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In Endeavour Hills, the number of Christians experienced the greatest change (-604) compared to non Christians and the non religious in 2011.

Endeavour Hills'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.

Endeavour Hills'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
Endeavour Hills - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic7,43130.328.08,13032.528.5-699
Islam2,2809.35.52,1248.53.5+156
Anglican1,6126.611.51,7667.112.7-154
Buddhism1,3325.43.91,2465.03.0+86
Greek Orthodox1,0404.21.81,0644.31.8-24
Hinduism7833.22.85802.31.4+203
Christian,nfd7543.12.95252.11.9+229
Pentecostal6972.82.07433.01.9-46
Uniting Church6312.63.16182.53.4+13
Baptist5882.41.75242.11.6+64
Presbyterian and Reformed4301.82.64982.02.7-68
Serbian Orthodox4191.70.74471.80.7-28
Other Eastern Orthodox3661.50.63311.30.6+35
Seventh Day Adventist1520.60.51320.50.4+20
Sikhism1490.61.0820.30.4+67
Lutheran1140.50.51290.50.5-15
Coptic Orthodox1070.40.3540.20.2+53
Other Protestant1040.40.4780.30.3+26
Other Non-Christian Religions1030.40.1920.40.1+11
Latter Day Saints (Mormons)880.40.5530.20.5+35
Jehova's Witnesses830.30.3980.40.4-15
Other Oriental Orthodox780.30.1320.10.0+46
Armenian Apostolic680.30.1960.40.1-28
Russian Orthodox570.20.2850.30.2-28
Churches of Christ500.20.3690.30.4-19
Macedonian Orthodox500.20.1620.20.1-12
Other Christian400.20.1130.10.1+27
Salvation Army260.10.2360.10.3-10
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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
Endeavour Hills - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total15,04661.358.715,65062.659.7-604
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total4,71519.213.74,17116.78.7+544
Non-classifiable religious belief
1470.60.71160.50.6+31
map this data in atlas.idNo religion3,28513.419.83,10412.420.1+181
Not stated
1,3675.67.11,9607.810.8-593

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% Islam, City of Casey: 5.5% Anglican, City of Casey: 11.5% Buddhism, City of Casey: 3.9% Greek Orthodox, City of Casey: 1.8% Hinduism, City of Casey: 2.8% Christian,nfd, City of Casey: 2.9% Pentecostal, City of Casey: 2.0% Uniting Church, City of Casey: 3.1% Baptist, City of Casey: 1.7% Western (Roman) Catholic, Endeavour Hills: 30.3% Islam, Endeavour Hills: 9.3% Anglican, Endeavour Hills: 6.6% Buddhism, Endeavour Hills: 5.4% Greek Orthodox, Endeavour Hills: 4.2% Hinduism, Endeavour Hills: 3.2% Christian,nfd, Endeavour Hills: 3.1% Pentecostal, Endeavour Hills: 2.8% Uniting Church, Endeavour Hills: 2.6% Baptist, Endeavour Hills: 2.4%
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, Endeavour Hills: -699 Islam, Endeavour Hills: +156 Anglican, Endeavour Hills: -154 Buddhism, Endeavour Hills: +86 Greek Orthodox, Endeavour Hills: -24 Hinduism, Endeavour Hills: +203 Christian,nfd, Endeavour Hills: +229 Pentecostal, Endeavour Hills: -46 Uniting Church, Endeavour Hills: +13 Baptist, Endeavour Hills: +64
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 Endeavour Hills in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion of people who professed a religion and a lower proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 80.5% of the population nominated a religion, and 13.4% said they had no religion, compared with 72.4% and 19.8% respectively for the City of Casey.

The largest single religion in Endeavour Hills was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 30.3% of the population or 7,431 people as adherents.

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

  • A larger percentage who nominated Islam (9.3% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (4.2% compared to 1.8%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (30.3% compared to 28.0%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Anglican (6.6% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Western (Roman) Catholic (-699 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+229 persons)
  • Hinduism (+203 persons)
  • Islam (+156 persons)