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Australia

Australian Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 556,563 2013 18th out of 130
Buddhism > By Country > Buddhism > Population > 2007[49] 20.43 million 2007 12th out of 51
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 2.5% 2013 15th out of 96
Catholic > Cardinal electors 1 2005 46th out of 63
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.049 2005 31st out of 62
Catholic > Cardinals 3 2005 15th out of 65
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.069 per $14.1 billion 2005 51st out of 64
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.147 2005 22nd out of 64
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics 2.83 million 2011 2nd out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics 2.61 million 2011 2nd out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people 116.79 2011 4th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics 512,695 2011 3rd out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics per thousand people 22.97 2011 4th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural female catholics 252,760 2011 2nd out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural female catholics per thousand people 11.32 2011 2nd out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural male catholics 259,935 2011 3rd out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural male catholics per thousand people 11.64 2011 3rd out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics 4.92 million 2011 1st out of 14
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 290 2014 9th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 136,617 2014 11th out of 195
Christian > Mormon > Temples 5 2014 2nd out of 34
Christian > Orthodox > Female orthodox population 284,674 2011 3rd out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Male orthodox population 278,398 2011 3rd out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Male orthodox population per thousand people 12.47 2011 5th out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population 2.7 2014 28th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 563,100 2014 24th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population per thousand people 1.85 2011 11th out of 15
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox share of world population 0.26 2014 20th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Rural female orthodox population per thousand people 0.006 2011 13th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Rural male orthodox population 205 2011 13th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Rural orthodox population 339 2011 11th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Rural orthodox population per thousand people 0.0152 2011 12th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban female orthodox population 20,228 2011 9th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban female orthodox population per thousand people 0.906 2011 11th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban orthodox population 40,882 2011 7th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban orthodox population per thousand people 1.83 2011 9th out of 13
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 38% 2014 30th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 7.63 million 2014 10th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 1,984 2007 5th out of 33
Christianity > Regular church attendance 1.5 million 2014 5th out of 6
Church and state > Constitutional reference to God enactment date 1,900 2014 28th out of 29
Hindus 276,000 2011 21st out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 12.36 2011 27th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 1.5% 2004 113th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 61,444 2002 27th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 3.13 2002 52nd out of 158
Jews 100,000 1998 11th out of 89
Jews per 1000 5.34 1998 13th out of 86
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 1.9% 2014 110th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 399,000 2014 91st out of 177
Religions Catholic 26.4%, Anglican 20.5%, other Christian 20.5%, Buddhist 1.9%, Muslim 1.5%, other 1.2%, unspecified 12.7%, none 15.3% (2001 Census) 2008
Religions > All Catholic 26.4%, Anglican 20.5%, other Christian 20.5%, Buddhist 1.9%, Muslim 1.5%, other 1.2%, unspecified 12.7%, none 15.3% (2001 Census) 2006
Religions > Muslim 1.5% 2006 92nd out of 99
Religious diversity score 0.821 2001 3rd out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 32% 2014 131st out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 67.5% 2014 13th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 51,843 2004 47th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 2.58 2004 81st out of 200

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: Buddhism by country; Catholic.com - College of Cardinals; Catholic.com - College of Cardinals. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics (Caribbean); Wikipedia: Orthodoxy by country (Statistics); Wikipedia: Protestantism by country (Top sixty countries by number and percentage of Protestants); Wikipedia: Quakers (Africa) (Nuttall, Geoffrey (1955). "Early Quakerism in the Netherlands: Its wider context" . The Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 44 (1): 3–18. Gragg, Larry (2009). The Quaker community on Barbados : challenging the culture of the planter class ([Online-Ausg.] ed.). Columbia: University of Missouri Press. ISBN 9780826218476 . Friends World Committee for Consultation (2007) 'Finding Quakers around the World http://www.fwccamericas.org/publications/images/fwcc_map_2007_sm.gif, ); Wikipedia: Christianity in Norway (Church attendance); Wikipedia: Constitutional references to God (List); https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; Wikipedia: Islam by country (Table) ("Muslim Population by Country" . The Future of the Global Muslim Population . Pew Research Center . Retrieved 22 December 2011 .); CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006; Wikipedia: List of countries ranked by ethnic and cultural diversity level (Ethnic, Linguistic and Religious Fractionalization) (Natalka Patsiurko, John L. Campbell and John A. Hall (2012). "Measuring cultural diversity: ethnic, linguistic and religious fractionalization in the OECD" . Ethnic and Racial Studies 35 (2): 195–217 . Retrieved September 13, 2012 .); Wikipedia: Importance of religion by country (Countries); adventiststatistics.org 2004 Annual Report 31 December 2004; adventiststatistics.org 2004 Annual Report 31 December 2004. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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Australia Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Buddhism 3 Christian 42
Catholic 5

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