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In Flagstaff Hill, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+605) compared to non Christians and Christians in 2011.

Flagstaff Hill'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.

Flagstaff Hill'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
Flagstaff Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic1,82718.415.51,79319.015.6+34
Anglican1,52115.315.01,48415.715.9+37
Uniting Church1,03510.48.41,15812.39.2-123
Lutheran3763.83.03243.43.0+52
Christian,nfd2232.23.11962.12.2+27
Baptist1761.82.11761.92.3-1
Pentecostal1761.81.52022.11.8-26
Greek Orthodox1731.70.82112.20.9-38
Presbyterian and Reformed1311.31.1981.01.2+33
Hinduism750.80.3470.50.2+28
Buddhism720.70.8470.50.5+24
Churches of Christ540.50.4690.70.6-16
Christadelphian470.50.3380.40.4+9
Islam460.50.4550.60.3-9
Brethren390.40.1140.10.1+25
Serbian Orthodox370.40.1280.30.1+9
Baha'i330.30.1140.10.1+19
Other Protestant270.30.2200.20.2+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
Flagstaff Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total5,94059.753.35,94362.955.2-4
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total2622.62.12332.51.6+29
Non-classifiable religious belief
660.71.1460.50.8+20
map this data in atlas.idNo religion2,88229.034.52,27724.129.6+605
Not stated
8038.19.194710.012.7-144

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 Onkaparinga: 15.5% Anglican, City of Onkaparinga: 15.0% Uniting Church, City of Onkaparinga: 8.4% Lutheran, City of Onkaparinga: 3.0% Christian,nfd, City of Onkaparinga: 3.1% Pentecostal, City of Onkaparinga: 1.5% Baptist, City of Onkaparinga: 2.1% Greek Orthodox, City of Onkaparinga: 0.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Onkaparinga: 1.1% Hinduism, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Western (Roman) Catholic, Flagstaff Hill: 18.4% Anglican, Flagstaff Hill: 15.3% Uniting Church, Flagstaff Hill: 10.4% Lutheran, Flagstaff Hill: 3.8% Christian,nfd, Flagstaff Hill: 2.2% Pentecostal, Flagstaff Hill: 1.8% Baptist, Flagstaff Hill: 1.8% Greek Orthodox, Flagstaff Hill: 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, Flagstaff Hill: 1.3% Hinduism, Flagstaff Hill: 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, Flagstaff Hill: +34 Anglican, Flagstaff Hill: +37 Uniting Church, Flagstaff Hill: -123 Lutheran, Flagstaff Hill: +52 Christian,nfd, Flagstaff Hill: +27 Pentecostal, Flagstaff Hill: -26 Baptist, Flagstaff Hill: -1 Greek Orthodox, Flagstaff Hill: -38 Presbyterian and Reformed, Flagstaff Hill: +33 Hinduism, Flagstaff Hill: +28
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 Flagstaff Hill in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion of people who professed a religion and a lower proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 62.3% of the population nominated a religion, and 29.0% said they had no religion, compared with 55.4% and 34.5% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The largest single religion in Flagstaff Hill was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 18.4% of the population or 1,827 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Flagstaff Hill and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (18.4% compared to 15.5%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Uniting Church (10.4% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Uniting Church (-123 persons)
  • Lutheran (+52 persons)