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Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park

Religion

In Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+622) compared to non Christians and Christians in 2011.

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.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's religion?'

Total population

Religion - Ranked by size
Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic5,18437.529.85,25139.430.3-67
Greek Orthodox1,56811.36.31,50211.36.5+66
Anglican1,1558.49.81,2679.510.9-112
Uniting Church9897.26.81,1388.57.7-149
Buddhism2441.82.92121.62.7+32
Lutheran2121.52.12241.72.3-12
Christian,nfd1891.41.51160.91.2+73
Baptist1571.11.51891.41.7-32
Islam1561.11.91401.11.2+16
Sikhism1300.90.700.00.0+130
Pentecostal1150.81.11291.01.2-14
Other Eastern Orthodox1000.70.6980.70.7+2
Hinduism940.71.0280.20.3+66
Macedonian Orthodox890.60.2840.60.2+5
Serbian Orthodox790.61.2770.61.2+2
Churches of Christ720.50.3790.60.3-7
Presbyterian and Reformed510.40.8950.71.0-44
Other Protestant470.30.2200.10.2+27
Jehova's Witnesses280.20.3480.40.3-20
Coptic Orthodox280.20.140.00.0+24
Salvation Army250.20.2120.10.2+13
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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
Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total10,15973.463.610,38977.966.8-230
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total6734.97.04263.24.8+247
Non-classifiable religious belief
800.60.7500.40.7+30
map this data in atlas.idNo religion2,19515.921.21,57311.817.8+622
Not stated
7255.27.59026.810.0-177

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 Charles Sturt: 29.8% Greek Orthodox, City of Charles Sturt: 6.3% Anglican, City of Charles Sturt: 9.8% Uniting Church, City of Charles Sturt: 6.8% Buddhism, City of Charles Sturt: 2.9% Lutheran, City of Charles Sturt: 2.1% Christian,nfd, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Baptist, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Islam, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Sikhism, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Western (Roman) Catholic, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 37.5% Greek Orthodox, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 11.3% Anglican, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 8.4% Uniting Church, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 7.2% Buddhism, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.8% Lutheran, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.5% Christian,nfd, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.4% Baptist, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.1% Islam, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.1% Sikhism, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.9%
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, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -67 Greek Orthodox, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +66 Anglican, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -112 Uniting Church, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -149 Buddhism, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +32 Lutheran, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -12 Christian,nfd, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +73 Baptist, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -32 Islam, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +16 Sikhism, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +130
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 Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park in 2011 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, 78.3% of the population nominated a religion, and 15.9% said they had no religion, compared with 70.6% and 21.2% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The largest single religion in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 37.5% of the population or 5,184 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 (37.5% compared to 29.8%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (11.3% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Anglican (8.4% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Buddhism (1.8% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park between 2006 and 2011 were for those who nominated:

  • Uniting Church (-149 persons)
  • Sikhism (+130 persons)
  • Anglican (-112 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+73 persons)