Australian - Religion

Religion

Christianity (as % of total)
Roman Catholicism 25.8%
Anglicanism 18.7%
Other denomination 19.4%

Australians have various religions and spiritual beliefs. The Australian Bureau of Statistics gathers information on religious belief in the national census. As in many Western countries, the level of active participation in church worship is lower than would be indicated by the proportion of the population identifying themselves as Christian; weekly attendance at church services is about 1.5 million, or about 7.5% of the population.

Christianity 63.9% Islam 1.7%
No religion 18.7% Judaism 0.4%
No response 11.2% Other 2%
Buddhism 2.1%

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