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Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park

Religion

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In Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+1,072) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2016.

Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman 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.

Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman 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.

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
Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
ReligionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Western (Roman) Catholic4,91834.126.65,18437.529.8-266
Greek Orthodox1,4359.95.71,56811.36.3-133
Anglican9916.97.51,1558.49.8-164
Uniting Church8165.74.99897.26.8-173
Christian,nfd3432.42.41891.41.5+154
Buddhism2111.52.82441.82.9-33
Islam1891.32.31561.11.9+33
Lutheran1681.21.42121.52.1-44
Hinduism1531.11.3940.71.0+59
Baptist1451.01.21571.11.5-12
Pentecostal1381.01.01150.81.1+23
Sikhism1240.90.91300.90.7-6
Serbian Orthodox810.61.0790.61.2+2
Presbyterian and Reformed710.50.7510.40.8+20
Macedonian Orthodox590.40.2890.60.2-30
Other Eastern Orthodox400.30.21000.70.6-60
Churches of Christ310.20.2720.50.3-41
Other Protestant240.20.4470.30.2-23
Coptic Orthodox220.20.1280.20.1-6
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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
Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChristian total9,35964.954.810,15973.463.6-800
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total7034.97.66734.97.0+30
Non-classifiable religious belief
660.50.6800.60.7-14
map this data in atlas.idNo religion3,26722.629.42,19515.921.2+1,072
Not stated
9046.37.77255.27.5+179

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 Charles Sturt: 26.6% Greek Orthodox, City of Charles Sturt: 5.7% Anglican, City of Charles Sturt: 7.5% Uniting Church, City of Charles Sturt: 4.9% Christian,nfd, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Buddhism, City of Charles Sturt: 2.8% Islam, City of Charles Sturt: 2.3% Lutheran, City of Charles Sturt: 1.4% Hinduism, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Baptist, City of Charles Sturt: 1.2% Western (Roman) Catholic, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 34.1% Greek Orthodox, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 9.9% Anglican, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 6.9% Uniting Church, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 5.7% Christian,nfd, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 2.4% Buddhism, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.5% Islam, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.3% Lutheran, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.2% Hinduism, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.1% Baptist, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.0%
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, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -266 Greek Orthodox, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -133 Anglican, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -164 Uniting Church, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -173 Christian,nfd, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +154 Buddhism, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -33 Islam, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +33 Lutheran, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -44 Hinduism, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +59 Baptist, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -12
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 Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion of people who professed a religion and a lower proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 69.7% of the population nominated a religion, and 22.6% said they had no religion, compared with 62.4% and 29.4% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The largest single religion in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 34.1% of the population or 4,918 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (34.1% compared to 26.6%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (9.9% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Buddhism (1.5% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park between 2011 and 2016 were for those who nominated:

  • Western (Roman) Catholic (-266 persons)
  • Uniting Church (-173 persons)
  • Anglican (-164 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+154 persons)
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