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Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale

Religion

In Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+141) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2011.

Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale'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.

Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale'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
Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Uniting Church25714.08.424413.69.2+13
Anglican25213.715.025114.015.9+1
Western (Roman) Catholic19810.815.520311.315.6-5
Christian,nfd663.63.1462.62.2+20
Lutheran653.53.0452.53.0+20
Baptist331.82.1352.02.3-2
Presbyterian and Reformed261.41.1211.21.2+5
Pentecostal251.41.560.31.8+19
Buddhism201.10.880.50.5+12

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
Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total96152.353.388549.355.2+76
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total291.62.1181.01.6+11
Non-classifiable religious belief
140.81.190.50.8+5
map this data in atlas.idNo religion69938.034.555831.129.6+141
Not stated
1357.39.132318.012.7-188

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 Uniting Church, City of Onkaparinga: 8.4% Anglican, City of Onkaparinga: 15.0% Western (Roman) Catholic, City of Onkaparinga: 15.5% Christian,nfd, City of Onkaparinga: 3.1% Lutheran, City of Onkaparinga: 3.0% Baptist, City of Onkaparinga: 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Onkaparinga: 1.1% Pentecostal, City of Onkaparinga: 1.5% Buddhism, City of Onkaparinga: 0.8% Uniting Church, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: 14.0% Anglican, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: 13.7% Western (Roman) Catholic, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: 10.8% Christian,nfd, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: 3.6% Lutheran, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: 3.5% Baptist, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: 1.4% Pentecostal, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: 1.4% Buddhism, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: 1.1%
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 Uniting Church, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: +13 Anglican, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: +1 Western (Roman) Catholic, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: -5 Christian,nfd, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: +20 Lutheran, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: +20 Baptist, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: -2 Presbyterian and Reformed, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: +5 Pentecostal, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: +19 Buddhism, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale: +12
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 Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion of people who professed a religion and a higher proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 53.9% of the population nominated a religion, and 38.0% said they had no religion, compared with 55.4% and 34.5% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The largest single religion in Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale was Uniting Church, with 14.0% of the population or 257 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Uniting Church (14.0% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (10.8% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Anglican (13.7% compared to 15.0%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale between 2006 and 2011.