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Religion - Jehovah's Witnesses
Introduction

Religion at a glance: Jehovah's Witnesses

  • In 2011 there were 23,956 people in New South Wales who had a religion of Jehovah's Witnesses.
  • There was a 5.8% increase in the number of people who had a religion of Jehovah's Witnesses since 2006 (from 22,641).
  • 3.2% of the population who had a religion of Jehovah's Witnesses arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who had a religion of Jehovah's Witnesses (10,414) than women (13,540).
  • 22.1% of the population who had a religion of Jehovah's Witnesses were children (under 19 years of age), 33.6% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 44.3% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About religion: Jehovah's Witnesses

Religion - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Religion - Jehovah's Witnesses20112006Change
AreaNumberJehovah's Witnesses %NumberJehovah's Witnesses %2006 to 2011
Walcha Council521.7461.4+6
Uralla Shire761.3631.1+13
Nambucca Shire2141.11560.9+58
Tenterfield Shire741.1741.10
Gilgandra Shire441.0370.8+7
Cowra Shire1171.01040.8+13
Tweed Shire7510.96580.8+93
Kempsey Shire2340.82270.8+7
Cooma-Monaro Shire780.8560.6+22
Tumbarumba Shire250.7310.9-6
Greater Sydney12,8560.311,9920.3+864
Regional NSW11,0550.410,5480.4+507
New South Wales23,9560.322,6410.3+1,315

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