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Religion

In Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+304) compared to non Christians and Christians in 2011.

Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon'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.

Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon'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
Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic1,69129.729.81,70331.530.3-12
Anglican4908.69.84828.910.9+8
Uniting Church3315.86.83546.67.7-23
Greek Orthodox2654.66.32434.56.5+22
Serbian Orthodox2544.51.22584.81.2-4
Lutheran1302.32.11452.72.3-15
Other Eastern Orthodox1071.90.61262.30.7-19
Buddhism1011.82.9641.22.7+37
Pentecostal941.61.11132.11.2-19
Baptist811.41.5761.41.7+5
Christian,nfd711.21.5571.11.2+14
Islam410.71.9270.51.2+14
Presbyterian and Reformed400.70.8571.11.0-17
Jehova's Witnesses330.60.3230.40.3+10
Russian Orthodox310.50.2160.30.2+15
Salvation Army290.50.2300.60.2-1
Other Eastern Catholic280.50.1260.50.2+2
Sikhism240.40.700.00.0+24
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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
Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon - 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 total3,73065.563.63,77369.966.8-43
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total1993.57.01202.24.8+79
Non-classifiable religious belief
420.70.7440.80.7-2
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1,21021.221.290616.817.8+304
Not stated
5189.17.555510.310.0-37

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% Serbian Orthodox, City of Charles Sturt: 1.2% Lutheran, City of Charles Sturt: 2.1% Other Eastern Orthodox, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Buddhism, City of Charles Sturt: 2.9% Pentecostal, City of Charles Sturt: 1.1% Baptist, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Western (Roman) Catholic, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 29.7% Anglican, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 8.6% Uniting Church, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 5.8% Greek Orthodox, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 4.6% Serbian Orthodox, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 4.5% Lutheran, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 2.3% Other Eastern Orthodox, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 1.9% Buddhism, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 1.8% Pentecostal, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 1.6% Baptist, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: 1.4%
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, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: -12 Anglican, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: +8 Uniting Church, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: -23 Greek Orthodox, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: +22 Serbian Orthodox, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: -4 Lutheran, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: -15 Other Eastern Orthodox, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: -19 Buddhism, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: +37 Pentecostal, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: -19 Baptist, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon: +5
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 Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of people who professed a religion and a similar proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 68.9% of the population nominated a religion, and 21.2% said they had no religion, compared with 70.6% and 21.2% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The largest single religion in Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 29.7% of the population or 1,691 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Serbian Orthodox (4.5% compared to 1.2%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Other Eastern Orthodox (1.9% compared to 0.6%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (4.6% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Anglican (8.6% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon between 2006 and 2011.