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Religion - Churches of Christ
Introduction

Religion at a glance: Churches of Christ

  • In 2011 there were 7,905 people in New South Wales who had a religion of Churches of Christ.
  • There was a -17.2% decrease in the number of people who had a religion of Churches of Christ since 2006 (from 9,551).
  • 4.6% of the population who had a religion of Churches of Christ arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who had a religion of Churches of Christ (3,554) than women (4,353).
  • 21.8% of the population who had a religion of Churches of Christ were children (under 19 years of age), 27.0% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 51.3% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About religion: Churches of Christ

Note: 'Churches of Christ' is a religion grouping in the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups ASCRG that includes 'Churches of Christ, nfd', 'Churches of Christ (Conference)', 'Church of Christ (Non-denominational)' and 'International Church of Christ'.

Religion - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Religion - Churches of Christ20112006Change
AreaNumberChurches of Christ %NumberChurches of Christ %2006 to 2011
Murray Shire370.5400.6-3
Blacktown City9390.38930.3+46
Greater Taree City1310.32350.5-104
Broken Hill City480.3390.2+9
Gosford City3710.24040.3-33
Tweed Shire1900.22600.3-70
Inverell Shire340.2560.4-22
Wingecarribee Shire930.2880.2+5
Hornsby Shire3280.23840.3-56
Lismore City890.2960.2-7
Greater Sydney5,0260.15,9460.1-920
Regional NSW2,8720.13,5570.1-685
New South Wales7,9050.19,5510.1-1,646

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