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Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage

Religion

In Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+105) compared to non Christians and Christians in 2011.

Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage'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.

Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage'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
Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic59918.020.957116.720.8+28
Anglican54116.213.951715.114.8+24
Uniting Church39611.99.942712.510.3-32
Lutheran1283.84.01263.74.2+2
Baptist972.92.4972.82.5-1
Christian,nfd862.63.0702.11.8+16
Pentecostal641.91.6892.62.1-25
Presbyterian and Reformed250.81.3331.01.2-8

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
Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChristian total2,02060.661.52,03359.562.4-13
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total531.63.1371.12.1+16
Non-classifiable religious belief
381.10.7210.60.6+17
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1,00330.127.189826.324.2+105
Not stated
2186.57.643012.610.7-212

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 Tea Tree Gully: 20.9% Anglican, City of Tea Tree Gully: 13.9% Uniting Church, City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.9% Lutheran, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.0% Baptist, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.4% Christian,nfd, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.0% Pentecostal, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Western (Roman) Catholic, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 18.0% Anglican, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 16.2% Uniting Church, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 11.9% Lutheran, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 3.8% Baptist, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 2.9% Christian,nfd, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 2.6% Pentecostal, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 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, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +28 Anglican, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +24 Uniting Church, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: -32 Lutheran, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +2 Baptist, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: -1 Christian,nfd, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +16 Pentecostal, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: -25 Presbyterian and Reformed, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: -8
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 Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a lower proportion of people who professed a religion and a higher proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 62.2% of the population nominated a religion, and 30.1% said they had no religion, compared with 64.6% and 27.1% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The largest single religion in Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 18.0% of the population or 599 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (16.2% compared to 13.9%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Uniting Church (11.9% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (18.0% compared to 20.9%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage between 2006 and 2011.