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In Andrews Farm, the number of Christians experienced the greatest change (+1,367) compared to the non religious and non Christians in 2011.

Andrews Farm'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.

Andrews Farm'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
Andrews Farm - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic1,10317.616.754916.516.2+554
Anglican89014.314.854616.416.0+344
Uniting Church2714.35.71695.16.0+102
Lutheran1752.82.61043.12.8+71
Christian,nfd1742.82.9672.01.5+107
Pentecostal951.51.6441.31.6+51
Buddhism831.31.5471.41.5+36
Baptist691.11.5250.71.5+44
Presbyterian and Reformed500.81.2361.11.4+14
Greek Orthodox460.71.0240.71.0+22
Islam320.51.200.00.3+32
Jehova's Witnesses250.40.5180.50.5+7
Salvation Army200.30.4140.40.4+6
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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
Andrews Farm - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total2,99047.950.81,62348.651.2+1,367
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total1612.63.5501.52.4+111
Non-classifiable religious belief
651.00.9200.60.7+45
map this data in atlas.idNo religion2,31937.134.01,22436.730.5+1,095
Not stated
71211.410.742012.615.2+292

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 Playford: 16.7% Anglican, City of Playford: 14.8% Uniting Church, City of Playford: 5.7% Lutheran, City of Playford: 2.6% Christian,nfd, City of Playford: 2.9% Pentecostal, City of Playford: 1.6% Buddhism, City of Playford: 1.5% Baptist, City of Playford: 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Playford: 1.2% Greek Orthodox, City of Playford: 1.0% Western (Roman) Catholic, Andrews Farm: 17.6% Anglican, Andrews Farm: 14.3% Uniting Church, Andrews Farm: 4.3% Lutheran, Andrews Farm: 2.8% Christian,nfd, Andrews Farm: 2.8% Pentecostal, Andrews Farm: 1.5% Buddhism, Andrews Farm: 1.3% Baptist, Andrews Farm: 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, Andrews Farm: 0.8% Greek Orthodox, Andrews Farm: 0.7%
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, Andrews Farm: +554 Anglican, Andrews Farm: +344 Uniting Church, Andrews Farm: +102 Lutheran, Andrews Farm: +71 Christian,nfd, Andrews Farm: +107 Pentecostal, Andrews Farm: +51 Buddhism, Andrews Farm: +36 Baptist, Andrews Farm: +44 Presbyterian and Reformed, Andrews Farm: +14 Greek Orthodox, Andrews Farm: +22
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 Andrews Farm in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion of people who professed a religion and a higher proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 50.4% of the population nominated a religion, and 37.1% said they had no religion, compared with 54.4% and 34.0% respectively for the City of Playford.

The largest single religion in Andrews Farm was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 17.6% of the population or 1,103 people as adherents.

The major difference between the religious affiliation for the population of Andrews Farm and the City of Playford was:

  • A smaller percentage who nominated Uniting Church (4.3% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Western (Roman) Catholic (+554 persons)
  • Anglican (+344 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+107 persons)
  • Uniting Church (+102 persons)