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Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre

Religion

In Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+220) compared to non Christians and Christians in 2011.

Hampton East (Moorabbin) 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.

Hampton East (Moorabbin) 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
Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic58824.725.157626.625.4+12
Anglican31113.118.833415.420.9-23
Greek Orthodox1205.03.41115.13.3+8
Uniting Church883.74.71195.55.9-31
Judaism682.83.2713.33.1-3
Hinduism552.30.4200.90.3+35
Presbyterian and Reformed532.22.6522.43.0+1
Buddhism502.11.3301.41.1+20
Islam371.50.5251.20.4+11
Christian,nfd281.21.0251.10.9+3
Pentecostal271.10.4140.70.4+12
Russian Orthodox220.90.3150.70.2+7
Other Eastern Orthodox210.90.2100.50.2+11
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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
Hampton East (Moorabbin) 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 total1,31755.458.81,31060.562.8+7
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total2299.65.81597.45.3+69
Non-classifiable religious belief
120.50.8281.30.7-16
map this data in atlas.idNo religion66327.926.544320.520.5+220
Not stated
1566.68.122410.410.7-68

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% Greek Orthodox, City of Bayside: 3.4% Uniting Church, City of Bayside: 4.7% Judaism, City of Bayside: 3.2% Hinduism, City of Bayside: 0.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Bayside: 2.6% Buddhism, City of Bayside: 1.3% Islam, City of Bayside: 0.5% Christian,nfd, City of Bayside: 1.0% Western (Roman) Catholic, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 24.7% Anglican, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 13.1% Greek Orthodox, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 5.0% Uniting Church, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 3.7% Judaism, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 2.8% Hinduism, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 2.2% Buddhism, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 2.1% Islam, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 1.5% Christian,nfd, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 1.2%
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, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +12 Anglican, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: -23 Greek Orthodox, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +8 Uniting Church, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: -31 Judaism, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: -3 Hinduism, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +35 Presbyterian and Reformed, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +1 Buddhism, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +20 Islam, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +11 Christian,nfd, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +3
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 Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar proportion of people who professed a religion and a higher proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 65.0% of the population nominated a religion, and 27.9% said they had no religion, compared with 64.6% and 26.5% respectively for City of Bayside.

The largest single religion in Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 24.7% of the population or 588 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Hinduism (2.3% compared to 0.4%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (5.0% compared to 3.4%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Islam (1.5% compared to 0.5%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Anglican (13.1% compared to 18.8%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.