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In Lynbrook, the number of non Christians experienced the greatest change (+1,060) compared to the non religious and Christians in 2016.

Lynbrook'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.

Lynbrook'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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual religion groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's religion?'

Total population

Religion - Ranked by size
Lynbrook - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
ReligionNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Western (Roman) Catholic2,08424.523.72,00829.728.0+76
Islam85010.07.45438.05.5+307
Hinduism7588.94.24356.42.8+323
Buddhism7548.94.65808.63.9+174
Sikhism4174.92.11552.31.0+262
Anglican3754.47.94446.611.5-69
Christian,nfd2793.33.71582.32.9+121
Pentecostal2112.52.01682.52.0+43
Greek Orthodox1091.31.61271.91.8-18
Presbyterian and Reformed911.11.9951.42.6-4
Uniting Church790.92.21332.03.1-54
Baptist690.81.4651.01.7+4
Other Oriental Orthodox540.60.2290.40.1+25
Other Eastern Catholic450.50.200.00.0+45
Other Protestant420.50.5240.40.4+18
Latter Day Saints (Mormons)340.40.5330.50.5+1
Seventh Day Adventist260.30.4290.40.5-3
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. 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
Lynbrook - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChristian total3,59042.248.63,50951.858.7+81
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total2,78832.818.71,72825.513.7+1,060
Non-classifiable religious belief
450.50.5290.40.7+16
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1,37616.224.51,09816.219.8+278
Not stated
6717.97.64056.07.1+266

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Religion, 2016
Religion, 2016 Western (Roman) Catholic, City of Casey: 23.7% Islam, City of Casey: 7.4% Hinduism, City of Casey: 4.2% Buddhism, City of Casey: 4.6% Sikhism, City of Casey: 2.1% Anglican, City of Casey: 7.9% Christian,nfd, City of Casey: 3.7% Pentecostal, City of Casey: 2.0% Greek Orthodox, City of Casey: 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Casey: 1.9% Western (Roman) Catholic, Lynbrook: 24.5% Islam, Lynbrook: 10.0% Hinduism, Lynbrook: 8.9% Buddhism, Lynbrook: 8.9% Sikhism, Lynbrook: 4.9% Anglican, Lynbrook: 4.4% Christian,nfd, Lynbrook: 3.3% Pentecostal, Lynbrook: 2.5% Greek Orthodox, Lynbrook: 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, Lynbrook: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in religion, 2011 to 2016
Change in religion, 2011 to 2016 Western (Roman) Catholic, Lynbrook: +76 Islam, Lynbrook: +307 Hinduism, Lynbrook: +323 Buddhism, Lynbrook: +174 Sikhism, Lynbrook: +262 Anglican, Lynbrook: -69 Christian,nfd, Lynbrook: +121 Pentecostal, Lynbrook: +43 Greek Orthodox, Lynbrook: -18 Presbyterian and Reformed, Lynbrook: -4
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Lynbrook in 2016 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, 75.0% of the population nominated a religion, and 16.2% said they had no religion, compared with 67.3% and 24.5% respectively for the City of Casey.

The largest single religion in Lynbrook was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 24.5% of the population or 2,084 people as adherents.

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

  • A larger percentage who nominated Hinduism (8.9% compared to 4.2%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Buddhism (8.9% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Sikhism (4.9% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Anglican (4.4% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Lynbrook between 2011 and 2016 were for those who nominated:

  • Hinduism (+323 persons)
  • Islam (+307 persons)
  • Sikhism (+262 persons)
  • Buddhism (+174 persons)
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