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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011  
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RELPReligious Affiliation
First release

Icon - Persons Coded using the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups (ASCRG), Second Edition, Revision 1. The variable records a person's religious affiliation. Answering this Census question is optional.

Applicable to:All persons

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  • 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
      • 2220 - Assyrian Apostolic, nfd
      • 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
    • Supplementary Codes
      • 0002 - Religious Belief, nfd
      • 0003 - Not defined
      • 0004 - New Age, so described
      • 0005 - Theism
      • &&&& - Not stated
      • VVVV - Overseas visitor

Number of categories: one digit level7
two digit level3
three digit level30
four digit level137



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