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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 23/05/2011   
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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

Categories:Buddhism - Christianity - Hinduism - Islam - Judaism - Other Religions - No Religion

1BUDDHISM

101Buddhism

1011Buddhism

2CHRISTIANITY

200Christian, nfd

2000Christian, nfd
2001Apostolic Church, so described
2002Church of God, so described
2003Australian Christian Churches, so described
2004New Church Alliance, so described

201Anglican

2012Anglican Church of Australia
2013Anglican Catholic Church

203Baptist

2031Baptist

205Brethren

2051Brethren

207Catholic

2071Western Catholic
2072Maronite Catholic
2073Melkite Catholic
2074Ukrainian Catholic
2075Chaldean Catholic
2079Catholic, nec

211Churches of Christ

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

213Jehovah's Witnesses

2131Jehovah's Witnesses

215Latter-day Saints

2150Latter-day Saints, nfd
2151Church of Jesus Christ of LDS (Mormons)
2152Community of Christ

217Lutheran

2171Lutheran

221Oriental Orthodox

2210Oriental Orthodox, nfd
2212Armenian Apostolic
2214Coptic Orthodox Church
2215Syrian Orthodox Church
2216Ethiopian Orthodox Church
2219Oriental Orthodox, nec

222Assyrian Apostolic

2220Assyrian Apostolic, nfd
2221Assyrian Church of the East
2222Ancient Church of the East
2229Assyrian Apostolic, nec

223Eastern Orthodox

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

225Presbyterian and Reformed

2250Presbyterian and Reformed, nfd
2251Presbyterian
2252Reformed
2253Free Reformed

227Salvation Army

2271Salvation Army

231Seventh-day Adventist

2311Seventh-day Adventist

233Uniting Church

2331Uniting Church

24Pentecostal

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

28Other Protestant

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

29Other Christian

2900Other Christian, nfd
2901Apostolic Church of Queensland
2902Christadelphians
2903Christian Science
2904Gnostic Christians
2905Liberal Catholic Church
2906New Apostolic Church
2907New Churches (Swedenborgian)
2908Ratana (Maori)
2911Religious Science
2912Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
2913Temple Society
2914Unitarian
2915Worldwide Church of God
2999Other Christian, nec

3HINDUISM

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301Hinduism

3011Hinduism

4ISLAM

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401Islam

4011Islam

5JUDAISM

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501Judaism

5011Judaism

6OTHER RELIGIONS

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601Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions

6011Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions

603Baha'i

6031Baha'i

605Chinese Religions

6050Chinese Religions, nfd
6051Ancestor Veneration
6052Confucianism
6053Taoism
6059Chinese Religions, nec

607Druse

6071Druse

611Japanese Religions

6110Japanese Religions, nfd
6111Shinto
6112Sukyo Mahikari
6113Tenrikyo
6119Japanese Religions, nec

613Nature Religions

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

615Sikhism

6151Sikhism

617Spiritualism

6171Spiritualism

699Miscellaneous Religions

6991Caodaism
6992Church of Scientology
6993Eckankar
6994Rastafarianism
6995Satanism
6996Theosophy
6997Jainism
6998Zoroastrianism
6999Religious Groups, nec

7NO RELIGION

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701No Religion

7010No Religion, nfd
7011Agnosticism
7012Atheism
7013Humanism
7014Rationalism

SUPPLEMENTARY CODES

0002Religious Belief, nfd
0003Not defined
0004New Age, so described
0005Theism
&&&&Not stated
VVVVOverseas visitor

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



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