldtondiocese.org.au/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 7 Maitland Street, Geraldton, W.A. 6530; P.O. Box 46, Geraldton, W.A. 6531, Australia
  • Telephone: (08)9921.3221
  • Fax: 9964.1097

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 January 1898ErectedDiocese of Perth Diocese of Geraldton (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19508,00025,00032.0%152174701812614ap1951
196611,68346,00025.4%161176872412014ap1967
197011,80052,00022.7%202225363010815ap1971
198020,37678,90025.8%21122926176718ao1981
199026,600116,90022.8%151227985235320ap1991
199926,638115,14423.1%121527986274915ap2000
200026,638115,14423.1%1214261,024244315ap2001
200126,638115,14423.1%1212241,1092224312ap2002
200226,638115,14423.1%1312251,065224212ap2003
200326,638115,14423.1%119201,331194112ap2004
200427,135114,66223.7%109191,428204012ap2005
200627,135114,66223.7%118191,428193612ap2007

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


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