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Religion - Anglican

Religion at a glance: Anglican

  • In 2011 there were 1,378,382 people in New South Wales who had a religion of Anglican.
  • There was a -3.3% decrease in the number of people who had a religion of Anglican since 2006 (from 1,424,930).
  • 1.4% of the population who had a religion of Anglican arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who had a religion of Anglican (651,529) than women (726,856).
  • 21.2% of the population who had a religion of Anglican were children (under 19 years of age), 27.8% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 51.0% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About religion: Anglican

Note: 'Anglican' is a religion grouping in the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups ASCRG that includes 'Anglican Church of Australia' and 'Anglican Catholic Church'.

Religion - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Religion - Anglican20112006Change
AreaNumberAnglican %NumberAnglican %2006 to 2011
Gwydir Shire2,18344.02,39245.4-209
Liverpool Plains Shire3,18242.53,22342.8-41
Walcha Council1,28342.51,42144.6-138
Gundagai Shire1,52441.61,66445.0-140
Upper Hunter Shire5,41039.35,35841.3+52
Coonamble Shire1,58139.21,69340.2-112
Narrabri Shire4,90838.05,30740.5-399
Warrumbungle Shire3,48736.43,60636.8-119
Gloucester Shire1,77336.31,80737.6-34
Tamworth Region20,35536.220,60838.4-254
Greater Sydney707,96016.1738,34017.9-30,380
Regional NSW668,41326.6684,76828.3-16,355
New South Wales1,378,38219.91,424,93021.8-46,548

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.