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Australian Aborigines Australia 200,000 1.11% - - 1999 Dolce, Laura. Australia ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 63, 70-71. Pg. 63: "...Australia's more than 18 million citizens... "; Pg. 70-71: "Of the somewhat more than 200,000 aborigines now surviving in Australia, the majority live on reserves or native land, while perhaps 100,000 live in cities and urban slums. "
Australian Aborigines Australia 300,000 1.50% - - 1999 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "Aboriginals of Australia " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "Aboriginals of Australia... Population: About 300,000, which is 1.5% of the total population living in all parts of Australia, with a large concentration in Queensland. Ethnic Diversity: There are about 300 communities with separate identities. The two major indigenous groups are the Aboriginal people and the Torres Strait Islanders. Languages: Officially English. Among the Aboriginals 500 traditional languages belonging to 31 language groups are still used. "
Australian Conference of Evangelical Mennonites Australia 45 - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Asia/Pacific: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " AUSTRALIA: Australian Conference of Evangelical Mennonites... Members: 45; Congregations: 2
Australian School of Yoga Australia - - - - 1998 *LINK* Ireland, Rowan. Web site: La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia; web page: "New Religious Associations in Australia ", written January 1998. (Viewed 4 July 1999). "So far, 65 religious groups and associations have completed a questionnaire and are listed below... Australian School of Yoga Pty Ltd. (The): The Australian School of Yoga teaches 'yoga' which is a religion, a science and a way of life that originated in India in approximately 3000 BC. The school was established in 1983. The school's patron is Mr B.K.S. Jyengar, the Master who introduced the ancient Indian discipline to the West... His method is thorough and precise and emphasises creation within all postures. The practising of postures is believed to lead to better health. "
Australian Transmission Meditation Network Australia 160 - 27
units
- 1998 *LINK* Ireland, Rowan. Web site: La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia; web page: "New Religious Associations in Australia ", written January 1998. (Viewed 4 July 1999). "The Australian Transmission Meditation Network... The Network now has seven main contact centres in Australia and approximately twenty Transmission Meditation groups, each with between five and ten members. "
Bahai Faith Australia 8,947 0.05% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Listed in table as "Baha'i "]
Bahai Faith Australia 8,947 0.07% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "News From Bree "; web page: "Millions of Members? " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); "Last Update on 29th November 1998 " "The 1996 Australian Census included an optional question on religious affiliation. 13.2 million Australians (74%) answered the question... There were 8,947 Baha'i, 42,159 Mormons & 83,414 Jehovah's Witnesses. "
Baptist Australia 196,800 - - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1986 adherents "
Baptist Australia 279,800 1.70% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)
Baptist Australia 279,220 - - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1991 adherents "
Baptist Australia 295,200 1.70% - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)
Baptist Australia 295,178 1.65% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. "In the 1996 Census, respondents were asked to mark one of the seven specified religions (Catholic, Anglican, Uniting Church, Presbyterian, Greek Orthodox, Baptist, or Lutheran) or to specify a particular religion. Persons with no religion were asked to mark the no religion box. "
Baptist Australia 295,178 1.65% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1996 adherents " [based on 12,582,764 adherents of Christianity equaling 70.3% of total pop., total population = 17,898,669]
Baptist Union of Australia Australia 63,771 - 820
units
- 1998 *LINK* Baptist World Alliance web site; page: "BWA Statistics " (viewed 31 March 1999). "Figures are for BWA affiliated conventions/unions only (no independents included). "; Table with 3 columns: Country, "Churches ", & "Members "; "1997/1998 Totals "; [Listed in table as "The Baptist Union of Australia "]
Baptist World Alliance Australia 63,921 0.35% 825
units
- 1998 *LINK* Baptist World Alliance web site; page: "BWA Statistics " (viewed 31 March 1999). "Figures are for BWA affiliated conventions/unions only (no independents included). "; Table with 3 columns: Country, "Churches ", & "Members "; "1997/1998 Totals "; [BWA stats. in individual countries are sum of figures for member bodies of BWA in the countries.]; [County population figures for 1998 from United Nations data available here.]
