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In Hyde Park, the number of non religious persons experienced the greatest change (+143) compared to Christians and non Christians in 2016.

Hyde Park'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.

Hyde Park'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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual religion groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's religion?'

Total population

Religion - Ranked by size
Hyde Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
ReligionNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
Western (Roman) Catholic33319.117.134419.819.5-11
Anglican23913.711.127015.513.6-31
Greek Orthodox1106.35.11166.75.8-6
Uniting Church965.55.61287.47.3-32
Christian,nfd261.51.9231.31.7+3
Hinduism221.31.6402.31.2-18

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. 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
Hyde Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Religion totalsNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChristian total85548.947.499857.355.9-143
map this data in atlas.idNon Christian total553.25.21116.44.8-56
Non-classifiable religious belief
60.40.6110.70.9-5
map this data in atlas.idNo religion65137.338.750829.229.7+143
Not stated
1448.38.01116.48.7+33

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Religion, 2016
Religion, 2016 Western (Roman) Catholic, City of Unley: 17.1% Anglican, City of Unley: 11.1% Greek Orthodox, City of Unley: 5.1% Uniting Church, City of Unley: 5.6% Christian,nfd, City of Unley: 1.9% Hinduism, City of Unley: 1.6% Western (Roman) Catholic, Hyde Park: 19.1% Anglican, Hyde Park: 13.7% Greek Orthodox, Hyde Park: 6.3% Uniting Church, Hyde Park: 5.5% Christian,nfd, Hyde Park: 1.5% Hinduism, Hyde Park: 1.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in religion, 2011 to 2016
Change in religion, 2011 to 2016 Western (Roman) Catholic, Hyde Park: -11 Anglican, Hyde Park: -31 Greek Orthodox, Hyde Park: -6 Uniting Church, Hyde Park: -32 Christian,nfd, Hyde Park: +3 Hinduism, Hyde Park: -18
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Hyde Park in 2016 compared to City of Unley shows that there was a lower proportion of people who professed a religion as well as a lower proportion who stated they had no religion.

Overall, 52.1% of the population nominated a religion, and 37.3% said they had no religion, compared with 52.7% and 38.7% respectively for City of Unley.

The largest single religion in Hyde Park was Western (Roman) Catholic, with 19.1% of the population or 333 people as adherents.

The major differences between the religious affiliation for the population of Hyde Park and City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage who nominated Anglican (13.7% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Western (Roman) Catholic (19.1% compared to 17.1%)
  • A larger percentage who nominated Greek Orthodox (6.3% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Hyde Park between 2011 and 2016.

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