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In Blakeview, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+446) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2011.

Blakeview'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.

Blakeview'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
Blakeview - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Anglican87217.314.874817.316.0+124
Western (Roman) Catholic79715.816.771116.516.2+86
Uniting Church2915.85.72696.26.0+22
Christian,nfd1713.42.9521.21.5+119
Lutheran1432.82.61222.82.8+21
Baptist801.61.5711.71.5+8
Pentecostal661.31.61052.41.6-39
Presbyterian and Reformed561.11.2481.11.4+9
Jehova's Witnesses320.60.5340.80.5-2
Latter Day Saints (Mormons)250.50.3120.30.3+13
Other Christian210.40.200.00.1+21
Greek Orthodox200.41.0150.41.0+5
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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
Blakeview - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total2,64652.650.82,28352.951.2+363
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total761.53.5400.92.4+35
Non-classifiable religious belief
320.60.9160.40.7+15
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1,87637.334.01,43033.130.5+446
Not stated
4068.110.755012.715.2-145

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 Playford: 14.8% Western (Roman) Catholic, City of Playford: 16.7% Uniting Church, City of Playford: 5.7% Christian,nfd, City of Playford: 2.9% Lutheran, City of Playford: 2.6% Baptist, City of Playford: 1.5% Pentecostal, City of Playford: 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Playford: 1.2% Jehova's Witnesses, City of Playford: 0.5% Latter Day Saints (Mormons), City of Playford: 0.3% Anglican, Blakeview: 17.3% Western (Roman) Catholic, Blakeview: 15.8% Uniting Church, Blakeview: 5.8% Christian,nfd, Blakeview: 3.4% Lutheran, Blakeview: 2.8% Baptist, Blakeview: 1.6% Pentecostal, Blakeview: 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, Blakeview: 1.1% Jehova's Witnesses, Blakeview: 0.6% Latter Day Saints (Mormons), Blakeview: 0.5%
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, Blakeview: +124 Western (Roman) Catholic, Blakeview: +86 Uniting Church, Blakeview: +22 Christian,nfd, Blakeview: +119 Lutheran, Blakeview: +21 Baptist, Blakeview: +8 Pentecostal, Blakeview: -39 Presbyterian and Reformed, Blakeview: +9 Jehova's Witnesses, Blakeview: -2 Latter Day Saints (Mormons), Blakeview: +13
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 Blakeview in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a similar proportion of people who professed a religion and a higher proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 54.1% of the population nominated a religion, and 37.3% said they had no religion, compared with 54.4% and 34.0% respectively for the City of Playford.

The largest single religion in Blakeview was Anglican, with 17.3% of the population or 872 people as adherents.

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

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (17.3% compared to 14.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Anglican (+124 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+119 persons)
  • Western (Roman) Catholic (+86 persons)