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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 1996  
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This variable contains the religion of a person. The answering of this question in the Census is voluntary.

      Applicable to: All persons.
        1: BUDDHISM
        2: CHRISTIANITY
        3: HINDUISM
        4: ISLAM
        5: JUDAISM
        6: OTHER RELIGIONS
        7: NO RELIGION

1 BUDDHISM
101 Buddhism
1011 Buddhism

2 CHRISTIANITY
200 Christian, nfd
2000 Christian, nfd
2001 Apostolic Church, so described

201 Anglican
2011 Anglican

203 Baptist
2031 Baptist
205 Brethren
2051 Brethren

207 Catholic
2071 Western Catholic
2072 Maronite Catholic
2073 Melkite Catholic
2074 Ukrainian Catholic
2079 Catholic, nec

211 Churches of Christ
2110 Churches of Christ, nfd
2111 Churches of Christ (Conference)
2112 Church of Christ (Non denominational)
2113 International Church of Christ

213 Jehovah's Witnesses
2131 Jehovah's Witnesses

215 Latter Day Saints
2150 Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, nfd
2151 Church of Jesus Christ of LDS (Mormons)
2152 Reorganised Church of Jesus Christ of LDS

217Lutheran
2171Lutheran

221Oriental Christian
2210 Oriental Christian, nfd
2211 Ancient Church of the East
2212 Armenian Apostolic Church
2213 Assyrian Church of the East
2214Coptic Orthodox Church
2215 Syrian (Jacobite) Church
2219 Oriental Christian, nec

223 Orthodox
2230 Orthodox, nfd
2231 Albanian Orthodox
2232 Antiochian Orthodox
2233 Greek Orthodox
2234 Macedonian Orthodox
2235 Romanian Orthodox
2236 Russian Orthodox
2237 Serbian Orthodox
2238 Ukrainian Orthodox
2239 Orthodox, nec

225 Presbyterian & Reformed
2250 Presbyterian & Reformed, nfd
2251 Presbyterian
2252 Reformed
2253 Free Reformed
227 Salvation Army
2271Salvation Army

231 Seventh-day Adventist
2311 Seventh-day Adventist
233 Uniting Church
2331Uniting Church

240Pentecostal
2400 Pentecostal, nfd
2401 Apostolic Church (Australia)
2402 Assemblies of God
2403 Bethesda Churches
2404 Christian City Church
2405 Christian Life Churches International
2406 Christian Outreach Centres
2407 Christian Revival Crusade
2408 Faith Churches
2411 Foursquare Gospel Church
2412 Full Gospel Church
2413 Revival Centres
2414 Rhema Family Church
2415 United Pentecostal
2499 Pentecostal, nec

280 Other Protestant
2800 Other Protestant, nfd
2801 Aboriginal Evangelical Missions
2802 Born Again Christian
2803 Christian & Missionary Alliance
2804 Church of the Nazarene
2805 Congregational
2806 Ethnic Evangelical Churches
2807 Independent Evangelical Churches
2808 Wesleyan Methodist Church
2899 Other Protestant, nec

290 Other Christian
2901 Apostolic Church of Queensland
2902 Christadelphians
2903 Christian Science
2904 Gnostic Christians
2905 Liberal Catholic Church
2906 New Apostolic Church
2907 New Churches (Swedenborgian)
2908 Ratana (Maori)
2911 Religious Science
2912 Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
2913 Temple Society
2914 Unitarian
2915 Worldwide Church of God
2999 Other Christian, nec

3 HINDUISM
301Hinduism
3011Hinduism

4 ISLAM
401Islam
4011Islam

5 JUDAISM
501Judaism
5011Judaism

6OTHER RELIGIONS
601Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions
6011Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions

603Baha'i
6031Baha'i

605Chinese Religions
6050Chinese Religions, nfd
6051Ancestor Veneration
6052Confucianism
6053Taoism

607Druse
6071Druse

611Japanese Religions
6110Japanese Religions, nfd
6111Shinto
6112Sukyo Mahikari
6113Tenrikyo

613Nature Religions
6130Nature Religions, nfd
6131Animism
6132Druidism
6133Paganism
6134Pantheism
6135Wiccan/Witchcraft
6139Nature Religions, nec

615Sikhism
6151Sikhism

617Spiritualism
6171Spiritualism

621Theism, nec
6211Theism, nec

623Zoroastrianism
6231Zoroastrianism

699Miscellaneous Religions
6991Caodaism
6992Church of Scientology
6993 Eckankar
6994Rastafarianism
6995Satanism
6996Theosophy
6999Religious Groups, nec

7 NO RELIGION
701No Religion
7010No Religion, nfd
7011Agnosticism
7012Atheism
7013Humanism
7014Rationalism

SUPPLEMENTARY CODES
0002Religious belief, nfd
0003Inadequately described
&&&&Not stated
VVVVOverseas visitor
      Total number of categories: 124






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