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In Hope Valley, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+107) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2011.

Hope Valley'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.

Hope Valley'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
Hope Valley - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic1,63221.420.91,58220.520.8+50
Anglican99213.013.91,04513.614.8-53
Uniting Church94612.49.91,01313.210.3-67
Lutheran4245.54.04686.14.2-44
Christian,nfd2192.93.01221.61.8+97
Baptist1622.12.41732.22.5-11
Pentecostal1311.71.61562.02.1-25
Greek Orthodox1171.51.31391.81.4-22
Presbyterian and Reformed971.31.31251.61.2-28
Buddhism871.10.8520.70.6+35
Islam590.81.1430.60.6+16
Salvation Army530.70.6530.70.60
Hinduism460.60.5130.20.2+33
Christadelphian370.50.4410.50.4-4
Churches of Christ350.50.3470.60.3-12
Latter Day Saints (Mormons)350.50.3330.40.4+2
Jehova's Witnesses320.40.5530.70.5-21
Sikhism220.30.200.00.0+22
Other Protestant210.30.2120.20.2+9
Other Eastern Orthodox200.30.2140.20.1+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
Hope Valley - 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 total5,04066.061.55,14466.862.4-104
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total2613.43.11582.12.1+103
Non-classifiable religious belief
430.60.7440.60.6-1
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1,63221.427.11,52519.824.2+107
Not stated
6658.77.683010.810.7-165

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% Christian,nfd, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.0% Baptist, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.4% Pentecostal, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Greek Orthodox, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Buddhism, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.8% Western (Roman) Catholic, Hope Valley: 21.4% Anglican, Hope Valley: 13.0% Uniting Church, Hope Valley: 12.4% Lutheran, Hope Valley: 5.5% Christian,nfd, Hope Valley: 2.9% Baptist, Hope Valley: 2.1% Pentecostal, Hope Valley: 1.7% Greek Orthodox, Hope Valley: 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, Hope Valley: 1.3% Buddhism, Hope Valley: 1.1%
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, Hope Valley: +50 Anglican, Hope Valley: -53 Uniting Church, Hope Valley: -67 Lutheran, Hope Valley: -44 Christian,nfd, Hope Valley: +97 Baptist, Hope Valley: -11 Pentecostal, Hope Valley: -25 Greek Orthodox, Hope Valley: -22 Presbyterian and Reformed, Hope Valley: -28 Buddhism, Hope Valley: +35
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 Hope Valley in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a higher proportion of people who professed a religion and a lower proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 69.4% of the population nominated a religion, and 21.4% 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 Hope Valley was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 21.4% of the population or 1,632 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Hope Valley and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Uniting Church (12.4% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Lutheran (5.5% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the religious affiliation of the population in Hope Valley between 2006 and 2011 were for those who nominated:

  • Christian,nfd (+97 persons)
  • Uniting Church (-67 persons)
  • Anglican (-53 persons)
  • Western (Roman) Catholic (+50 persons)