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Church Street Major Activity Centre

Religion

In Church Street Major Activity Centre, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+173) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2011.

Church Street Major Activity Centre'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.

Church Street Major Activity Centre'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
Church Street Major Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic43121.825.141421.425.4+17
Anglican41420.918.851726.820.9-102
Uniting Church1175.94.71115.85.9+6
Presbyterian and Reformed673.42.6874.53.0-20
Greek Orthodox381.93.4432.23.3-5
Judaism371.93.2412.13.1-3
Buddhism231.11.3191.01.1+4
Lutheran201.00.7150.80.8+6

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
Church Street Major Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total1,13157.258.81,26265.462.8-131
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total984.95.8784.05.3+20
Non-classifiable religious belief
160.80.870.30.7+10
map this data in atlas.idNo religion52826.726.535518.420.5+173
Not stated
20510.48.122911.810.7-24

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, City of Bayside: 25.1% Anglican, City of Bayside: 18.8% Uniting Church, City of Bayside: 4.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Bayside: 2.6% Greek Orthodox, City of Bayside: 3.4% Judaism, City of Bayside: 3.2% Buddhism, City of Bayside: 1.3% Lutheran, City of Bayside: 0.7% Western (Roman) Catholic, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 21.8% Anglican, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 20.9% Uniting Church, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 5.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 3.4% Greek Orthodox, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 1.9% Judaism, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 1.9% Buddhism, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 1.1% Lutheran, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 1.0%
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, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +17 Anglican, Church Street Major Activity Centre: -102 Uniting Church, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +6 Presbyterian and Reformed, Church Street Major Activity Centre: -20 Greek Orthodox, Church Street Major Activity Centre: -5 Judaism, Church Street Major Activity Centre: -3 Buddhism, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +4 Lutheran, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +6
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 Church Street Major Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a lower proportion of people who professed a religion and a similar proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 62.1% of the population nominated a religion, and 26.7% said they had no religion, compared with 64.6% and 26.5% respectively for City of Bayside.

The largest single religion in Church Street Major Activity Centre was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 21.8% of the population or 431 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Church Street Major Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (20.9% compared to 18.8%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (21.8% compared to 25.1%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (1.9% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Judaism (1.9% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the religious affiliation of the population in Church Street Major Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011 was for those who nominated:

  • Anglican (-102 persons)