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Population by Religion in Australia

1996 Census of Population and Housing


 


Religion

Persons

%

Religion

Persons

%

Aboriginal Evangelical Missions

2 828

0.02

Lutheran

249 989

1.40

Agnosticism

8 801

0.05

Macedonian Orthodox

53 152

0.30

Albanian Orthodox

68

0.00

Maronite Catholic

14 148

0.08

Ancestor Veneration

653

0.00

Melkite Catholic

702

0.00

Ancient Church of the East

1 126

0.01

Nature Religions nec

1 617

0.01

Anglican

3 903 324

21.82

Nature Religions nfd

117

0.00

Animism

727

0.00

New Apostolic Church

2 485

0.01

Antiochian Orthodox

3 969

0.02

New Churches (Swedenborgian)

504

0.00

Apostolic Church (Australia)

3 707

0.02

Oriental Christian nec

498

0.00

Apostolic Church of Queensland

3 276

0.02

Oriental Christian nfd

6

0.00

Apostolic Church, so described

4 212

0.02

Orthodox nec

600

0.00

Armenian Apostolic Church

8 290

0.05

Orthodox nfd

27 008

0.15

Assemblies of God

61 763

0.35

Other Christian nec

5 252

0.03

Assyrian Church of the East

5 109

0.03

Other Protestant nec

2 448

0.01

Atheism

7 496

0.04

Other Protestant nfd

17 414

0.10

Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions

7 356

0.04

Paganism

4 353

0.02

Baha'i

8 947

0.05

Pantheism

835

0.00

Baptist

295 178

1.65

Pentecostal nec

5 517

0.03

Bethesda Churches

414

0.00

Pentecostal nfd

76 216

0.43

Born Again Christian

10 116

0.06

Presbyterian

662 685

3.70

Brethren

22 063

0.12

Presbyterian & Reformed nfd

39

0.00

Buddhism

199 812

1.12

Rastafarianism

1 023

0.01

Caodaism

964

0.01

Ratana (Maori)

2 348

0.01

Catholic nec

1 612

0.01

Rationalism

1 380

0.01

Chinese Religions nfd

257

0.00

Reformed

9 978

0.06

Christadelphians

10 211

0.06

Religions Groups nec

3 063

0.02

Christian & Missionary Alliance

1 682

0.01

Religious Science

634

0.00

Christian City Church

1 081

0.01

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

1 815

0.01

Christian Life Churches International

1 050

0.01

Reorganised Church of Jesus Christ of LDS

1 550

0.01

Christian nfd

181 897

1.02

Revival Centres

4 877

0.03

Christian Outreach Centres

11 024

0.06

Rhema Family Church

212

0.00

Christian Revival Crusade

4 444

0.02

Romanian Orthodox

1 056

0.01

Christian Science

1 494

0.01

Russian Orthodox

15 262

0.09

Churches of Christ (Conference)

71 317

0.40

Salvation Army

74 145

0.41

Churches of Christ nfd

2 983

0.02

Satanism

2 091

0.01

Church of Christ (Non-denom.l)

579

0.00

Serbian Orthodox

31 568

0.18

Church of Jesus Christ of LDS (Mormons)

42 159

0.24

Seventh-day Adventist

52 656

0.29

Church of Jesus Christ of LDS nfd

1 404

0.01

Shinto

524

0.00

Church of Scientology

1 488

0.01

Sikhism

12 017

0.07

Church of the Nazarene

1 615

0.01

Spiritualism

8 140

0.05

Confucianism

578

0.00

Sukyo Mahikari

668

0.00

Congregational

6 186

0.03

Syrian (Jacobite) Church

1 615

0.01

Coptic Orthodox Church

14 693

0.08

Taoism

2 980

0.02

Druidism

554

0.00

Temple Society

678

0.00

Druse

2 040

0.01

Tenrikyo

46

0.00

Eckankar

829

0.00

Theism nec

1 957

0.01

Ethnic Evangelical Churches

2 606

0.01

Theosophy

1 423

0.01

Faith Churches

52

0.00

Ukrainian Catholic

4 267

0.02

Foursquare Gospel Church

1 546

0.01

Ukrainian Orthodox

3 268

0.02

Free Reformed

2 832

0.02

Unitarian

719

0.00

Full Gospel Church

2 108

0.01

United Pentecostal

712

0.00

Gnostic Christians

559

0.00

Uniting Church

1 334 917

7.46

Greek Orthodox

361 057

2.02

Wesleyan Methodist Church

3 699

0.02

Hinduism

67 278

0.38

Western Catholic

4 778 218

26.71

Humanism

4 075

0.02

Wiccan/Witchcraft

1 849

0.01

Ind. Evangelical Churches

1 624

0.01

Worldwide Church of God

2 492

0.01

International Church of Christ

143

0.00

Zoroastrianism

1 522

0.01

Islam

200 885

1.12

Religious belief nfd

35 790

0.20

Japanese Religions nfd

17

0.00

Inadequately Described
18 374
0.10
Jehovah's Witnesses

83 414

0.47

No Religion nfd

2 927 139

16.36

Judaism

79 805

0.45

Not stated

1 550 585

8.67

Liberal Catholic Church

596

0.00

Overseas visitor

139 594

0.78

      Total

17 892 409

100.00

nec - not elsewhere classified;
nfd - not further defined.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics


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