2006 Religious Affiliation (Full Classification)

This is the full classification of religion. 7631 humanists in Australia have been counted as ‘religious’ by the Census. Don’t make this mistake again! Similarly, if you were one of the 2 223 953 people that did not state a religion and were not religious, for God’s sake, say “No Religion”.

Australia Queensland
Aboriginal Evangelical Missions 3 820 0.02% 1 121 0.03%
Agnosticism 22 130 0.11% 3 863 0.10%
Albanian Orthodox 75 0.00% 8 0.00%
Ancestor Veneration 503 0.00% 143 0.00%
Ancient Church of the East 2 224 0.01% 15 0.00%
Anglican Catholic Church 1 865 0.01% 1 271 0.03%
Anglican Church of Australia 3 716 375 18.72% 794 553 20.35%
Animism 872 0.00% 261 0.01%
Antiochian Orthodox 7 830 0.04% 145 0.00%
Apostolic Church (Australia) 2 417 0.01% 460 0.01%
Apostolic Church of Queensland 3 101 0.02% 3 068 0.08%
Armenian Apostolic 8 045 0.04% 84 0.00%
Assemblies of God 94 901 0.48% 29 001 0.74%
Assyrian Apostolic, nec 7 0.00% 0 0.00%
Assyrian Church of the East 5 956 0.03% 45 0.00%
Atheism 31 299 0.16% 5 826 0.15%
Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions 5 374 0.03% 463 0.01%
Baha’i 12 341 0.06% 1 932 0.05%
Baptist 316 746 1.60% 74 603 1.91%
Bethesda Churches 94 0.00% 0 0.00%
Born Again Christian 11 774 0.06% 2 688 0.07%
Brethren 24 225 0.12% 5 818 0.15%
Buddhism 418 754 2.11% 47 508 1.22%
Caodaism 652 0.00% 67 0.00%
Catholic, nec 616 0.00% 10 0.00%
Chaldean Catholic 4 498 0.02% 3 0.00%
Chinese Religions, nec 30 0.00% 8 0.00%
Christadelphians 10 210 0.05% 2 192 0.06%
Christian and Missionary Alliance 2 222 0.01% 294 0.01%
Christian City Church 5 118 0.03% 606 0.02%
Christian Life Churches International 481 0.00% 115 0.00%
Christian Outreach Centres 11 041 0.06% 6 628 0.17%
Christian Revival Crusade 5 314 0.03% 228 0.01%
Christian Science 1 471 0.01% 255 0.01%
Church of Christ (Non-denominational) 369 0.00% 109 0.00%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 52 141 0.26% 15 622 0.40%
Church of Scientology 2 513 0.01% 301 0.01%
Church of the Nazarene 1 405 0.01% 750 0.02%
Churches of Christ (Conference) 47 762 0.24% 9 217 0.24%
Community of Christ 1 041 0.01% 128 0.00%
Confucianism 253 0.00% 18 0.00%
Congregational 4 687 0.02% 1 186 0.03%
Coptic Orthodox Church 19 928 0.10% 643 0.02%
Druidism 1 025 0.01% 208 0.01%
Druse 2 982 0.02% 130 0.00%
Eastern Orthodox, nec 917 0.00% 58 0.00%
Eckankar 679 0.00% 188 0.00%
Ethiopian Orthodox Church 1 705 0.01% 145 0.00%
Ethnic Evangelical Churches 2 744 0.01% 457 0.01%
Faith Churches 96 0.00% 34 0.00%
Foursquare Gospel Church 744 0.00% 51 0.00%
Free Reformed 2 656 0.01% 0 0.00%
Full Gospel Church 1 352 0.01% 657 0.02%
Gnostic Christians 1 100 0.01% 241 0.01%
Greek Orthodox 374 571 1.89% 22 484 0.58%
Hinduism 148 127 0.75% 14 058 0.36%
Humanism 7 631 0.04% 1 200 0.03%
Independent Evangelical Churches 1 881 0.01% 59 0.00%
International Church of Christ 45 0.00% 3 0.00%
Islam 340 389 1.71% 20 321 0.52%
Jainism 1 263 0.01% 44 0.00%
Japanese Religions, nec 3 0.00% 0 0.00%
Jehovah’s Witnesses 80 919 0.41% 23 671 0.61%
Judaism 88 834 0.45% 3 732 0.10%
Liberal Catholic Church 388 0.00% 102 0.00%
