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of
Adherents
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total
pop.
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of
congreg./
churches/
units
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countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Christianity - no denomination supplied Australia 181,897 1.02% - - 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 "Christian not further defined "]
Christianity - other Australia 677,514 - - - 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 - other Australia 339,600 2.00% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) "Other Christians " here means all not explicitly in same table: Anglican, Baptist, Roman Catholic, Churches of Christ, Jehovah's Witnesses, Lutheran, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian-Reformed, Salvation Army, Uniting Church
Christianity - other Australia 338,142 - - - 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 - other Australia 420,600 2.40% - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) "Other Christians " here means all not explicitly in same table: Anglican, Baptist, Roman Catholic, Churches of Christ, Jehovah's Witnesses, Lutheran, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian-Reformed, Salvation Army, Uniting Church
Christianity - other Australia 418,559 2.34% - - 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]
Christianity - other Australia 4,522,980 24.30% - - 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% "
Church of All Worlds Australia 90 - 4
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 Church of All Worlds is Australia's first national Goddess, Nature and Earth Worshipping Church. The Church in Australia was first formed in 1992 by Fiona and Anthorr Nomchong. It became the first legally recognised Goddess and Earth Worshipping religion Australiawide, in November of 1993. The Church of All Worlds now has four centres in Australia with about ninety members... "
Church of Antioch Australia - - 1
unit
- 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... Church of Antioch... The Australian Church of Antioch was formed in 1985 when prayer services commenced on a regular basis. Archbishop Spruit accompanied by Archbishop Meri from the American Church of Antioch visited Australia in 1987 and consecrated Frank Bugge to the level of Archbishop. Because of the close work and study of Chearle Bugge, Archbishops Spruit and Meri decided to elevate her to Associate Archbishop. Two bishops pf the Celtic druidic Christian church also co-consecrated the Bugge's at this event. This ensured strong lines of female succession. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia - - 1
unit
- 1844 Bigelow, Christopher K. "Australia: Coming Out of Obscurity Down Under " in Ensign (Dec. 1998), pg. 40. Table: "Australian Church History "; "1844: First branch organized "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 300 - - - 1900 Bigelow, Christopher K. "Australia: Coming Out of Obscurity Down Under " in Ensign (Dec. 1998), pg. 40. Table: "Australian Church History "; "1990: 300 members "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 2,000 - - - 1940 Bigelow, Christopher K. "Australia: Coming Out of Obscurity Down Under " in Ensign (Dec. 1998), pg. 40. Table: "Australian Church History "; "1940: 2,000 members "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 7,000 - - - 1960 Bigelow, Christopher K. "Australia: Coming Out of Obscurity Down Under " in Ensign (Dec. 1998), pg. 40. Table: "Australian Church History "; "1960: 7,000 members "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 3,000 - - - 1960 *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.] "Bruce Hafen: The Mormons have grown very fast in Australia. There were about 3,000 Mormons here in about 1960 and currently it's nearly 100,000. I'm told from other sources, that this is if not the fastest, one of the fastest growing churches in Australia. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 25,000 - - - 1970 Bigelow, Christopher K. "Australia: Coming Out of Obscurity Down Under " in Ensign (Dec. 1998), pg. 40. Table: "Australian Church History "; "1970: 25,000 members "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 40,000 - - - 1980 Bigelow, Christopher K. "Australia: Coming Out of Obscurity Down Under " in Ensign (Dec. 1998), pg. 40. Table: "Australian Church History "; "1980: 40,000 members "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 36,699 - - - 1980 Stark, Rodney. "The Rise of a New World Faith " in Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members, edited by James T. Duke. Religious Studies Center, BYU: Provo, UT (1998), pg. 17. "Table: 1.3: Two Years of Mormon Growth, 1978-80 "; Two columns: "Percentage rate of membership growth 1978-80 " and "Number of members in 1980 "; Growth 1978-80: 17%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 76,000 - - - 1990 Bigelow, Christopher K. "Australia: Coming Out of Obscurity Down Under " in Ensign (Dec. 1998), pg. 40. Table: "Australian Church History "; "1980: 76,000 members "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 38,372 - - - 1991 "Towards 2000: Mormonism in Australia " in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought (Spring 1996), pg. 194. "While the official membership figure was 78,000 in 1991, the Australian census that year showed only 38,372 Latter-day Saints... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 90,000 - - - 1994 "Australia's Pioneer Saints " in Ensign (Feb. 1997), pg. 45. "...90,000 Latter-day Saints who are found on this island continent today. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 87,000 0.40% 247
