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Warrandyte - Warrandyte South

Religion

In Warrandyte - Warrandyte South, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+208) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2011.

Warrandyte - Warrandyte South'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.

Warrandyte - Warrandyte South'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
Warrandyte - Warrandyte South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic1,39823.926.21,38723.227.7+12
Anglican84514.49.992615.511.3-81
Uniting Church3295.64.03245.44.6+6
Greek Orthodox1813.19.42023.49.5-21
Presbyterian and Reformed1462.52.31262.12.3+20
Christian,nfd1272.22.11502.51.6-22
Baptist991.72.61212.02.4-22
Lutheran781.30.8711.20.9+7
Pentecostal701.21.1591.01.0+10
Brethren510.90.1280.50.1+22
Buddhism480.84.2420.73.7+6
Hinduism400.71.2350.61.1+5
Islam280.52.1400.71.7-12
Coptic Orthodox210.40.5220.40.4-1
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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
Warrandyte - Warrandyte South - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total3,46859.162.13,52859.164.9-60
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total1632.89.01522.57.8+12
Non-classifiable religious belief
611.00.6741.20.5-13
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1,78030.422.11,57126.318.2+208
Not stated
3916.76.364510.88.7-254

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 Manningham: 26.2% Anglican, City of Manningham: 9.9% Uniting Church, City of Manningham: 4.0% Greek Orthodox, City of Manningham: 9.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Manningham: 2.3% Christian,nfd, City of Manningham: 2.1% Baptist, City of Manningham: 2.6% Lutheran, City of Manningham: 0.8% Pentecostal, City of Manningham: 1.1% Brethren, City of Manningham: 0.1% Western (Roman) Catholic, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 23.9% Anglican, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 14.4% Uniting Church, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 5.6% Greek Orthodox, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 2.5% Christian,nfd, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 2.2% Baptist, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 1.7% Lutheran, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 1.3% Pentecostal, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 1.2% Brethren, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 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, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +12 Anglican, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -81 Uniting Church, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +6 Greek Orthodox, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -21 Presbyterian and Reformed, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +20 Christian,nfd, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -22 Baptist, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -22 Lutheran, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +7 Pentecostal, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +10 Brethren, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +22
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 Warrandyte - Warrandyte South in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a lower proportion of people who professed a religion and a higher proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 61.9% of the population nominated a religion, and 30.4% said they had no religion, compared with 71.0% and 22.1% respectively for City of Manningham.

The largest single religion in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 23.9% of the population or 1,398 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Warrandyte - Warrandyte South and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (14.4% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (3.1% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Buddhism (0.8% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (23.9% compared to 26.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the religious affiliation of the population in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South between 2006 and 2011 was for those who nominated:

  • Anglican (-81 persons)