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In Mullum Mullum Ward, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+1,566) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2011.

Mullum Mullum Ward'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.

Mullum Mullum Ward'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
Mullum Mullum Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic9,49425.526.29,77526.227.7-281
Anglican4,59612.39.95,20613.911.3-610
Greek Orthodox2,2095.99.42,1705.89.5+39
Uniting Church1,7044.64.01,9475.24.6-243
Baptist1,1473.12.61,1683.12.4-21
Buddhism1,0492.84.29532.63.7+96
Presbyterian and Reformed9722.62.39692.62.3+3
Christian,nfd9172.52.17001.91.6+217
Pentecostal5511.51.14931.31.0+58
Islam4881.32.14021.11.7+86
Lutheran4531.20.84251.10.9+28
Hinduism2820.81.23000.81.1-18
Other Protestant1720.50.51770.50.4-5
Churches of Christ1690.50.41940.50.5-25
Sikhism1500.40.41120.30.3+38
Coptic Orthodox1360.40.5960.30.4+40
Brethren1300.30.1820.20.1+48
Judaism1150.30.5950.30.6+20
Other Eastern Orthodox1120.30.4920.20.4+20
Salvation Army960.30.21120.30.2-16
Macedonian Orthodox880.20.41170.30.4-29
Baha'i800.20.3560.10.3+24
Seventh Day Adventist770.20.1790.20.1-2
Maronite Catholic590.20.2300.10.1+29
Latter Day Saints (Mormons)570.20.1620.20.1-5
Jehova's Witnesses520.10.1610.20.1-9
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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
Mullum Mullum Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total23,34062.762.124,11664.564.9-776
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total2,2386.09.01,9875.37.8+251
Non-classifiable religious belief
2670.70.61860.50.5+81
map this data in atlas.idNo religion9,07024.422.17,50420.118.2+1,566
Not stated
2,3336.36.33,5739.68.7-1,240

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% Greek Orthodox, City of Manningham: 9.4% Uniting Church, City of Manningham: 4.0% Baptist, City of Manningham: 2.6% Buddhism, City of Manningham: 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Manningham: 2.3% Christian,nfd, City of Manningham: 2.1% Pentecostal, City of Manningham: 1.1% Islam, City of Manningham: 2.1% Western (Roman) Catholic, Mullum Mullum Ward: 25.5% Anglican, Mullum Mullum Ward: 12.3% Greek Orthodox, Mullum Mullum Ward: 5.9% Uniting Church, Mullum Mullum Ward: 4.6% Baptist, Mullum Mullum Ward: 3.1% Buddhism, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.6% Christian,nfd, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.5% Pentecostal, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.5% Islam, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.3%
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, Mullum Mullum Ward: -281 Anglican, Mullum Mullum Ward: -610 Greek Orthodox, Mullum Mullum Ward: +39 Uniting Church, Mullum Mullum Ward: -243 Baptist, Mullum Mullum Ward: -21 Buddhism, Mullum Mullum Ward: +96 Presbyterian and Reformed, Mullum Mullum Ward: +3 Christian,nfd, Mullum Mullum Ward: +217 Pentecostal, Mullum Mullum Ward: +58 Islam, Mullum Mullum Ward: +86
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 Mullum Mullum Ward 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, 68.7% of the population nominated a religion, and 24.4% said they had no religion, compared with 71.0% and 22.1% respectively for City of Manningham.

The largest single religion in Mullum Mullum Ward was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 25.5% of the population or 9,494 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Mullum Mullum Ward and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (12.3% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (5.9% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Buddhism (2.8% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Mullum Mullum Ward between 2006 and 2011 were for those who nominated:

  • Anglican (-610 persons)
  • Western (Roman) Catholic (-281 persons)
  • Uniting Church (-243 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+217 persons)