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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
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Religious Affiliation
This variable is coded using the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups (ASCRG) Second Edition (2005). The variable records a person's religious affiliation. Answering this Census question is optional.
Applicable to: All persons
1
BUDDHISM
101 Buddhism
1011 Buddhism
2
CHRISTIANITY
200 Christian nfd
2000 Christian, nfd
2001 Apostolic Church, so described
2002 Church of God, so described
2003 Australian Christian Churches, so described
2004 New Church Alliance, so described
201 Anglican
2012 Anglican Church of Australia
2013 Anglican Catholic Church
203 Baptist
2031 Baptist
205 Brethren
2051 Brethren
207 Catholic
2071 Western Catholic
2072 Maronite Catholic
2073 Melkite Catholic
2074 Ukrainian Catholic
2075 Chaldean 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 Latter Day Saints, nfd
2151 Church of Jesus Christ of LDS (Mormons)
2152 Community of Christ
217 Lutheran
2171 Lutheran
221 Oriental Orthodox
2210 Oriental Orthodox, nfd
2212 Armenian Apostolic
2214 Coptic Orthodox Church
2215 Syrian Orthodox Church
2216 Ethiopian Orthodox Church
2219 Oriental Orthodox, nec
222 Assyrian Apostolic
2221 Assyrian Church of the East
2222 Ancient Church of the East
2229 Assyrian Apostolic, nec
223 Eastern Orthodox
2230 Eastern 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 Eastern Orthodox, nec
225 Presbyterian and Reformed
2250 Presbyterian and Reformed, nfd
2251 Presbyterian
2252 Reformed
2253 Free Reformed
227 Salvation Army
2271 Salvation Army
231 Seventh-day Adventist
2311 Seventh-day Adventist
233 Uniting Church
2331 Uniting Church
24 Pentecostal
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
28 Other Protestant
2800 Other Protestant, nfd
2801 Aboriginal Evangelical Missions
2802 Born Again Christian
2803 Christian and 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
29 Other Christian
2900 Other Christian, nfd
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
301 Hinduism
3011 Hinduism
4
ISLAM
401 Islam
4011 Islam
5
JUDAISM
501 Judaism
5011 Judaism
6
OTHER RELIGIONS
601 Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions
6011 Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions
603 Baha'i
6031 Baha'i
605 Chinese Religions
6050 Chinese Religions, nfd
6051 Ancestor Veneration
6052 Confucianism
6053 Taoism
6059 Chinese Religions, nec
607 Druse
6071 Druse
611 Japanese Religions
6110 Japanese Religions, nfd
6111 Shinto
6112 Sukyo Mahikari
6113 Tenrikyo
6119 Japanese Religions, nec
613 Nature Religions
6130 Nature Religions, nfd
6131 Animism
6132 Druidism
6133 Paganism
6134 Pantheism
6135 Wiccan/Witchcraft
6139 Nature Religions, nec
615 Sikhism
6151 Sikhism
617 Spiritualism
6171 Spiritualism
699 Miscellaneous Religions
6991 Caodaism
6992 Church of Scientology
6993 Eckankar
6994 Rastafarianism
6995 Satanism
6996 Theosophy
6997 Jainism
6998 Zoroastrianism
6999 Religious Groups, nec
7
NO RELIGION
701 No Religion
7010 No Religion, nfd
7011 Agnosticism
7012 Atheism
7013 Humanism
7014 Rationalism
Supplementary codes
0002 Religious belief, nfd
0003 Not defined
0004 New Age, so described
0005 Theism
&&&& Not stated
VVVV Overseas visitor
Total number of categories:
one digit level 7
two digit level 3
three digit level 30
four digit level 137

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