Lutheran 251 105 1.26% 76 695 1.96%
Macedonian Orthodox 48 085 0.24% 677 0.02%
Maronite Catholic 29 076 0.15% 144 0.00%
Melkite Catholic 1 985 0.01% 49 0.00%
Nature Religions, nec 2 665 0.01% 557 0.01%
New Apostolic Church 2 726 0.01% 1 016 0.03%
New Churches (Swedenborgian) 361 0.00% 83 0.00%
Oriental Orthodox, nec 67 0.00% 0 0.00%
Other Christian, nec 6 250 0.03% 1 639 0.04%
Other Protestant, nec 5 360 0.03% 880 0.02%
Paganism 15 516 0.08% 3 355 0.09%
Pantheism 1 036 0.01% 205 0.01%
Pentecostal, nec 5 731 0.03% 1 285 0.03%
Presbyterian 583 402 2.94% 143 947 3.69%
Rastafarianism 976 0.00% 173 0.00%
Ratana (Maori) 3 304 0.02% 974 0.02%
Rationalism 1 666 0.01% 284 0.01%
Reformed 10 613 0.05% 1 785 0.05%
Religious Groups, nec 4 914 0.02% 567 0.01%
Religious Science 339 0.00% 133 0.00%
Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) 1 988 0.01% 271 0.01%
Revival Centres 2 969 0.01% 641 0.02%
Rhema Family Church 120 0.00% 23 0.00%
Romanian Orthodox 1 605 0.01% 223 0.01%
Russian Orthodox 19 968 0.10% 3 096 0.08%
Salvation Army 64 201 0.32% 15 217 0.39%
Satanism 2 247 0.01% 444 0.01%
Serbian Orthodox 39 971 0.20% 2 853 0.07%
Seventh-day Adventist 55 251 0.28% 14 816 0.38%
Shinto 739 0.00% 166 0.00%
Sikhism 26 429 0.13% 2 636 0.07%
Spiritualism 9 848 0.05% 2 526 0.06%
Sukyo Mahikari 468 0.00% 31 0.00%
Syrian Orthodox Church 2 879 0.01% 90 0.00%
Taoism 3 579 0.02% 780 0.02%
Temple Society 599 0.00% 18 0.00%
Tenrikyo 82 0.00% 46 0.00%
Theosophy 1 639 0.01% 340 0.01%
Ukrainian Catholic 3 607 0.02% 194 0.00%
Ukrainian Orthodox 2 979 0.02% 269 0.01%
Unitarian 1 007 0.01% 162 0.00%
United Pentecostal 795 0.00% 437 0.01%
Uniting Church 1 135 420 5.72% 282 105 7.23%
Wesleyan Methodist Church 3 402 0.02% 2 022 0.05%
Western Catholic 5 087 117 25.62% 936 223 23.98%
Wiccan/Witchcraft 8 214 0.04% 1 616 0.04%
Worldwide Church of God 584 0.00% 211 0.01%
Zoroastrianism 2 110 0.01% 132 0.00%
Census supplementary codes(b): 0.00% 0.00%
Apostolic Church, so described 5 236 0.03% 1 769 0.05%
Assyrian Apostolic, nfd 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Australian Christian Churches, so described 1 583 0.01% 385 0.01%
Chinese Religions, nfd 7 0.00% 0 0.00%
Christian, nfd 305 484 1.54% 72 784 1.86%
Church of God, so described 890 0.00% 348 0.01%
Churches of Christ, nfd 6 643 0.03% 1 244 0.03%
Eastern Orthodox, nfd 48 152 0.24% 2 252 0.06%
Japanese Religions, nfd 9 0.00% 6 0.00%
Latter Day Saints, nfd 9 0.00% 6 0.00%
Nature Religions, nfd 79 0.00% 15 0.00%
New Age, so described 2 017 0.01% 530 0.01%
New Church Alliance, so described 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
No Religion, nfd 3 643 811 18.35% 715 399 18.32%
Not Defined 108 653 0.55% 20 903 0.54%
Oriental Orthodox, nfd 81 0.00% 0 0.00%
Other Christian, nfd 665 0.00% 47 0.00%
Other Protestant, nfd 18 801 0.09% 2 790 0.07%
Pentecostal, nfd 88 529 0.45% 20 846 0.53%
Presbyterian and Reformed, nfd 9 0.00% 5 0.00%
Religious Belief, nfd 20 538 0.10% 4 859 0.12%
Theism 2 614 0.01% 508 0.01%
Not Stated 2 223 953 11.20% 458 703 11.75%
Total 19 855 288 3 904 534

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