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Diocese of Toowoomba

Dioecesis Tuumbanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 May 1929
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Brisbane
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 487,000 (188,103 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.twb.catholic.org.au/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 73 Margaret Street, P.O. Box 756, Toowoomba, QLD 4350, Australia
  • Telephone: (07)463.242.77
  • Fax: 463.922.51

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 May 1929ErectedArchdiocese of Brisbane Diocese of Toowoomba (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195032,000125,00025.6%5415694632719527ap1951
196447,900162,49329.5%7123945096123737ap1967
196848,200194,00024.8%6618845735422837ap1971
198054,271206,65526.3%6611777043716738ap1981
199059,953218,44727.4%551671844369635ap1991
199959,458222,41726.7%4611571,043216835ap2000
200061,272232,60126.3%469551,114185635ap2001
200161,573230,71626.7%4510551,119196435ap2002
200261,209232,97926.3%4210521,177165635ap2003
200362,852239,09526.3%418491,282165835ap2004
200465,912232,90028.3%428501,318155835ap2005
201076,000272,00027.9%387451,68895235ap2011

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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