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ABS Census - T10 Religion By Sex (LGA) 1991

The 1991 Census Time Series Community profiles present key tables from the Basic and Expanded Community profiles where the data is comparable across the censuses for Local Government Areas (LGA) in Australia. These profiles are made up of 22 tables giving data for both persons and/or dwellings from the 1981, 1986 and 1991 censuses.

This table contains data relating to the religion of people by sex. Counts are of all persons, based on place of enumeration on census night which; includes overseas visitors; excludes Australians overseas; and excludes adjustment for under-enumeration. The data is by LGA 1991 boundaries. Periodicity: 5-Yearly.

This data is ABS data (cat. no. 2101.0 & original geographic boundary cat. no. 1261.0.30.001) used with permission from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The tabular data was processed and supplied to AURIN by the Australian Data Archives. The cleaned, high resolution 1991 geographic boundaries are available from

For more information please refer to the 1991 Census Dictionary:$File/29010_1991_210_Census%20Dictionary.pdf.

Please note:

  • (a) Comprises 'Churches of Christ' and 'Churches of Christ Non-denominational'.
  • (b) Comprises 'Presbyterian so described' and 'Reformed'.
  • (c) Includes 'Humanist/Materialist'.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated July 28, 2020, 06:28 (UTC)
Created November 1, 2019, 00:20 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia (CC BY 2.5 AU)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-AU_Govt_ABS_Census-UoM_AURIN_DB_Census1991_t10_religion_by_sex_all_p_lga_1991
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List Anglican,1981 Census: Females, Anglican,1981 Census: Males, Anglican,1986 Census: Females, Anglican,1986 Census: Males, Anglican,1991 Census: Females, Anglican,1991 Census: Males, Baptist,1981 Census: Females, Baptist,1981 Census: Males, Baptist,1986 Census: Females, Baptist,1986 Census: Males, Baptist,1991 Census: Females, Baptist,1991 Census: Males, Buddhist,1981 Census: Females, Buddhist,1981 Census: Males, Buddhist,1986 Census: Females, Buddhist,1986 Census: Males, Buddhist,1991 Census: Females, Buddhist,1991 Census: Males, Catholic,1981 Census: Females, Catholic,1981 Census: Males, Catholic,1986 Census: Females, Catholic,1986 Census: Males, Catholic,1991 Census: Females, Catholic,1991 Census: Males, Christian: Other,1981 Census: Females, Christian: Other,1981 Census: Males, Christian: Other,1986 Census: Females, Christian: Other,1986 Census: Males, Christian: Other,1991 Census: Females, Christian: Other,1991 Census: Males, Churches of Christ(a),1981 Census: Females, Churches of Christ(a),1981 Census: Males, Churches of Christ(a),1986 Census: Females, Churches of Christ(a),1986 Census: Males, Churches of Christ(a),1991 Census: Females, Churches of Christ(a),1991 Census: Males, Geometry Field, Inadequately described,1981 Census: Females, Inadequately described,1981 Census: Males, Inadequately described,1986 Census: Females, Inadequately described,1986 Census: Males, Inadequately described,1991 Census: Females, Inadequately described,1991 Census: Males, Islam,1981 Census: Females, Islam,1981 Census: Males, Islam,1986 Census: Females, Islam,1986 Census: Males, Islam,1991 Census: Females, Islam,1991 Census: Males, Jehovahs Witness,1981 Census: Females, Jehovahs Witness,1981 Census: Males, Jehovahs Witness,1986 Census: Females, Jehovahs Witness,1986 Census: Males, Jehovahs Witness,1991 Census: Females, Jehovahs Witness,1991 Census: Males, Judaism,1981 Census: Females, Judaism,1981 Census: Males, Judaism,1986 Census: Females, Judaism,1986 Census: Males, Judaism,1991 Census: Females, Judaism,1991 Census: Males, LGA Code, LGA Name, Lutheran,1981 Census: Females, Lutheran,1981 Census: Males, Lutheran,1986 Census: Females, Lutheran,1986 Census: Males, Lutheran,1991 Census: Females, Lutheran,1991 Census: Males, No religion(c),1981 Census: Females, No religion(c),1981 Census: Males, No religion(c),1986 Census: Females, No religion(c),1986 Census: Males, No religion(c),1991 Census: Females, No religion(c),1991 Census: Males, Non-Christian: Other,1981 Census: Females, Non-Christian: Other,1981 Census: Males, Non-Christian: Other,1986 Census: Females, Non-Christian: Other,1986 Census: Males, Non-Christian: Other,1991 Census: Females, Non-Christian: Other,1991 Census: Males, Not stated,1981 Census: Females, Not stated,1981 Census: Males, Not stated,1986 Census: Females, Not stated,1986 Census: Males, Not stated,1991 Census: Females, Not stated,1991 Census: Males, Orthodox,1981 Census: Females, Orthodox,1981 Census: Males, Orthodox,1986 Census: Females, Orthodox,1986 Census: Males, Orthodox,1991 Census: Females, Orthodox,1991 Census: Males, Pentecostal,1981 Census: Females, Pentecostal,1981 Census: Males, Pentecostal,1986 Census: Females, Pentecostal,1986 Census: Males, Pentecostal,1991 Census: Females, Pentecostal,1991 Census: Males, Presbyterian(b),1981 Census: Females, Presbyterian(b),1981 Census: Males, Presbyterian(b),1986 Census: Females, Presbyterian(b),1986 Census: Males, Presbyterian(b),1991 Census: Females, Presbyterian(b),1991 Census: Males, Salvation Army,1981 Census: Females, Salvation Army,1981 Census: Males, Salvation Army,1986 Census: Females, Salvation Army,1986 Census: Males, Salvation Army,1991 Census: Females, Salvation Army,1991 Census: Males, State Code, State Name, Uniting Church,1981 Census: Females, Uniting Church,1981 Census: Males, Uniting Church,1986 Census: Females, Uniting Church,1986 Census: Males, Uniting Church,1991 Census: Females, Uniting Church,1991 Census: Males
Attribution Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics, (1991): ABS Census - T10 Religion By Sex (LGA) 1991; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice ©Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics 1991
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Key lga_code91
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