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Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs

Religion

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In Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+2,061) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2016.

Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs'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.

Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs'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
Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
ReligionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Western (Roman) Catholic1,55315.714.91,10417.716.7+449
Anglican99510.011.673211.814.8+263
Uniting Church4894.94.83115.05.7+179
Christian,nfd3473.53.31722.82.9+175
Lutheran1651.71.61422.32.6+23
Baptist1561.61.61151.91.5+41
Pentecostal1531.51.7701.11.6+83
Buddhism1001.01.7671.11.5+34
Presbyterian and Reformed740.71.0691.11.2+5
Other Protestant650.70.6170.30.3+48
Islam620.62.2220.41.2+40
Greek Orthodox570.60.9721.21.0-15
Sikhism540.50.200.00.0+54
Hinduism500.50.8110.20.2+39
Jehova's Witnesses450.50.4390.60.5+6
Latter Day Saints (Mormons)350.40.3300.50.3+5
Salvation Army270.30.3180.30.4+9
Seventh Day Adventist240.20.300.00.2+24
Churches of Christ210.20.3190.30.4+2
Christadelphian130.10.1110.20.1+2
Other Christian100.10.100.00.2+10
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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
Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChristian total4,25442.944.12,94047.250.8+1,314
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total2882.95.61252.03.5+164
Non-classifiable religious belief
520.50.8741.20.9-22
map this data in atlas.idNo religion4,36344.040.02,30237.034.0+2,061
Not stated
8468.59.578412.610.7+62

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% Lutheran, City of Playford: 1.6% Baptist, City of Playford: 1.6% Pentecostal, City of Playford: 1.7% Buddhism, City of Playford: 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Playford: 1.0% Other Protestant, City of Playford: 0.6% Western (Roman) Catholic, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 15.7% Anglican, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 10.0% Uniting Church, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 4.9% Christian,nfd, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 3.5% Lutheran, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 1.7% Baptist, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 1.6% Pentecostal, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 1.5% Buddhism, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 1.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 0.7% Other Protestant, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 0.7%
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, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +449 Anglican, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +263 Uniting Church, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +179 Christian,nfd, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +175 Lutheran, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +23 Baptist, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +41 Pentecostal, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +83 Buddhism, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +34 Presbyterian and Reformed, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +5 Other Protestant, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +48
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 Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs 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, 45.8% of the population nominated a religion, and 44.0% said they had no religion, compared with 49.7% and 40.0% respectively for the City of Playford.

The largest single religion in Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 15.7% of the population or 1,553 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs and the City of Playford were:

  • A smaller percentage who nominated Islam (0.6% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Anglican (10.0% compared to 11.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs between 2011 and 2016 were for those who nominated:

  • Western (Roman) Catholic (+449 persons)
  • Anglican (+263 persons)
  • Uniting Church (+179 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+175 persons)
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