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In Casey Coast, the number of Christians experienced the greatest change (+410) compared to the non religious and non Christians in 2011.

Casey Coast'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.

Casey Coast'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
Casey Coast - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic79422.028.059517.428.5+199
Anglican68619.011.559017.212.7+95
Uniting Church1835.13.11755.13.4+8
Presbyterian and Reformed1203.32.61012.92.7+20
Christian,nfd1113.12.9431.31.9+68
Pentecostal421.22.0310.91.9+11
Buddhism310.93.960.23.0+25
Baptist240.71.7230.71.6+1
Greek Orthodox220.61.880.21.8+14

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
Casey Coast - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total2,03756.458.71,62747.559.7+410
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total591.613.7260.88.7+34
Non-classifiable religious belief
310.90.7280.80.6+3
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1,23134.119.899529.120.1+237
Not stated
2557.17.174721.810.8-492

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% Pentecostal, City of Casey: 2.0% Buddhism, City of Casey: 3.9% Baptist, City of Casey: 1.7% Greek Orthodox, City of Casey: 1.8% Western (Roman) Catholic, Casey Coast: 22.0% Anglican, Casey Coast: 19.0% Uniting Church, Casey Coast: 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, Casey Coast: 3.3% Christian,nfd, Casey Coast: 3.1% Pentecostal, Casey Coast: 1.2% Buddhism, Casey Coast: 0.9% Baptist, Casey Coast: 0.7% Greek Orthodox, Casey Coast: 0.6%
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, Casey Coast: +199 Anglican, Casey Coast: +95 Uniting Church, Casey Coast: +8 Presbyterian and Reformed, Casey Coast: +20 Christian,nfd, Casey Coast: +68 Pentecostal, Casey Coast: +11 Buddhism, Casey Coast: +25 Baptist, Casey Coast: +1 Greek Orthodox, Casey Coast: +14
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 Casey Coast 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, 58.0% of the population nominated a religion, and 34.1% said they had no religion, compared with 72.4% and 19.8% respectively for the City of Casey.

The largest single religion in Casey Coast was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 22.0% of the population or 794 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Casey Coast and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (19.0% compared to 11.5%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Uniting Church (5.1% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (22.0% compared to 28.0%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Buddhism (0.9% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Western (Roman) Catholic (+199 persons)
  • Anglican (+95 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+68 persons)