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In Steventon Ward, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+751) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2011.

Steventon 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.

Steventon 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
Steventon Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
ReligionNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Western (Roman) Catholic2,79017.720.92,59317.220.8+197
Anglican2,47015.713.92,46516.314.8+5
Uniting Church1,67610.69.91,65811.010.3+18
Lutheran5923.84.05873.94.2+5
Christian,nfd5123.33.03162.11.8+196
Baptist4412.82.44142.72.5+27
Pentecostal2331.51.62911.92.1-58
Presbyterian and Reformed1801.11.31631.11.2+17
Greek Orthodox940.61.3900.61.4+4
Salvation Army810.50.6820.50.6-1
Christadelphian750.50.4990.70.4-24
Jehova's Witnesses700.40.5660.40.5+4
Buddhism510.30.8710.50.6-20
Hinduism440.30.5120.10.2+32
Islam430.31.1210.10.6+22
Latter Day Saints (Mormons)370.20.3570.40.4-20
Churches of Christ370.20.3390.30.3-2
Other Christian320.20.2150.10.1+17
Other Eastern Orthodox270.20.270.00.1+20
Paganism210.10.190.10.1+12
Seventh Day Adventist210.10.3470.30.3-26
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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
Steventon 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 total9,41059.761.59,04659.962.4+364
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total2121.33.11441.02.1+68
Non-classifiable religious belief
1280.80.71000.70.6+28
map this data in atlas.idNo religion4,80730.527.14,05626.924.2+751
Not stated
1,1957.67.61,75711.610.7-562

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, Steventon Ward: 17.7% Anglican, Steventon Ward: 15.7% Uniting Church, Steventon Ward: 10.6% Lutheran, Steventon Ward: 3.8% Christian,nfd, Steventon Ward: 3.3% Baptist, Steventon Ward: 2.8% Pentecostal, Steventon Ward: 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, Steventon Ward: 1.1% Greek Orthodox, Steventon Ward: 0.6% Salvation Army, Steventon Ward: 0.5%
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, Steventon Ward: +197 Anglican, Steventon Ward: +5 Uniting Church, Steventon Ward: +18 Lutheran, Steventon Ward: +5 Christian,nfd, Steventon Ward: +196 Baptist, Steventon Ward: +27 Pentecostal, Steventon Ward: -58 Presbyterian and Reformed, Steventon Ward: +17 Greek Orthodox, Steventon Ward: +4 Salvation Army, Steventon Ward: -1
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 Steventon 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, 61.1% of the population nominated a religion, and 30.5% 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 Steventon Ward was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 17.7% of the population or 2,790 people as adherents.

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

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (15.7% compared to 13.9%)
  • A smaller percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (17.7% compared to 20.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Western (Roman) Catholic (+197 persons)
  • Christian,nfd (+196 persons)
  • Pentecostal (-58 persons)