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 43,563 0.25% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [This figure combines "Church of Jesus Christ of LDS (Mormons) " (42,159 people) and "Church of Jesus Christ not further defined " (1,404 people).]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 42,159 0.32% - - 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. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 60,000 - - - 1996 Williams, Jean Kinney. The Mormons. Danbury, Connecticut: Franklin Watts (1996), pg. 98. "...Australia, where church membership has grown to more than 60,000. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 96,000 0.50% 282
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 100,000 - - - 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.] "Bruce Hafen: The Mormons have grown very fast in Australia. There were about 3,000 Mormons here in about 1960 and currently it's nearly 100,000. I'm told from other sources, that this is if not the fastest, one of the fastest growing churches in Australia. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Australia 100,000 - 326
units
- 1998 Bigelow, Christopher K. "Australia: Coming Out of Obscurity Down Under " in Ensign (Dec. 1998), pg. 40. Table: "Australia Today "; "1998: Population 18.3 million... Church membership 100,000 (about 0.5 percent of population)... Missions 7; Stakes 29; Districts 13; Wards 305; Branches 21; Meetinghouses 180... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Australia - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; "Sydney Australia Temple " in Carlingford
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Australia - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Australia - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Australia & Oceania " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Hamilton New Zealand 1958; Apia Western Samoa 1983; Nuku'alofa Tonga 1983; Papeete Tahiti 1983; Sydney Australia 1984 "
Church of Spiritual Unity 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... Church of Spiritual Unity Inc. (The): The Spiritualist Church with it's teaching based in International Spiritualism, considers itself to be 'a religion, science and a philosophy'. The movement originated as Modern Spiritualism in New York and London in 1848. Its origins lie in 'God's Universal Law' and spiritualism itself is considered to be as old as Creation. The movement arrived in Australia in 1860 and now has centres in all the states and two centres in the Northern Territory. The exact number of members is unknown. "
Church of the Nazarene Australia 1,615 0.01% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Church of the Nazarene Australia 1,020 0.01% 29
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches; 5 Jan. 1998; total population: 17,690,000
Church of the White Eagle Lodge Australia - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1 Jan. 1999): directory White Eagle centers in directory: The White Eagle Lodge, Willomee. PO Box 225. Maleny, Queensland, Australia; The White Eagle Lodge, Melbourne, Australia
Church Universal and Triumphant Australia - - 7
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 Summit Lighthouse Melbourne, a study group of the Church Universal and Triumphant was established in Australia in approximately 1978. The movement now has seven main centres and several smaller centres around Australia. "
Churches of Christ Australia 88,500 - - - 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 "; Listed as "Church of Christ " in table.
Churches of Christ Australia 78,300 0.50% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)
Churches of Christ Australia 78,039 - - - 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 "; Listed as "Church of Christ " in table.
Churches of Christ Australia 75,000 0.40% - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)
Churches of Christ Australia 74,300 0.42% - - 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: "Church of Christ (Non-denominational) " (579 people); "Churches of Christ (Conference) " (71,317 people)]
Churches of Christ Australia 75,023 0.42% - - 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]; Listed as "Church of Christ " in table.
Community of Christ (RLDS) Australia 4,000 - - - 1991 "Towards 2000: Mormonism in Australia " in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought (Spring 1996), pg. 194. "...4,000 RLDS members [in Australia]... "
Community of Christ (RLDS) Australia 3,755 - - - 1993 "A Question of Perspective " (book review of Marjorie Newton's "Hero or Traitor: A Biographical Study of Charles Wesley Wandell ") in Dialogue (Winter 1993; Vol 26, No. 4), pg. 217-218. "'Minor character' though Wandell may have been, the 3,933 RLDS in Tahiti today and the 3,755 in Australia attest to his ongoing influence. "
Community of Christ (RLDS) Australia 1,550 0.01% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Confucianism Australia 578 0.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Congregationalist Australia 6,186 0.03% - - 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 "Congregational "]
Coptic Orthodox Australia 14,693 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 "Coptic Orthodox Church "]
Druidism Australia 554 0.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Druze Australia 2,040 0.01% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Eastern Orthodox Australia 474,900 2.80% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)
Eastern Orthodox Australia 497,000 2.80% - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)
Eastern Orthodox Australia - 3.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Eckankar Australia 829 0.00% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census.
