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In Drumminor Ward, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+397) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2011.

Drumminor Ward'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.

Drumminor Ward'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
Drumminor Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic3,00420.320.92,95219.920.8+52
Anglican1,99213.513.92,17914.714.8-187
Uniting Church1,3969.49.91,4509.810.3-54
Lutheran6184.24.06724.54.2-54
Christian,nfd4282.93.03012.01.8+127
Baptist4172.82.44362.92.5-19
Pentecostal2201.51.63192.22.1-99
Presbyterian and Reformed1831.21.31961.31.2-13
Greek Orthodox1561.11.31320.91.4+24
Buddhism1140.80.8850.60.6+29
Islam1140.81.1890.60.6+25
Salvation Army670.50.6360.20.6+31
Jehova's Witnesses610.40.5800.50.5-19
Christadelphian590.40.4500.30.4+9
Latter Day Saints (Mormons)500.30.3720.50.4-22
Hinduism430.30.5160.10.2+27
Seventh Day Adventist430.30.3400.30.3+3
Serbian Orthodox420.30.1270.20.1+15
Other Non-Christian Religions380.30.2390.30.2-1
Other Christian360.20.2170.10.1+19
Churches of Christ300.20.3360.20.3-6
Other Protestant270.20.2310.20.2-4
Sikhism210.10.230.00.0+18
Paganism200.10.1270.20.1-7
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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
Drumminor Ward - 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 total8,87760.061.59,08061.262.4-203
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total3772.53.13132.12.1+64
Non-classifiable religious belief
1120.80.7770.50.6+35
map this data in atlas.idNo religion4,25628.727.13,85926.024.2+397
Not stated
1,1828.07.61,49810.110.7-316

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% Greek Orthodox, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Buddhism, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.8% Western (Roman) Catholic, Drumminor Ward: 20.3% Anglican, Drumminor Ward: 13.5% Uniting Church, Drumminor Ward: 9.4% Lutheran, Drumminor Ward: 4.2% Christian,nfd, Drumminor Ward: 2.9% Baptist, Drumminor Ward: 2.8% Pentecostal, Drumminor Ward: 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, Drumminor Ward: 1.2% Greek Orthodox, Drumminor Ward: 1.1% Buddhism, Drumminor Ward: 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, Drumminor Ward: +52 Anglican, Drumminor Ward: -187 Uniting Church, Drumminor Ward: -54 Lutheran, Drumminor Ward: -54 Christian,nfd, Drumminor Ward: +127 Baptist, Drumminor Ward: -19 Pentecostal, Drumminor Ward: -99 Presbyterian and Reformed, Drumminor Ward: -13 Greek Orthodox, Drumminor Ward: +24 Buddhism, Drumminor Ward: +29
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 Drumminor Ward 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, 62.5% of the population nominated a religion, and 28.7% 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 Drumminor Ward was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 20.3% of the population or 3,004 people as adherents.

There were no major differences between Drumminor Ward and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011.

Emerging groups

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

  • Anglican (-187 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+127 persons)
  • Pentecostal (-99 persons)
  • Uniting Church (-54 persons)