Bethesda Churches Australia 414 0.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Brahma Kumaris Australia 500 - 25
units
- 1998 *LINK* Ireland, Rowan. Web site: La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia; web page: "New Religious Associations in Australia ", written January 1998. (Viewed 4 July 1999). "The Brahma Kumaris arrived in Australia in 1975 and have 25 centres and an estimated 500 members. "
Brethren Australia 22,063 0.12% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Buddhism Australia - 0.00% - - 1947 *LINK* Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS). "Australia: Statistics Show Australians Religious Affiliation " in ACNS #1315, 3 Sept. 1997 [97.8.5.2] (viewed online 24 June 1999). "Since 1947 there has been great change in the religious composition of Australian society due to immigration and to conversion. Then, Anglicans were the biggest group - with 39% - and Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and Pentecostals were undetectable. " [national census data]
Buddhism Australia 80,387 - - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1986 adherents "
Buddhism Australia 139,800 0.80% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)
Buddhism Australia 139,847 - - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1991 adherents "
Buddhism Australia - 1.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994) pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Buddhism Australia 199,800 1.10% - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)
Buddhism Australia 199,812 1.12% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Buddhism Australia 199,812 1.10% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1996 adherents "
Buddhism Australia - 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web page (1998): Radio National Transcripts: The Religion Report: "Religious Life in Australia " (Wednesday, 23 July, 1997.) [Discussion of results of 1997 Australian nationwide census, bases on self-identification.] "Garry Bouma: There's been some interesting changes in this last census from the previous [national census] in 1991. Now we've got two new members of the 1% and over club. That's the Muslims & Buddhists who have cracked the 1% boundary. The only other group to do that in this century have been the Orthodox. "
Buddhism Australia - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Buddhist Society of Victoria Australia - - - - 1998 *LINK* Ireland, Rowan. Web site: La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia; web page: "New Religious Associations in Australia ", written January 1998. (Viewed 4 July 1999). "So far, 65 religious groups and associations have completed a questionnaire and are listed below... The Buddhist Society of Victoria was founded in 1953. Its aims can be summarised as the propagation and further establishment of the Buddha Dhamma (the teachings of the Buddha), that is Sila (mortality), Smadhi (meditation) and Panna (wisdom), with special emphasis on the Theravada tradition. It also seeks to establish suitable facilities for and to support the invited Sangha (Buddhist Monk(s) and Nun(s)) so they may act as spiritual guides and minister for the well being of the Buddhist community in particular and general community as a whole and to foster the establishment of a Buddhist lay community to support the Sangha. "
Builders of the Adytum Australia - - - - 1998 *LINK* Ireland, Rowan. Web site: La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia; web page: "New Religious Associations in Australia ", written January 1998. (Viewed 4 July 1999). "So far, 65 religious groups and associations have completed a questionnaire and are listed below... Builders of the Adytum: The initial B.O.T.A. stands for Builders of the Adytum, which is a fraternal religious association founded by Paul Foster Case and based on the mystical teachings and practices of the Holy Qabalah and the Sacred Tarot. "
Byelorussian Autocephalic Orthodox Church in the U.S.A. Australia - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 118-119. "The Church also oversees parishes in England (3), Belgium, & Australia. "
Cao Dai Australia 964 0.01% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Listed in table as "Caodaism "]
Catholic Australia - 20.70% - - 1947 *LINK* Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS). "Australia: Statistics Show Australians Religious Affiliation " in ACNS #1315, 3 Sept. 1997 [97.8.5.2] (viewed online 24 June 1999). "Since 1947 there has been great change in the religious composition of Australian society due to immigration and to conversion. Then, Anglicans were the biggest group - with 39%... Roman Catholics (20.7% in 1947) are now the biggest group at 26.8%, with Anglicans next at 21.8%. "
Catholic Australia - 25.00% - - 1965 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990), pg. 268. "Catholics continue to be approximately the same proportion of the population in all five countries that they were twenty years ago--nine-tenths in Italy, two-fifths in the BRD [West Germany], a quarter in the United States and Australia, and a tenth in Britain. "
Catholic Australia - 25.00% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990), pg. 268. "Catholics continue to be approximately the same proportion of the population in all five countries that they were twenty years ago--nine-tenths in Italy, two-fifths in the BRD [West Germany], a quarter in the United States and Australia, and a tenth in Britain. "
Catholic Australia 4,064,400 - - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1986 adherents "
Catholic Australia 5,280,000 33.00% - - 1987 Stark, Al. Australia: A Lucky Land (series: Discovering Our Heritage). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Dillon Press (1987), pg. 10-11. "...population... just over 16 million... religion for most Australians plays a minor role in day-to-day life... 33% is Roman Catholic. "
Catholic Australia 4,606,700 27.30% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)
Catholic Australia 4,606,644 - - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1991 adherents "
Catholic Australia - 26.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994) pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Catholic Australia - 26.00% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992). Pg. 204-205. Chart
Catholic Australia 5,102,000 28.20% 1,426
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Australia 5,000,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Australia 4,824,000 26.80% - - 1996 *LINK* Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS). "Australia: Statistics Show Australians Religious Affiliation " in ACNS #1315, 3 Sept. 1997 [97.8.5.2] (viewed online 24 June 1999). "According to figures recently released by the Australian government's Bureau of Statistics... of Australia's nearly 18 million people... statistics... from the nation's latest census in 1996 [which] includes the question: 'What is your religion?'... Since 1947 there has been great change in the religious composition of Australian society due to immigration and to conversion. Then, Anglicans were the biggest group - with 39%... Roman Catholics (20.7% in 1947) are now the biggest group at 26.8%... "
Catholic Australia 4,799,000 27.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)
Catholic Australia 4,799,543 26.82% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Including all Roman Catholic (listed in table as Western Catholic); Maronites (14,148), Melkites (702), Ukrainian Catholics (4,267); Liberal Catholic Church (596); "Catholic not elsewhere classified " (1,612)]
Catholic Australia 4,798,950 26.81% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1996 adherents " [based on 12,582,764 adherents of Christianity equalling 70.3% of total pop., total population = 17,898,669]
Catholic Australia 4,794,094 26.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Anglican 26.1%, Roman Catholic 26%, other Christian 24.3%; Total population: 18,438,824.
