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Keilor Lodge - Keilor North

Religion

In Keilor Lodge - Keilor North, the number of Christians experienced the greatest change (-46) compared to non Christians and the non religious in 2011.

Keilor Lodge - Keilor North'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.

Keilor Lodge - Keilor North'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
Keilor Lodge - Keilor North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic96852.635.993150.439.9+37
Anglican1488.04.51588.65.3-10
Greek Orthodox1246.74.91085.95.4+16
Buddhism653.511.8372.010.8+28
Islam512.85.6382.15.0+13
Uniting Church241.31.5311.71.7-7
Other Eastern Orthodox221.21.6442.41.8-22

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
Keilor Lodge - Keilor North - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total1,41076.658.71,45678.964.3-46
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total1518.221.91276.917.7+24
Non-classifiable religious belief
60.30.520.10.4+4
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1638.911.01477.99.3+16
Not stated
1106.07.91146.28.4-4

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 Brimbank: 35.9% Anglican, City of Brimbank: 4.5% Greek Orthodox, City of Brimbank: 4.9% Buddhism, City of Brimbank: 11.8% Islam, City of Brimbank: 5.6% Uniting Church, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Other Eastern Orthodox, City of Brimbank: 1.6% Western (Roman) Catholic, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 52.6% Anglican, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 8.0% Greek Orthodox, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 6.7% Buddhism, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 3.5% Islam, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 2.8% Uniting Church, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 1.3% Other Eastern Orthodox, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: 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, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: +37 Anglican, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: -10 Greek Orthodox, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: +16 Buddhism, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: +28 Islam, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: +13 Uniting Church, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: -7 Other Eastern Orthodox, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North: -22
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 Keilor Lodge - Keilor North in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a higher proportion of people who professed a religion and a lower proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 84.8% of the population nominated a religion, and 8.9% said they had no religion, compared with 80.6% and 11.0% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The largest single religion in Keilor Lodge - Keilor North was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 52.6% of the population or 968 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Keilor Lodge - Keilor North and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (52.6% compared to 35.9%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (8.0% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Buddhism (3.5% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Islam (2.8% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Keilor Lodge - Keilor North between 2006 and 2011.