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In Old Reynella, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+171) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2011.

Old Reynella'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.

Old Reynella'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
Old Reynella - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic56317.115.552916.215.6+34
Anglican47914.515.049615.215.9-17
Uniting Church33510.28.43199.89.2+16
Christian,nfd1033.13.1591.82.2+44
Baptist862.62.1852.62.3+1
Pentecostal772.31.5581.81.8+19
Lutheran692.13.0862.63.0-17
Presbyterian and Reformed381.21.1371.11.2+1
Churches of Christ300.90.4311.00.6-1

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
Old Reynella - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total1,86356.553.31,80555.455.2+58
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total471.42.1441.31.6+3
Non-classifiable religious belief
371.11.1250.80.8+12
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1,12934.234.595829.429.6+171
Not stated
2246.89.142813.112.7-204

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% Christian,nfd, City of Onkaparinga: 3.1% Baptist, City of Onkaparinga: 2.1% Pentecostal, City of Onkaparinga: 1.5% Lutheran, City of Onkaparinga: 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Onkaparinga: 1.1% Churches of Christ, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Western (Roman) Catholic, Old Reynella: 17.1% Anglican, Old Reynella: 14.5% Uniting Church, Old Reynella: 10.2% Christian,nfd, Old Reynella: 3.1% Baptist, Old Reynella: 2.6% Pentecostal, Old Reynella: 2.3% Lutheran, Old Reynella: 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, Old Reynella: 1.2% Churches of Christ, Old Reynella: 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, Old Reynella: +34 Anglican, Old Reynella: -17 Uniting Church, Old Reynella: +16 Christian,nfd, Old Reynella: +44 Baptist, Old Reynella: +1 Pentecostal, Old Reynella: +19 Lutheran, Old Reynella: -17 Presbyterian and Reformed, Old Reynella: +1 Churches of Christ, Old Reynella: -1
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 Old Reynella in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion of people who professed a religion and a similar proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 57.9% of the population nominated a religion, and 34.2% said they had no religion, compared with 55.4% and 34.5% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The largest single religion in Old Reynella was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 17.1% of the population or 563 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Old Reynella and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Uniting Church (10.2% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (17.1% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Old Reynella between 2006 and 2011.