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In Hillbank, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+101) compared to non Christians and Christians in 2011.

Hillbank'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.

Hillbank'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
Hillbank - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic1,03022.516.71,04122.216.2-11
Anglican77416.914.878716.816.0-13
Uniting Church3207.05.73337.16.0-13
Christian,nfd1603.52.9982.11.5+62
Lutheran1212.62.61352.92.8-14
Baptist761.71.5651.41.5+11
Presbyterian and Reformed711.61.2751.61.4-4
Pentecostal631.41.6711.51.6-8
Buddhism491.11.5561.21.5-7
Greek Orthodox320.71.0270.61.0+5
Christadelphian230.50.1150.30.2+8

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
Hillbank - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total2,77960.850.82,77059.151.2+9
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total731.63.5841.82.4-11
Non-classifiable religious belief
370.80.9340.70.7+3
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1,36029.734.01,25926.930.5+101
Not stated
3247.110.753811.515.2-214

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% Christian,nfd, City of Playford: 2.9% Lutheran, City of Playford: 2.6% Baptist, City of Playford: 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Playford: 1.2% Pentecostal, City of Playford: 1.6% Buddhism, City of Playford: 1.5% Greek Orthodox, City of Playford: 1.0% Western (Roman) Catholic, Hillbank: 22.5% Anglican, Hillbank: 16.9% Uniting Church, Hillbank: 7.0% Christian,nfd, Hillbank: 3.5% Lutheran, Hillbank: 2.6% Baptist, Hillbank: 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, Hillbank: 1.6% Pentecostal, Hillbank: 1.4% Buddhism, Hillbank: 1.1% Greek Orthodox, Hillbank: 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, Hillbank: -11 Anglican, Hillbank: -13 Uniting Church, Hillbank: -13 Christian,nfd, Hillbank: +62 Lutheran, Hillbank: -14 Baptist, Hillbank: +11 Presbyterian and Reformed, Hillbank: -4 Pentecostal, Hillbank: -8 Buddhism, Hillbank: -7 Greek Orthodox, Hillbank: +5
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 Hillbank 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, 62.4% of the population nominated a religion, and 29.7% said they had no religion, compared with 54.4% and 34.0% respectively for the City of Playford.

The largest single religion in Hillbank was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 22.5% of the population or 1,030 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Hillbank and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (22.5% compared to 16.7%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (16.9% compared to 14.8%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Uniting Church (7.0% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Christian,nfd (+62 persons)