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In Hillcott Ward, the number of Christians experienced the greatest change (-652) compared to the non religious and non Christians in 2011.

Hillcott 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.

Hillcott 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
Hillcott Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic2,96320.320.93,19820.820.8-235
Anglican2,18815.013.92,38115.514.8-193
Uniting Church1,2628.69.91,4589.510.3-196
Lutheran5934.14.06614.34.2-68
Christian,nfd4593.13.02341.51.8+225
Baptist3642.52.44272.82.5-63
Pentecostal1981.41.63082.02.1-110
Presbyterian and Reformed1731.21.31821.21.2-9
Greek Orthodox1661.11.31701.11.4-4
Salvation Army1411.00.61450.90.6-4
Islam1060.71.1480.30.6+58
Buddhism910.60.8850.60.6+6
Christadelphian670.50.4390.30.4+28
Jehova's Witnesses640.40.5850.60.5-21
Hinduism590.40.5350.20.2+24
Latter Day Saints (Mormons)480.30.3630.40.4-15
Seventh Day Adventist450.30.3680.40.3-23
Churches of Christ430.30.3410.30.3+2
Other Protestant380.30.2130.10.2+25
Serbian Orthodox280.20.1270.20.1+1
Other Non-Christian Religions250.20.2230.10.2+2
Spiritualism240.20.190.10.1+15
Other Christian200.10.2150.10.1+5
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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
Hillcott 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 total8,90560.961.59,55762.262.4-652
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total3712.53.12671.72.1+104
Non-classifiable religious belief
870.60.7930.60.6-6
map this data in atlas.idNo religion4,08828.027.13,85625.124.2+232
Not stated
1,1648.07.61,59510.410.7-431

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% Salvation Army, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% Western (Roman) Catholic, Hillcott Ward: 20.3% Anglican, Hillcott Ward: 15.0% Uniting Church, Hillcott Ward: 8.6% Lutheran, Hillcott Ward: 4.1% Christian,nfd, Hillcott Ward: 3.1% Baptist, Hillcott Ward: 2.5% Pentecostal, Hillcott Ward: 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, Hillcott Ward: 1.2% Greek Orthodox, Hillcott Ward: 1.1% Salvation Army, Hillcott Ward: 1.0%
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, Hillcott Ward: -235 Anglican, Hillcott Ward: -193 Uniting Church, Hillcott Ward: -196 Lutheran, Hillcott Ward: -68 Christian,nfd, Hillcott Ward: +225 Baptist, Hillcott Ward: -63 Pentecostal, Hillcott Ward: -110 Presbyterian and Reformed, Hillcott Ward: -9 Greek Orthodox, Hillcott Ward: -4 Salvation Army, Hillcott Ward: -4
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 Hillcott 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, 63.5% of the population nominated a religion, and 28.0% 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 Hillcott Ward was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 20.3% of the population or 2,963 people as adherents.

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

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (15.0% compared to 13.9%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Uniting Church (8.6% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Western (Roman) Catholic (-235 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+225 persons)
  • Uniting Church (-196 persons)
  • Anglican (-193 persons)