Religion - Buddhism
Religion at a glance: Buddhism
- In 2011 there were 201,033 people in New South Wales who had a religion of Buddhism.
- There was a 19.6% increase in the number of people who had a religion of Buddhism since 2006 (from 168,055).
- 14.1% of the population who had a religion of Buddhism arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
- There were fewer men who had a religion of Buddhism (90,594) than women (110,437).
- 20.3% of the population who had a religion of Buddhism were children (under 19 years of age), 42.6% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 37.2% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).
About religion: Buddhism
|Religion - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size|
|Religion - Buddhism||2011||2006||Change|
|Area||Number||Buddhism %||Number||Buddhism %||2006 to 2011|
|New South Wales||201,033||2.9||168,055||2.6||+32,978||40|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.