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In Elizabeth Vale, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+140) compared to non Christians and Christians in 2011.

Elizabeth Vale'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.

Elizabeth Vale'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
Elizabeth Vale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic58517.516.755516.816.2+30
Anglican47714.214.851515.616.0-38
Uniting Church1624.85.71775.46.0-15
Lutheran972.92.6932.82.8+4
Islam812.41.290.30.3+72
Christian,nfd802.42.9591.81.5+21
Baptist682.01.5641.91.5+4
Pentecostal561.71.6431.31.6+13
Presbyterian and Reformed481.41.2551.71.4-7
Buddhism391.21.5270.81.5+12
Hinduism371.10.230.10.0+34
Churches of Christ280.80.4220.70.5+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
Elizabeth Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total1,68750.350.81,69151.151.2-4
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total1695.13.5641.92.4+105
Non-classifiable religious belief
401.20.9240.70.7+16
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1,05531.534.091527.730.5+140
Not stated
40112.010.761218.515.2-211

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% Islam, City of Playford: 1.2% Christian,nfd, City of Playford: 2.9% Baptist, City of Playford: 1.5% Pentecostal, City of Playford: 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Playford: 1.2% Buddhism, City of Playford: 1.5% Western (Roman) Catholic, Elizabeth Vale: 17.5% Anglican, Elizabeth Vale: 14.2% Uniting Church, Elizabeth Vale: 4.8% Lutheran, Elizabeth Vale: 2.9% Islam, Elizabeth Vale: 2.4% Christian,nfd, Elizabeth Vale: 2.4% Baptist, Elizabeth Vale: 2.0% Pentecostal, Elizabeth Vale: 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, Elizabeth Vale: 1.4% Buddhism, Elizabeth Vale: 1.2%
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, Elizabeth Vale: +30 Anglican, Elizabeth Vale: -38 Uniting Church, Elizabeth Vale: -15 Lutheran, Elizabeth Vale: +4 Islam, Elizabeth Vale: +72 Christian,nfd, Elizabeth Vale: +21 Baptist, Elizabeth Vale: +4 Pentecostal, Elizabeth Vale: +13 Presbyterian and Reformed, Elizabeth Vale: -7 Buddhism, Elizabeth Vale: +12
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 Elizabeth Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a higher proportion of people who professed a religion and a lower proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 55.4% of the population nominated a religion, and 31.5% said they had no religion, compared with 54.4% and 34.0% respectively for the City of Playford.

The largest single religion in Elizabeth Vale was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 17.5% of the population or 585 people as adherents.

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

  • A larger percentage who nominated Islam (2.4% compared to 1.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Islam (+72 persons)