Eckankar 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). "Eckankar, Religion of the Light and Sound of God is chartered in Australia as a religious organisation. "
Evangelical - independent Australia 1,624 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 "Independent Evangelical Churches "]
Evangelical Churches - Ethnic Australia 2,606 0.01% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Listd in table as "Ethnic Evangelical Churches "]
FACE Centers Australia - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Moksha Foundation official web site; web page: "International FACE Centers " [Friends of Andrew Cohen Everywhere] (viewed 22 July 1999). Directory of FACE Centers: Lennox, MA; Boston, MA; New York, NY; London, UK; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Cologne, Germany; Stockholm, Sweden; Sydney, Australia; Rishikesh, India.
Faith Australia 52 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 "Faith Churches "]
Family, The Australia - - 6
units
- 1972 *LINK* Ireland, Rowan. Web site: La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia; web page: "New Religious Associations in Australia ", written January 1998. (Viewed 4 July 1999). "By 1972, the COG had expanded into Latin America and Europe, and began to pioneer in Japan and the Far East. The first pioneer team arrived in Australia in September of 1972. After establishing a Colony in Sydney, the local membership grew and new Colonies were founded in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, and Perth within the first year. 'Road teams', mobile teams of disciples, hitchhiked or travelled extensively throughout most regions of the country including Tasmania, and towns such as Darwin, Cairns and Alice Springs, preaching the Gospel. Later, many Australian members became missionaries to Southeast and Far East Asia, and the Indian Subcontinent, as well as other countries around the world. "
Family, The Australia - - 1
unit
- 1972 *LINK* Ireland, Rowan. Web site: La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia; web page: "New Religious Associations in Australia ", written January 1998. (Viewed 4 July 1999). "By 1972, the COG had expanded into Latin America and Europe, and began to pioneer in Japan and the Far East. The first pioneer team arrived in Australia in September of 1972. "
Father Divine Movement 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). "The Peace Mission Movement... formed around... Father Divine. In previous years there have been churches and congregational meetings held within Australia, but at present there are no active congregations of the Peace Mission Movement. "
Foundation of Rosa Mystica 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 Foundation of Rosa Mystica does not consider itself to be a religious organisation, rather 'a group of people who gather to support and encourage each other to live to their fullest spiritual/creative potential'. The group was founded in response to a self-development initiation that many of the members participated in during April and November of 1994. Ariel Spilsbury of Park City, Utah, USA conducted the initial workshops in Australia in 1990 and in so doing became something like a of founder to the Foundation. Ariel has a centre in Maui, Hawaii and is still in regular contact with the members of the Australian Foundation. "
Free Reformed Churches Australia 2,832 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 "Free Reformed "]
Full Gospel Australia 2,108 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 "Full Gospel Church "]
General Church of the New Jerusalem Australia 40 - 1
unit
- 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). "General Church of the New Jerusalem (also known as New Church Hurstville Society) (The):... This church was founded in Philadelphia, USA in 1896 and arrived in Australia in 1905. In Australia, the church has one centre although it has many links with the Association of the New Church. This centre involves about 40 members. "
Gnostic Apostolic Church Australia - - 2
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). "Gnostic Apostolic Church: This religious association originated in Sydney in 1995. There are two centres in Australia and 5 worldwide. "
Gnostic Christians Australia 559 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 "Gnostic Christians "]
Gnostic Institute of Anthropology Australia 250 - 10
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 Gnostic Institute of Anthropology... arrived in Australia in 1985, has 10 centres and an estimated number of 250 people. "
Grail Movement Australia 35 - 2
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). "So far, 65 religious groups and associations have completed a questionnaire and are listed below... The Grail Movement... The Movement arrived in Australia in 1971 and now has 2 centres here with approximately thirty-five adherents. "
Greek Orthodox Australia - 3.00% - - 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
Greek Orthodox Australia 361,057 2.02% - - 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. "
Happy, Healthy, Holy Organization (3HO) Australia 8 - 2
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). "...Healthy, Happy, Holy Organisation (3HO)... The movement came to Australia in 1975 and now has two centres here with eight members. "
Hinduism 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]
Hinduism Australia 43,600 0.30% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)
Hinduism Australia 67,900 0.40% - - 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998)


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