Which Australian state has the highest religious affiliation?

Victoria had the highest proportion reporting an affiliation with a religion other than Christianity and Tasmania reported the lowest. Tasmania also had the highest proportion of people stating that they did not have a religion.

What is the percentage of religious people in Australia according to the 2011 census?

Between 2001 and 2011, the proportion of the Australian population citing Christian as its religious affiliation fell from 68.0% to 61.1%. At the same time the major non-Christian religions of Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism and Islam increased their share of the population from 4.4% to 6.4%.

What proportion of the Australian population stated that they had no religion?

Religion does not play a major role in the lives of much of the population. When asked of their religious affiliation in the 2016 census, 29.6% of Australians (or 6,933,708 people) selected “no religion.” This is more than seven percent higher (and 2,240,546 more people), than in the 2011 census.

What is the largest religion in Australia?

The 2016 census identified that 52.1% of Australians classify themselves Christian: 22.6% identifying themselves as Catholic and 13.3% as Anglican. Another 8.2% of Australians identify themselves as followers of non-Christian religions.

Which country is most atheist?

According to sociologists Ariela Keysar and Juhem Navarro-Rivera’s review of numerous global studies on atheism, there are 450 to 500 million positive atheists and agnostics worldwide (7% of the world’s population), with China having the most atheists in the world (200 million convinced atheists).

What is the fastest growing religion in Australia 2021?

Hinduism is the fastest growing religion in absolute numbers in every state and territory of Australia.

What’s the percentage of No Religion in Australia?

2016 Census: Religion 2016 2011 No religion – 30.1% Catholic – 25.3% Catholic – 22.6% No religion – 22.3% Anglican – 13.3% Anglican – 17.1% Uniting Church – 3.7% Uniting Church 5.0%

What was the increase in religious affiliation in Australia?

An 11% increase was seen for Pentecostal affiliation between 1996 and 2001 (from 174,720 to 194,592). A substantial increase, associated with immigration from South Eastern Europe, was also seen for the Orthodox Churches, with the number of Orthodox affiliates increasing by 7% (from 497,015 to 529,444).

What was percentage of No Religion in 2011?

There was an increase in the number of people not reporting a Christian faith from 36.1 per cent of the population in 2006 to 38.9 per cent in 2011. The number of people reporting ‘No religion’ increased significantly, from 18.7 per cent of the population in 2006 to 22.3 per cent in 2011.

What was the religion of the Australian population in 1911?

In the 1911 Census of Population and Housing, 96% of Australians reported Christianity as their religion. Today we have more diversity in religions and denominations, as well as an increasing number of people reporting that they do not have a religion.