Catholic Australia 4,680,000 26.00% - - 1997 Meisel, Jacqueline Drobis. Australia: The Land Down Under (series: Exploring Cultures of the World). New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish (1997), pg. 60. "Population: 18 million... Religion... Protestant (Church of England), 26%; Roman Catholic... "
Catholic Australia 4,839,402 26.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 18,613,087 (July 1998 est.)... Anglican 26.1%, Roman Catholic 26%, other Christian 24.3% "
Catholic Australia - 26.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Catholic Australia 4,680,000 26.00% - - 1999 Dolce, Laura. Australia ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 63, 72. Pg. 63: "...Australia's more than 18 million citizens... "; Pg. 72: "At one time the majority of Australians were members of the Church of England, or Anglicans. Today Catholics make up an equal part of churchgoers. Close to 26% of Australians are Catholic. Roughly the same number (26%) are Anglicans. "
Catholic - attend at least monthly Australia - 15.00% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990), pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... Canada, 66%; Great Britain, 60%; Australia, 60%... " [Australia: 60% * est. 25% of pop. which is Catholic, = 15% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - Latin Rite Australia 4,778,218 26.71% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. "In the 1996 Census, respondents were asked to mark one of the seven specified religions (Catholic, Anglican, Uniting Church, Presbyterian, Greek Orthodox, Baptist, or Lutheran) or to specify a particular religion. Persons with no religion were asked to mark the no religion box. " [Listed in table as "Western Catholic ". Figures for various Eastern rites are listed separately. All are combined in the listing under simply "Catholic "]
Catholic - Maronite Australia 14,148 0.08% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Listed in table as "Maronite Catholic "]
Catholic - Melkite Catholic Church Australia 702 0.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Listed in table as "Melkite Catholic "]
Catholic - Ukrainian Catholic Australia 4,267 0.02% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Listed in table as "Ukrainian Catholic "]
Catholic Apostolic Church in America Australia - - 1
unit
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 120. "Membership: In 1988... There were 3 parishes in Canada served by 2 priests, and mission parishes in Australia and Mexico. "
Chinese traditional religion Australia 3,815 2.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Categories combined for this figure: Taoism (2,981); Ancestor Veneration (653); Confucianism (578); Chinese Religions not further defined (257)]
Christadelphian Australia 10,211 0.06% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Australia 1,682 0.01% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Christian City Church Australia 1,081 0.01% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Christian Life Churches International Australia 1,050 0.01% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Christian Outreach Australia 11,024 0.06% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Listed in table as "Christian Outreach Centres "]
Christian Science Australia 1,494 0.01% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Christianity Australia 11,381,900 - - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1986 adherents "
Christianity Australia 15,040,000 94.00% - - 1987 Stark, Al. Australia: A Lucky Land (series: Discovering Our Heritage). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Dillon Press (1987), pg. 10-11. "...population... just over 16 million... religion for most Australians plays a minor role in day-to-day life. Formally 36% of the population is Anglican... Other Protestant groups make up about 25% of the population, and 33% is Roman Catholic. "
Christianity Australia 12,465,644 - - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1991 adherents "
Christianity Australia 12,600,000 70.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS). "Australia: Statistics Show Australians Religious Affiliation " in ACNS #1315, 3 Sept. 1997 [97.8.5.2] (viewed online 24 June 1999). "According to figures recently released by the Australian government's Bureau of Statistics, 73.8% of Australia's nearly 18 million people identify with some religious group, and 70% identify with a Christian group. The statistics are the result of the government's analysis of information from the nation's latest census in 1996. A census is taken every five years, and includes the question: 'What is your religion?' "
Christianity Australia 12,575,675 70.28% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Includes all Christians, as classified by Australian census bureau for statistical purposes using the self-identification standard: Catholics, Anglicans, Protestants, Eastern/Orthodox, Latter-day Saints (Mormons), Pentecostal, Jehovah's Witnesses, Churches of Christ, Seventh-day Adventists, Brethren, Apostolic, Temple Society (678), etc., as well as self-identified Christians and Protestants who didn't further define denominational affiliation.]
Christianity Australia 12,582,764 70.30% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "Growth of Religions in Australia and New South Wales 1986-1996 " Table "Australia " [growth of religion in Australia, 1986-1996]; "Prepared by the Buddhist Council of New South Wales from census data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics "; "1996 adherents "
Christianity Australia 14,087,262 76.40% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Anglican 26.1%, Roman Catholic 26%, other Christian 24.3%; Total population: 18,438,824.
Christianity Australia 14,220,398 76.40% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 18,613,087 (July 1998 est.)... Anglican 26.1%, Roman Catholic 26%, other Christian 24.3% "
Christianity Australia - 76.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 76%, secular 22%, Muslim 2% "
Christianity - Born Again stated as religious preference Australia 10,116 0.06% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Listed in table as "Born Again Christian ", meaning those who wrote only this for their self-identified religion, not specifying a denomination.]


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