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Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome

Religion

In Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome, the number of non Christians experienced the greatest change (+628) compared to Christians and the non religious in 2011.

Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome's religion statistics provide an indicator of cultural identity and ethnicity when observed in conjunction with other key variables. Religion data reveal the major concentrations of religions as well as revealing the proportion of people with no religious affiliation. There are a number of reasons for different religious compositions across areas including the country of birth and ethnic background of the population, the age of the population (belief in religion is generally stronger, the older the population) and changes in values and belief systems.

Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome's religion statistics should be analysed in conjunction with other ethnicity statistics such as Country of Birth data and Language Spoken data to assist in identifying specific cultural and ethnic groups.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's religion?'

Total population

Religion - Ranked by size
Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic2,56324.925.22,50625.226.7+57
Islam2,22821.619.11,72017.315.2+508
Greek Orthodox8298.05.19299.45.4-100
Buddhism8198.07.37247.36.8+95
Anglican6476.310.27988.012.5-151
Maronite Catholic2912.82.63833.92.7-92
Macedonian Orthodox2582.51.52522.51.3+6
Other Eastern Orthodox2222.21.51952.01.6+28
Baptist2062.01.71962.01.7+10
Christian,nfd1481.41.21081.10.9+41
Presbyterian and Reformed1351.31.61311.31.9+5
Pentecostal1201.20.91051.10.9+15
Uniting Church1041.01.81441.42.2-39
Hinduism680.70.9370.40.8+31
Lutheran440.40.3450.50.4-1
Coptic Orthodox340.30.6210.20.5+12
Serbian Orthodox330.30.2300.30.2+4
Other Protestant250.20.3460.50.4-21
Other Christian220.20.1110.10.1+11
Other Non-Christian Religions210.20.3240.20.2-2
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Excludes religions with fewer than 20 adherents, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Religion - Summary
Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total5,79656.356.46,01560.661.0-219
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total3,16630.727.92,53825.623.4+628
Non-classifiable religious belief
280.30.3280.30.30
map this data in atlas.idNo religion5515.48.34784.87.1+73
Not stated
7567.37.18648.78.2-108

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Religion, 2011
Religion, 2011 Western (Roman) Catholic, Bankstown City: 25.2% Islam, Bankstown City: 19.1% Greek Orthodox, Bankstown City: 5.1% Buddhism, Bankstown City: 7.3% Anglican, Bankstown City: 10.2% Maronite Catholic, Bankstown City: 2.6% Macedonian Orthodox, Bankstown City: 1.5% Other Eastern Orthodox, Bankstown City: 1.5% Baptist, Bankstown City: 1.7% Christian,nfd, Bankstown City: 1.2% Western (Roman) Catholic, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: 24.9% Islam, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: 21.6% Greek Orthodox, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: 8.0% Buddhism, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: 8.0% Anglican, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: 6.3% Maronite Catholic, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: 2.8% Macedonian Orthodox, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: 2.5% Other Eastern Orthodox, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: 2.2% Baptist, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: 2.0% Christian,nfd, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in religion, 2006 to 2011
Change in religion, 2006 to 2011 Western (Roman) Catholic, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: +57 Islam, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: +508 Greek Orthodox, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: -100 Buddhism, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: +95 Anglican, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: -151 Maronite Catholic, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: -92 Macedonian Orthodox, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: +6 Other Eastern Orthodox, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: +28 Baptist, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: +10 Christian,nfd, Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome: +41
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the religious affiliation of the population of Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a higher proportion of people who professed a religion and a lower proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 87.0% of the population nominated a religion, and 5.4% said they had no religion, compared with 84.3% and 8.3% respectively for Bankstown City.

The largest single religion in Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 24.9% of the population or 2,563 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (8.0% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Islam (21.6% compared to 19.1%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Macedonian Orthodox (2.5% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Anglican (6.3% compared to 10.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome between 2006 and 2011 were for those who nominated:

  • Islam (+508 persons)
  • Anglican (-151 persons)
  • Greek Orthodox (-100 persons)
  • Buddhism (+95 persons)