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In Grange - Henley Beach, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+551) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2011.

Grange - Henley Beach'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.

Grange - Henley Beach'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
Grange - Henley Beach - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic3,17927.929.83,05327.630.3+126
Anglican1,59414.09.81,54314.010.9+51
Uniting Church1,0749.46.81,11210.17.7-38
Greek Orthodox4293.86.34213.86.5+8
Lutheran3122.72.12782.52.3+34
Baptist1651.41.51991.81.7-34
Christian,nfd1521.31.5990.91.2+53
Presbyterian and Reformed1060.90.81171.11.0-11
Buddhism1020.92.9940.92.7+8
Pentecostal890.81.11091.01.2-20
Islam830.71.9440.41.2+39
Hinduism630.61.0260.20.3+37
Other Eastern Orthodox500.40.6480.40.7+2
Jehova's Witnesses480.40.3400.40.3+8
Serbian Orthodox400.41.2390.41.2+1
Churches of Christ320.30.3510.50.3-19
Macedonian Orthodox260.20.2220.20.2+4
Sikhism250.20.740.00.0+21
Other Protestant220.20.2150.10.2+7
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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
Grange - Henley Beach - 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 total7,37864.763.67,24765.666.8+131
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total3222.87.02212.04.8+101
Non-classifiable religious belief
870.80.7780.70.7+9
map this data in atlas.idNo religion2,84324.921.22,29220.817.8+551
Not stated
7696.77.51,20510.910.0-436

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% Anglican, City of Charles Sturt: 9.8% Uniting Church, City of Charles Sturt: 6.8% Greek Orthodox, City of Charles Sturt: 6.3% Lutheran, City of Charles Sturt: 2.1% Baptist, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Christian,nfd, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Buddhism, City of Charles Sturt: 2.9% Pentecostal, City of Charles Sturt: 1.1% Western (Roman) Catholic, Grange - Henley Beach: 27.9% Anglican, Grange - Henley Beach: 14.0% Uniting Church, Grange - Henley Beach: 9.4% Greek Orthodox, Grange - Henley Beach: 3.8% Lutheran, Grange - Henley Beach: 2.7% Baptist, Grange - Henley Beach: 1.4% Christian,nfd, Grange - Henley Beach: 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, Grange - Henley Beach: 0.9% Buddhism, Grange - Henley Beach: 0.9% Pentecostal, Grange - Henley Beach: 0.8%
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, Grange - Henley Beach: +126 Anglican, Grange - Henley Beach: +51 Uniting Church, Grange - Henley Beach: -38 Greek Orthodox, Grange - Henley Beach: +8 Lutheran, Grange - Henley Beach: +34 Baptist, Grange - Henley Beach: -34 Christian,nfd, Grange - Henley Beach: +53 Presbyterian and Reformed, Grange - Henley Beach: -11 Buddhism, Grange - Henley Beach: +8 Pentecostal, Grange - Henley Beach: -20
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 Grange - Henley Beach in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of people who professed a religion and a higher proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 67.5% of the population nominated a religion, and 24.9% said they had no religion, compared with 70.6% and 21.2% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The largest single religion in Grange - Henley Beach was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 27.9% of the population or 3,179 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Grange - Henley Beach and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (14.0% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Uniting Church (9.4% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (3.8% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Buddhism (0.9% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Grange - Henley Beach between 2006 and 2011 were for those who nominated:

  • Western (Roman) Catholic (+126 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+53 persons)
  • Anglican (+51 persons)