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Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park

Religion

In Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park, the number of Christians experienced the greatest change (+222) compared to the non religious and non Christians in 2011.

Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park'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.

Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park'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
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic68024.116.760424.916.2+76
Buddhism34512.21.540516.71.5-60
Anglican30810.914.824710.116.0+61
Greek Orthodox2609.21.029412.11.0-34
Uniting Church1455.15.71375.76.0+8
Christian,nfd742.62.9140.61.5+60
Lutheran572.02.6200.82.8+37
Islam552.01.2471.90.3+8
Baptist301.11.5331.41.5-3
Presbyterian and Reformed230.81.2241.01.4-1
Other Eastern Orthodox210.70.1291.20.1-8

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
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total1,67659.550.81,45459.851.2+222
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total41814.83.545918.92.4-41
Non-classifiable religious belief
120.40.930.10.7+9
map this data in atlas.idNo religion45616.234.02379.730.5+219
Not stated
2559.110.727811.415.2-23

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% Buddhism, City of Playford: 1.5% Anglican, City of Playford: 14.8% Greek Orthodox, City of Playford: 1.0% Uniting Church, City of Playford: 5.7% Christian,nfd, City of Playford: 2.9% Lutheran, City of Playford: 2.6% Islam, City of Playford: 1.2% Baptist, City of Playford: 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Playford: 1.2% Western (Roman) Catholic, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 24.1% Buddhism, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 12.2% Anglican, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 10.9% Greek Orthodox, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 9.2% Uniting Church, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 5.1% Christian,nfd, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 2.6% Lutheran, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 2.0% Islam, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 2.0% Baptist, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 0.8%
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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +76 Buddhism, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -60 Anglican, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +61 Greek Orthodox, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -34 Uniting Church, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +8 Christian,nfd, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +60 Lutheran, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +37 Islam, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +8 Baptist, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -3 Presbyterian and Reformed, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -1
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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park 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, 74.3% of the population nominated a religion, and 16.2% said they had no religion, compared with 54.4% and 34.0% respectively for the City of Playford.

The largest single religion in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 24.1% of the population or 680 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Buddhism (12.2% compared to 1.5%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (9.2% compared to 1.0%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (24.1% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Anglican (10.9% compared to 14.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park between 2006 and 2011 were for those who nominated:

  • Western (Roman) Catholic (+76 persons)
  • Anglican (+61 persons)
  • Buddhism (-60 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+60 persons)