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Botanic Ridge - Junction Village

Religion

In Botanic Ridge - Junction Village, the number of Christians experienced the greatest change (+960) compared to the non religious and non Christians in 2011.

Botanic Ridge - Junction Village'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.

Botanic Ridge - Junction Village'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
Botanic Ridge - Junction Village - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic72726.128.026124.928.5+467
Anglican52718.911.524123.012.7+285
Uniting Church1093.93.1747.03.4+35
Presbyterian and Reformed903.22.6504.82.7+39
Christian,nfd461.62.9181.71.9+28
Baptist361.31.7171.61.6+19
Pentecostal281.02.000.01.9+28

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
Botanic Ridge - Junction Village - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total1,66259.558.770266.959.7+960
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total371.313.700.08.7+37
Non-classifiable religious belief
220.80.700.00.6+21
map this data in atlas.idNo religion87031.219.821620.620.1+654
Not stated
2017.27.113112.410.8+70

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 Casey: 28.0% Anglican, City of Casey: 11.5% Uniting Church, City of Casey: 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Casey: 2.6% Christian,nfd, City of Casey: 2.9% Baptist, City of Casey: 1.7% Pentecostal, City of Casey: 2.0% Western (Roman) Catholic, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 26.1% Anglican, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 18.9% Uniting Church, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 3.2% Christian,nfd, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 1.6% Baptist, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 1.3% Pentecostal, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 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, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +467 Anglican, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +285 Uniting Church, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +35 Presbyterian and Reformed, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +39 Christian,nfd, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +28 Baptist, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +19 Pentecostal, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +28
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 Botanic Ridge - Junction Village in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a lower proportion of people who professed a religion and a higher proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 60.9% of the population nominated a religion, and 31.2% said they had no religion, compared with 72.4% and 19.8% respectively for the City of Casey.

The largest single religion in Botanic Ridge - Junction Village was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 26.1% of the population or 727 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Botanic Ridge - Junction Village and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (18.9% compared to 11.5%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (26.1% compared to 28.0%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Christian,nfd (1.6% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Pentecostal (1.0% compared to 2.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Botanic Ridge - Junction Village between 2006 and 2011 were for those who nominated:

  • Western (Roman) Catholic (+467 persons)
  • Anglican (+285 persons)