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Religion - Western (Roman) Catholic
Introduction

Religion at a glance: Western (Roman) Catholic

  • In 2011 there were 1,869,522 people in New South Wales who had a religion of Western (Roman) Catholic.
  • There was a 3.1% increase in the number of people who had a religion of Western (Roman) Catholic since 2006 (from 1,813,606).
  • 3.1% of the population who had a religion of Western (Roman) Catholic arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who had a religion of Western (Roman) Catholic (896,841) than women (972,679).
  • 28.0% of the population who had a religion of Western (Roman) Catholic were children (under 19 years of age), 32.2% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 39.9% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About religion: Western (Roman) Catholic

Religion - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Religion - Western (Roman) Catholic20112006Change
AreaNumberWestern (Roman) Catholic %NumberWestern (Roman) Catholic %2006 to 2011
Griffith City10,85644.610,90945.8-53
Bourke Shire1,19341.61,42546.1-232
Balranald Shire89939.496139.4-62
Boorowa Council92638.688538.6+41
Canada Bay City29,17538.527,01741.1+2,158
Central Darling Shire75537.975538.90
Leeton Shire4,15437.64,16837.5-14
Hunters Hill Council4,93437.34,80536.3+129
Forbes Shire3,42337.33,45336.9-30
Cobar Shire1,75837.31,80936.8-51
Greater Sydney1,208,75627.51,166,13828.3+42,618
Regional NSW658,62226.2645,22526.7+13,397
New South Wales1,869,52227.01,813,60627.7+55,916

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