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Religion - Greek Orthodox
Introduction

Religion at a glance: Greek Orthodox

  • In 2011 there were 131,573 people in New South Wales who had a religion of Greek Orthodox.
  • There was a 1.2% increase in the number of people who had a religion of Greek Orthodox since 2006 (from 129,967).
  • 1.1% of the population who had a religion of Greek Orthodox arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who had a religion of Greek Orthodox (65,718) than women (65,854).
  • 24.3% of the population who had a religion of Greek Orthodox were children (under 19 years of age), 32.1% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 43.7% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About religion: Greek Orthodox

Religion - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Religion - Greek Orthodox20112006Change
AreaNumberGreek Orthodox %NumberGreek Orthodox %2006 to 2011
Canterbury City16,15711.816,23112.5-74
Rockdale City11,33611.611,02312.0+313
Kogarah City6,17011.15,73510.9+435
Botany Bay City3,0537.83,0098.4+44
Hurstville City5,0636.44,8326.5+230
Marrickville Council4,7886.35,1997.2-411
Randwick City7,2215.67,4456.2-224
Bankstown City9,3195.19,1395.4+180
Burwood Council1,3434.11,4224.6-79
Canada Bay City3,1374.12,7434.2+394
Greater Sydney119,8752.7118,0072.9+1,868
Regional NSW11,6200.511,8400.5-220
New South Wales131,5731.9129,9672.0+1,606

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