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In Hampton Park, the number of non Christians experienced the greatest change (+2,148) compared to Christians and the non religious in 2011.

Hampton Park'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 Park'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 Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic7,03629.628.07,02031.728.5+16
Islam1,9608.35.59354.23.5+1,025
Anglican1,7697.411.52,0179.112.7-248
Buddhism1,6737.03.91,2655.73.0+408
Hinduism1,1074.72.85692.61.4+538
Christian,nfd7013.02.94602.11.9+241
Uniting Church5332.23.15382.43.4-5
Presbyterian and Reformed5132.22.64682.12.7+45
Pentecostal4882.12.03671.71.9+121
Baptist3891.61.74251.91.6-36
Greek Orthodox3491.51.83321.51.8+17
Sikhism3311.41.01590.70.4+172
Serbian Orthodox2661.10.72301.00.7+36
Latter Day Saints (Mormons)2361.00.52361.10.50
Other Eastern Orthodox2291.00.62351.10.6-6
Seventh Day Adventist2240.90.51730.80.4+51
Other Protestant1420.60.41200.50.3+22
Jehova's Witnesses740.30.3560.30.4+18
Lutheran730.30.51020.50.5-29
Churches of Christ700.30.3530.20.4+17
Other Christian610.30.1550.20.1+6
Other Non-Christian Religions530.20.1400.20.1+13
Salvation Army460.20.2340.20.3+12
Russian Orthodox340.10.2430.20.2-9
Coptic Orthodox330.10.3390.20.2-6
Armenian Apostolic260.10.1230.10.1+3
Judaism250.10.1150.10.0+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
Hampton Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total13,36056.358.713,07659.059.7+284
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total5,20721.913.73,05913.88.7+2,148
Non-classifiable religious belief
1380.60.71190.50.6+19
map this data in atlas.idNo religion3,39814.319.83,61016.320.1-212
Not stated
1,6456.97.12,30510.410.8-660

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% Hinduism, City of Casey: 2.8% Christian,nfd, City of Casey: 2.9% Uniting Church, City of Casey: 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Casey: 2.6% Pentecostal, City of Casey: 2.0% Baptist, City of Casey: 1.7% Western (Roman) Catholic, Hampton Park: 29.6% Islam, Hampton Park: 8.3% Anglican, Hampton Park: 7.4% Buddhism, Hampton Park: 7.0% Hinduism, Hampton Park: 4.7% Christian,nfd, Hampton Park: 3.0% Uniting Church, Hampton Park: 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, Hampton Park: 2.2% Pentecostal, Hampton Park: 2.1% Baptist, Hampton Park: 1.6%
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, Hampton Park: +16 Islam, Hampton Park: +1,025 Anglican, Hampton Park: -248 Buddhism, Hampton Park: +408 Hinduism, Hampton Park: +538 Christian,nfd, Hampton Park: +241 Uniting Church, Hampton Park: -5 Presbyterian and Reformed, Hampton Park: +45 Pentecostal, Hampton Park: +121 Baptist, Hampton Park: -36
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 Park 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, 78.2% of the population nominated a religion, and 14.3% said they had no religion, compared with 72.4% and 19.8% respectively for the City of Casey.

The largest single religion in Hampton Park was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 29.6% of the population or 7,036 people as adherents.

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

  • A larger percentage who nominated Buddhism (7.0% compared to 3.9%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Islam (8.3% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Hinduism (4.7% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Anglican (7.4% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Islam (+1,025 persons)
  • Hinduism (+538 persons)
  • Buddhism (+408 persons)
  • Anglican (-248 persons)