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Davoren Park - Elizabeth West

Religion

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In Davoren Park - Elizabeth West, the number of Christians experienced the greatest change (-485) compared to the non religious and non Christians in 2016.

Davoren Park - Elizabeth West'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.

Davoren Park - Elizabeth West'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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual religion groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's religion?'

Total population

Religion - Ranked by size
Davoren Park - Elizabeth West - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
ReligionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Western (Roman) Catholic73011.014.984312.416.7-113
Anglican72911.011.696014.114.8-231
Uniting Church3315.04.83565.25.7-24
Christian,nfd1782.73.31392.02.9+39
Islam1752.62.2681.01.2+107
Pentecostal1472.21.71301.91.6+18
Buddhism1111.71.7951.41.5+16
Lutheran981.51.61592.32.6-62
Baptist741.11.6961.41.5-22
Presbyterian and Reformed520.81.0731.11.2-22
Other Protestant410.60.6150.20.3+25
Hinduism410.60.860.10.2+35
Jehova's Witnesses300.50.4480.70.5-18
Greek Orthodox230.30.9210.31.0+2
Salvation Army230.30.3510.80.4-29
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. 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
Davoren Park - Elizabeth West - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChristian total2,50437.844.12,98943.850.8-485
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total3485.35.62263.33.5+121
Non-classifiable religious belief
691.10.8681.00.9+1
map this data in atlas.idNo religion2,86743.340.02,59438.034.0+273
Not stated
77111.79.594113.810.7-169

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Religion, 2016
Religion, 2016 Western (Roman) Catholic, City of Playford: 14.9% Anglican, City of Playford: 11.6% Uniting Church, City of Playford: 4.8% Christian,nfd, City of Playford: 3.3% Islam, City of Playford: 2.2% Pentecostal, City of Playford: 1.7% Buddhism, City of Playford: 1.7% Lutheran, City of Playford: 1.6% Baptist, City of Playford: 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Playford: 1.0% Western (Roman) Catholic, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 11.0% Anglican, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 11.0% Uniting Church, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 5.0% Christian,nfd, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 2.7% Islam, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 2.6% Pentecostal, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 2.2% Buddhism, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.7% Lutheran, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.5% Baptist, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in religion, 2011 to 2016
Change in religion, 2011 to 2016 Western (Roman) Catholic, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -113 Anglican, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -231 Uniting Church, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -24 Christian,nfd, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +39 Islam, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +107 Pentecostal, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +18 Buddhism, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +16 Lutheran, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -62 Baptist, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -22 Presbyterian and Reformed, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -22
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Davoren Park - Elizabeth West in 2016 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, 43.1% of the population nominated a religion, and 43.3% said they had no religion, compared with 49.7% and 40.0% respectively for the City of Playford.

The largest single religion in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 11.0% of the population or 730 people as adherents.

The major difference between the religious affiliation for the population of Davoren Park - Elizabeth West and the City of Playford was:

  • A smaller percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (11.0% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West between 2011 and 2016 were for those who nominated:

  • Anglican (-231 persons)
  • Western (Roman) Catholic (-113 persons)
  • Islam (+107 persons)
  • Lutheran (-62 persons)
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