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Georges Hall
Religion

In Georges Hall, the number of non Christians experienced the greatest change (+256) compared to Christians and the non religious in 2011.

Georges Hall'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.

Georges Hall'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
Georges Hall - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic2,74232.725.22,80034.926.7-58
Anglican1,01912.110.21,24815.512.5-229
Islam96111.519.17018.715.2+260
Greek Orthodox6597.85.16638.35.4-5
Buddhism3744.57.33284.16.8+46
Maronite Catholic2232.72.61742.22.7+49
Macedonian Orthodox1932.31.51602.01.3+33
Presbyterian and Reformed1391.71.61602.01.9-21
Uniting Church1321.61.81241.52.2+7
Other Eastern Orthodox1291.51.51541.91.6-25
Christian,nfd911.11.2420.50.9+49
Baptist831.01.71171.51.7-34
Pentecostal811.00.9951.20.9-14
Other Oriental Orthodox400.50.2140.20.1+26
Coptic Orthodox400.50.6470.60.5-7
Serbian Orthodox320.40.2310.40.2+1
Hinduism290.30.9490.60.8-20
Other Non-Christian Religions270.30.3240.30.2+3
Other Protestant270.30.360.10.4+20
Russian Orthodox250.30.1210.30.1+4
Lutheran240.30.3490.60.4-25
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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
Georges Hall - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total5,76968.756.46,00174.761.0-232
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total1,40216.727.91,14614.323.4+256
Non-classifiable religious belief
220.30.3170.20.3+5
map this data in atlas.idNo religion4765.78.34195.27.1+57
Not stated
7238.67.14485.68.2+275

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% Anglican, Bankstown City: 10.2% Islam, Bankstown City: 19.1% Greek Orthodox, Bankstown City: 5.1% Buddhism, Bankstown City: 7.3% Maronite Catholic, Bankstown City: 2.6% Macedonian Orthodox, Bankstown City: 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, Bankstown City: 1.6% Uniting Church, Bankstown City: 1.8% Other Eastern Orthodox, Bankstown City: 1.5% Western (Roman) Catholic, Georges Hall: 32.7% Anglican, Georges Hall: 12.1% Islam, Georges Hall: 11.5% Greek Orthodox, Georges Hall: 7.8% Buddhism, Georges Hall: 4.5% Maronite Catholic, Georges Hall: 2.7% Macedonian Orthodox, Georges Hall: 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, Georges Hall: 1.7% Uniting Church, Georges Hall: 1.6% Other Eastern Orthodox, Georges Hall: 1.5%
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, Georges Hall: -58 Anglican, Georges Hall: -229 Islam, Georges Hall: +260 Greek Orthodox, Georges Hall: -5 Buddhism, Georges Hall: +46 Maronite Catholic, Georges Hall: +49 Macedonian Orthodox, Georges Hall: +33 Presbyterian and Reformed, Georges Hall: -21 Uniting Church, Georges Hall: +7 Other Eastern Orthodox, Georges Hall: -25
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 Georges Hall 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, 85.5% of the population nominated a religion, and 5.7% said they had no religion, compared with 84.3% and 8.3% respectively for Bankstown City.

The largest single religion in Georges Hall was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 32.7% of the population or 2,742 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Georges Hall and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (32.7% compared to 25.2%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (7.8% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Islam (11.5% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Buddhism (4.5% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Georges Hall between 2006 and 2011 were for those who nominated:

  • Islam (+260 persons)
  • Anglican (-229 persons)
  • Western (Roman) Catholic (-58 persons)
  • Maronite Catholic (+49 persons)