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Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton

Religion

In Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+180) compared to non Christians and Christians in 2011.

Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton'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.

Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton'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
Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic78118.620.976118.720.8+20
Anglican62314.813.961015.014.8+13
Uniting Church45610.89.945711.210.3-1
Lutheran1613.84.01614.04.20
Christian,nfd1493.53.01192.91.8+30
Baptist1162.82.41132.82.5+3
Pentecostal581.41.6822.02.1-24
Presbyterian and Reformed461.11.3370.91.2+9
Christadelphian390.90.4471.20.4-8
Greek Orthodox300.71.3300.71.40
Jehova's Witnesses290.70.5250.60.5+4

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
Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton - 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 total2,55860.861.52,53662.362.4+22
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total621.53.1330.82.1+29
Non-classifiable religious belief
240.60.7270.70.6-3
map this data in atlas.idNo religion1,21428.927.11,03425.424.2+180
Not stated
3498.37.644310.910.7-94

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% Presbyterian and Reformed, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Christadelphian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% Greek Orthodox, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Western (Roman) Catholic, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 18.6% Anglican, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 14.8% Uniting Church, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 10.8% Lutheran, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 3.8% Christian,nfd, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 3.5% Baptist, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 2.8% Pentecostal, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 1.1% Christadelphian, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 0.9% Greek Orthodox, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 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, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +20 Anglican, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +13 Uniting Church, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: -1 Lutheran, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 0 Christian,nfd, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +30 Baptist, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +3 Pentecostal, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: -24 Presbyterian and Reformed, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +9 Christadelphian, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: -8 Greek Orthodox, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 0
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 Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton 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, 62.3% of the population nominated a religion, and 28.9% 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 Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 18.6% of the population or 781 people as adherents.

The major difference between the religious affiliation for the population of Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A smaller percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (18.6% compared to 20.9%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton between 2006 and 2011.