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In Onkaparinga Hills, the number of Christians experienced the greatest change (-101) compared to the non religious and non Christians in 2011.

Onkaparinga Hills'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.

Onkaparinga Hills'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
Onkaparinga Hills - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Anglican44716.915.048417.215.9-37
Western (Roman) Catholic42716.115.545616.215.6-28
Uniting Church2168.18.42739.79.2-57
Lutheran1033.93.0943.43.0+9
Christian,nfd953.63.1572.02.2+38
Baptist803.02.11043.72.3-24
Pentecostal451.71.5401.41.8+5
Presbyterian and Reformed230.91.1230.81.20
Greek Orthodox200.80.8230.80.9-3

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
Onkaparinga Hills - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total1,51857.353.31,61957.655.2-101
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total240.92.1220.81.6+2
Non-classifiable religious belief
190.71.1100.40.8+9
map this data in atlas.idNo religion84832.034.586330.729.6-15
Not stated
2409.19.129510.512.7-55

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 Anglican, City of Onkaparinga: 15.0% Western (Roman) Catholic, City of Onkaparinga: 15.5% Uniting Church, City of Onkaparinga: 8.4% Lutheran, City of Onkaparinga: 3.0% Christian,nfd, City of Onkaparinga: 3.1% Baptist, City of Onkaparinga: 2.1% Pentecostal, City of Onkaparinga: 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Onkaparinga: 1.1% Greek Orthodox, City of Onkaparinga: 0.8% Anglican, Onkaparinga Hills: 16.9% Western (Roman) Catholic, Onkaparinga Hills: 16.1% Uniting Church, Onkaparinga Hills: 8.1% Lutheran, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.9% Christian,nfd, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.6% Baptist, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.0% Pentecostal, Onkaparinga Hills: 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, Onkaparinga Hills: 0.9% Greek Orthodox, Onkaparinga Hills: 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 Anglican, Onkaparinga Hills: -37 Western (Roman) Catholic, Onkaparinga Hills: -28 Uniting Church, Onkaparinga Hills: -57 Lutheran, Onkaparinga Hills: +9 Christian,nfd, Onkaparinga Hills: +38 Baptist, Onkaparinga Hills: -24 Pentecostal, Onkaparinga Hills: +5 Presbyterian and Reformed, Onkaparinga Hills: 0 Greek Orthodox, Onkaparinga Hills: -3
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 Onkaparinga Hills 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, 58.2% of the population nominated a religion, and 32.0% said they had no religion, compared with 55.4% and 34.5% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The largest single religion in Onkaparinga Hills was Anglican, with 16.9% of the population or 447 people as adherents.

The major difference between the religious affiliation for the population of Onkaparinga Hills and the City of Onkaparinga was:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (16.9% compared to 15.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the religious affiliation of the population in Onkaparinga Hills between 2006 and 2011 was for those who nominated:

  • Uniting Church (-57 persons)