Religion - Sikhism
Religion at a glance: Sikhism
- In 2011 there were 21,703 people in New South Wales who had a religion of Sikhism.
- There was a 86.5% increase in the number of people who had a religion of Sikhism since 2006 (from 11,636).
- 39.9% of the population who had a religion of Sikhism arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
- There were more men who had a religion of Sikhism (12,064) than women (9,639).
- 24.5% of the population who had a religion of Sikhism were children (under 19 years of age), 59.4% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 16.2% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).
About religion: Sikhism
|Religion - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size|
|Religion - Sikhism||2011||2006||Change|
|Area||Number||Sikhism %||Number||Sikhism %||2006 to 2011|
|Coffs Harbour City||943||1.4||630||1.0||+313||3|
|The Hills Shire||1,116||0.7||811||0.5||+305||7|
|New South Wales||21,703||0.3||11,636||0.2||+10,067||40|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.